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MainOne’s ‘Nerds Unite’ raises the bar for Nigerian IT professionals

For the third year, MainOne has organised the Nerds Unite IT conference, Nigeria’s biggest customer event for networking and data centre professionals. The 2017 edition witnessed a convergence of IT professionals in Lagos from the United States of America, South Korea, Israel, South Africa and Kenya, to network and share ideas on the latest technology […]


Internet Society announces Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue

The Internet Society announced today that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT. The two-day meeting will take place between 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. It will bring together experts including government and inter-governmental organisation officials, […]


Next Einstein Forum 2017 looks for 54 science and technology ambassadors

The Next Einstein Forum has launched the search for fifty-four science and technology Ambassadors, one champion from each African country. The selected Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors will join the Next Einstein Forum Fellows Class as part of the Next Einstein Forum’s Community of Scientists. The Ambassadors will attend the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering, the […]


African entrepreneurs to meet at Sage Summit in Johannesburg next month  

Sage, a global vendor for integrated accounting, payroll, human resources, and payment systems, will welcome over 1,000 entrepreneurs, small and medium business owners and Sage business partners from around Africa and Middle East at the Sage Summit Tour. The event takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg from 7-9 March. Sage Summit Tour was […]


Aruba to strengthen channel go to market in North Africa in 2017

Aruba is looking to build on its success in Egypt in fiscal 2016 by implementing an aggressive growth strategy for the forthcoming year. Fiscal 2016 was a successful year for Aruba in Egypt with the company witnessing significant growth and it intends building on this business momentum in fiscal 2017. The company had several high-profile […]


Egyptian ICT companies close $2 million deals at Gitex 2016

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency ITIDA, the executive IT arm of Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, concluded its successful participation in Gitex Technology Week. Its presence in the annual ICT event enabled Egyptian technology firms participating under its umbrella to seal investment and expect business deals worth $2.1 million. The new contracts […]


Nexthink Gold sponsor at Egypt’s Cairo Security Camp 2016

Nexthink, a provider of end-user IT analytics, took part in the seventh edition of the Cairo Security Camp, Egypt. A Gold partner for the event, Nexthink executives took this opportunity to address major IT challenges and solutions facing organisations in Egypt. In addition, Mohamed Enab, Regional Professional Services and Customer Success Manager of Nexthink spoke […]


Canon holds ten-year customer meet in Luxor Egypt

Canon Middle East and the newly formed Canon Central and North Africa commemorated ten years of introducing the imagePRESS printers to the region by awarding their customers from Middle East, Central and North Africa for their contribution to the brand. eXtramile events organised the grand gala event on behalf of Canon, spanning over three-days in […]


Oracle to stage three-city Africa road show in November

Following the success of the Oracle Day and Oracle Cloud Day event series, Oracle Digital Days provide a unique opportunity to discover how to adopt the cloud more quickly, take advantage of the opportunities it presents, and stay in control. This interactive event will explore how cloud ecosystems can drive digital transformation and make data-driven […]


Guidance Software to present EnCase at security summit in Egypt

Guidance Software, the makers of EnCase, the gold standard in forensic security, have announced their participation in the fifth Regional Cyber Security summit to be held from October 30 to November 01 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Guidance will use the event as a platform to educate enterprises and government organisations on the need to deploy […]


Oracle holds Africa Executive Summit on cloud in Mauritius

Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle customers who took part in two day long Africa Executive Summit that concluded in Mauritius. Cloud technology will undoubtedly drive the next phase of growth for businesses in Africa. Dozens of Oracle customers gathered to understand various […]


Lack of content key inhibitor in African internet adoption

Internet access and availability are not enough to get people online, says a new Internet Society study released at the African Peering and Interconnection Forum taking place in Tanzania. The Promoting Content in Africa report reveals that while significant improvements have been made in internet infrastructure, most notably in mobile networks, internet adoption rates are […]


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