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Did Mugabe set a precedent for ICT management in Zimbabwe?

Did Mugabe set
a precedent?

For ICT management
in Zimbabwe.

Jack Ma provides valuable lessons for Africa's ICT leaders

Lessons from
Jack Ma

Industry analysts react to entrepreneur's retirement.

Sunday, Sep 15th

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.

FIFA live streaming African teams' World Cup qualifiers

FIFA live streaming African teams' World Cup qualifiers

Market analysts and media believe live streaming should cover the existing financial gap.

Blockchain's transformational impact on business

Blockchain's transformational impact on business

Opportunities demand that organisations adopt complete blockchain ecosystems.

AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

New zoned exhibition area dedicated to AI, blockchain, FinTech, cloud, data and security, among other tech topics.

IBM looks to secure hybrid multi-cloud space with z15

IBM looks to secure hybrid multi-cloud space with z15

Enterprise platform said to encompass first technology in the industry to manage privacy of customer data across hybrid multi-cloud environments.

Huawei announces Kenya-focused digital skills initiative

Huawei announces Kenya-focused digital skills initiative

Chinese ICT firm links up with Belgium non-profit organisation 'Close the Gap' to roll out DigiTruck project.

Africa still trailing in quest for digital economies

Africa still trailing in quest for digital economies

UNCTAD report suggests widening digital divides threaten to leave continent behind.

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Telecoms

Setting
Garsen Naidu appointed to head up Cisco's SA operations

Garsen Naidu appointed to head up Cisco's SA operations

11 September 2019

Executive has served most recently as Head of Partner and System Engineering organisations for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Global Telecom Holdings delisted from Egypt's Stock Exchange

Global Telecom Holdings delisted from Egypt's Stock Exchange

10 September 2019

Outstanding statutory liabilities for GTH in Egypt are also being settled.

Mboweni calls for aggressive broadband adoption in Africa

Mboweni calls for aggressive broadband adoption in Africa

06 September 2019

Broadband is key to technologies that promote greater equity, and broader social and economic participation, says finance minister.

Mobile

Setting
Nigeria remains Africa's largest smartphone market

Nigeria remains Africa's largest smartphone market

28 August 2019

Recent IDC research shows smartphones enjoyed a recovery from the decline in shipments seen in Q1 2019.

Drop in global smartphone sales in Q2 2019

Drop in global smartphone sales in Q2 2019

27 August 2019

China, Brazil -the only countries in the top five to show growth.

FinTech solution launched to assist Zimbabwe's diaspora

FinTech solution launched to assist Zimbabwe's diaspora

23 August 2019

Educate, SympliFi in partnership to assist UK-based Zimbabweans in funding education for loved ones back home.

Networks

Setting
Nigeria dabbles in spectrum for 5G

Nigeria dabbles in spectrum for 5G

06 September 2019

Regulator approves spectrum frequency for local testing, but tech experts highlight market's more pressing priorities.

Sierra Leone secures US$30-million to advance fibre optic project

Sierra Leone secures US$30-million to advance fibre optic project

02 September 2019

Huawei has been contracted to complete the second phase of the national network development initiative.

Security

Setting
MWR InfoSecurity acquisition to bolster F-Secure's growth plans

MWR InfoSecurity acquisition to bolster F-Secure's growth plans

11 September 2019

Helsinki-based firm foresees growth in several markets in Africa, with specific reference to East Africa.

Nigerians arrested over R606m online fraud in US

Nigerians arrested over R606m online fraud in US

23 August 2019

Nigerian suspects used romance scams and other online schemes to defraud victims out of millions of dollars.

Zambia denies spying allegations

Zambia denies spying allegations

20 August 2019

Minister of Information and Broadcasting labels allegations "unfounded and malicious".

Business Intelligence

Setting
Cameroonian start-up looks to establish data analysis centre

Cameroonian start-up looks to establish data analysis centre

01 August 2019

Philjohn Technologies to source FCFA460-million to set up centre, a first for Central Africa.

Cloud

Setting
IBM looks to secure hybrid multi-cloud space with z15

IBM looks to secure hybrid multi-cloud space with z15

12 September 2019

Enterprise platform said to encompass first technology in the industry to manage privacy of customer data across hybrid multi-cloud environments.

Digitally transforming Africa's agriculture sector

Digitally transforming Africa's agriculture sector

04 September 2019

As a market, digital services in Africa's agriculture sector remains untapped say experts and could be worth over US$2.26-billion.

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

13 September 2019

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.

ICT and Governance

Setting
Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

13 September 2019

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.

AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

12 September 2019

New zoned exhibition area dedicated to AI, blockchain, FinTech, cloud, data and security, among other tech topics.

Did Mugabe set a precedent for ICT management in Zimbabwe?

Did Mugabe set a precedent for ICT management in Zimbabwe?

06 September 2019

Country's former leader has died and is likely to be remembered for, among other things, his crackdown on social media freedom.

Business Continuity

Setting
Zambia's Edgar Lungu moves to stem anti-South African tide

Zambia's Edgar Lungu moves to stem anti-South African tide

10 September 2019

President lambasts students that attacked SA firms and has requested intervention by SADC, AU for what he described a 'worsening situation' in South Africa.

Safaricom demands level playing field in Airtel-Telkom merger

Safaricom demands level playing field in Airtel-Telkom merger

05 September 2019

Telco denies claims it is out to frustrate the deal.

Channel

Setting
Westcon-Comstor adds South Africa to Trend-Micro footprint

Westcon-Comstor adds South Africa to Trend-Micro footprint

30 August 2019

Partnership established to grow South African channel reach and create a wider distribution footprint across the continent.

Cameroon unveils Huawei-built video surveillance centre

Cameroon unveils Huawei-built video surveillance centre

26 August 2019

Facility, with connectivity from Camtel, forms part of country's Intelligent City project.

Unified Communications

Setting
FIFA live streaming African teams' World Cup qualifiers

FIFA live streaming African teams' World Cup qualifiers

13 September 2019

Market analysts and media believe live streaming should cover the existing financial gap.

Huawei announces Kenya-focused digital skills initiative

Huawei announces Kenya-focused digital skills initiative

12 September 2019

Chinese ICT firm links up with Belgium non-profit organisation 'Close the Gap' to roll out DigiTruck project.

Francistown Botswana earmarked for next Huawei CCTV rollout

Francistown Botswana earmarked for next Huawei CCTV rollout

02 September 2019

Mayor confirms project is scheduled for completion by year-end.