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Women in ICT

MTN Ghana Donates $1.6-Million to Girls in ICT Program

MTN Ghana, the Ghanaian arm of Africa's largest telecom, has donated $1.6-million (GHS10-million) to support the Girls in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Project. A Ghanaian initiative hoping and aimed at exposing the ICT sphere to young women. According to Business...

A Story of a Woman in ICT

Growing up in Thabakgone GaMamabolo in Limpopo, I never conceived that I would find myself working as a fibre optic technician for one of South Africa’s largest ICT infrastructure companies. As a woman, I am one of very few.   Despite...

How Rwanda is Encouraging an Entire Generation of Women in Tech

In 2020, Rwanda was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. It ranked in the top four in the Report’s political empowerment category, in recognition of the high...

Technology’s critical role in empowering South African women

The IT industry is in a unique position to rapidly change the roles of women in the workplace and society – as new technology-enabled learning, employment and business opportunities emerge in the digital era. Today, we’re seeing a number of...

Mteto Nyati wants more focus placed on boosting women in IT

South Africa’s ICT sector has made great strides in changing its gender demographics over the past decade, but more work needs to be done to support women’s progress in this sector, says MTN South Africa Chief Executive Officer Mteto...

Record entries received for Women in ICT Partnership for Change Awards

The inaugural Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards has garnered over 100 entries for the inaugural event. A panel of experts will be meeting on 12 August 2016 to judge the entries submitted. Finalists in the different...

MTN SA & Kagiso Media to launch females in ICT recognition platform

MTN in partnership with Kagiso Media’s Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio have unveiled a female recognition platform, which is intended to acknowledge and celebrate the contribution made by female professionals to the growth of the information and communications...

Rwandan girls urged to take up studies and careers in ICT

The Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, has called on Rwandan girls to take up studies and careers in ICT as these offer a chance for them to enhance their skills and tackle unemployment challenges. Minister Nsengimana made...

Video Interview: Boosting the interest of ICT in Nigeria – Jugun

IT News Africa caught up with Abi Jagun at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa conference, which was held at the Clock Tower Conference Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. Jagun discusses how ICT is growing in Nigeria as well...
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Top Internet Provider Unveils High-Speed 5G Network in SA

Vox launched its 5G service in South Africa on May 6, 2024. The service offers high-speed connectivity and exceptional performance,...
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