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Continue Reading Kenya’s Safaricom heads toward lower spectrum costs for 5G

Kenya’s Safaricom heads toward lower spectrum costs for 5G

In light of our current circumstances, digital signing and approval solutions offer convenience, increased productivity, reduced costs, reduced risks, and improved customer experience

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The new era of Digital signatures

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Continue Reading MTC Namibia embarks on new transformative business venture

MTC Namibia embarks on new transformative business venture

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Continue Reading Ecobank Group and Google to deliver digital solutions for SMEs

Ecobank Group and Google to deliver digital solutions for SMEs

Programme provides customer-relevant technology solutions by placing end-user needs at the heart of evolving business needs

Continue Reading Inspire Africa Reinvents the African Technology Channel

Inspire Africa Reinvents the African Technology Channel

At the beginning of March, few anticipated the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic would have on the lives of all South Africans. As the gradual easing of the strict lockdown conditions continues, thoughts turn to how companies will begin their recovery. Ian McAlister, GM of CRS Technologies, looks at what to expect. From Friday 1 […]

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Doing Business in a Post-Lockdown World

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Continue Reading New owners of Zoona Malawi pledge increased benefits to citizens

New owners of Zoona Malawi pledge increased benefits to citizens

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Continue Reading How Agritech Solutions Can Help Farmers Offset Coronavirus Risks

How Agritech Solutions Can Help Farmers Offset Coronavirus Risks

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Continue Reading Angola’s exponential growth in network capabilities

Angola’s exponential growth in network capabilities

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Continue Reading Visa’s network extended to 24 million M-Pesa customers through partnership with Safaricom

Visa’s network extended to 24 million M-Pesa customers through partnership with Safaricom

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Continue Reading Safaricom to sell Smartphones for only Kshs 20 per day

Safaricom to sell Smartphones for only Kshs 20 per day

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Continue Reading Current fintech surge to further disrupt traditional bank sector

Current fintech surge to further disrupt traditional bank sector

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Continue Reading Zeta-Web: ‘lockdown fuels cloud adoption in Nigeria

Zeta-Web: ‘lockdown fuels cloud adoption in Nigeria

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Continue Reading NEC XON appoints COO to strengthen market value

NEC XON appoints COO to strengthen market value

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Continue Reading HUBTEL sees boost in e-commerce amid COVID-19

HUBTEL sees boost in e-commerce amid COVID-19

How employers can handle new challenges that arise

Continue Reading Building the secure foundation for today’s new norm

Building the secure foundation for today’s new norm

We are all living the unimaginable

Continue Reading COVID-19 may be a tipping point for knowledge work

COVID-19 may be a tipping point for knowledge work

New Partner Programme Offers Local Partner the Ability to Upscale Offering To Clients With New Partner Status


Continue Reading Aptronics awarded VMware Principal Partner Status

Aptronics awarded VMware Principal Partner Status

The global COVID-19 pandemic has made its presence felt in South African retail and consumer-focused businesses, especially in tourism and hospitality, but the full impact on earnings, cash flow, and employment will last far longer than a three-week lockdown. With the 21-day nationwide lockdown in place, the full effects will now ripple through all sectors […]

Continue Reading 5 Things Businesses should look out for Post Pandemic

5 Things Businesses should look out for Post Pandemic

By Ian Jansen van Rensburg, lead technologist at VMware Sub Sharan Africa

Continue Reading Application delivery linked to user experience in Africa

Application delivery linked to user experience in Africa

More than 40% of organisations will be deploying artificial intelligence (AI) solutions by the end of this year. This does not come without its challenges as the complexities involved in moving from a pilot phase to enterprise-wide adoption are significant. Fundamental to this is ensuring the corporate network can effectively handle the growth required for such innovations.

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Transforming the corporate network with AI

As the global coronavirus pandemic rises, chief sales officers (CSOs) and senior sales leaders must prepare their organisations to manage risk and take fast action, according to Gartner, Inc.

Continue Reading Gartner identifies 3 key objectives for sales leaders to prepare for coronavirus-related disruptions

Gartner identifies 3 key objectives for sales leaders to prepare for coronavirus-related disruptions

Service Provider Reduces Backup Times, Resource Usage, Boosting Customer Service

Continue Reading SMART Optimises Performance, Cost and Resources With Nutanix

SMART Optimises Performance, Cost and Resources With Nutanix

The global onset of the COVID-19 virus will have a drastic impact on the way organisations interact with their staff, businesses, suppliers and customers.

Continue Reading Coronavirus forcing businesses to go digital, fast

Coronavirus forcing businesses to go digital, fast

The digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has been selected as one of the 10 socially driven businesses of the Migration Entrepreneurship Prize by the Human Security Division of the Swiss FDFA, to join the Seedstars Investment Readiness Program (IRP).

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Publiseer Selected To Join Seedstars Investment Readiness Program

MTN Group today announced an encouraging set of results for the year ended 31 December 2019 and that group president and CEO Rob Shuter would be stepping down from his role at the end of his contract in March 2021. 

Continue Reading MTN reports commercial momentum, strategic progress and strong financial results

MTN reports commercial momentum, strategic progress and strong financial results

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the economic symptoms are emerging. More than a dozen global firms have announced they will miss their financial goals for the upcoming quarter due to the combined impact of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand.

Continue Reading CIO’s Area of Focus During COVID-19 Outbreak

CIO’s Area of Focus During COVID-19 Outbreak

MTN Group has signed the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles, pledging its commitment to the advancement of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, at MTN’s International Women’s Day event. 

Continue Reading MTN Group commits to bridging the gender divide

MTN Group commits to bridging the gender divide

Microsoft, through its Microsoft for Startups initiative, has announced the launch of its Global Social Entrepreneurship programme.

