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Econet Zimbabwe, journos square off

Econet Zimbabwe, journos square off

Journalists demand apology following a raid at The Source news agency on Thursday.

GetBucks opens its doors in Botswana

GetBucks opens its doors in Botswana

Financial tech firm wants to be a household name in Southern African country's finance industry.

Zambia's govt approves $65.5 million loan acquisition

Zambia's govt approves $65.5 million loan acquisition

 Authorities take on loan to finance ICT development project.

Zambian scientists, researchers to join SKA project

Zambian scientists, researchers to join SKA project

Young scientists will be sent for training to be equipped with skills to participate in the project.

Jolla launches smartphone in Namibia

Jolla launches smartphone in Namibia

This marks the first launch of Finnish company's device in Africa.

Nigeria's electoral body warned over tech and voting

Nigeria's electoral body warned over tech and voting

INEC advised to not rely entirely on technology in forthcoming election.

Zim police, Econet lawyers raid news agency

Zim police, Econet lawyers raid news agency

Police sifted through staff communications and retrieved emails and documents.

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Telecoms

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Africa's SKA endeavour puts big data, HCD in focus

Africa's SKA endeavour puts big data, HCD in focus

25 March 2015

Continent advances on Square Kilometre Array (SKA), African Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network (AVN) Project.

Outernet launches first service in Kenya

Outernet launches first service in Kenya

20 March 2015

This marks the first launch of the Outernet service in the East African nation.

Mobile

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Jolla launches smartphone in Namibia

Jolla launches smartphone in Namibia

27 March 2015

This marks the first launch of Finnish company's device in Africa.

Digital disruption, 'thingalytics' and mobility top-of-mind for CIOs

Digital disruption, 'thingalytics' and mobility top-of-mind for CIOs

24 March 2015

CIOs and businesses having to adapt models, act quickly on opportunities and 'speak technology'.

Econet's mobile money shopping service goes live

Econet's mobile money shopping service goes live

24 March 2015

EcoShopper service introduced, backed by app on Android.

Enterprise Solutions

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SAP opens Africa up to new S/4 HANA

SAP opens Africa up to new S/4 HANA

10 March 2015

Enterprise application software multinational unveils its next 'next-generation business suite.

Networks

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Africa Online launches iManage in Tanzania

Africa Online launches iManage in Tanzania

23 March 2015

ISP describes Tanzania as a key growth sector.

Ethiopia moves to launch 4G

Ethiopia moves to launch 4G

23 March 2015

Ethio Telecom is responsible for the roll-out of a 4G network in the East African country.

Security

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Internet growth opening up Africa to security threats

Internet growth opening up Africa to security threats

26 March 2015

Internet threats on the continent starting to resemble global trends.

Nigerian government requesting for citizens' private data – Microsoft

Nigerian government requesting for citizens' private data – Microsoft

23 March 2015

Software giant confirms requests and says these are published globally, managed centrally.

Elpas introduces new mother bracelet for infant protection system

Elpas introduces new mother bracelet for infant protection system

23 March 2015

Elpas expands its Infant Protection Solution with the introduction of the Elpas Mother Bracelet.

Business Intelligence

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Nihilent engages with South African media & entertainment major for skills development initiative

Nihilent engages with South African media & entertainment major for skills development initiative

26 March 2015

Nihilent Technologies has entered into the 5th successful month of a skill development programme.

StarTimes to expand services in Africa

StarTimes to expand services in Africa

25 March 2015

StarTimes has partnered with ALi to drive expansion plans on the continent.

Africa and the next generation of database systems

Africa and the next generation of database systems

18 March 2015

A review of the impact of relational database technology on businesses in Africa.

Cloud

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Kenya moves online to strengthen global appeal

Kenya moves online to strengthen global appeal

24 March 2015

Tourism Board launches online directory to assist visitors.

Jumia Côte d'Ivoire expands its operations

Jumia Côte d'Ivoire expands its operations

20 March 2015

New hubs will be opened in the country.

ICT and Governance

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Econet Zimbabwe, journos square off

Econet Zimbabwe, journos square off

27 March 2015

Journalists demand apology following a raid at The Source news agency on Thursday.

Business Continuity

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Test, test, test says ContinuitySA during Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015

Test, test, test says ContinuitySA during Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015

24 March 2015

The best trainers in the world don't make you fit—and the best business continuity management plan is only a nice idea until you've proved that it works. That's why testing is vital.

IBM joins fight against Ebola in Africa

IBM joins fight against Ebola in Africa

28 October 2014

Technology donated from IBM is being used in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Africa.

Channel

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Unified Communications

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Egypt needs billions to upgrade telecom infrastructure

Egypt needs billions to upgrade telecom infrastructure

22 October 2014

Country’s telecoms minister speaks of much-needed investment after years of turmoil.

The launch of the BCX Infinity Voice Unified Communications Solutions

The launch of the BCX Infinity Voice Unified Communications Solutions

14 October 2014

Business Connexion (BCX) is launching a hosted voice network that offers a complete voice experience from one service provider, delivered over one platform that will enable one seamless voice experien...