News

Orange partners with KaiOS to bridge Africa’s digital divide through Series B funding

06-24-2019 | 09:20:00
KaiOS Technologies has confirmed Orange’s participation in a recent Series B funding round led by Cathay Innovation.

[Morocco] World Bank launches $500m program to support early education

06-24-2019 | 09:03:00
The World Bank announced a new US$500 million program in support of Morocco’s goals of expanding access to quality preprimary education.

Google opens applications for GNI Innovation Challenge in Africa

06-24-2019 | 07:27:30
Google says its now accepting application submissions from news organisations in the region, the Middle East and Turkey a few months after expanding Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge to Africa.

Angola signs ICT memoranda with Rwanda and Sweden

06-24-2019 | 07:15:55
The Angolan Government has signed two Memoranda of Understanding for strengthening cooperation in the field of Telecommunications and Information Technology with Rwanda and the Kingdom of Sweden.

[Kenya] Safaricom joins Unstereotype Alliance, A UN Women initiative

06-24-2019 | 07:11:00
Safaricom has been inducted as the 4th member of the highest governing body of the Unstereotype Alliance chaired by Phumzile Mlambo – Ngcuka, the UN Women Executive Director.

Hilda Kragha appointed as new CEO for Jobberman.Com Nigeria

06-24-2019 | 07:08:00
Hilda Kabushenga Kragha has joined the Jobberman Nigeria as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the growth and operations for the company.

Vodacom enters agreement with ITA to sell Angolan operations and assets

06-24-2019 | 07:05:00
Vodacom Group has entered into an agreement with Internet Technologies Angola, the largest independent enterprise telecommunications provider in Angola.

Afreximbank approves $69m dividend pay-out to shareholders

06-24-2019 | 07:00:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will pay a total of $69 million to its shareholders as dividend from its 2018 earnings.

[Angola] Ministry of Telecommunications launches ‘ao’ domain

06-21-2019 | 13:05:00
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies (MTTI) has launched the domain "ao" - an electronic website and institution indicating that they are registered in Angola.

Foreign participation, competition drive Tanzania telecom market, report

06-21-2019 | 13:02:00
The Tanzania government has actively embraced competition in the telecom market and has encouraged the private sector despite it having retaken control of the incumbent telco TTC.
 
Features

[Column] Tamer Farouk: What CIOs must do to improve businesses’ IT alignment

06-24-2019 | 09:15:00
The pressure currently mounting on the modern CIO is from CEOs increasingly demanding that they align their IT processes with the overarching strategic objectives of the organisation.

[Africa Tech Week] Africa sees strong internet use growth

06-20-2019 | 11:34:00
According to the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) only a quarter of Africans have access to the internet. The region has however been seeing the strongest growth.

[Column] Arif Zaman: Diaspora holds huge potential to facilitate trade and investment

06-20-2019 | 11:00:00
Globalization was once driven almost exclusively by governments, the world’s large multinational corporations and major financial institutions.

[Interview] Adan Abbey, President, Horn of Africa Insurance, Somalia

06-19-2019 | 13:05:28
Adan Abbey is the President of Horn of Africa Insurance that serves the Somaliland and Somalia market.

[Column] Riaan Graham: Africa’s Wi-Fi Growth In Full Force

06-19-2019 | 08:46:35
World Wi-Fi Day is celebrated every year on June 20th, signifying a day where governments, industries and consumers recognise the important role of Wi-Fi in socio-economic development.

[Column] Tamer Farouk: Capturing the value of technology for the future of work in Kenya

06-17-2019 | 07:40:00
Technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) have been a hot topic for both businesses and governments.

[Interview] Mikul Shah, Managing Director, EatOut, Kenya

06-14-2019 | 13:06:00
Mikul Shah is the Managing Director of EatOut a Kenyan tech enabled hospitality media firm.

[Column] Pedro Guerreiro: Connectivity, digital literacy, youth turning Africa into a vast neural network

06-14-2019 | 13:03:25
The human brain remains one of nature’s greatest wonders. It is estimated 100 billion neurons process and transmit information to create the most complex computational devices in the known universe.

[Column] Doug Woolley: How to save cloud from complexity

06-14-2019 | 06:34:01
Ten years ago, business technologies had saturated to breaking point. The potential they offered were diminished by their deployment and maintenance costs.

[Column] Mala Bhatt: Why ERP is a big deal to your business

06-13-2019 | 13:06:00
If you have been involved in managing a growing business, you have surely heard the term ERP a lot.