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Cash is Africa's king despite mobile money rise.Cash is
Africa's king

Despite continent's mobile money boom.

Egypt positions itself as Africa's tech hub.Egypt telecoms
need billions

Minister outlines much needed funding.

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MTN Nigeria loses over 80,000 subscribers

MTN Nigeria loses over 80,000 subscribers

Africa’s biggest mobile network suffers a loss in users for the third quarter.

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Botswana wants internet roll-out across all hotels

Botswana wants internet roll-out across all hotels

Hotels. lodges, guest houses and campsites expected to comply to regulation.

Niger buys spy plane to combat militants

Niger buys spy plane to combat militants

Beefed up reconnaissance part of efforts to combat Islamist fighters and criminal gangs.

Satellite connectivity reaches remote SOS villages in CAR

Satellite connectivity reaches remote SOS villages in CAR

Children centres in rural parts of the Central African Republic are expected to benefit.

Telecoms

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Safaricom shares lower on Equity Bank's mobile plans

Safaricom shares lower on Equity Bank's mobile plans

17 October 2014

Potential competition to M-Pesa scares off traders and investors in Nairobi.

Econet Wireless unveils customer service charter

Econet Wireless unveils customer service charter

22 October 2014

Zimbabwe's biggest mobile network works to improve service with a new contact centre as well.

Zambia sets up committee to clampdown on fake handsets

Zambia sets up committee to clampdown on fake handsets

20 October 2014

Mobile operators and the telecoms authority have joined forces to regulate fake mobile phones sold on the black market.

Mobile

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Mobile broadband key to unlocking Egyptian growth - GSMA

Mobile broadband key to unlocking Egyptian growth - GSMA

03 October 2014

Africa’s third largest economy needs to tap internet access to boost its economic prospects.

Airtel Malawi develops HIV/AIDS mobile app

Airtel Malawi develops HIV/AIDS mobile app

03 October 2014

Service aimed at educating and helping infected people to better cope.

Kirusa partners with Etisalat Nigeria

Kirusa partners with Etisalat Nigeria

10 October 2014

Celeb and Sports Connect subscribers to receive daily updates.

Enterprise Solutions

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Ghana Health Service chooses AWCape for Sage Training

Ghana Health Service chooses AWCape for Sage Training

14 October 2014

Pictured above: Delegates from Ghana Health Service with AWCape members (Left to Right) Mr. Robert Annan, Deputy Director of Finance in charge of Treasury, Mr. Ian Booth, AWCape Chief Training Officer...

Networks

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Banks approve $260mn for Angola-Brazil-US broadband cables

Banks approve $260mn for Angola-Brazil-US broadband cables

17 October 2014

State-owned company Angola Cables is playing a key part in building the network.

Telecom Namibia building govt fibre network

Telecom Namibia building govt fibre network

13 October 2014

Plan in place to connect administrative capitals in 14 regions of the country.

Recognising high standards in the fibre industry

Recognising high standards in the fibre industry

22 October 2014

The FTTH Council Africa will host an Awards Ceremony at their annual conference to celebrate companies that have consistently worked hard to make a difference in the industry.

Security

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Nigerian IT worker implicated in $38mn bank heist

Nigerian IT worker implicated in $38mn bank heist

18 September 2014

Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Cyber crime worries Zambian police

Cyber crime worries Zambian police

06 October 2014

Force is equipping itself with better equipment following a string of high profile cases.

This POODLE bites

This POODLE bites

22 October 2014

POODLE is a vulnerability that enables attackers to gain access to things like passwords, cookies and users private account data on a website.

Business Intelligence

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Eirteic Africa has rebranded to Envisage

Eirteic Africa has rebranded to Envisage

21 October 2014

In an exciting move for the IBM Tivoli Business Partner, Eirteic Consulting (Africa) (Pty) Ltd has now been rebranded to Envisage Solutions (Pty) Ltd. 

CWG might be the Next Alibaba for Nigeria- NSE Boss, Onyema

CWG might be the Next Alibaba for Nigeria- NSE Boss, Onyema

13 October 2014

Computer Warehouse Group Plc (CWG) is capable of being the Alibaba of Nigeria.

Cloud

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Nihilent acquires leading American BI and sharepoint solutions provider

Nihilent acquires leading American BI and sharepoint solutions provider

21 October 2014

GNet Group is a Minneapolis headquartered company, with operations in Midwestern and South Central United States.

ICT and Governance

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'Egypt positioning itself as Africa's tech hub'

'Egypt positioning itself as Africa's tech hub'

21 October 2014

North African country looking to take advantage of Africa's growing technology demand.

Tablet education drive for Kenyan refugee camp

Tablet education drive for Kenyan refugee camp

08 October 2014

Vodafone Foundation, Huawei and Safaricom join forces to help young people in Dadaab.

Malawi feels digital migration pressure

Malawi feels digital migration pressure

10 October 2014

Concerns exist that the company handling the process is not acting fast enough.

Business Continuity

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Roan Systems wins PRASA tender

Roan Systems wins PRASA tender

16 October 2014

Roan Systems, has won a tender to maintain 770 Printronix T4M printers nationwide with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

CWG extends extremely successful Academy to new frontiers

CWG extends extremely successful Academy to new frontiers

13 October 2014

The highly acclaimed CWG Academy has successfully trained and placed over 500 ICT professionals into various fields of industry.

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