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SA: Play your part to make internet safer

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – As the world celebrates Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has urged South Africans to play their part in promoting a safe, responsible and positive online environment. Minister Muthambi’s call is in line with this year’s theme, ‘Play your part for a better internet’. “This day is celebrated globally to bring our …

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CloudEMS Technology Enters Africa and Oman Markets

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“CloudEMS is at the forefront of the ERP software market. It gives institutions the choice on how they want to deploy their ERP solution. With continuous enactment, institutions are satisfactorily turning to the CloudEMS as a long-term solution.” Dheeren Padhy, General Manager say during implementation of the software in various Indian regional languages. CloudEMS has entered into strategic partnership projects …

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Tigo digital social entrepreneurs creating better world for Tanzania

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Tigo Tanzania in partnership with a local NGO, Reach For Change, have once again announced two winners of the Tigo Digital Changemakers competition. Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz) in partnership with a local NGO, Reach For Change, have once again announced two winners of the Tigo Digital Changemakers competition. The competition is a social entrepreneurship programme aimed at identifying and empowering young …

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Priorities for 2015 Southern African Internet Governance Forum

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The 2015 Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF-15) is currently underway in Harare, Zimbabwe, from 8-9 December 2015. KOLIWE MAJAMA, MISA Zimbabwe’s Programme Officer for Broadcasting and ICTs, suggests some priorities for reflection. As Southern Africa convenes this year’s edition of its Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF-15) in Harare, Zimbabwe, from 8-9 December 2015 it should identify and reflect on its …

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Digital transformation in Africa is at the heart of discussions organized by Atos at Land of African Business during COP21

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Atos, an international leader in digital services, expanding its presence in Africa, supports the COP21 Land of African Business “Africa Off Event”. Atos dedicates a day at the event to the digital transformation of the African continent. Land of African Business is designed as a space dedicated to African stakes – to current challenges and to potential solutions. This event, …

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2nd Annual Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme for launch January 1 2016

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation announces TEEP 2016, the second annual round of the $100m Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) for emerging African entrepreneurs. *In 2015, TEEP empowered 1,000 African entrepreneurs, selected from over 20,000 applicants, with start-up investment, active mentoring, business training, an entrepreneurship boot camp and regional networking across Africa. *Entrepreneurs, with an average age of 21-40, from 51 …

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SADC Ministers pledge to advance communication

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi

By – SAnews.gov.za Maseru – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has described as a success the two-day SADC Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) and Postal Services Ministers’ meeting held in Lesotho’s capital Maseru. The meeting, which ended on Friday, gave Ministers an opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to improving communication in the region. Minister Muthambi said they used the meeting as …

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SA, Lesotho set to bolster communication cooperation

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa is expected to use the upcoming Southern African Development Community (SADC) Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) and Postal Services Ministers’ meeting to sign bilateral agreements with the Kingdom of Lesotho on digital migration. Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will join her SADC counterparts on Thursday in Maseru, Lesotho, to discuss the migration from analogue …

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SA: Project to bring internet to rural areas

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Affordable mobile technology projects aimed at connecting the country’s rural villages to the World Wide Web will be showcased at the Future Internet Research Experimentation (FIRE) workshop to be held in Pretoria on Monday. The projects, Testbeds for Reliable Smart City Machine-to-Machine Communication (TRESCIMO) and Mobile Empowerment for Socio-economic Development in South Africa (MOSAIC 2B), …

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Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

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By – Nicola Pearson – SciDev.Net Analysing ever-increasing amounts of data — particularly digital data — is generally considered the Holy Grail of categorising people’s behaviour to target services in line with it. This doesn’t just mean commercial, personalised marketing based on our online habits, but also, in development terms, directing policies to create and target services where they are most …

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