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Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015 15:00

African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

29 Jul 2015 14:00



Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18

[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future

You need to keep an eye on future trends from the rest of the world to better manage your business' current customer experience. Some of these trends were shared in the Customer Experience Management Africa plenary session...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015 06:00

Advancing technology shaping financial services in Africa

As a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth, the financial services industry in Africa is rapidly evolving...

27 Jul 2015 13:17

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42

GE Africa and Gearbox driving entrepreneurial development

GE Africa and Gearbox announced a plan to launch a 'GE Garages' manufacturing programme to help build a skilled workforce and drive...

24 Jul 2015 13:44

South African roadshow on digital transformation in the app economy goes to Kenya

CA Southern Africa will take its roadshow on the imperatives surrounding digital transformation in the application economy where IT capabilities are identified as the competitive differentiator to Kenya on 13 August 2015...

22 Jul 2015 09:37

Alcatel-Lucent Technology Week puts emphasis on ultra-broadband technologies

Alcatel-Lucent's Technology Week, organised in early July, took place at a three-day event in both Lagos and Abuja and was well attended by...

21 Jul 2015 13:25

AfricaCom Awards 2015 - call for entries

The 7th Annual AfricaCom Awards highlight industry leaders and innovation in African communications. This year the awards are taking place on 18 November, at The Lookout, on Cape Town's Waterfront...

17 Jul 2015 11:05

Zarnet eyes Telecel takeover

Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.

17 Jul 2015 10:29

Distance record for undersea data transmission achieved by Alcatel-Lucent

Thanks to an affordable high-tech innovation from the Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) that enables data transmission over a distance of 10,000 kilometers...

15 Jul 2015 14:16

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015 08:13

TelOne to pursue partnership with NetOne

Fixed telecoms operator TelOne is set to partner NetOne in activating its mobile operating licence. The licence granted in 2011 gives the go ahead for TelOne to be the fourth mobile operator in the country...

13 Jul 2015 09:57

3G Direct Pay certified PCI compliant

Pan-African premier solution for online and mobile payments, 3G Direct Pay Limited, has been certified as compliant with the security standards of the Global Payment Card Industry...

13 Jul 2015 15:51

The future of the African market

The AfricaCom 100 Leadership Summit will see a panel of the 100 most influential names in Africa's telecoms, media and ICT industry take part in moderated roundtable discussions...

9 Jul 2015 11:26

Gartner: IT spending to decline 5.5 percent worldwide in 2015

STAMFORD, USA: According to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc, worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.5 trillion in 2015, a 5.5 percent decline...

9 Jul 2015 06:10

RS Components: low-cost computers benefits education in Africa

Education event, SABC African EduWeek, showcases the latest education technology innovations and offers education professionals the opportunity to source and buy new products...

3 Jul 2015 11:14

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015 10:52

Mobile tech putting African business owners in the driving seat

Smartphone penetration is ramping up across Africa, giving the continent's businesses an opportunity to use mobile technology to become more efficient...

2 Jul 2015 15:13

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