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VoIP in South Africa – a somewhat muffled user experience

04-19-2012 | 07:31:23
There are rumblings emerging from the midst of the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) space – they are the groans of frustrated users who have invested ...

Ghana’s mobile achievers ready for 2nd Mobile World Telecom Awards

04-19-2012 | 07:28:12
All is set for Ghana to host the second annual Mobile World Ghana Telecom Awards to be held on Friday the 20th of April at the Holiday Inn in Accra.This ...

Huawei appoints a new CEO for Kenya

04-19-2012 | 06:37:43
Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has  announced the appointment of Wind Li as the new Chief Executive ...

Bharti Airtel announces Managing Director for Kenya

04-19-2012 | 06:25:36
Bharti Airtel, a global telecom services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has announced the appointment of Shivan Bhargava ...

Report finds improved business regulations for East African SMEs

04-19-2012 | 06:05:32
A new International Finance Corporation and World Bank report shows that the business environment for entrepreneurs in all five economies of the East ...

Private equity firm ECP targets east Africa

04-18-2012 | 07:56:11
Africa-focused private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners is planning to deploy a "significant amount" of capital in fast-growing east Africa and ...

StanChart to ride Africa consumer boom

04-18-2012 | 07:51:37
Asia-focused Standard Chartered Plc said it aims to double its branches in Africa to ride a consumer boom which has several years to run in the fast-growing ...

IMF approves $110 mln loan disbursement for Kenya

04-18-2012 | 07:23:07
The IMF on Tuesday approved the disbursement of $110.9 million to Kenya under the country's three-year loan program and warned the authorities to keep ...

SABMiller eyes $2.5 bln in Africa investment

04-17-2012 | 12:56:37
SABMiller plans to invest up to $2.5 billion in Africa over the next five years to build and revamp breweries, its head for the region said on Monday, ...

Nigeria's forex reserves up 3.6 pct

04-17-2012 | 12:52:41
Nigeria's foreign exchange reserves jumped by 3.63 percent on the month to $36.05 billion on April 12, their highest in more than one year, the latest ...

OPEC Members to Earn $1.17trn from Oil Exports

04-17-2012 | 09:41:22
Nigeria and 11 other member countries of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could earn an estimated $1.171 trillion of net ...

Nigeria World Bank candidate salutes Kim

04-17-2012 | 09:34:26
The Nigerian candidate to head the World Bank congratulated Korean-American physician Jim Yong Kim on his appointment to the post on Monday, but called ...

Understanding Russia-African Cooperation

04-17-2012 | 07:07:32
Low enthusiasm and inadequate knowledge of current market changes are key factors affecting economic cooperation between Russia and African countries, ...

Africa-wide consultation on AfDB’s new Integrated Safeguards System

04-16-2012 | 13:19:01
First regional consultation shows AfDB’s commitment to environmental and social sustainabilityThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has embarked on a consultation ...

AfDB partners with Africa-wide think tank Mandela Institute for Development Stories

04-16-2012 | 13:14:02
The African Development Bank (AfDB) partners with the Mandela Institute for Development Stories (Minds) to launch its dialogue series starting with the ...

Schneider Electric unveils vendor partner programme

04-16-2012 | 11:39:03
APC by Schneider Electric, an integrated power and cooling services company, has launched its Channel Partner Programme (CPP), aimed at driving business ...

Social networks – the building blocks of next generation corporations

04-16-2012 | 09:17:19
Social networks have grown to the extent that they have become a primary channel through which people now engage in business. People management specialists ...

FOXit offers enterprises a fresh view of data with PIVOTit

04-16-2012 | 09:14:12
FOXit (Pty) Ltd., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and service provider focused on Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) in business, has developed ...

NET certified first local assembly partner

04-16-2012 | 09:08:17
Q-KON SA, the South African distributor of the Network Equipment Technologies (NET) VoIP appliance -, E-SBC -, SBA -, and gateway products, has announced ...

Take the time to secure balance in life say HR specialists

04-12-2012 | 10:51:45
People tend to neglect the skill of managing time effectively in favour of other priorities in the workplace. However, human resource experts agree that ...