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Expanding Your Business Start-Up with the Right Team

Over the past five years Africa has seen the rise of new brilliant young entrepreneurs while there has been a steady boom in start-ups within the continent. As this situation is characterized by the continuous unemployment rates in sub-Saharan Africa, not all entrepreneurs and their start-ups have been successful.  There have several moments where young African and even existing business men will say “It’s not easy doing business in Africa” while others will emphasize on their operational challenges as a start-up.

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GITEX: Panasonic Plans To Increase Business In The Middle East And Africa By 2018

The Japanese company Panasonic,  plans to increase its business in the African region and the Middle East, to a tune over $1 billion by 2018, according to one of  senior executives.

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GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK UNFOLDS IN DUBAI

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MTN Uganda’s seasonal traffic boosts figures as it renews its commitment towards the Ugandan market and its consumers

As 2014 kicked off, MTN Uganda recorded high activity from its customer base seen through the increase in voice calls, SMS activity as well as Data and Mobile Money transaction volumes as compared to the same period last year.

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Orange Business Services acquires Atheos to strengthen its position as a leading global “cyberdefense” player

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Kenya elected to chair Commonwealth telecommunications body

Kenya has been elected to chair a specialised organ of the Commonwealth dealing with ICTs for the next one year. 

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Malawi blames IFMIS for billions in losses

Malawi’s government, hit by the discovery of the looting of billions at Lilongwe Capitol Hill, has blamed the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS).

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Minister prods Africa to demystify education

Botswana’s Minister of Education and Skills Development has opened the Innovation Africa conference in Gaborone with a call for Africa to take education and innovation very seriously.

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Dell Introduces new line of tablets and updated XPS laptops

Dell has unveiled a new family of tablets and new laptops. 

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Mobile industry leaders meet on harnessing technology for development

The First Advisory Board Meeting of the m-Powering Development Initiative opened in Geneva this week, aimed at using the reach of mobile tele-connectivity to achieve long-term sustainable development.

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M-Pesa Foundation, M-Farm partner

M-Pesa Foundation has entered into a partnership with Kenyan software solution and agribusiness company, M-Farm Limited, to improve agri-business among small scale farmers in the country.

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Wealth-X lists Africa’s wealthiest

The wealthiest man in Africa is Nigeria’s Aliko Mohammed Dangote, a self-made business tycoon with a personal fortune of US$17 billion, according to the latest Wealth-X report.

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Samsung brings innovation to remoter parts of Africa

On the sidelines of the Innovation Africa conference now kicking off in Botswana, John Churu looked into Samsung Technologies innovations for Africa.

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Mobile learning gains popularity

We live in a competitive world where employees need to be equipped with the right knowledge, tools and capabilities in…

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In Context brings Crowdynews to SA

In an effort to harness social chatter and integrate it with traditional reporting, In Context has acquired the rights to…

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E-toll registrations leave info vulnerable

Sanral’s e-toll portal allows someone else on the same network to access others’ accounts.
A reader has alerted ITWeb to a…

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OpenView HD goes live

OpenView HD is now available for around R1 600 from retailers across SA.
OpenView HD – positioned by Platco Digital as…

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