SAP Africa picks interim managers.

SAP Africa picks interim managers

Investigation into SA operations is continuing.

Tuesday, Jul 25th

TNM bank partnership has Malawi's Mpamba agents worried

TNM bank partnership has Malawi's Mpamba agents worried

Partnership sparks fear the operator may be considering phasing out Mpamba agents.

Orange commits to funding Egypt's tech startups

Orange commits to funding Egypt's tech startups

Minister's visit to France ended with a commitment by French telco to transform Egyptian startup ideas into reality while creating…

Nigeria's govt launches new broadband-related policy

Nigeria's govt launches new broadband-related policy

Authorities look to ease telecoms right of way and promote colocation in a bid to bolster broadband rollout.

Vodafone Cameroon, CAMTEL sign 4G network sharing agreement

Vodafone Cameroon, CAMTEL sign 4G network sharing agreement

Deal will support the expansion of 4G tech to more areas.

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Telecoms

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Orange commits to funding Egypt's tech startups

Orange commits to funding Egypt's tech startups

24 July 2017

Minister's visit to France ended with a commitment by French telco to transform Egyptian startup ideas into reality while creating sustainable business models.

Look up Zimbabwe, the future is bright

Look up Zimbabwe, the future is bright

20 July 2017

As a landing station, Zimbabwe is charged with a number of barriers in terms of pricing.

Mobile

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Kenya's health ministry launches app for care-givers

Kenya's health ministry launches app for care-givers

21 July 2017

The app aims to address risks of infection by giving health workers a tool to immediately request attention.

Tanzania slaps six operators with hefty SIM registration fines

Tanzania slaps six operators with hefty SIM registration fines

17 July 2017

Airtel, Smart, Tigo, Vodacom, Zantel and Halotel have three months to pay millions in penalties announced by Regulator.

GSMA predicts fastest mobile subscriptions growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

GSMA predicts fastest mobile subscriptions growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

12 July 2017

Newly released report anticipates that Sub-Saharan Africa will grow the fastest among all regions globally leading up to 2020.

Networks

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Vodafone Cameroon, CAMTEL sign 4G network sharing agreement

Vodafone Cameroon, CAMTEL sign 4G network sharing agreement

24 July 2017

Deal will support the expansion of 4G tech to more areas.

Telkom's Openserve to reduce prices in August

Telkom's Openserve to reduce prices in August

20 July 2017

The company will upgrade its 2Mbps and 8Mbps offerings to 4Mbps and 10Mbps respectively free of charge.

Security

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Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya – Africa's top cybercrime fighters

Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya – Africa's top cybercrime fighters

12 July 2017

On average, continent rates poorly globally in efforts to combat cybercrime according to Global Cybersecurity Index.

Amazon CTO advocates cloud migration for enhanced security

Amazon CTO advocates cloud migration for enhanced security

06 July 2017

Dr Werner Vogels says the ability to protect a company and its customers in the cloud is a 'super power' of cloud computing.

Business Intelligence

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Kenyan start-up aims to stimulate a vision driven economy

Kenyan start-up aims to stimulate a vision driven economy

22 July 2017

Cool4Skul hopes to provide digital access to university students as a way of pushing for a vision driven economy.

Digital disruption to dominate GIL Africa 2017

Digital disruption to dominate GIL Africa 2017

18 July 2017

Frost & Sullivan Growth Innovation and Leadership Summit to explore impact of digital transformation across a range of industries.

Microsoft partner Nigerian ministry to improve investment climates

Microsoft partner Nigerian ministry to improve investment climates

15 June 2017

Initiative aims to tackle the lack of credible and timely investment-related information.

Cloud

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Africa leads rest of the world in growth of backup and recovery - Veeam

Africa leads rest of the world in growth of backup and recovery - Veeam

21 July 2017

Company says continent's performance in the second quarter of 2017 validates its claim the region is a hyper growth area.

Cape Town to host Africa leg of global AWS summits

Cape Town to host Africa leg of global AWS summits

04 July 2017

Global tour of thirty cities includes Cape Town, with IOT hackathon on the agenda.

Tigo Rwanda to offer GoDaddy's cloud platform

Tigo Rwanda to offer GoDaddy's cloud platform

07 June 2017

Company signs partnership agreement providing access to digital business development tools.

ICT and Governance

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Nigeria's govt launches new broadband-related policy

Nigeria's govt launches new broadband-related policy

24 July 2017

Authorities look to ease telecoms right of way and promote colocation in a bid to bolster broadband rollout.

Kenya pupils to receive computer systems and engineering classes

Kenya pupils to receive computer systems and engineering classes

22 July 2017

The program aims to increase interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the region.

Zambia: new telco licensing framework now law

Zambia: new telco licensing framework now law

21 July 2017

Govt hopes an increase in competition will reduce costs and improve service delivery.

Business Continuity

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SAP Africa announces interim management team

SAP Africa announces interim management team

21 July 2017

Enterprise software firm names managers to step in while four management team members are on administrative leave.

New Cisco MEA sales MD to help bolster digital transformation

New Cisco MEA sales MD to help bolster digital transformation

19 July 2017

Company hopes to help mobile operators develop their digital transformation roadmaps.

Channel

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Seacom secures reseller partner buy-in on SA fibre rollout

Seacom secures reseller partner buy-in on SA fibre rollout

19 July 2017

Telecommunications services provider says it has six partners in place for phase one of Johannesburg south rollout.

Epicor pens distribution deal with epic ERP

Epicor pens distribution deal with epic ERP

06 July 2017

Objective to double the current reseller base in the first eighteen months, as well as increase regional footprint.

Exclusive: Infinix Mobility exec Olamide Amosu on Nigeria's mobile device market

Exclusive: Infinix Mobility exec Olamide Amosu on Nigeria's mobile device market

05 July 2017

OEM's Communications Manager speaks frankly about the realities of doing business within Nigeria's mobile industry.

Unified Communications

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Kenya: traditional media remains most trusted news source

Kenya: traditional media remains most trusted news source

19 July 2017

Most Kenyans are well tuned to spotting false information in light of a growing mix of fake news in the country.

IOT will drive smart community development in Africa – Huawei

IOT will drive smart community development in Africa – Huawei

13 July 2017

Multinational ICT firm reasserts its contribution to Internet of Things on the continent at GSMA Mobile 360-Africa.

African leaders mobilise in Tanzania to delve into tech opportunities

African leaders mobilise in Tanzania to delve into tech opportunities

11 July 2017

The total number of SIM connections expected to rise to nearly 1 billion by 2020, claims GSMA research.