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...

African Banks Turn to IBM to Support New Wave of Innovation

IBM last year announced details of five strategic agreements in the Kenyan financial services sector as banks across Africa turn to advanced technologies to...

IFC Plans More Than $1 Billion in Local Currency Bonds Over 10 Years to...

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has obtained approval from Ghana and the eight member countries of the West African Monetary Union...

Absa trials payments via mobile phone

Banking group Absa conducted South Africa's first live user trial of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology on mobile phones in December, with 500 of...

Bytes to buy IT firm Unisys Africa

JSE-listed Allied Electronic (Altron) subsidiary Bytes Technology has agreed to buy information technology (IT) services provider Unisys Africa, it announced on Tuesday. The company would...

World Bank to Finance Better Health Services for up to 8 Million Tanzanians a...

Up to 8 million Tanzanians should have access to better health services each year until 2015 following World Bank approval of US$100 million for...

EAC monetary union negotiating team embarks on study tour of European Union

A 20-member delegation from the East African Community, will, Friday 13 January 2012 depart for Brussels, Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Berlin on a 12-day study...

Kenya: Livestock Insurance – A Chance to Outsmart Drought?

Marsabit District — The first thing that hits a visitor to Ginda village in northern Kenya is the smell. Farmer Haro Sora's land is littered...

SA: Afri-Tech Technology & Digital Marketing Summit

Afri-Tech is a transnational technology and digital marketing conference, produced by Afri-Tech Group. Afri-Tech is owned and operated by Afri-Tech Group which is member of Corporate...

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