CAIRO: Metro commuters in Egypt will now be able to make complaints and suggestions about their metro experiences by directly messaging videos or pictures to the metro's management over WhatsApp...
18 May 2015 11:59
ALGIERS: A new digital library "Nooonbooks" containing over 30,000 books exclusively in Arabic has been launched by Algerie Telecom, announced its CEO Azouaou Mehmel on Friday...
23 Mar 2015 11:13
WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...
23 Jan 2015 10:33
A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Egypt's mobile application users revealed that 75% of adult mobile apps users in Egypt are younger than 34 years of age...
24 Nov 2014 12:02
Arterial Network has launched its redesigned website, actualising its mission in becoming a leading source of information and exchange for the African creative sector and its diaspora...
12 Nov 2014 07:27
One of the first brands to sign up for Jumia Egypt's shop-in-shop concept was Sony, and the retailer has reportedly already noted a significant increase in sales of its products...
21 Aug 2014 13:45
Niyi Aderibigbe, reporting on Ventures Africa, says that Jumia Egypt has launched 'shop-in-shop', an online shop for retailers.
4 Jun 2014 11:49
Digital security company Gemalto has been selected to provide the Algerian governmental agency Hôtel des Monnaies de la Banque d'Algérie with its Sealys eCover for ePassports and embedded eTravel software to support the country's ePassport program.
23 May 2014 09:07
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014 07:29
Egypt's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is providing 180 e-readers to 41 Egyptian embassies around the world to be used in the country's national elections this month.
By Chris Udemans 14 May 2014 10:00
The Festival of Media - the world's largest event dedicated to the $500bn media industry - has announced the launch of a new initiative designed to find the most innovative technology start-ups.
Issued by C Squared 26 Mar 2014 12:03
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's website was inaccessible Sunday at the start of campaigning for Algeria's 17 April election as his camp reported a cyber attack.
25 Mar 2014 07:07
Alcatel-Lucent and the Libyan International Telecommunication Company (LITC) has signed a turnkey contract to build a new 1,000km undersea cable system linking the Libya's capital, Tripoli, to Benghazi.
4 Feb 2014 11:33
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
A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.
11 Dec 2013 09:42
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.
14 Aug 2013 13:05
According to an infographic on One, Twiplomacy found that African leaders lead the way when it comes to having conversations on Twitter. The infographic also shows the best connected, most followed, and most active African leaders on Twitter.
2 Aug 2013 09:10
Telemundo, a channel exclusively dedicated to telenovelas, comes to 48 countries in Africa from 12 August 2013 on DStv, channel 118 in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
27 Jun 2013 07:00
BRUSSEL, BELGIUM / CAIRO, EGYPT: Europe's Digital Agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes has welcomed a pledge by Egypt to maintain an 'open' Internet that would not be subject to government shut downs, as was the case during the 2011 uprising.
29 May 2013 11:43
BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese tourist who defaced an ancient Egyptian monument was hunted down by angry Chinese Internet users who prompted his parents to apologise, state media reported yesterday.
28 May 2013 12:06
The 13th edition of the Card, ATM & Mobile Expo, taking place 11-13 June in Lagos, Nigeria, promises a superb learning experience where successful shared services implementations across the world can share their learning points with Africa.
Issued by Intermarc Consulting 27 May 2013 21:55