Wearables adoption soars but functionality issues concern

Wearables

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE adoption of wearables continues unabated in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region but vendors must address the functionality of the devices. Shipments in the regions reached an all-time high of 746 000 units in the final quarter of 2016, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation More...

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Huawei Experience Store Mall of Africa
By On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Huawei rolls out experience stores in SA

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (CBG) will open further experience stores in the major cities of South Africa in the coming weeks. Such a facility has been opened in Johannesburg More...

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By On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Alran appointed SAP Francophone Africa MD

Frederic Alran Managing Director SAP Francophone Africa.png JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP Africa, an entity of the global software corporation, has appointed industry veteran, Frédéric Alran, as its new More...

Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC)
By On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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ETC seeks support to connect CAR aid workers

KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – A GLOBAL network work together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires over US$400 000 to enhance the response to the crisis in the Central African More...

HP
By On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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HP maintains lead but PC market weakens

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computer (PC) market experienced a mild decline of 1,8 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) in the last quarter of 2016 to total 3,2 million units. This More...

Pfungwa Serima, Chief Executive Officer of Metrofile
By On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Metrofile attains positive growth over past year

Pfungwa Serima, Chief Executive Officer of Metrofile JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTEROFILE Holdings Limited, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed market leader in records and information management, has reported More...

MTN
By On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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MTN loses top Africa ranking after Nigeria troubles

MTN LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SAMSUNG, the electronics firm, has defied the controversy around its flagship model last year to emerge as the continent’s most-admired brand. It has knocked mobile operator, MTN, More...

Samer Abu Ltaif Microsoft President of Middle East and Africa (MEA) region
By On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Ltaif appointed MEA President for Microsoft

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MICROSOFT has announced the appointment of Samer Abu Ltaif as the president of its Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. A key part of Ltaif’s role will be to drive the digital More...

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By On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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A new era for Nokia smartphones

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HMD Global, the maker of Nokia phones, has unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, including the reborn, iconic 3310. The gadgets, including the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia More...

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By On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Samsung Africa Forum returns to continent

2016 Samsung Forum AFRICA in Monaco JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAMSUNG will showcase products selected specifically for the unique needs of African customers when the annual Africa Forum makes a return to More...