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Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

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

Gemalto opens regional office in Côte d'Ivoire
Gemalto opens regional office in Côte d'Ivoire

Digital security company, Gemalto, has announced that it will be opening an office in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, as part of the group's strategy of being a global player with a local presence...

16 Jan 2015 09:40

Nigeria sees 18,870 domains registered in 2014
Nigeria sees 18,870 domains registered in 2014

According to the Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NiRA), Nigeria saw a drop in domain name purchases in late 2014...

By Darryl Linington 15 Jan 2015 10:59

#HackAgainstEbola set to hold in Dakar, Senegal
#HackAgainstEbola set to hold in Dakar, Senegal

On 14 and 15 January Senegal's capital city of Dakar will host the third edition of #HackAgainstEbola, organised by OSIWA, UPF, Code for Africa and the Global Editors Network. The event is supported by Google...

By Paul Adepoju 13 Jan 2015 13:56

Nigerian Govt. to connect half the population to broadband in 2015
Nigerian Govt. to connect half the population to broadband in 2015

The Nigerian Government has revealed plans to connect 50% of its population to 3G broadband during the course of 2015...

12 Jan 2015 10:54

Microsoft, 88mph announce partnership to support startups in Nigeria
Microsoft, 88mph announce partnership to support startups in Nigeria

Technology company Microsoft announced a partnership with seed fund and accelerator 88mph to expand Microsoft Ventures program into Nigeria...

15 Dec 2014 09:22

ekiosk mobile first Côte d'Ivoire news aggregator app
ekiosk mobile first Côte d'Ivoire news aggregator app

Brand Communications was appointed by I.LOG.S to create 'ekiosk mobile', a new Côte d'Ivoire news aggregator mobile application offering a broad range of Ivorian newspapers and magazines...

2 Dec 2014 11:44

Access Bank appeals to youth through AccelerateTV platform
Access Bank appeals to youth through AccelerateTV platform

In an aim to target Nigeria's youth, Access Bank Plc has launched AccelerateTV, a social interaction platform which delivers creative content...

20 Nov 2014 14:49

Bluegrass Digital launches in Lagos, Nigeria, capitalising on 66 million internet users - Bluegrass Digital
Bluegrass Digital launches in Lagos, Nigeria, capitalising on 66 million internet users

Founded in the UK and headquartered in Cape Town, Bluegrass Digital identified Nigeria, now recognised as the largest economy in Africa, as a firm platform from which to launch their expansion into Africa...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 20 Nov 2014 12:34

Another free app for Ebola information
Another free app for Ebola information

A new free Ebola app, part of a wider International SOS communications initiative aimed at supporting the global fight against Ebola, has been released for iOS and Android devices...

17 Nov 2014 14:50

Louise Marsland
[TrendTalk] The future of work

Do you remember work before the internet? When did we become so wired and connected to everything that work no longer has set working hours?

By Louise Marsland 7 Nov 2014 12:38

How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape
How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape

The recent BlackBerry Experience Executive Forum, in partnership with ITWeb, provided practical and actionable insights into the latest issues, trends and developments in enterprise mobility...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2014 07:29

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa
Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...

By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12

Buywela.com simplifying e-commerce for Nigerians
Buywela.com simplifying e-commerce for Nigerians

A new startup, Buywela.com, is aiming to become the "Google for e-commerce" in Nigeria - simplifying the online shopping experience...

15 Oct 2014 10:45

Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions
Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions

SMW Lagos, taking place from 23-27 February 2015, will explore the theme 'Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of A Connected Africa'; and submissions for #SMW15 are now open...

9 Oct 2014 11:14

AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana
AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN), has announced that its AfricaOnline business has launched a managed infrastructure and service solution in Ghana...

9 Oct 2014 08:01

Ebola and the media - Nigeria's good news story
Ebola and the media - Nigeria's good news story

With so many Nigerians online, portals like ebolalert.org set up by volunteer doctors, and the public/private ebolafacts.com initiative, have become important channels to provide accurate information to help people stay safe...

1 Oct 2014 10:44

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast
Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

18 Sep 2014 15:40

Mara Mentor portal, app launched to support African entrepreneurs
Mara Mentor portal, app launched to support African entrepreneurs

Mfonobong Nsehe, writing on Forbes Africa, reports that an African multi-lingual online portal and mobile app for youth mentorship and entrepreneurship called Mara Mentor, has been launched in Ghana...

8 Sep 2014 11:19

Jumia launches in Cameroon
Jumia launches in Cameroon

Marking the start of its expansion in Central Africa, African e-commerce site Jumia, has now launched in Cameroon. This follows its successful launches in Uganda and Ghana and takes the...

25 Aug 2014 10:28

SES to deliver DTH TV across French-speaking African countries
SES to deliver DTH TV across French-speaking African countries

Screen Africa reports that as of 1 October 2014, satellite operator SES will be delivering direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television for West African broadcasters, led by Africable and Media Plus, across...

22 Aug 2014 11:33

Digitally pirated products estimated to reach N38.4 trillion in 2015
Digitally pirated products estimated to reach N38.4 trillion in 2015

In Nigeria, digitally pirated products are on the increase, resulting in financial losses by Microsoft Nigeria, which is worst hit, and the Nigerian government through tax evasion...

By Emma Okonji 18 Aug 2014 13:32

MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy
MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy

The MoboFree technological platform is reportedly making buying and selling online easy for all African users - not only via PCs and smartphones, but also via older/feature phones.

18 Aug 2014 11:17

Educational website, Ebola Facts, proves popular
Educational website, Ebola Facts, proves popular

A Lagos-based startup, Big Cabal Media, has curated and launched an educational Ebola-awareness website aimed at the West African market. In one week the website reportedly saw more than 500,000...

10 Aug 2014 14:38

Etisalat Nigeria sells 2,136 towers to IHS
Etisalat Nigeria sells 2,136 towers to IHS

In an aim to improve the quality of its network performance and to accelerate the roll out of 2G and 3G coverage and new services to its customers, Etisalat Nigeria has...

8 Aug 2014 08:41

SkyVision to provide BOA Burkina Faso with a full communication solution
SkyVision to provide BOA Burkina Faso with a full communication solution

SkyVision Global Networks has won the national bid to provide Bank of Africa (BOA) Burkina Faso with a full communication solution through the SkyVision VPN service, connecting BOA headquarters...

4 Aug 2014 10:41

Abuja blogger launches social media news portal
Abuja blogger launches social media news portal

Abuja's popular online media reporter and editor of Glees media blog, Alex Nwankwo, has launched a social media news portal called AlexReports.info...

1 Aug 2014 10:46

Kenya, Nigeria to polish up on digital security
Kenya, Nigeria to polish up on digital security

Kenya's Daily Nation and the Nigerian Tribune have both reported some digital security blunders...

By Anna Polonyi 24 Jul 2014 08:01

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