Continue Reading Empowering social entrepreneurs to achieve more using technology

Empowering social entrepreneurs to achieve more using technology

Actis, has acquired a majority stake in Rack Centre, Nigeria’s leading provider of data centre co-location and cloud services. 

Continue Reading Actis acquires majority stake in Rack Centre

Actis acquires majority stake in Rack Centre

Promotes Senior Director to Manage Growing Team and Provide Strategic Support Across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Continue Reading Nutanix Appoints Sylvain Siou as VP, Systems Engineering, EMEA

Nutanix Appoints Sylvain Siou as VP, Systems Engineering, EMEA

Major Pan-African telecommunications service provider, SEACOM, and Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, have joined forces to offer high-speed, reliable pathways between Africa, Europe and Asia to meet the growing demand for connectivity linking these regions. 


Continue Reading SEACOM, Tata Communications extend partnership

SEACOM, Tata Communications extend partnership

One company that stands out in complementing the efforts of the government in facilitating the growth of the MSMEs in the country is Jumia Nigeria, the leading pan-African e-commerce platform.

Continue Reading Jumia: Promoting Nigerian Economy through MSMEs Empowerment

Jumia: Promoting Nigerian Economy through MSMEs Empowerment

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom has joined the Valuable 500, a movement that brings together CEOs responsible for huge organisations to put disability inclusion on the global business leadership agenda.

Continue Reading Safaricom joins Valuable 500 Disability Inclusion movement

Safaricom joins Valuable 500 Disability Inclusion movement

VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has announced that Sylvain Cazard has been appointed as vice president, Central EMEA, VMware, successor of Luigi Freguia. 

Continue Reading VMware Strengthens EMEA Leadership Team

VMware Strengthens EMEA Leadership Team

Understanding local needs and preferences that drive mass adoption of products and becoming aware of not only local product preferences but also local buying behaviours in order to maximise on first-mover advantages in a growing consumer market such as Africa could be the key to an effective market penetration strategy for companies developing blockchain-based products. 


Continue Reading Africa dominates crypto searches

Africa dominates crypto searches

Too many businesses set their aims too low when it comes to digital ambition, says Gartner.

Continue Reading Six outdated ideas that harm your digital business

Six outdated ideas that harm your digital business

Zamtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambia Railways (ZRL) to provide ZRL with Integrated Communication Solutions including voice and data.

Continue Reading Zamtel, Zambia Railways sign deal to improve operations

Zamtel, Zambia Railways sign deal to improve operations

The Innovative Technology Hub is a Space to Test and Showcase New Gaming and Hospitality Concepts.

Continue Reading Nutanix Teams Up with Caesars Entertainment and UNLV to Power Black Fire Innovation Hub

Nutanix Teams Up with Caesars Entertainment and UNLV to Power Black Fire Innovation Hub

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced it has been named among the 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® by Great Place to Work and Fortune. 

Continue Reading Nutanix named one of 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to work for

Nutanix named one of 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to work for

Trend Micro Incorporated has announced that it is launching a newly expanded and enhanced channel partner program in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA).  

Continue Reading Trend Micro Boosts Channel Leadership with Enhanced Partner Programme

Trend Micro Boosts Channel Leadership with Enhanced Partner Programme

Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared prize of US$100,000.

Continue Reading 2020 Anzisha Prize Applications launch with 10th Year Celebrations

2020 Anzisha Prize Applications launch with 10th Year Celebrations

Uber has launched a high-impact learning programme to help women drivers and those in their communities to develop the skills needed to thrive as independent entrepreneurs and make the most of earning opportunities.

Continue Reading Uber partners with African Management Institute to educate and empower women entrepreneurs

Uber partners with African Management Institute to educate and empower women entrepreneurs

Blockchain technology holds the key to building an inclusive global digital economy and plays a critical role in strengthening economic resilience while ensuring the global economy works to the benefit of all.

Continue Reading Building an inclusive, transparent and accountable digital African economy

Building an inclusive, transparent and accountable digital African economy

Absa, the new name for Barclays Bank of Botswana, has combined both its name change and the introduction of an innovative vertical card to make a grand entry into the local banking scene.

Continue Reading Absa samples new vertical card, introduces new app

Absa samples new vertical card, introduces new app

360 financial solution platform Eyowo Integrated Payment Limited has launched the Boost Your Business with Eyowo retail/business workshop series in Lagos. 

Continue Reading Eyowo Hosts Retail/Business Workshop Series

Eyowo Hosts Retail/Business Workshop Series

Global peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace Paxful believes that the world has much to learn from Africa about the future of the crypto-economy and that 2020 will be a landmark year for the African crypto and blockchain industry. 

Continue Reading Paxful Ready to Build on its African Market Success in 2020

Paxful Ready to Build on its African Market Success in 2020

A high rate of unemployment coupled with recent developments in South Africa, which is the region’s most industrialized economy, is reflective of a fragile economy as companies struggle to stay afloat. The situation is further compounded by the fact that 35 percent of all jobs in South Africa – almost 5.7 million – are at risk of total digital automation within the next few years.

Continue Reading Digitization, Unemployment And The Future Of Work In South Africa

Digitization, Unemployment And The Future Of Work In South Africa

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that it has appointed Axiz, one of South Africa’s leading distributors, an official distributor in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

Continue Reading Nutanix Appoints Axiz a Distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa

Nutanix Appoints Axiz a Distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa

uKheshe, South Africa’s most convenient QR payment card and micro transaction platform, has been selected to participate in the prestigious CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020 programme in Luxembourg. 

Continue Reading uKheshe joins Africa’s top fintech companies in Luxembourg for CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020

uKheshe joins Africa’s top fintech companies in Luxembourg for CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020