Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

ISACA Finds African Enterprises Are Cautious About Augmented Reality, Despite Business Benefits

With this year’s release of Pokémon Go, awareness of augmented reality (AR) applications soared among organizations and consumers. Despite its popularity and potential business benefits, AR adoption rates are slow among enterprises, according to a new study from global business technology and cybersecurity association ISACA. Only 45 percent of IT professionals in Africa are convinced that the benefits of AR outweigh the risks, and consumers also have concerns about the possible risks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices enhanced with AR. read more

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Nigerian and Angola economies suffer as oil prices fall

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Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2017 to take place in Nairobi, Kenya for the first time.

This year’s Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) will focus on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Growth” and will be held for the first time in the vibrant city of Nairobi, Kenya, hosted by the Strathmore University, taking place from 15th -16th February 2017. read more

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Big recognition for small business at the 2016 South African Small Business Awards

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Teraco aims for 50-megawatt data centre offering in South Africa

Africa’s largest colocation data centre provider, Teraco Data Environments, today announced that it has kicked off construction on a new data centre in River Fields Bredell, 20km north of the current Isando campus. While Teraco finalises the expansion of its Isando campus to 20 megawatts, it has commenced with the new 24 megawatt Bredell build. read more

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South Africa wins the Offshoring Destination of the Year Award from the Global Sourcing Association in London

The Minister of Trade & Industry, Dr Rob Davies is proud to announce South Africa’s success in winning the Global Sourcing Association’s Annual Outsourcing Destination of the Year award for 2016 held in the UK. The ceremony brought together more than 350 members of the leading outsourcing service providers, advisors and buyers. read more

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Fish-Rich Mauritania looks to its Nouadhibou Port for a Brighter Future

The UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme took a first crucial step last month when 11 senior port managers completed a workshop for instructors held at the port of Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital read more

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