Daily Archives: November 15, 2015

Digital Marketing Trends and its Impact on Businesses

Although the online marketing industry is complex and unpredictable, it’s one of the modern trends that have proved to be effective and efficient in sending out valuable messages to targeted audience. New hardware and software applications flourish  and create opportunities for businesses to be competitive and appealing to new markets thus strengthening their reputation as industry frontrunners. read more

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Alcatel-Lucent and Burkina Faso to apply cloud networking technology to stimulate economic growth through digital public services

Alcatel-Lucent is to provide the government of Burkina Faso with cloud networking technology that will enable it to develop new digital public services, such as e-government, e-learning and e-health. read more

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The role of ICT in enabling socio-economic development – a Government perspective to be heard at AfricaCom 2015

There can be little doubt that the burgeoning Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector is shaping the future of socio-economic development across Africa.  So much so, that governments the continent over, have recognized that access to the ‘Internet is a basic necessity for more than just business, education and service delivery, but also for survival and individual self-respect’, as noted by the Hon. Prof. Hlengiwe Mkhize, Deputy Minister of South Africa’s Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services in her budget speech in 2015. read more

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The African Union strongly condemns the despicable terrorist attacks in Paris, France

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 15, 2015/APO (African Press Organization)/ –The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is deeply shocked and saddened by the despicable terrorist attacks that took place yesterday in Paris, resulting in the killing of over 100 people and wounding many others.

The Chairperson of the Commission condemns in the strongest terms these cowardly attacks, which cannot be justified under any circumstances. She conveys the AU’s most sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the French Government, and wishes speedy recovery to those wounded. She expresses Africa’s full support to, and solidarity with, the French people and Government. read more

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