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Vodafone Egypt reboots customer experience with Red Hat solution

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that Vodafone Egypt has deployed Red Hat Cloud Suite to advance its customer-first Digital Transformation initiative. The project includes rebuilding Vodafone Egypt’s website using a microservices-based architecture and adopting DevOps methodology to better streamline operations and help boost productivity, offering a path for […]


Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for fourth year

The fourth annual Education Innovation Summit is to take place at the Hilton in Sandton, Johannesburg, on May 29. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and accelerating innovative thinking in education. The summit will explore the need for academic institutions to […]


AfricaOnline Ghana launches high-speed broadband satellite service

AfricaOnline, one of Ghana’s oldest ISPs and a Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, has announced the launch of its new JOLA service, a high-speed broadband satellite service powered by Avanti’s HYLAS4 satellite that offers 100% coverage in Ghana through multiple spot beams. The launch opens up new opportunities for delivering on development goals of the […]


It’s time to move to the cloud with Azure, says Bluegrass Digital CEO

Microsoft Silver Certified Partner Bluegrass Digital believes the new Microsoft Azure data centres in South Africa will reshape the cloud environment in Africa and will now provide the necessary infrastructure for rapid cloud adoption. Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help businesses compete on a global stage. It offers the freedom […]


Possibilities for Botswanan businesses embracing digital initiatives

Digital Transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job creation and economic growth difficult to ignore. Ricardo Flores, Senior Regional Manager of SADC Applications at Oracle, discusses the possibilities for the Botswanan government and firms who are embracing digital initiatives. […]


Tanzania selects HID’s ID solutions for e-Visa and e-Permit services

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that the Government of Tanzania has selected HID’s citizen ID solutions to add e-Visa and e-Permit capabilities to its e-Passport, which HID helped deploy last year as part of the Tanzania e-Immigration program. The new web-based visa and residence permit services allow visitors and […]


Vox ramps up Microsoft offerings as SA businesses turn to the cloud

A growing number of South African businesses are looking to move their operations to the cloud, and integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox is looking to take advantage of the opportunity by helping them make the shift by using a variety of Microsoft applications and technologies. The Cloud Africa 2018 Report, by World Wide Worx, […]


VMTG chooses SAP BusinessOne to aid growth strategy

How does a South African MedTech company enable a far-reaching and long-term growth plan to enable it to compete effectively in the €110-billion global medical technology market? For one of South Africa’s oldest and most established MedTech leaders, the answer lay in a market-leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that can support it as it […]


Innovative technologies to be showcased at AgTech Africa

Technology and digitalisation are powering agriculture like never before. The first AgTech Africa event taking place in Kenya next week will address implementations in the farm, field and supply chain, and showcase use cases from investors, agribusiness companies, plantation owners, startups and innovative technology developers. This strategic and high-level event will focus on the hottest […]


Trailblazing 4.0 industry solutions in supply chain and logistics

The digital nature of business has ushered in the arrival of Industry 4.0 reflecting the interconnectedness of all aspects of manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. As a trailblazer in the logistics world, Trackmatic is actively working with leading South African businesses to automate and digitise the distribution elements of their supply chain processes and liberate untapped […]


Tunisia Digital Summit is dedicated to Digital Transformation

The Tunisia Digital Summit has made its debut at Tunis Laico Hotel. The new event, dedicated to the Digital Transformation of business and the economy, responds to the urgent need to discover and closely monitor the latest innovations in disruptive technologies that are revolutionising the world. Experts, decision makers and leading suppliers are providing their […]


Afiswitch MD says biometrics is the future of healthcare

Pine Pienaar, Managing Director at Afiswitch, looks at how biometrics is being used in the healthcare profession. The idea of using biometrics in the healthcare sector is not new, but it is one that hasn’t been explored or exploited to its full potential. A biometrics-based project was first piloted by health workers in three South […]


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