Former SAP executive readies to roll with Check Point in Africa

Checking out
Africa's security

Former SAP exec to lead Check Point Africa.

Friday, Aug 23rd

$1.5mn startup fund launched in Nigeria.

$1.5mn startup fund launched in Nigeria

LeadPath has commenced operations and has a workspace in Yaba, Lagos.

Weak demand hurts Africa and Mideast PC market.

Weak demand hurts Africa and Mideast PC market

Shipments fall by 14.3% in the region as the rise of mobile and weak currencies hurt the sector.

PIVOST East reaches out to more African tech hubs.

PIVOT East reaches out to more African tech hubs

Startup competition plans to draw in more entrepreneurs at this year’s event.

FNB app's user numbers hit 750,000

FNB app's user numbers hit 750,000

Youth market shows the highest growth for First National Bank mobile application.

MTN in big data deal with Flytxt.

MTN in big data deal with Flytxt

Mobile operator has agreed to a ‘real-time, on-trigger’ decisioning agreement.

Nigerian stock exchange introduces anti-fraud email alerts.

Nigerian stock exchange introduces anti-fraud email alerts

Mobile notifications also part of the mix to help inform investors of all transactions.

East Africa publisher looks to e-books to boost sales.

East Africa publisher looks to e-books to boost sales

Falling hard copy sales owing to imposed VAT forces rethink at Longhorn Publishers.

MasterCard expands into seven more African markets.

MasterCard expands into seven more African markets

Payments technology company has services in 48 markets across Africa.

Global investors ignoring Kenyan startup opportunities, says GSMA.

Global investors ignoring Kenyan startup opportunities, says GSMA

60% of new technology businesses in Kenya are ‘bootstrapped’ according to research.

African debut for world-renowned DISTREE IT channel event.

African debut for world-renowned DISTREE IT channel event

Technology vendors and resellers from 25 countries are set to gather in Kenya in June.

African students take on energy management challenge.

African students take on energy management challenge

Schneider Electric has unveiled a competition that seeks solutions to key urban problems.