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Machine learning helps protect Africa’s wildlife

Conservationists use machine learning algorithms to protect endangered species in Africa.
2:30

‘Africa is not creating more competitive brands’

Founder and Chairman of Brand Africa and Brand Leadership reflects on 2020 Brands Africa 100 survey.
2:00

Hitachi Vantara announces new SA leadership

Dennis Naidoo appointed as General Manager and Sales Director.
1:40
Yesterday

Ethiopia opens up for Safaricom

State puts 40% stake in Ethio Telecom up for sale.
2:30
Tuesday

Orange carves out new mobile money corridors into Africa

Orange Money remittance from France reaches Burkina Faso, Morocco.
1:50

MTN Nigeria to issue R2.2bn in bonds

The mobile operator will issue 50 billion naira in the West African country, as it seeks new sources to support operations.
2:20
Tuesday

7.9% increase in mobile banking subscribers in Malawi

Channel is most widely used, according to Central Bank report.
5:10

Building a channel to pursue Africa’s tech opportunity

MD for Africa Unit at IFS says COVID-19 has realigned priorities for businesses.
1:40

Bolt raises €100m for Europe and Africa expansion

Company plans to introduce new services, including delivery services to its largest markets.
3:10

EcoCash management in hot water over agent lines

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe accuses directors of failing to adhere to its directive to disconnect lines.
1:20

Tunisia: Challenge One satellite space launch set for July

Telnet Holding confirms development in collaboration with Russia’s SPUTNIX, GK Launch Services.
Editor's choice

Lack of preparedness can have serious consequences for cybersecurity

We also need to be ready for Gen VI attacks that exploit advanced 5G mobile networks says Pankaj Bhula, Check Point Regional Director: Africa.

Tuesday

Technology is Africa’s biggest undiscovered gold mine

Enterprise digitalisation with globally scalable 5G has the potential to deliver much-needed value opportunities says Donald Waigumbulizi, Ericsson Uganda Country Manager.

Thursday

Don’t let your unstructured data leave your business in the dark

‘Dark data’ costs money to store, but generates no value, and could actually introduce risk says Johan Scheepers, Country Head at Commvault South Africa.

18 May
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Rimini Street Speeds Software Issue Resolution by 23% with New Artificial Intelligence Applications
Company extends software support leadership with new patent pending AI Applications that have already won multiple awards for innovation and achievement in customer service
CSG Selected by MTC to Lead Business Transformation Efforts
CSG announced it has been selected by Mobile Telecommunications, Namibia’s leading mobile operator, to lead their business transformation efforts.
New Automated Optical Inspection from Nordson EFD Verifies Fluid Deposit Placement and Accuracy
Integrated AOI features provide manufacturers instant pass/fail feedback, combining fluid dispensing and quality control within one automated dispensing system.
Blue Ocean Robotics Acknowledged with Robot Product Leadership Award 2020 for Virus-Killing UVD Robots
Frost & Sullivan “Best Practices Award” Recognizes Impact of Company’s UVD Robots in Disinfecting Against Viruses like COVID-19 as well as Company’s Other Service Robots; GoBe Robots and PTR Robots
Amazon Web Services and Bundesliga to Deliver Real Time Game Analysis with “Bundesliga Match Facts Powered by AWS”
AWS machine learning and analytics to enhance the fan experience for Germany’s top football league, delivering new advanced statistics including Average Positions and xGoals
JEOL: Release of a New Schottky Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope JSM-IT800
FE-SEM with Intelligence Technology (IT) Platform
NTT Enhancing INDYCAR Fan Experience and Safety at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
NTT Corporation announced enhancements to Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) that will accelerate smart technologies to improve the INDYCAR fan experience and safety at the 104th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
Hytera Multi-mode Advanced Radios with RoIP Solution Enhance Public Safety Response
RoIP solution in Hytera multi-mode advanced radios helps public safety personnel to carry out their jobs more efficiently.
Kamigumi Selects Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Applications
Leading Japanese transportation and logistics company avoids costly, no ROI migration to S/4HANA; redirects savings into strategic IoT and security initiatives
Secure Code Warrior® Answers the Call From Zoom Video Communications
Secure Code Warrior’s ‘start left’ approach to secure coding amplifies Zoom’s commitment to software security
Mary Kay Inc. Continues Its Support of Women’s Empowerment at the International Women’s Forum TIME’S UP Virtual Conference
Mary Kay Inc. continues its support of female entrepreneurship, empowerment and thought leadership as a premier sponsor for the 2020 International Women's Forum (IWF) Virtual Cornerstone Conference.
SD Express Delivers New Gigabyte Speeds for SD Memory Cards
Cards reach maximum 4GB/sec transfer rate with PCIe® 4.0 architecture
Clements Worldwide to Implement Beyontec Suite to Manage Its Business Operations
Beyontec announced that Clements Worldwide will be implementing Beyontec Suite as its core insurance solution.
The University of California, Berkeley Partners with NTT to Accelerate Smart Technologies
The University of California, Berkeley and NTT Corporation announce a connected campus pilot project that will leverage technology to transform the UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation Department
Private Creditors Establish the Africa Private Creditor Working Group (“AfricaPCWG” or the “Group”)
AfricaPCWG has been established to represent private creditors and assist with coordination with African countries and other debt providers to contain the economic impact of COVID-19 across the African continent
NTT: Conclusion of a Cooperation Agreement with ITER
First private Japanese company to have a Long Term Non-Commercial Cooperation Agreement with the ITER Organization
AURAK Plans to Introduce Four New Programs in the Fall 2020
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah is planning to introduce four new academic programs in Fall 2020 that were reviewed by the External Review Team of the Commission on Academic Accreditation at the Ministry of Education.
Proton Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Applications
Leading Malaysian auto manufacturer defers unnecessary upgrade to S/4HANA and invests savings into manufacturing plant expansion
The City of Las Vegas to Accelerate Smart Cities Project with NTT
The city of Las Vegas and NTT Corporation (NTT) announced the Accelerate Smart project has expanded to include two new locations – the city’s Community Healing Garden and a portion of Las Vegas Boulevard at South Main Street and East St. Louis Avenue.
Cesar Cernuda Joins NetApp as President
Microsoft veteran to lead NetApp’s go-to-market strategy and execution
Hytera Multi-mode Advanced Radios Deliver Intelligent Technology Solutions for PMR Industry
The PMR industry has undergone tremendous changes in recent years.
Leading South Korean Internet Company Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its Oracle Database Software
Kakao saves time, money and internal resources, allowing it to divert saved resources to key strategic initiatives
Rimini Street Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.
Amazon Original Series Regular Heroes to Premiere May 8 Highlighting Courageous Stories From the Front-Lines of COVID-19
Eight-Episode Docuseries to Feature Special Guest Appearance by Alicia Keys in the Premiere Episode
RMS Enables Organizations to “Flatten the Curve” From Acute and Chronic Disasters With Modern Risk Technology
Announces key updates to infectious diseases model, climate models and cyber risk solutions
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