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Hundreds of entrepreneurs to attend Ghana Tech Summit

The largest tech summit in West Africa is to take place in Ghana on December 13. Held at the Kempinski Hotel in Gold Coast City, Accra, Ghana Tech Summit brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers and creatives under one roof to address humanity’s grandest challenges via technology and entrepreneurship. Each year, 100 global […]


Safaricom and Huawei receive Most Innovative Service Award at AfricaCom 2019

Safaricom and Huawei jointly received the prestigious Most Innovative Service, ‘the Business of Tomorrow’, award at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town. The award recognises the two companies for offering a revolutionary new Mobile Money Overdraft service, known as ‘Fuliza’, which enables users with insufficient funds in their M-PESA accounts to borrow money to complete M-PESA […]


Obsidian Systems adds clout to Microsoft’s Open Cloud Summit 2019

Leading open source technology and services provider Obsidian Systems will join its industry partner Israeli IT firm and key open source project, Redis Labs, at this year’s Microsoft Open Cloud Summit to demonstrate the value of this growing ecosystem. The Open Cloud Summit takes place on November 28 at the Fox Junction, Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg. The […]


Obsidian joins Red Hat Forums in South Africa to highlight the power of open source

Leading open source technology and services provider Obsidian Systems has confirmed its participation as a silver sponsor of the EMEA Red Hat Forum 2019. This will be held at Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on November 19 and at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg on two days later. The Red Hat Forum […]


SAP Concur introduces The Future CFO Forum

By 2020, close to 40% of accounting transactions could be performed by machines. The role and responsibilities of today’s CFO is evolving and to support this new vision, SAP Concur introduced the Future CFO Forum. Packed with interesting and engaging information developed to inspire and inform tomorrow’s tech-savvy finance experts, the Future CFO Forum is […]


The African boom in investment in communications infrastructure

TMT Finance Africa 2019 returns to London on November 28 with a renewed agenda, investing in the next phase of digital infrastructure and the leadership strategies for growth and cross-border investments in Africa. There will be over 70 TMT C-level key financial decision makers announced to speak from across telecoms, infrastructure, smart cities and fintech, with […]


AfricaCom will include exhibition split into technology zones

An exhibition split into technology zones is to run alongside this year’s AfricaCom. AfricaTech will take over the whole of CTICC 2 within the Cape Town International Convention Centre, with the zones and premium conferences dedicated to Internet of Things, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, fintech, cloud computing and data centres. There will also be enterprise Digital […]


Massey Ferguson lends support to South Africa’s emerging farmers

For three consecutive years, emerging farmers throughout South Africa have gathered as members of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) in the aspiration to become some of the country’s most competent and successful commercial farmers. This year’s AFASA Conference on Agribusiness Transformation took place in Bloemfontein, Free State under the theme, Farmers growing […]


SECURA North Africa 2020 to take place in Algeria

A tradeshow that has become a business hub in North Africa in the field of safety and security is to take place in Algeria. SECURA North Africa 2020, organised by EASYFAIRS NORTHERAL, part of EASYFAIRS, will be held at Algiers Exhibition Fairground from February 11 to 13. Olivier-Hicham Allard, the organiser of the event, said: […]


Africa Code Week held in Morocco with focus on girl empowerment and digital inclusion

Africa Code Week (ACW) returned for its fifth year with an ambitious goal of introducing 1.5 million young Africans to digital and coding skills and a strong focus on girl empowerment. SAP, UNESCO, Irish Aid, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and partners gathered in Rabat to declare the 2019 edition […]


Senegal launches first ever Senegal Oil and Power Conference and Exhibition

The first ever Senegal Oil & Power Conference and Exhibition will be held next year in Dakar from May 27 to 28. Organised by Africa Oil & Power and supported by the Government of Senegal, Cos-Petrogaz, Petrosen and Senelec, the conference will herald a new era of investment in one of West Africa’s leading business […]


HPE and Nutanix announce general availability of GreenLake and ProLiant DX

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Nutanix have announced the general availability of HPE’s integrated hybrid cloud as a service (aaS) offering, HPE GreenLake for Nutanix, and the HPE ProLiant DX solution. Today’s news delivers on the partnership announced between the two companies in April, through which HPE and Nutanix are providing customers and partners greater […]


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