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What you need to know about the digital economy and its role in Africa

Digital economy will ultimately become the ordinary economy, so it is critical to bridge the digital divide now says Patrick Ndegwa, Seacom Business Sales Lead for Seacom East Africa.

Tuesday

Why Kenya is ready for sustainable finance

Today, investors are becoming more socially conscious and are looking at companies that reflect their values says Faizal Bhana, Director – Middle East, Africa and India, Jersey Finance.

Monday

The race against economic inequality within emerging markets – a case for SMEs

It has been identified that SMEs are of overwhelming importance for developing countries, because they account for more than 90% of all firms outside the agriculture sector says Soromfe Uzomah, Head: Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft 4Afrika.

15 Oct
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Brightcove, the Global and Industry-Defining Leader in Video, Unveils Bold New Brand
The Trusted and Innovative Authority in Video for Leading Organizations Reinvigorates Brand Platform with Total Visual Redesign
WorldRemit Sees Remittances to Zimbabwe Double in Six Months and Introduces New Retail Partnership With OK Zimbabwe
WorldRemit reports demand for their remittance services to Zimbabwe continues to grow at an accelerated rate and has doubled in the last six months for the company.
Arm Awarded TSMC OIP Partner of the Year Award for Processor IP for Six Years in a Row
Arm announced that it has been recognized by TSMC as a recipient of the OIP Partner of the Year award for its best-in-class Processor IP for the sixth consecutive year.
Ooredoo Algeria Pushes to 10Gbps its Wireless Mobile Backhaul with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA
Ooredoo, SIAE MICROELETTRONICA establish another record in the country pushing mobile backhaul capacity to 10Gbps.
Hypera Pharma Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Applications
Procurement and IT executives for Brazil’s largest pharmaceutical company drive switch to third-party support to reduce SAP’s high maintenance costs and redirect savings to innovation
NetApp Brings the Simplicity and Flexibility of the Cloud to the Data Center with Updated Software Data Services
Updates enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation by easily building and optimizing applications across cloud and on-premises environments
Prevailion Named a 2020 Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence Field
Prevailion announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.
Entrust Launches Next-Generation, Secure Cloud-Based Direct-to-Card ID Desktop Issuance Solution
The next generation Entrust Sigma instant ID solution is built for today’s cloud environments, leveraging encryption, trusted HSM technology and secure boot to issue highly secure physical and mobile identities
MetLife Announces Senior Leadership Changes
MetLife announced a number of changes to its senior leadership team.
MUA Selects Moody's Analytics IFRS 17 and Scenario Generation Solutions to Help It Meet IFRS 17 Requirements
Moody’s Analytics announced that MUA will be using the Moody’s Analytics RiskIntegrity™ for IFRS 17 solution and the Moody’s Analytics Scenario Generator to meet the reporting requirements of the IFRS 17 accounting standard.
Crayon Expands Strategic Partnership With Workplace From Facebook
The extended agreement will help companies connect remote and deskless workers with mobile-friendly and collaborative technology
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Applications
Water treatment and management company serving more than 10 million customers avoids S/4HANA upgrade and invests upgrade and support savings in IT modernization
Virtustream Announces xStreamCare Services™ for Security and Compliance, Enabling Customers to Reduce Risks and Achieve More Proactive Security Posture
Benjamin Moore turns to Virtustream’s new Trust Platform and Security Services to proactively manage risks across cloud-based workloads with greater precision and speed
MessageBird Raises $200M Series C, at $3B Valuation, as Global Demand for Leading Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS) Surges During Lockdown
MessageBird announced the closing of a new $200M Series C round led by Spark Capital at a $3B valuation with participation from Bonnier, Glynn Capital, LGT Lightstone, Longbow, Mousse Partners and New View Capital.
New CSC Research Finds Over 90% of Websites Linked to Donald Trump and Joe Biden Campaigns at Risk for Potential Redirection, Disinformation, and Data Theft
An overwhelming majority of registered typo domains related to joebiden.com and donaldjtrump.com are linked to third parties
Boom Supersonic Rolls Out XB-1 Aircraft with Flight Hardware Components 3D Printed by VELO3D
XB-1 will fly with 21 Titanium 3D-printed parts, primarily for critical engine operations in an extremely high-temperature environment
Meggitt Training Systems Announces Company Name Change to InVeris Training Solutions
Meggitt Training Systems announced its new name, InVeris Training Solutions, effective immediately.
Nexign Completed Migration of Subscribers in All Yota’s Branch Offices
Nexign announced the successful migration of subscribers in all branch offices of the Russian mobile broadband services provider Yota to the Nexign Network Monetisation Suite.
Installation Completed of the World’s Most Powerful Solar Roof Currently Operating at PVH Europe’s State-of-the-Art Warehouse and Logistics Center
Providing power to meet the needs of all PVH Europe buildings in the Netherlands, this sustainability achievement is part of PVH Corp.’s commitment to procure 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
Sabio Group Extends Customer Experience Capability With Anana Acquisition
Sabio snaps up 4th CX acquisition of 2020, following earlier additions in France, Spain and UK
Mukuru and WorldRemit Partner to Further Expand Remittance Service into Southern Africa
Mukuru and WorldRemit announce a deepening of their existing partnership.
Zynga Closes Acquisition of Istanbul-Based Rollic, a Leader in the Fast-Growing Hyper-Casual Games Business
Zynga and Rollic have closed the transaction under which Zynga acquired 80% of Rollic for a total purchase price of approximately $180 million in cash.
PTR Robots Introduces World’s First Mobile Lifting Robot That Both Transfers and Rehabilitates Patients
Patient transfer and rehabilitation robot is mobile and intelligent
Rimini Street Appoints Michael L. Perica as CFO
Seasoned finance leader brings billion-dollar, public technology company CFO and extensive capital markets experience to support the Company’s next phase of growth
IT Departments that aren’t listening to Employees Will Fail in 2021, says 1E
1E offers the world’s first solution to combine measurement of endpoint digital experience metrics with subjective employee sentiment and automated experience remediation
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