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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

USIU-Africa Digital Media Bootcamp kicks off Thursday

Kenya's USIU-Africa will be hosting its inaugural Digital Media Bootcamp with international speaker, Erik Qualman, on campus in Nairobi from 24-25 July 2014. Organised in conjunction with Globetrack International...

21 Jul 2014 09:44

Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now

Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.

18 Jul 2014 08:51

Kenya to save Sh3bn annually through digital advertising

Victoria Kioko, writing on CapitalFM, says that the Kenyan government aims to reduce advertising costs from Sh4bn per year to Sh1bn following the state directive on online advertising...

11 Jul 2014 07:33

Research shows Facebook dominates Kenya's social media

Published on 8 July 2014, research by The Digital Rand on The State of Social Media in Kenya, shows that Facebook dominates Kenya's social media with 3.8 million users...

9 Jul 2014 10:57

Microsoft pilots 4Afrika IP Hub in Kenya

In an aim to give developers and independent software retailers the means and expertise necessary to grow, protect and monetise their products and services, Microsoft has launched the...

4 Jul 2014 07:59

Bank on change in Africa

I have been part of the 'banked' segment of civilization since I was five years old. I have tried it all, from savings to home-loans, vehicle finance to credit card...

By Cobus van Zyl 1 Jul 2014 11:49

Garmin calls for buyers in East Africa

The Africa team for Garmin sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania from the 8-15 July 2014 to meet with buyers, potential resellers and business partners.

26 Jun 2014 10:36

Internet speed increased in Mombasa, Nairobi

Internet service provider iWayAfrica Kenya says the increase of submarine cables on the East African coast has enhanced internet speed in Mombasa and Nairobi but the inland region remains underserved.

11 Jun 2014 09:29

iKaaz moves into Kenya

iKaaz Software has partnered with Family Bank in Kenya to provide the bank's customers with its NFC and Bluetooth-powered contactless payment solutions through Tap and Pay method, reports Mobile Money Africa.

9 Jun 2014 12:17

Mobile network capacity doubled in rural, island locations

New high speed, high capacity NEC microwave backhaul links are now connecting six key rural and island locations to support rising mobile broadband usage and sustainable development in Tanzania.

2 Jun 2014 11:01

Gilat Satcom establishes new PoP in Tanzania

As an additional investment in its broadband network in East Africa, Gilat Satcom has established a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

30 May 2014 10:09

Internet bus to boost ICT literacy in rural Uganda

The newly-launched MTN Internet Bus will be promoting computer literacy in rural Uganda in an effort to bridge the gap between rural and urban areas.

30 May 2014 08:31

Uganda latest addition to Google's Android movie app

Google has added Uganda to its Android movie application, allowing Ugandans to rent or buy movies from a wide selection.

By Susan Mwenesi 26 May 2014 09:37

Tigo Business unit to support local organisations

In an aim to support the needs of Tanzania's large corporate organisations as well as its small and medium-sized enterprises, Tigo Tanzania has launched Tigo Business unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections.

15 May 2014 13:36

Social media is a key for terror groups

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

Kenya's internet market recovers lost ground

Kenyan internet subscriptions increased by 1.2 million to 13.1 million between October and December last year, recovering from losing almost one million subscribers during the previous quarter, according to the latest figures from the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK).

By Tom Jackson 18 Apr 2014 13:37

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

Festival of Media announces tech start-up programme and UKTI backing

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

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

Virtual trading simulation laboratory launched

The University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM) and Bourse Africa have jointly launched a virtual trading simulation laborotory with the aim of fostering financial talent and further development of Mauritian financial markets.

18 Mar 2014 09:08

Old TV sets soon to be phased out

Analogue television sets could reportedly soon be phased out as the 17 June 2015 deadline for migration to digital broadcasting approaches.

17 Mar 2014 13:19

Discovering how technology can revolutionise learning, training

This year's eLearning Africa, 28-30 May in Kampala, Uganda, will explore how technology is revolutionising learning and training across the continent, under the theme "Opening Frontiers to the Future".

17 Mar 2014 10:52

Data centres‚ cloud services key to MTN Business's growth plan

MTN Business‚ is set to open more data centres in key markets where it operates as it rolls out its cloud services and video-conferencing to more markets.

By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014 07:39

SatLink to distribute Ethiopian news channel

SatLink Communications has been appointed by the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) for the global distribution of its government-owned ETV news channel.

13 Mar 2014 08:49

Nairobi's residents not keen to purchase set top boxes

According to a survey conducted by Ipsos, nearly all Kenya's Nairobi-based television owners are aware of the digital migration but the majority does not feel the urgency to purchase set top boxes.

12 Mar 2014 11:05

Toshiba top Notebook vendor, sponsors tablets

According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) CY 2013 final results, Toshiba Gulf FZE is the number one vendor for Notebook market sales in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

11 Mar 2014 08:25

Of mobile app success

According to the 2013 IHS Digital Content Report, worldwide consumer spend on digital movies, games, and apps (applications) grew 30% from 2012 to 2013. In total, global digital spend in 2013 surpassed USD 57 billion.

By Esther Karuku 4 Mar 2014 13:12

Nairobi gets ready for Digital Fair

From 7-9 March the Digital Fair will be hosted at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. It will be an opportunity for attendees to meet, exchange experiences, debate ideas and reflect on essential challenges and the expected impact of digital network technologies.

25 Feb 2014 07:45

US man sues Ethiopia for cyber snooping

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A lawsuit filed this week accuses Ethiopia of infecting a US man's computer with "spyware" as part of a campaign to gather intelligence about those critical of the government.

20 Feb 2014 06:57

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