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Industrial IoT set to shake up African oil & gas sector - MD, SAP West Africa
22-03-2017 | 14:19:00
The global oil and gas industry is undergoing a period of unprecedented change and disruption.
Internet Solutions Kenya selects Telco Systems to upgrade its fiber network to 10GB
22-03-2017 | 11:48:00
Provider of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions, Telco Systems and Internet Solutions Kenya, a Pan-African communications service provider of cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services within Kenya and connecting outside Kenya,
Rwanda to host premier Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue conference
22-03-2017 | 07:45:21
The Internet Society has announced that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda.
SES and Intersat to Provide Internet Connectivity Across Africa
21-03-2017 | 12:27:00
SES and Intersat announce today that they have signed a multi-year agreement to deliver internet services across Africa.
[South Africa] Telkom and Business Connexion launch BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end ICT solutions provider
16-03-2017 | 12:02:00
Organisations that do not embrace digitalisation and transform accordingly, run the risk of becoming redundant to their customers. In light of this, Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider.
Hurricane Electric continues commitment to Africa with major network buildouts
10-03-2017 | 12:11:27
World’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, Hurricane Electric has announced a significant buildout of its global IPv4 and IPv6 network throughout several regions in the Middle East and Africa.
South African company Dotmodus achieves Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in Data Analytics
09-03-2017 | 13:15:00
Dotmodus, a boutique data sciences company, has achieved the Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in Data Analytics. The accolade is a first for Dotmodus, who joins a selection of launch partners to be recognised by Google Cloud.
[Column] Gerhard Oosthuizen: Four mega-trends shaping mobile payment platforms
09-03-2017 | 11:41:55
With rapid smartphone penetration in South Africa boosting research and development, it is no surprise that local fintech players are turning their attention towards mobile payment innovation.
[Liberia] Merck launches ‘More than a Mother’ campaign and ‘STEM program for women and girls
08-03-2017 | 14:34:00
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today marks ‘International Women’s Day’ with the launch of ‘Merck More than a Mother’ and ‘Merck STEM for Girls and Women’ program for the first time in Liberia.
[Nigeria] GE partners with Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage
07-03-2017 | 16:35:17
General Electric and leading entrepreneurship The Tony Elumelu Foundation have announced a partnership that would allow up to 25 Tony Elumelu EF Entrepreneurs to participate in a dedicated 4-week advanced manufacturing training program every year at GE’s Lagos Garage – a hub for advanced manufacturing-based innovation, strategy development, idea generation and collaboration
Housing Bank Algeria selects Infosys Finacle to power its operations
07-03-2017 | 12:39:35
The Housing Bank, one of the most respected banks in the Middle East, and Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys have announced the selection of the Finacle suite of solutions to power the bank's operations in Algeria.
[South Africa] Sage unveils next generation of cloud solutions for Africa and Middle East
07-03-2017 | 11:39:01
Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, today announced new products and features that will take Africa and Middle East’s business builders and entrepreneurs closer to a world where admin is invisible. It made the announcements at Sage Summit Tour in Johannesburg South Africa.
Samsung emerges Africa’s most admired brand
06-03-2017 | 10:59:26
African Business magazine in partnership with Brand Africa, Brand Finance, GeoPoll and Kantar TNS has released the results of the Top 100 brands in Africa.
Nigerian businesses can remain profitable with outsourced Data Center and Cloud solutions - MainOne
06-03-2017 | 10:28:27
For companies in Nigeria currently battling the recession, the challenges are slowing sales and reduced earnings due to spiraling costs from high inflation and forex rates.
[Kenya] ShowMax sets up East Africa Headquaters at the Nairobi Garage
06-03-2017 | 10:12:33
Internet TV company ShowMax has set up its East Africa headquarters in Kenya at the Nairobi Garage co-working space, and is in the process of recruiting for a number of new roles based in this office.
Facebook's Chief Product Officer, Chris Cox, makes first visit to Senegal
06-03-2017 | 09:25:00
Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, was in Senegal Friday to find out how the country’s creatives, developers and entrepreneurs are using Facebook and Instagram to bring their passions to life.
Fibre-like connectivity now available in under-serviced fibre areas
06-03-2017 | 07:04:21
Paratus Telecom, the largest privately owned Pan African telecoms operator, has started rolling out its Paratus Communication Service throughout South Africa. It now offers connectivity that provides the same performance and reliability to that of fibre and is now available in under-serviced fibre areas.
Niral Patel appointed Hitachi Data Systems General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa
03-03-2017 | 06:21:23
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd, has appointed Niral Patel as General Manager for sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 March 2017.
[South Africa] MobileData sees brighter future for e-commerce in 2017
02-03-2017 | 11:48:36
ICT professionals admit that 2016 was a tough year, but those who are positioned at the edge of technology trends application are confident the tide is about to turn.
MTN lists 2016 losses from Nigeria fine, forex
02-03-2017 | 11:28:00
African telecommunications giant MTN warned shareholders Monday to expect big losses caused by a $1 billion regulatory fine in Nigeria.
Nigerian app Sliide Airtime named Most Innovative Mobile App at GSMA Awards
02-03-2017 | 10:27:34
Sliide Airtime has today been named as the World’s Most Innovative App at the Global Mobile World awards, dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the global telecom industry.
