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Telecom Egypt and Juniper Networks to build network for residential and businesses

Companies building fast, secure and reliable network for residential and businesses across fixed and mobile services.  Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator, and Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, have a signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Cairo cementing Juniper’s position as a strategic technology provider for Telecom Egypt. This MoU […]


Connected intelligence and 5G to impact how industrial sector approaches quality control

The research that surrounds Artificial Intelligence (AI) is plentiful and varied. There are reports from Gartner that highlight how it is critical for an organisation to build foundations for AI and Machine Learning to ensure it is futureproofed. PWC’s research talks about the human factor and the jobs that these technologies will create or remove […]


Sierra Leone introduces new e-Justice tool to improve rural courts system

An e-Justice tool that uses a Geographic Information System (GIS) developed at The Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation (DSTI) will digitise local courts and cases in Sierra Leone. E-Justice is the use of technology to improve transparency and efficiency for wider access to justice. A prototype of the integrated GIS tool was used to […]


Cargo screening technology to be deployed at Ghana port

Smiths Detection has won a contract with Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) to provide cargo inspection technology for the major Tema Port Expansion project in Ghana – designed to accommodate the world’s largest container ships, improve cargo handling productivity and increase trade to both Ghana and the rest of Africa. Four Smiths Detection HCVPZ60 scanning portals […]


Creating a data-driven AI future for customers

NVIDIA and NetApp have partnered to deliver the ONTAP AI solution to benefit data-driven companies in transportation, healthcare, finance and telecommunications.


Globalstar complete MSS and terrestrial authorisations across Africa

Globalstar has announced that it has received MSS and terrestrial authorisations in South Africa, Mozambique, Gabon, and Rwanda. These countries join Botswana in representing over 1.1 million square miles of territory, a population greater than 100 million people and more than 1.7 billion MHz-POPs of licensed coverage across Africa. In these countries, Globalstar has obtained […]


African companies recognised at 2019 Epicor Excellence Awards

Two African companies have been recognised at the 2019 Epicor Customer Excellence Awards. South Africa based, Nature’s Choice, was the Business Transformation winner for clearly demonstrating best-in-class business transformation and measurable business value from its Epicor ERP implementation, while Sonamet took home the prize in the Technology Innovator category. The Angola-based organisation was selected for […]


Africa’s Wi-Fi growth is in full force, according to Ruckus Networks director

World Wi-Fi Day is celebrated every year on June 20, signifying a day where governments, industries and consumers recognise the important role of Wi-Fi in socio-economic development. This special day celebrates the advances of Wi-Fi and how it enables affordable connectivity for the unconnected around the world. Riaan Graham, Sales Director for Ruckus Networks (now […]


Technology driving the events industry in South Africa

South Africa is often seen as lagging behind the global curve. In the technology space, for example, the country has often been considered about five years behind developed countries. As Industry 4.0 revolutionises the digital workplace, however, a global shift is reducing the gap between markets across industries. The South African events industry is one […]


Technology lab focused on wildlife protection opens in Kenya

In partnership with Fauna & Floral International (FFI), Liquid Telecom and Arm, and supported with initial funds from The Royal Foundation, OI Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya has opened a Conservation Tech Lab to research, test support and develop new technology-based solutions to conservation challenges around the world. It is hoped that the facility will help […]


Changing the banking industry’s landscape in the digital era

The face of the banking industry worldwide has undergone and is still undergoing a dramatic transformation as a result of the disruptive effects of mind-blowing digital advancements that have dominated the 21st century. Shady Aziz, A2P Manager, ArpuPlus, says Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of these major disruptive and impactful technologies with a powerful, game-changing […]


Union Bank of Nigeria and Newgen Software bag award

Union Bank of Nigeria and Newgen Software have emerged winners of the Best Branch Digitisation Initiative in West Africa award at the Asian Banker West Africa Awards Programme. Union Bank of Nigeria engaged Newgen to design and deploy an automated workflow which reduces the turnaround time (TAT) of operational activities across branches of the Bank, […]


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