AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

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centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Saturday, Sep 21st

Westcon-Comstor's Guy Whitcroft makes way for new CEO

Westcon-Comstor's Guy Whitcroft makes way for new CEO

Rakesh Parbhoo appointment effective 1 August 2017.

Ex-Vodacom security expert joins NEC Africa

Ex-Vodacom security expert joins NEC Africa

NEC Africa appoints Vernon Fryer to head up its African Cyber Business and Cyber Defence Operation Centre.

Ex-Orange CIO takes on new role at African Development Bank

Ex-Orange CIO takes on new role at African Development Bank

Roger Adom has left the telco after thirteen years to join Abidjan-headquartered development finance institution.

Downtime costs companies over US$21m

Downtime costs companies over US$21m

2017 Availability report found an average of 36% rise in reputational and financial costs for businesses, hindering digital transformation strategies.

A4AI’’s Eleanor Sapong promoted to Deputy Director role

A4AI’s Eleanor Sapong promoted to Deputy Director role

Former MTN Ghana executive joined global advocacy group last year.

SEACOM outage affects Africa Europe connection

SEACOM outage affects Africa Europe connection

Pan-African telecoms enabler currently redirecting transmission over WACS links.

Microsoft announces new head for Middle East Africa

Microsoft announces new head for Middle East Africa

Samer Abu Ltaif appointed as the president of its Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

Facebook moves to up its service in Africa

Facebook moves to up its service in Africa

Social network relocates Johannesburg offices, says the move is to strengthen support for its interests on the continent.

Iroko co-founder to leave company

Iroko co-founder to leave company

Bastian Gotter says he believes it is the right time to make the transition from CFO to pursue Africa-related startup investments.

New AfDB IT head ready for the challenge

New AfDB IT head ready for the challenge

Roger Adom says ten years spent at Orange prepared him well for his new role at African Development Bank Group.

Schneider Electric appoints former Cisco exec as MEA president

Schneider Electric appoints former Cisco exec as MEA president

Caspar Herzberg will ascend to new role from the first of January 2017.