Wearables adoption soars but functionality issues concern


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

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

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

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...

By On Monday, March 13th, 2017

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

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...

By On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

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

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

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...

2016 Samsung Forum AFRICA in Monaco, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Photo: Gero Breloer for Samsung
By On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

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...