The Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority BoMRA has made strategic interventions in the health  space by introducing the Medical Safety Mobile App.

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BoMRA has new Medicine APP

MTN is ramping up its efforts to enhance access to digital and financial services for its customers. 

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MTN’s latest Fintech innovation eases international remittances to Africa

Sudatel Telecom Group Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Sami Yousif Mohamed as CEO and Group President effective immediately.

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Sudatel Appoints New CEO as the Company Prepares for Further Expansion and Growth

It is the age of rental and there are few organisations not poised on the cusp of taking advantage of this varied and rather dynamic market proposition.

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The age of the rental

The best company to develop your new business website for 2020Codehesion is one of the top website and mobile app development companies in South Africa – contact them for a new website or mobile app in 2020.
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The best company to develop your new business website for 2020

Kaspersky’s research of the RevengeHotels campaign aimed at the hospitality sector, has confirmed over 20 hotels in Latin America, Europe and Asia have fallen victim to targeted malware attacks.

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Not-so-safe travels: сybercriminals stealing guests’ credit card data from hotel front desks

With festive session around the corner, MTN continues to appeal to communities to report theft and vandalism of network towers.

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MTN appeals to consumers to report battery theft in the lead up to the festive season

Google this week hosted its first Google Startup Week in Lagos, which saw Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa graduates, from across Africa, pitch for funding from some of Africa & the UK’s top venture capitalists (VCs), and Launchpad Accelerator Africa class 4 graduating from the program.

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First Google Startup Week Lagos sees startups pitching to top UK/African VCs

Cryptocurrencies enable entrepreneurs to reach customers anywhere in the world, and accept same-day payments easily and painlessly. 

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Start up, go global, get paid – all with crypto

MTN Foundation recognises non-profits for good M&E practice in sectorThis year, to encourage and reward good monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practice in the non-profit sector, MTN Foundation, in partnership with Trialogue, launched the MTN Awards for Social Change.
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MTN Foundation recognises non-profits for good M&E practice in sector

Moving towards a knowledge-based economy by harnessing the power of ICTs will greatly boost the competitiveness and financial health of our emerging nations, says Stephane Duproz, CEO of Africa Data Centres.

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Global giants eye Africa for data centre expansion

Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?Don’t expect to see self-driving vehicles on the roads anytime soon, especially not in the developing world. Much work needs to be done before autonomous cars become the de facto standard on our roads, specifically in the areas of legislation, infrastructure and consumer behaviour.
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Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?

Blockchain, driven by IoT, can save food industry $31bn by 2024According to a new study by Juniper Research, blockchain will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and compliance costs will be reduced by 30% by 2024.
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Blockchain, driven by IoT, can save food industry $31bn by 2024

Three young people have been selected as winners of the Youth Climate Change Challenge supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC. 


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Cli’meter is the winning climate change app

Be 'ALERT' this Black Friday and Cyber MondayWhether you’re taking advantage of Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales or your holiday planning, one can’t deny the increasing appeal to shop from the comfort of your own home and avoid the manic malls at this time of year. However, as convenient as it may be, there are still a few security concerns when it comes to online shopping.
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Be ‘ALERT’ this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Orange MEA S.A. has completed the sale of its entire 95.5% stake in Orange Niger to Zamani Com S.A.S. 

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Orange completes the sale of Orange Niger to Zamani Com S.A.S.

AWS South Africa recently embarked on a journey to bring AWS Startup Days to Johannesburg, Lagos, Accra and Nairobi. 

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AWS uncovers the African Startups ecosystem

Kenya is looking to amend laws on the registration of SIM cards to combat growing trend where criminals are using stolen ID cards to register lines with intent to commit crimes.

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CA vouches for new SIM card rules to protect users

Safaricom Plc this week piggybacked on the Twitter hashtag #TwaTwa to assure its over 31 million subscribers of no future network outages, after several interruptions starting Saturday.

