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MTN Business App of the Year winners crowned

Ambani Africa wins the overall prize at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards 2021, also scooping three other categories last night.
2 hours ago

Remote working risk, cyberattacks rattle South Africa’s IT decision makers

Dell Technologies study that 72% of IT decision makers aren’t certain they can recover business-critical data from cyberattacks or data loss.
3 hours ago

Vodacom Tanzania extends remittance reach further East

Company announces launches “Dunia Kijiji, Afrika Mashariki ni Yako” campaign.

Liquid rolls out high-speed connectivity for DRC, Congo Brazzaville

Company says this high-capacity link is expected to bring down the cost of broadband access for millions.

Absa, Tigo and JUMO unite to accelerate financial inclusion in Tanzania

Companies announce the launch of short-term credit product Tigo Nivushe.

TECNO lights up SA’s smartphone market with Spark 7 Series launch

Africa’s leading smartphone brand in 2020 launches flagship offering targeted at a broad market.

POPIA - SA’s hot potato

Research by Iron Mountain shows numerous challenges being faced by companies in complying with the Protection of Personal Information Act.

North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa struggle to keep pace with global internet speeds

Research by Cable UK ranks the regions at the bottom of the table for connectivity speeds.
Editor's choice

Innovation at the speed of business

IT departments can and should step up to amplify their “technology superpowers” in the form of Multicloud, Mobile, AI / ML, and EDGE / IoT says Greg McDonald, Director Systems Engineering at Dell Technologies South Africa.

7 Sep

The data literacy value proposition for Africa’s finance sector

Banking and financial services today are no longer about the safe storage and transfer of money, but rather about the flow of data says Suhail Rassool - Africa Sales & Channel Manager, Qlik – iOCO.


VC in Africa had a bumper 2020 - what lessons can private equity learn from it?

Bryan Turner, Partner, SPEAR Capital, says private equity firms need to ensure they have a solid grasp of how technology is changing the sectors they invest in.

8 Sep
Companies in the news
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Landmark Celebrates 30 Years as the Industry Leader in Personal & Professional Growth, Training and Development
More than 3 Million People have Participated & 150,000 Non-Profit & Pro Bono Projects have been Created
Cloudleaf and Tive Announce Technology Partnership
Together Cloudleaf and Tive are providing organizations with real-time location and condition insights to shipments across the globe.
Rimini Street Introduces Board Members Jay Snyder and Katrinka McCallum
Company adds seasoned executives to its board who bring a combined 50+ years of technology experience including senior roles at industry leaders Accenture, Dell, EMC, New Relic, PeopleSoft, Red Hat and UiPath
DXC Technology and Lenovo Partner with Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan on Innovative Technology Accessibility Solutions to Create Better Futures for People with Disabilities
“The bedrock of our collaboration is a belief in the untapped potential of technology to unleash your dreams - whatever you are, whatever your background, whatever your circumstances, whatever your ambitions,” Scott-Morgan
Maxon Fall Product Releases Offer a Wealth of Rich Features and Compatibility
Updates to Nearly Every Application within the Company’s Maxon One Product Offering
Africa Finance Corporation Plans $500 Million Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund under newly created asset management division, AFC Capital Partners
AFC Capital Partners plans to raise US$500m in the next twelve months and US$2 billion over the next three years.
ITT Names Bartek Makowiecki Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development; Will Lead All Merger & Acquisition Initiatives
Makowiecki joins ITT from Ingredion, where he most recently held the position of Global Head of Strategy, M&A and Venturing.
Africa Finance Corporation Receives a US$100M Loan From India Exim Bank to Spur Post-Covid Recovery
Proceeds from the 10-year loan will support AFC’s continued mission to bridge Africa’s infrastructure gap and drive the sustainable economic growth that’s urgently required on the continent.
Wemade's MMORPG ‘MIR4’ to Carry Out Its First Large-Scale Update in September
Following the successful release in 170 countries, ‘MIR4’ will have its first update this month.
ITT Issues 2021 Sustainability Report Supplement; Continues Progress on Environmental, Social and Governance Priorities
This supplement details ITT’s 2020 advances toward integrating environmental stewardship and positive social impact across all operations, teams, and communities.
Egypt Becomes Africa Finance Corporation’s 32nd Member State, With a Potential of US$1 Billion of Investments
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has welcomed Egypt as its newest member state.
GWI Revolutionizes Market Research With Brand-new Platform, Democratizing Access to Impactful Audience Insights
The new platform powers market research that enables every business to know its audience
Rimini Street India Managing Director Honored in the Top 25 of India’s Best Leaders in Times of Crisis
Raju Gadiraju recognized by Great Place to Work® India for exemplary leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic
Inmarsat’s Velaris Connectivity Solution to Unlock Unlimited Possibilities of Fast-growing UAV Industry
Ground-breaking new offering will safely integrate drones into managed airspace, unlocking new benefits for business and society while making skies cleaner and greener.
New UCL Research Report Reveals Energy Consumption Levels of Leading DLT Networks
UCL research on the environmental impact of DLT examined six Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanisms and found that Hedera Hashgraph has the lowest energy output