Upcoming EventsJan26Thuall-day Agritech Expo comes to Arusha, T...Agritech Expo comes to Arusha, T...Jan 26 – Jan 27 all-dayWe are pleased to announce the dates for the inaugural edition of Agritech Expo Tanzania, 26-27 January 2016 in Arusha, Tanzania. read moreShareall-day Agritech Expo Tanzania @ Selian Agricultural Research Institute, Arusha/Dodoma Main Road, ArushaAgritech Expo Tanzania @ Selian Agricultural Research Institute, Arusha/Dodoma Main Road, ArushaJan 26 – Jan 27 all-daySAGCOT on agri in Tanzania: “Someday agriculture will truly uplift the country and the region at large” Agritech Expo Tanzania to gather thousands in Arusha Tanzania’s Development Vision 2025 and ASDS (Agricultural Sector Development Strategy) established clear priorities for the … Continue reading →Feb13MonFeb22Wedall-day Aviation Africa 2017 Attracts Gl...Aviation Africa 2017 Attracts Gl...Feb 22 – Feb 23 all-dayOfficially supported by Ministry of Infrastructure, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and RwandAir read moreShareall-day eCommerce Africa Confex @ Cape Town International Convention CentreeCommerce Africa Confex @ Cape Town International Convention CentreFeb 22 – Feb 23 all-dayeCommerce Africa Confex evolves, leading the way for eCommerce vendors read moreShareFeb28Tueall-day Aid & Development Africa Summit @ Nairobi, KenyaAid & Development Africa Summit @ Nairobi, KenyaFeb 28 – Mar 1 all-dayThe 2nd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on 28 February – 1 March 2017 with an aim to explore how technological innovations and best practice can improve aid delivery and development strategy in … Continue reading →
Category Archives: ICT
Adequate budgeting and efficient administration takes ICT development a long way. For developing countries such as Ethiopia which has its telecommunication service under state monopoly striving to create a universal coverage has been the key mission before the country surrenders its state monopoly to the private sector through joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) initiative.
Six African projects with big economic and social impact will be presented during the AFIF 2017, convened by EMRC in Nairobi, Kenya (13-16 February)
Nokia and Ooredoo Algeria achieve transmission rate of 1 Terabit-per-second in Africa’s first field trial of new optical technology
- Future deployment will enable Ooredoo Algeria to offer high capacity-based solutions to its subscribers
- Nokia’s cutting-edge technology was used to achieve 1 Terabit-per-second transmission rate over optical fibre
Working in partnership, Ooredoo Algeria and Nokia have successfully achieved a ground-breaking transmission speed of 1.2 terabits per second over optical fibre in Africa’s first field trial of innovative optical communications technology.
By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows
Business is booming for the global online travel industry, which is expected to be worth $830 billion in 2017. Research suggests that revenue could surpass $1,091 billion by 2022.
By Matthew Gardiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager of Mimecast
Digital Shadows Report highlights the inherent vulnerability of basing network infrastructure around centralized DNS providers
Internet access: Vital to providing wider access to education and health awareness in rural communities in Mozambique
12 million USD have been provided as an investment to UNICAF – an online platform widely known across Sun-Saharan Africa for scholarship acquisition, and offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in subject areas including business, psychology, education, computer science and hotel management.
Paystack, a reinforced payment system that is dedicated to solving challenges relates to online payments in Africa, has announced a closed seed investment of 1.3 million USD. The investment is coming from Paystacks international investors including Tencent, Comcast Ventures, and Singularity Investments, Spark, M&S Partners, and many other organizations and individuals – Michael Siebel, Justin Kan, Olumide Soyombo, Leonard Stiegeler, etc.
by Monica Hallin, CEO, Vindico Group
Cisco Global Cloud Index Projects Middle East and Africa Cloud Data Center Traffic to Grow 440% by 2020
- In Middle East and Africa, cloud data center traffic will grow 4.4-fold by 2020 to reach 304 Exabytes per year, at a CAGR of 34% from 2015 to 2020
- By 2020, 95 percent of all workloads in Middle East and Africa will be processed in the cloud, compared to 78% in 2015.
- Consumer will represent 68% of cloud data center traffic by 2020 in Middle East and Africa, compared to 33% in 2015
The recently released sixth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2015-2020) reveals that global cloud traffic is expected to rise 3.7-fold, up from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015 to 14.1 ZB per year by 2020. In Middle East and Africa, data center traffic will reach 451 exabytes per year by 2020, up from 105 exabytes per year in 2015. This rapid growth of cloud traffic is attributed to increased migration to cloud architectures and their ability to scale quickly and efficiently support more workloads than traditional data centers.
– according to leading Nordic e-commerce experts
By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows
Gemalto Global Study Reveals Security Concerns over Convergence of Personal and Workplace Identities
Identity theft accounts for 64% of all data breaches across the globe, and consumer service breaches continue to rise, resulting in almost nine in ten (89%) enterprises addressing their access management security policies
Landmark Publication from Bitange Ndemo and Tim Weiss Lifts Lid on the Intersection Between Entrepreneurialism and Kenya’s Impactful ICT Sector
Real time and real people, living real lives will count in the digisphere in 2017 says Deseré Orrill, co-Founder Ole! Media Group and Managing Director of HoneyKome