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Safaricom risks CA penalty over network outages

#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year$95bn – this is the average annual loss in Sub-Saharan Africa since 2010 due to pervasive gender inequality in the continent’s economic activities, according to a 2016 report from the UN Development programme.
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#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year

AG5 revolutionises skill management software tenfoldWe live in a modern world where innovations and marvels like digitalisation and technological advancement are becoming more pronounced and more prominent. These modern marvels are now present in so many aspects of life as we know it that we are more comfortable, more familiar with them than we are in the absence of their presence. This is especially true in the workplace. The modern workplace is one that is steadily becoming more and more capable and digitally focused all the time. Companies today are always looking for ways to improve their performance and expand their reach.
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AG5 revolutionises skill management software tenfold

The local chapter of Standard Bank Africa group, Stanbic Bank, has set the 27th of November as a date for a public lecture on Digital and Data Transformation: The journey to the future. 


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Public lecture on Digital Data Transfer set for UB

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journeyHaving grown up in a house with both parents who are principals, with a strong focus on education, Mvelo Hlophe created a platform which gamifies a developers journey to help them gain real-world experience. Through the completion of various levels, trainees build on previous learnings, ending with a final stage which is a real market place project from actual clients looking for junior developers.
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#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey

#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SASouth Africa’s unemployment rate is at its highest in over a decade, with more than 6 million people now being unemployed. Jobbie is a mobile app-driven job market that aims to reduce unemployment and poverty.
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#EntrepreneurMonth: New app set to change unemployment, poverty in SA

FNB Business Innovations Awards 2019 winners revealedFNB Business in partnership with Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA), 10Xe and Endeavor South Africa, have announced the overall winners of the 2019 FNB Business Innovation Awards (FNB BIA).
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FNB Business Innovations Awards 2019 winners revealed

A new study has found that Kenyans, Nigerians and South Africans have an overwhelmingly positive view on how their household situation will change over the next year. Most considered themselves to be prosperous, even though their income was less than what is seen to be the average.

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Global Study reveals the true barometers of financial prosperity in Kenya, Nigeria and SA

Global security group dormakaba has unveiled its training portal that will provide partners with the technical resources required to optimise client implementations. It will also keep site visitors up to date with the latest product innovation ensuring their skills remain relevant in the evolving technology landscape.

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Online dormakaba training portal unveiled

Is crowdsourcing the next step in the Drone Economy?The City of Cape Town recently publicly announced its intention to pilot a fleet of drones for crime prevention. This would make it the first municipality in South Africa to embrace drone technology to combat crime.
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Is crowdsourcing the next step in the Drone Economy?

Is AI the solution to SA's domestic violence crisis?South Africa faces a national crisis of violence against women. Yet, every time we take two steps forward – like when the president acknowledges the seriousness of the situation, or when women rally behind campaigns like the #MeToo movement – something inevitably happens that forces us one step back.
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Is AI the solution to SA’s domestic violence crisis?

Liquid Telecom South Africa is equipping Batlhalerwa Secondary school in Limpopo with much-needed ICT equipment and training to help learners and teachers achieve better results at school whilst also improving career opportunities all round.


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Liquid Telecom, SA govt equip Limpopo with ICT equipment and training

MTN Business has announced that it will roll out its SD-WAN (software-defined networking in a wide area network) to existing and new enterprise customers from 25 November 2019.

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MTN Business helps enterprises improve operational efficiencies by simplifying network management

Mascom Wireless Botswana is taking big strides as it readies for the launch of 5G technologies.

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Mascom readies for 5G with 4.5 WTTX services launch

Simon Dingle, in action at Catalyst Africa.
Simon Dingle, in action at Catalyst Africa.</span>With his characteristic dry, wry wit in full force, I sat down with entrepreneur-at-heart Simon Dingle for an exclusive interview after his Catalyst Africa presentation, on why an open internet that connects people is a winner for every industry.
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#EntrepreneurshipMonth: Simon Dingle on how media is being reimagined in the 21st century

#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industryIt’s not always easy to know what wine to pair or purchase when you’re planning an occasion with friends or when you’re in a store having to make a selection. Ask-jean, a voluntary data hub has come along to simplify the decision-making process, with the wine consumer in mind. Created in 2018 by Jan Thomas (owner and founder) and Odette Bester (co-founder), ask-jean enables people to share their wine taste preferences and use data to make decisions better.



