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  • Kenya seeks outsourcing investment

    June 28, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    Kenya is hoping that continued investment efforts in its business process outsourcing (BPO) sector will continue to boost the country’s economic growth. The Kenyan government announced that it was looking to incorporate high-skilled IT services such as...

  • Galaxy Backbone Trains 600 Civil Servants on e-Government

    June 28, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Galaxy Backbone Trains 600 Civil Servants on e-Government

    Galaxy Backbone Plc, a public enterprise of the Federal Government has trained over 600 public servants across various cadres in federal government Ministries and Development Agencies (MDAs) with the latest knowledge on e-government. The training forms part...

  • Telecom giants Emirates, Tunisie clash

    June 16, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom giants Emirates, Tunisie clash

    Emirates International Telecommunications (EIT), a United Arab Emirates telecommunications operator is considering withdrawing its initial offer for Tunisie Telecom. EIT, which owns about 35% of the company is irate that its original offer was canceled...

  • HP supports IT skills in Egypt

    June 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on HP supports IT skills in Egypt

    Hewlett-Packard (HP), one of the world’s largest technology company and Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide world-class training for Egyptian hardware...

  • Orascom, Algeria locked in legal feud

    June 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Orascom, Algeria locked in legal feud

    ORASCOM’s on going battle with the Algerian government hit another snag after the valuation requested by the latter was delayed because of a disagreement over company data. Global news sources indicate that Djezzy has prohibited auditors from looking at...

  • Tunisian bloggers want say in country’s future

    March 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tunisian bloggers want say in country’s future

    What many are saying was a social media revolution in Tunisia now has bloggers calling for greater participation in the country’s future, after they helped topple the more than two decades rule. Already, the government has taken initiative. The previously...

  • IBM discusses IT with Nigerian government

    May 6, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on IBM discusses IT with Nigerian government

    IBM executives have announced the launch of new technology products and services to meet the needs of Nigeria’s business sector. This was announced in a meeting with local government leaders and enterprises aimed at addressing the future of technology in...

  • Former IS director joins IT consulting company

    April 12, 2010 • PeopleComments Off on Former IS director joins IT consulting company

    Public sector specialist and former Internet Solutions (IS) director, Collen Mashawana, has recently joined Vharanani Consulting Services as executive director responsible for driving revenue and business development...

  • Kenyan government suggests ban on second-hand computers

    March 10, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    The Kenyan government has announced a proposed ban on second-hand computers, aimed at avoiding dumping and reducing electronic waste in the country...

  • Governments jump on the mobile app store trend

    March 5, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Governments jump on the mobile app store trend

    Julien Blin, Principal Analyst & CEO at JBB Research, USA, discusses one of the latest trends: governments investing in their own mobile application stores to bridge the digital gap between private companies and government information...

  • African CIO’s called to discuss Government ICT spend

    January 18, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    An emergency meeting has been called between some of the leading CIO’s on the continent to discuss planned Government Spending and investments in ICT for 2010, due to the continuous significant growth on the continent...

  • Zimbabwe’s government approves national ICT plan

    January 12, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (3)

    The Cabinet announced today the approval of the new ICT strategy plan for Zimbabwe, expected to be launched at the end of next month, according to Zim government’s publication The Herald...

  • Zim government confirms possible sale of NetOne

    May 5, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zim government confirms possible sale of NetOne

    The Zimbabwean government has confirmed that it is considering the sale of a majority stake in the state-owned mobile network provider, NetOne...

  • Zimbabwe’s Telecel a possible candidate for acquisition by MTN

    May 4, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zimbabwe’s Telecel a possible candidate for acquisition by MTN

    According to a report on www.voanews.com, African mobile network provider MTN has expressed interest in acquiring Zimbabwe’s third largest mobile operator Telecel...

  • Zimbabwe government to deliver internet access to rural communities

    April 21, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zimbabwe government to deliver internet access to rural communities

    The Zimbabwean government has announced a plan to open internet cafes in rural areas of the country, in an effort to bring the advantages of technology to remote and impoverished communities...

  • Nigeria saves with online payment solution

    April 14, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria saves with online payment solution

    Nigeria’s Minister of State for Finance, Remi Babalola disclosed that the Federal Government saved over US$27 million from the pilot implementation of its electronic Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System (IPPIS)...