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African ICT Foundation pushes for a unified internet tariff in East Africa

10-10-2019 | 07:15:37
The African ICT Foundation (AfICTF) East Africa Regional Executive Council has called for the adoption of a unified telecoms tariff for voice and data across all mobile telephone networks in the region.

[South Africa] NEC XON creates KYC solution for mobile networks and financial services

10-10-2019 | 07:08:00
NEC XON has created a KYC solution to help mobile network operators and financial services businesses comply with legislation while cutting the costs, time, and resources associated with issuing SIM and bank cards.

IPT PowerTech targets Guinea telcos with hybrid energy solutions to reduce consumption

10-10-2019 | 07:07:07
IPT PowerTech Group is an energy solutions provider combining specialized energy-efficient solutions with innovative telecom infrastructure.

[Kenya] Boehringer Ingelheim rolls out training programme for local health innovators

10-10-2019 | 05:33:00
Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has collaborated with Kenyatta and Strathmore Universities to launch the Making More Health Venture4Change idea competition.

[South Africa] MultiChoice Talent Factory Class of 2020 start their first day

10-10-2019 | 05:22:00
The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academies in Nairobi, Lagos and Lusaka class of 2020 students have started their first day in class.

[South Africa] The Bold and the Beautiful makes a comeback courtesy of Video Play

10-09-2019 | 13:15:00
From lavish weddings and secret romances to high-fashion runway shows and high-stakes boardroom drama, The Bold and the Beautiful has been a source of entertainment for South Africans for almost three decades.

UNESCO World Teachers Day, Africa Code Week celebrates digital skills across the globe

10-09-2019 | 12:29:00
A delegation of African leaders and SAP executives met in Paris today to discuss partnership opportunities for greater digital skills development among African and French youth.

[Madagascar] Telma selects Ericsson for next-generation core and radio network upgrade

10-09-2019 | 11:59:25
Ericsson has been selected by Telma, Madagascar, to upgrade its core and radio network, as part of a national next-generation upgrade as it moves towards 5G.

Organizations worldwide failing to adequately protect sensitive data in the cloud, Thales study

10-09-2019 | 11:26:09
A new global study from Thales, with research from the Ponemon Institute, has exposed an increasing disparity between the rapid growth of data stored in the cloud and an organization’s approach to cloud security.

[South Africa] 10th ICT Skills Survey shows that 4IR is still waiting in the wings

10-09-2019 | 10:41:56
The survey sketches a mixed future for the ICT landscape in South Africa should current trends persist.

FICO appoints Michelle Beetar as Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa

10-09-2019 | 09:20:00
Analytics, fraud and collections software leader FICO has announced that Michelle Beetar has joined the firm as its managing director for sub-Sharan Africa.

Cameroon's first animated film arrives on MTN's Yabadoo

10-09-2019 | 09:15:00
It's the story of an orphan girl who broke a spoon. Her name is Minga and her adventure is narrated in an animated film; Cameroon's first ever, and now available on Yabadoo, MTN Cameroon's video-on-demand platform.

[Kenya] Safaricom rebrands M-PESA, offers free YouTube bundle to support Kipchoge’s challenge

10-09-2019 | 08:55:49
Safaricom has today announced a raft of measures to support Eliud Kipchoge in his challenge to become the first ever athlete to run a full marathon in under 2 hours.

Microsoft selects Altron as new licensing solution provider in South Africa

10-09-2019 | 06:58:00
Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) in South Africa.

Airtel Africa partners with Mastercard to offer digital payment solutions to 100 mobile phone users

10-09-2019 | 06:52:00
Airtel Africa has announced a partnership with Mastercard, giving over 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users across 14 African countries access to Mastercard’s global network.