The app also gives wine farms the opportunity to also add their wines to the app to showcase their selection to users.
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#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry

Ericsson expects the global number of 5G subscriptions to top 2.6 billion within the next six years, driven by sustained momentum and a rapidly developing 5G ecosystem. 

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Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G subscriptions to top 2.6 billion by end of 2025

#AfricaCom: Searching for the next 'M-Pesa unicorn', skilling Generation Disrupted
© Levita Figueiredo via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]]</span>An all-female AfricaCom panel discussed the fact that the backbone of a truly digital economy is hyper-connectivity. While M-Pesa is still celebrated a decade after it disrupted the way money works on the continent forever, digital inclusion remains a problem. How do we scale innovation, yet leave no-one behind?
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#AfricaCom: Searching for the next ‘M-Pesa unicorn’, skilling Generation Disrupted

Cloud solutions provider CloudHop has announced a partnership with Nasdaq Governance Solutions to provide its clients in Eastern Africa with access to Nasdaq’s board portal and collaboration software solution.

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CloudHop partners with Nasdaq to bring boardroom software to East Africa

Free Lives, the South African games development house behind renowned titles such as BroForce and GORN, has struck gold again with its latest offering Cricket Through the Ages, which is the first and currently only game on Apple Arcade built by an African developer.

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Africa’s first game on Apple Arcade: a game changer for developers on the continent

Facebook brought together over 400 developers, startups and businesses from across Sub-Saharan Africa in a first of its kind conference dubbed “Facebook iD8 Nairobi”. 

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Facebook hosts first iD8 Nairobi conference

As part of the 10th edition of its regional program For Women in Science, the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have held a ceremony in Dakar, honoring 20 female researchers who received the 2019 Young Talent Award for Sub-Saharan Africa.

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L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program: 20 SSA women researchers awarded

Ghanaian – founded Farmerline’s proprietary software, Mergdata has been named by TIME magazine, to be among the 100 Best inventions of 2019. 

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Ghana’s Agritech firm Farmerline named among TIME’S 100 Best inventions of 2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, a new foldable device, has been well received in the Kenyan Market.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold a hit in Kenya

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Ricardo Gomez Angel via [[unsplash.com Unsplash]]</span>The Western Cape Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme-GEF5 Sustainable Land Management project, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) hosted a two-day interactive Drone Users Conference 2019 on the use and application of drones as a monitoring and assessment tool in the agriculture and conservation sector.
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Drone Users Conference 2019 takes flight

Smart Green Botswana Makeathon 2019, which was held at the University of Botswana, culminated in the building of not one, but two solar powered cars by students.

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Makeathon makes first ever solar powered car in Botswana

Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better futureThe fourth industrial revolution is underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime. The surging high-tech, sharing economy is transforming jobs, policies, industries and entire economies as we witness our digital and physical worlds continue to merge.
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Empowering Africa’s youth to leapfrog towards a better future

Rural connectivity needs new innovative solutionsInnovative solutions such as active network sharing, tax incentives and new technology deployment can be the solution to achieving feasible rural connectivity in South Africa.
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Rural connectivity needs new innovative solutions

With prices as low as USD$50, Ghanaian Smartphone lovers can now get for themselves brand new 4G and 3G entry level smartphones that run on the android Go Operating System.

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MTN Ghana unveils iPro Amber 5S and iPro amber 5S Pro smartphones

The newly reelected president of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi, has reiterated the critical value the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) plays in national development and assured the people that ICT will be one of his priorities going forward.

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SONA itemises ICT as critical to national development

Stakeholders from 8 African countries deliberate on policies and frameworks to drive innovation, technology and sustainable mobile payment ecosystem.

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Stakeholders meet to discuss future of mobile money platforms in Africa

Huawei Mobile Services South Africa recently announced the launch of its local Developer Programme, Shining-Star, which is also being implemented in other markets. 

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10 things you need to know about Huawei’s Developer Programme