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Disrupting the tech industry

Why the East African Startup Ecosystem is increasingly attracting financial investment from top VCs. High-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups...

By Eran Feinstein

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.

XLink enables companies to increase their footprint in Africa

Card acceptance/compliance continues to grow exponentially in African countries and with the mounting need for secure and reliable communications...

Sales surge at AfricaOnline Namibia

AfricaOnline Namibia has announced a significant uptake within the SME sector, with a 60% increase in sales over the past year...

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

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...

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR

For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

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

Nokia: a lesson in how high-tech flyers can fall fast

HELSINKI, FINLAND: In just five years Nokia fell from dominating the mobile phone industry to abandoning the handset business, a swift fall from grace with lessons for market leaders.

In the Zone with MWEB Entrepreneur: Prioritise tech; cut overheads

Running your own business can be challenging at the best of times, not to mention financially draining. But there are ways to cut costs, and all you really need is a fast, reliable Internet connection.

Leadership shifts at MTN

Key leadership appointments and changes have been made to strengthen the MTN Group as well as its key operations in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.

Datatec forecast remains unchanged

International Information and communications technology group Datatec said on Wednesday (17 July) that overall group revenues and earnings for the period March to June this year were similar to those for the same four months last year but underlying earnings‚ basic earnings and headline earnings per share were all slightly lower.

Vodacom Business wants to grow fast

Within five years‚ Vodacom Business could account for 25% of Vodacom South Africa's service revenue according to new plans revealed by Vuyani Jarana‚ chief executive of the company

Robert Sussman ranked amongst Top 20 Tech Influencers in Africa

In a recent listing of the Top 20 Tech Influencers in Africa, published in African Innovator Magazine, Integr8's joint CEO, Robert Sussman, was ranked amongst the best of the best.

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