Airtel, MTN partner to promote Rwanda digital inclusion

Airtel, MTN Rwanda

Airtel, MTN Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda  KIGALI – LEADING mobile operators have launched an initiative to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in Rwanda. Airtel and MTN announced the scheme at the Mobile 360 Africa event in Kigali, the capital. The programme is around digital inclusion as part of the More...

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By On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Tech-savvy youth to plug Africa cyber skills gap

Cybercrime by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – YOUNGSTERS have been encouraged to consider taking up cybersecurity focused careers to address the widening skills gap and tackle unemployment. The call comes More...

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By On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Huawei allocates $2 billion to address cybercrime

Liang Hua, Chairman of Huawei by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI is to invest US$2 billion within the next five years to enhance software engineering capabilities towards tackling cyber security and More...

KCB Bank Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Makome hands over a dummy cheque of Kshs 10 million to CBK Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge. Photo, supplied
By On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Kenya hosts first Afro-Asia fintech fest

KCB Bank Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Makome hands over a dummy cheque of Kshs 10 million to CBK Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge. Photo, supplied from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – PLANS for More...

Internet blockade
By On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Sudanese internet shutdown causes stir

Internet blocked from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM – HUMAN rights experts have criticised a shutdown of the internet by the military administration in Sudan amid tensions in the Northeast African More...

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By On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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North African girls receive US mentorship in technology

American flag from AHMED MOOLLAH in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO – SOME 52 school girls from North Africa are in the United States to participate in the US Department of State’s TechGirls exchange programme. They More...

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By On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Malawi’s profit making TNM targets data growth

Malawi’s TNM from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE – TELEKOM Networks Malawi (TNM) has recorded a 27 percent increase in profits to K16,6 billion (US$21,97 million in dividend for 2018 on the back More...

Epic ERP Managing Director, Stuart Scanlon
By On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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SA companies must guard against cyber crime

Epic ERP Managing Director, Stuart Scanlon by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African organisations must prioritise cloud security amid the spiralling cost of data breaches globally. An industry executive More...

Frogfoot Head of Sales, Shane Chorley
By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Major broadband roll-out announced for Soweto

Frogfoot Head of Sales, Shane Chorley by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – UP to 20 000 homes in Soweto, west of Johannesburg, are set to benefit from access to affordable and reliable broadband connectivity. Frogfoot More...

Gaming, betting and gambling in Kenya
By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Massive growth forecast for Africa gaming industry

Gaming, betting and gambling in Kenya from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – GLOBAL companies are tapping into the phenomenal growth of Africa’s gaming industry, which is projected to more than More...