Facebook's Chief Product Officer visits Ghana's Tech School
02-03-2017 | 09:59:51
Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, visited the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana today to meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs and see how they are working to build sustainable technology businesses.
[Ghana] MainOne extends footprint into Accra’s Central Business District
28-02-2017 | 11:22:00
West Africa’s communications and data solutions provider, MainOne, has announced the completion of a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Accra’s Central Business District, extending the company’s reach in Ghana.
Vodafone Zambia and Shoprite enter partnership
28-02-2017 | 10:31:00
Vodafone Zambia has announced a partnership with South African food retail chain Shoprite, that allows the 4G internet provider to set up shop-in-shop stores at various Shoprite outlets.
Bank of Ghana freezes $1bn Sibton deal
27-02-2017 | 09:29:01
The central bank has reportedly put on hold the billion-dollar deal it handed to Sibton Switch, a local IT firm, to interconnect all payment systems in the country.
Nigerian Internet Exchange goes live at MainOne’s Data Center to peer local Internet traffic
24-02-2017 | 10:08:00
MainData Nigeria (MDXi) and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) have announced a partnership aimed at expanding the peering of Internet Transit traffic within Nigeria.
Unicaf University partners with eLearnAfrica
23-02-2017 | 10:53:04
Unicaf University has announced that its programmes will be available on eLearnAfrica.com, thereby extending further the University’s reach throughout the continent.
GE Program Announces Graduation of First Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
23-02-2017 | 10:15:21
Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Program will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa.
[Kenya] Safaricom opens up applications for 2017 technology internships
23-02-2017 | 06:52:00
Listed telecommunication firm Safaricom has announced that it will be taking 63 university students under its 2017 technology internship program.
Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to inspire innovation and change in Africa
22-02-2017 | 10:21:00
Integrated accounting and payment systems company Sage has launched $1 million Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund which is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: 3 worth-it benefits of mobile learning in Rwanda
21-02-2017 | 12:51:26
M-learning is education that uses primarily mobile or electronic devices. M-learning is similar to home-schooling in the sense that you can learn anywhere.
MainOne partners Signal Alliance to Deliver Microsoft O365 for Nigerian Businesses
20-02-2017 | 11:30:00
MainOne and Signal Alliance have announced a partnership to provide Microsoft O365 to corporate subscribers in Nigeria with the best in-country professional support.
[Nigeria] TerrraPay, MoneyTrans and Paga partner for easier cross-border remittances
20-02-2017 | 10:15:00
TerraPay has announced that it has partnered with MoneyTrans, as well as Paga, Nigeria’s pioneering payments and financial services company, to launch cross-border remittances from Spain to mobile wallets in Nigeria.
Nigerian develops app dedicated to African and Caribbean Food in The UK
16-02-2017 | 11:45:00
Vivian Ngwodo is part of a new generation of women, particularly women of African descent, who are using technology to take ownership of the entrepreneurial landscape.
44 per cent in Sub-Saharan Africa survey say mobile data speeds will determine their next purchase
16-02-2017 | 11:34:00
Telecoms specialist adviser Analysys Mason has completed its annual series of Connected Consumer surveys analysing mobile customer behaviour in Sub-Saharan Africa
[South Africa] Internet Solutions and Accuris Networks introduce pan-African Wi-Fi network
16-02-2017 | 10:06:00
Internet Solutions (IS), and Dublin-based Accuris Networks Limited, have partnered to introduce a seamless continent-wide Wi-Fi network to global carriers, multinational companies and local Internet Service Providers.
Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger
16-02-2017 | 09:57:48
Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge.
[South Africa] Infotech announces acquisition of Wattkeeper and Intelligen
13-02-2017 | 12:11:00
Infotech Limited is proud to announce that its acquisition deal with Urbanise, a provider of IoT (Internet of Things) and service delivery platform for buildings, is going ahead.
[South Africa] ShowMax and Vodacom launch new low-cost SVOD offering
13-02-2017 | 09:42:00
ShowMax has teamed up with Vodafone-backed South African mobile operator Vodacom to offer a low-cost OTT TV service available exclusively to Vodacom customers.
[Nigeria] MainOne gathers IT heavyweights for Nerds Unite, plans First in Nigeria Virtual Reality Demo
13-02-2017 | 09:22:00
Provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses, MainOne, has concluded plans to host the third edition of its annual Nerds Unite IT conference, Nigeria’s biggest customer event for networking and data center professionals.
[Interview] Kayode Olusola Lawal, CEO, Associate Box
09-02-2017 | 14:47:00
Kayode Olusola Lawal is CEO of Associate Box, a digital marketplace for African techies. Africabizz interviews him:
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The potential for mobile learning in Ivory Coast
09-02-2017 | 11:14:00
M-learning enables mobile phone users to access online courses (including free courses such as MOOC) and gain qualifications remotely via their smartphones.
[Nigeria] Vodacom, Kaduna State partner to launch ICT development initiative
07-02-2017 | 09:33:00
Vodacom has announced that they will be working with Kaduna State in Nigeria to launch an ICT for development initiative.
Kenyan SMEs grow alongside e-commerce in the region
07-02-2017 | 09:17:00
Online retailer Jumia Kenya has announced that 80 percent of the products on their platform are from accredited small businesses.