Author Archives: Pascal Raditsebe
Botswana says it will not ban the use of free Internet calling services which is slowly dominating the local market, Deputy Permanent Secretary (ICT) in the Ministry of Transport and Communications disclosed this week.
A Copper and Nickel mine in Diamond rich country, Botswana, Bamangwato Concession Limited (BCL) is staggering under heavy debt of approximately P1 billion (US$100 million), sending shivers that if the entity closes down the small town of Selebe Phikwe will close down and unemployment statistics shoot up, it has come to light this week when Botswana President visited the mine.
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) says it is planning to automate its systems and repositioning itself to cater to all customers’communications needs, the company disclosed this week.
Barclays Bank of Botswana launched a mobile paying system this week Tuesday, called mobile Point Of Sale (mPOS) which will see customers process transactions within cell phone network range, to help businesses and entrepreneurs who don’t have a fixed place of operation.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the launch of its Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear respectively, the Africa dominant and number one electronics giant revealed this week.
The growing trend of companies engaging in the use of “smart machines” may in the long run replace people in at their workplaces and contribute to high numbers of unemployed people, a reality that is envisaged in the short term, a report by Gartner has disclosed this week.
The North Cairo Electricity Distribution Company and the National Bank of Egypt have inked an agreement this week to allow citizens to pay electricity bills online using visa cards.
Africa is not seating back to wait donor assistance from the developed world but is aggressively making strides to display positive potential the continent can offer in terms of market access, Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, (NBC) Emeka Mba disclosed this recently.
Small and Medium Enterprises dealing with Information Technology accessories in Nigeria are beginning to rip the “goodies” packaged within Flash2Follow solution – a platform designed to assist entities boost business performance through market research, web campaigns, brand awareness and conducting polls among others.