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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Internet exchange point opened in Swaziland

Late last week saw the African Union Commission (AUC) launch the internet exchange point (IXP) in Swaziland which will contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and more secure exchange of intra-country internet traffic.

15 Apr 2014 09:51

Dimension Data opens office in Ghana

Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, recently announced it has increased its presence in West Africa and opened an office in Ghana.

14 Apr 2014 11:59

Project Portfolio Office partners with NSI Technology Africa

Project Portfolio Office (PPO), an online project portfolio management (PPM) and collaboration application, has signed a partnership agreement with NSI Technology Africa (NSI), an Africa-wide technology advisory, solutions and services provider with a primary focus on the financial services industry.

7 Apr 2014 11:48

The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

Text messages may save lives in flood-prone Africa

Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.

26 Mar 2014 06:23

HTA achieves OSHAS 18001 standard in DRC

Independent telecoms towers company Helios Towers Africa (HTA), with operations in Ghana, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has achieved the internationally recognised OSHAS 18001 standard in the DRC.

26 Mar 2014 09:08

Telecel denies rumours of disinvestment in Zimbabwe

Global telecommunications operator Telecel International has denied rumours that it is pulling out of Zimbabwe.

By Samuel Mungadze 18 Feb 2014 09:29

University of Lagos to benefit from MainOne broadband

A new partnership has been formed between the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Nigerian telecommunications company, MainOne, which will see the university benefit from high-speed internet bandwidth connectivity on campus.

18 Feb 2014 10:11

Five enterprise mobility myths you probably think are facts

There is no denying the widespread acceptance of mobile devices as an integral part of human lives and the absolute enthusiasm for consumer-facing apps.

By Nilesh Talaviya 14 Feb 2014 10:28

Brian Herlihy returns to SEACOM as executive director

After SEACOM CEO Mark Simpson's decision to step down, the company has announced that its original founder and CEO, Brian Herlihy, will be assuming a leadership role at SEACOM.

14 Feb 2014 09:00

East AfricaCom gets sponsors

Airtel, Liquid Telecom, East Africa Data Centre and SEACom have all pledged to sponsor East AfricaCom 2014, making preparations for the event much easier.

13 Feb 2014 09:24

Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...

By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41

Nigeria's cybercrime bill will invade consumers' privacy - telecoms

Nigerian telecoms have expressed their dissatisfaction with the cybercrime bill currently before the legislative arm of government, saying it would allow for surveillance of consumers.

30 Jan 2014 14:31

Zain reports Sudanese revenue growth

Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain has reported 18 per cent growth in its Sudanese revenue despite a 35 per cent devaluation of the Sudanese pound during 2013.

By Chris Udemans 30 Jan 2014 07:05

Gilat Satcom partners with DiViNetworks to boost network operators in Africa

Gilat Satcom, a leading provider of satellite and fibre-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, today announced that it has partnered with DiViNetworks to boost satellite and fibre capacity and reduce costs for ISPs and network operators.

29 Jan 2014 09:55

Twitter suspends account of Hamas armed wing

GAZA CITY - A Twitter account of Hamas's armed wing has been suspended by administrators, the Palestinian Islamist movement said Thursday, 23 January, accusing the social media site of censorship.

24 Jan 2014 08:12

MoMo Nigeria to run mobile software app contest

Local information and communications technology development firm, Mobile Monday (MoMo Nigeria), will be running a contest for mobile software application developers and designers in the country.

20 Jan 2014 11:16

SA continues to negotiate Korkie's release

International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim will continue consultations over the release of the South African hostage, Pierre Korkie, in Yemen, today.

20 Jan 2014 11:18

Kenyan mobile networks not meeting minimum requirements

Cabinet Secretary for Information and Communication Technology, Fred Matiang'i, has warned that Kenya's mobile network operators risk losing their licences if they do not improve services rendered to clients.

13 Jan 2014 08:09

Defence force aims to regroup after annus horribilis

In what can be described as an annus horribilis, the Department of Defence and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) last year lurched from crisis to crisis.

By Wyndham Hartley 9 Jan 2014 09:04

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