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Interpol Secretary opens cyber centre in Rwanda

The Head of Interpol has said that effective regional efforts in Eastern Africa against transnational crime and terrorism underpin security across Africa and beyond, boosted by Interpol’s global reach. Speaking at a meeting of police affairs ministers from countries of the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation, Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock said that international […]

Frost & Sullivan’s GIL Africa summit focuses on digital transformation

Africa has been identified as the continent with the potential to become the next China. Africans have embraced mobile communication technologies faster than any other parts of the world and the continent is being recognised as the next potential enabler of sustainable economic growth, driving innovation for the developing world. The Growth Innovation Leadership Africa […]

Finalists announced for Anzisha Prize in top youth innovation

African Leadership Academy in partnership with MasterCard Foundation, has announced Africa’s top youth entrepreneur finalists for the sixth annual Anzisha Prize. This year, the Prize celebrates increased presence in Northern African markets such as Morocco and Egypt, and francophone countries such as Madagascar and Niger, and increased diversity in the business ventures represented. The increased […]

Veeam and Netapp host round table for Kenya CIOs

Veeam Software hosted its Veeam V-Club event in Nairobi. Veeam’s V-Club is a global event concept, hosted by Veeam in association with alliance partners, providing senior IT decision makers with a forum to discuss current trends in the market impacting their IT environments. Senior IT decision makers from the insurance, financial services, aviation and tertiary […]

Medical software vendor Zotec sponsors Walk for Water event

Zotec Partners, an industry leading revenue and practice management services provider for hospitals and hospital-based physicians, served as a corporate gold sponsor of the Jubilee Village Project’s 2016 Walk For Water in downtown Indianapolis. The event featured a three-mile walk in which participants carry a five-gallon water bucket to experience the daily trek that women […]

Mombasa added to African Internet Exchange Point network

The African Union Commission, through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology of Kenya launched the Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa. Through the African Internet Exchange System AXIS project of the African Union Commission, Member States with internet exchange points have increased from eighteen […]

Africa Union Commission and ZTE sign MoU for smart technologies

The African Union Commission and China based ZTE Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in ICT and smart digital transformation of the continent. The Agreement was signed at ZTE headquarters in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China, between HE Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Dr Pang Shengqing, Senior […]

South Africa amongst fastest growing markets for TP-Link

TP-Link Technologies hosted a channel partner roadshow in conjunction with distribution partner Corex in South Africa. According to the vendor, the hosting of the roadshow is part of TP-Link’s 2016 strategy to outline its roadmap for the second half of the year and introduce new products in the networking and mobile devices space. Will Liu, […]

Transys, Oracle host cloud roundtable in Uganda and Rwanda

TransSys and Oracle jointly hosted a Cloud Round Table event which was held at Uganda and Rwanda in April 2016. The event saw participation of senior executives and decision makers from organisations ranging from financial services, MRD, public sector, travel and hospitality which also included Oracle Executives from the region. Khalil Al Hindwan, Vice President […]

African nation participants to get pavilion at Dubai’s high tech 2020

Senior government and diplomatic officials from over 130 countries came together in Dubai, to discuss plans for the first ever World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. For the first time, each nation will host an individual country pavilion, with Dubai’s organising committee offering grants to developing nations, collectively worth […]

Expert panel discusses omnichannel as retailers remain challenged in region

The way we understood retail is changing rapidly, according to experts, over 80% customers in the region indulge in digital activity before or after their purchase and browse product information on various channels including the social media before making a buying decision. Trends like online shopping, shop and ship, click and pick will continue to […]

Egyptian ICT Minister meets ZTE and HP top executives

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser ElKady received ZTE Egypt CEO Woo Lee and Vice President Tamer Fayed to follow-up on the implementation of the company’s business plans. These were first presented to the ICT Minister in October aiming to build a long strategic partnership between the two parties. During the meeting, the […]

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