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Nigeria remains Africa’s ICT investment destination-Minister

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu

The Minister for Communication, Mr Adebayo Shittu, said on Tuesday that Nigeria had become a major investment destination for investors in the Information Communication Technology(ICT) in Africa and around the world. Shittu said this during the African Investment Summit, as part of events at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX 2016) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates(UAE). He said that …

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Air Mauritius Selects IBM Cloud and Analytics to Fuel Growth Plans

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One of Africa’s largest airlines inks five-year Software-as-a-Service deal to achieve long term market share and operational efficiency gains. Air Mauritius has inked a five-year technology and services deal with IBM (NYSE: IBM) for Cloud and Analytics technologies delivered as services to fuel its long-term growth plans. The Mauritian national airline, the fourth largest in Africa, has been connecting the …

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The Importance of Mobile Threat Defense


By Rick Rogers Area Manager for East and West Africa at Check Point Software Technologies HummingBad. Stagefright. QuadRooter Mobile malware and vulnerabilities have been making headlines well over the past year, and attacks are becoming a more common way for cybercriminals to steal sensitive data. We believe this trend – one that our research team encounters daily – is illustrated …

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Minister Cwele welcomes ICT Policy White Paper

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By– Pretoria – Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has welcomed the Cabinet decision to approve the National Integrated Information Communication Technology (ICT) Policy White Paper. The ICT Policy replaces the separate White Papers on Telecommunications (1996) and Postal Services (1998). The White Paper rests on the Constitutional principle that precludes the State from unfairly discriminating against citizens, …

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Tunisian digital revolution opens up education


By – SciDev.Net – Imogen Mathers Around the world, universities face myriad challenges: how to educate as many students as possible, while keeping the quality of teaching and research high, and responding to the pressures of globalisation and privatisation. Tunisia has met some of these challenges by embracing the power of digital technology to support students, explains digital education specialist …

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Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i is set to officially open the Innovation Africa Forum on Tuesday the 20th September at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The three-day Forum is being hosted in Kenya under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. Innovation Africa is the continent’s number one high-level ministerial forum for education and ICT, and we are delighted that …

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How Cloud Software can help Kenya’s Accounting Practices


There is a growing market for accounting practices in Kenya. There is a growing market for accounting practices in Kenya. Economic growth has improved significantly ( in the past decade, internet adoption is increasing (39%) and the country scored highly in innovation and financial services in the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Competitiveness Report. Because more businesses are starting up, …

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Nigeria and Huawei sign deal to promote ICT development


Nigeria and China have strengthened ties in a bid to improve Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. A recent MoU has been signed with the Federal Government and ICT industry leaders Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited in Abuja on Tuesday. The government have announced that they believe a boost in the ICT sector will help to advance economic diversification …

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Oracle Continues to Drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

‘Africa Executive Summit’ hosted in Mauritius to drive awareness and highlight the impact of Oracle Cloud Solutions for business growth. Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle ( customers who took part in Oracle’s two day long ‘Africa Executive Summit’ that concluded today in Mauritius. Cloud technology will undoubtedly …

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SA: Women called to diversify ICT sector

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

By– Johannesburg – South African women have been called to diversify the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) sector by bridging the gender divide. This is imperative as women are underrepresented in the ICT sector, despite opportunities being available, says Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. Statistics show that women in South Africa only make up 20% of the ICT sector …

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