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SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

Strathmore University launches region's first masters of science information systems security course

Strathmore University has launched the Master of Science Information Systems Security course, the most advanced training available for information security experts in the East African region...

19 Mar 2015 05:56

Emirates launches app for Apple Watch

When the Apple Watch becomes available on 24 April, Emirates' customers from around the globe will be able to enjoy the smart features and sleek interface of the Emirates app for Apple Watch...

18 Mar 2015 09:02

How the NSP industry will impact the provision of Internet Access into Africa

From the recent South African SONA and Budget Speech 2015, it is clear that the development of the country's ICT sector has become a focus area for South African government...

By Edward Lawrence 14 Mar 2015 11:50

Telecel Zim faces closure

Cabinet has set up a committee to begin the process to get Telecel Zimbabwe cease operations in line with a directive by the Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services...

12 Mar 2015 10:03

IT Leaders Africa Summit gets new sponsor

Performanta has confirmed as a platinum sponsor at IT Leaders Africa Summit, taking place from 18-19 March 2015 at The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg...

11 Mar 2015 09:47

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17

Smart Rwanda initiative will drive ICT growth

Ericsson and The Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT have come together in an initiative called 'Smart Rwanda', geared towards connecting, innovating and transforming Rwanda into a knowledge economy to drive its global competitiveness and job creation...

5 Mar 2015 09:29

Vodacom and Tigo agree on mobile money interoperability

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA: Millions of M-Pesa and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania will soon be able to send and receive money directly into each other's wallets. This follows the recent signing of a mobile money interoperability agreement between Tigo and Vodacom...

25 Feb 2015 13:43

KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa

The KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched their new Africa Business App, which provides businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information about doing business across the continent...

Issued by KPMG South Africa 23 Feb 2015 10:20

Neotel, Dimension Data to sponsor discussions at IT Leaders Africa Summit

Neotel and Dimension Data has confirmed that it will be sponsoring a panel discussion at the sixth IT Leaders Africa Summit taking place from 18-19 March 2015 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg...

23 Feb 2015 11:11

Africa Business App launched by KPMG

A new Africa Business App has been launched by the KPMG Global Africa Practice. It will provide businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information about doing business across the continent...

17 Feb 2015 11:32

DR Congo's small firms bear the brunt of mobile services block

KINSHASA, DRC: Sales are down and business is slow - small entrepreneurs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of an official clampdown on mobile Internet services and text messages...

12 Feb 2015 07:21

Rwanda strives to increase citizens' access to mobile broadband technologies

The Rwandan Ministry of Youth and ICT, together with the GSMA, have announced an agreement to undertake a series of initiatives to increase citizens' access to mobile broadband technologies across the country...

11 Feb 2015 07:05

[eCommerce Africa] How digital disruption is really redefining retail

Best you rethink your business model if you see digital as a pure replacement for traditional 'bricks and mortar' retail, says Colin Fleming, group e-commerce executive at Massmart...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Feb 2015 08:00

The globalisation of the African continent

Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year...

3 Feb 2015 14:05

How ICT and skills will sustain each other in developing Africa

ICTs can develop skills, which in turn can develop the ICT sector, in a 'benefit cycle' that can propel Africa into the mainstream knowledge economy, but more effort is needed to get this wheel rolling...

By Ayanda Dlamini 31 Jan 2015 11:23

Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily

GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...

30 Jan 2015 08:48

Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

If we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth, we'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

Networks in Africa: The year ahead

SUNNYVALE, US: Major data breaches continue with a significant rise in those originating from mobile devices...

By Matthew Barker 29 Jan 2015 13:21

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