Daily Archives: September 25, 2016

African Firms Adopt IBM Cloud to Fuel Innovation

(Left to Right) Tejas Mehta, General Manager, IBM Central and West Africa; Dr. Vincent Olatunji, Acting DG, NITDA: Dipo Faulkner, Country General Manager, IBM Nigeria; Otunba Bimbola Ashiru, Honourable Commissioner of Commerce & Industry, Ogun State at the IBM Business Connect 2016 Conference in Lagos.

(Left to Right) Tejas Mehta, General Manager, IBM Central and West Africa; Dr. Vincent Olatunji, Acting DG, NITDA: Dipo Faulkner, Country General Manager, IBM Nigeria; Otunba Bimbola Ashiru, Honourable Commissioner of Commerce & Industry, Ogun State at the IBM Business Connect 2016 Conference in Lagos. read more

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Somaliland: Regulatory Gaps in Money laundering And Illicit Financing

Mohammed Dahir Ahmed

Somaliland is a small nation in the Horn of Africa with a population of around four million inhabitants. Its economy is dependant on Diaspora remittance and livestock export to the Arab gulf countries. It has an infancy stage banking and financial services industry dominated by remittance business. As a result of anti money laundering regulations in the remittance originating countries in  North America and Europe, remmitance lifeline to Somaliland is always at risk of disruption unless local regulatory environment and anti money laundering fighting mechanisms are installed and applied rigorously. read more

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Africa: More Oil Refineries Needed to Satisfy Local Oil Production

Increasing demand for petroleum products has led to refineries in Africa not to be able to satisfy the level of demand while much rely on imports to meet the deficit. This existing challenge has led the Centurion Law Group to examine the immediate status of the Africa Refinery sector and how private investors can benefit while solving the challenge of rising demands. read more

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Tech-savvy HR practitioners embrace SMAC for success

By Coenette Bosman, Head of Product Management: Sage X3 People, R&D read more

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South African space industry well presented at 67th International Astronautical Congress in Mexico

Bryan Dean, systems engineer and Dr. Sias Mostert, Executive Chairman of SCS Aerospace Group show off some of their satellite component models to be displayed and demonstrated at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico from 26 – 30 September.

Bryan Dean, systems engineer and Dr. Sias Mostert, Executive Chairman of SCS Aerospace Group show off some of their satellite component models to be displayed and demonstrated at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico from 26 – 30 September. read more

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Staying Protected Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

It doesn’t feel that long ago that protecting yourself from web-based predators was pretty simple. You installed some simple anti-virus software on your computer and let it run in the background whenever you connected your computer to the information highway. That’s right, kids: once upon a time you could disconnect from the internet (ask your parents). Today, thanks to the cloud, wi-fi, smartphones and all of those other beautiful inventions that have made life easier, there are more steps involved in protecting yourself from “the bad guys.” read more

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RAKFIF 2016 to Provide Insight on Greater Ras Al Khaimah Investment Opportunities

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Protecting Your Small-Business Customers

Many entrepreneurs and small-business owners in Africa are reaping the reward of the global tech and web-services booms, and have built strong business models which they can apply locally… and some, even globally. But as more and more of these small businesses are finding out, small enterprises are increasingly being targeted by cybercriminals, too. How can you protect your small-business customers and decrease your risk? read more

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