SA: Public hearings into economic zones kick-off

Pretoria - The economic zones that are proposed in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Bill will boost the economic growth of KwaZulu-Natal, says Economic...

Kenya: Ecobank rolls out Chip Card Technology

Ecobank has become the first bank in Kenya to roll out CHIP technology for all its Visa Debit card products. The CHIP card offers...

Mobile money slowly turning East Africa into cashless society

Ali Ndiwalana, an IT specialist, had just finished an interview with The EastAfrican at Dormans Coffee House in Kampala, just across where he works, when he...

Africa: Strong Political Will Needed From African Leaders to Boost Critical Aspects of Intra-African...

As the 18th African Union Summit starts in Addis Ababa, civil society organizations from across Africa are concerned that the summit's central theme, "Boosting...

IFC Announces Partnership with ABC Holdings to Support Smaller Businesses in Botswana, Mozambique and...

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, launched a comprehensive Advisory Services program that will complement a $13.5 million investment in three banks...

Africa upbeat despite economic crisis-Zuma

Pretoria- The economic crisis occurs under very upbeat circumstances for Africa said President Jacob Zuma. Speaking at the 26th NEPAD Heads of State and Government...

Africa emerging as an important player in the global economy

INTERNATIONAL. How should South Africa position itself this week at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland? This is the question we at...

Lessons from a CEO in Africa’s ICT Sector

As Africa transforms, one of the major industries that will lead the way is information communications technology (ICT).  According to Brian Herlihy, Executive Director...

Johannesburg falls foul of technology gremlins

Pity the technologists tasked with managing the world's biggest and most high profile exchange infrastructure, for they are doomed, it seems, to endure heart-stopping...

Kenya To Create Certification for Software Developers

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University are working with the Kenya Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Board to create a credentialing examination that will...

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