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Teraco raises R1.2 billion in debt funding for further investment into South African data centres

South Africa, Teraco, Africa's largest carrier & cloud neutral colocation data centre and home to NAPAfrica, Africa’s largest Internet exchange point (IXP), today announced that it has raised a medium term funding facility ...
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Zebra Study: Seven in Ten Retailers to Invest in IoT Technologies to Revolutionize Customer Experience

By 2021, smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalization, speed and convenience Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility ...
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A Boost for African Innovation

BY MALAIKA KAMAU Launch of a School for Design Thinking at the University of Cape Town introduces a new way of problem solving and solution finding for business and government. The Vice Chancellor ...
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FinTech Impact for Africa: Re-Imagining Financial Services

As a result of their unique blend of trail-blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the ability to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and, in turn, spur existing ...
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DevConf 2017 highlights top coding challenges

Algorithmic bias, blockchain, coding challenges and local hacking under the spotlight at SA’s largest developers’ conference ‘Check your privilege’ when coding, or your systems could have negative impacts on billions of people, warned ...
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Tigo Tanzania awards $40,000 to support projects run by local social entrepreneurs

Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz), in partnership with a non-profit organization, Reach for Change (http://Africa.ReachForChange.org), has given an award of USD 20,000 each to two winners of the 5th edition of the Tigo Digital Changemakers ...
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Five Technologies that Have Majorly Shaped Modern Meetings and Conferences

Since the invention of world wide web, and the coining of the term ‘internet of things’, the rate of growth in this field has grown and accelerated remarkably; touching on basically every facet ...
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African Leaders Discuss Digital Transformation in Public Sector

Microsoft is confirming its commitment to digital transformation in the public sector in Africa, by bringing together government decision makers from across the continent, at an event in Nairobi, Kenya.   The event ...
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Recession: Nigerian businesses can remain profitable with outsourced Data Center and Cloud solutions

For companies in Nigeria currently battling the recession, the challenges are slowing sales and reduced earnings due to spiraling costs from high inflation and forex rates. To manage cash flows, businesses may have ...
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Kaspersky Lab: Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-User Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware Threat in 2016

These Trojans are capable of seizing rooting rights, allowing the malware to not only aggressively display ads on the infected device, often making it impossible to use, but also to secretly install other ...
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Facebook’s Chief Product Officer visits Ghana to learn from its tech and creative talent

Chris’s visit is part of a week-long trip to Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal where Chris is keen to understand how creatives, developers and entrepreneurs are using mobile technology to create services, content and ...
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Cisco Accelerates Digital Network Transformation

Organizations around the world are expected to triple the adoption of modern, automated networks over the next two years according to a newly released IDC study. To accelerate the journey to these digital-ready ...
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AXILSPOT launches AEC120 Smart Antenna Ceiling Access Point in the MEA region

AXILSPOT, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, announced the availability of its AEC120 Smart Antenna Ceiling Access Point in the Middle East and Africa to help businesses manage their growing workloads with ...
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Number of Global Mobile Subscribers to Surpass Five Billion This Year, Finds New GSMA Study

Mobile Ecosystem Accounted for 4.4 Per Cent of Global GDP in 2016 The number of unique mobile subscribers around the world will surpass 5 billion later this year, according to a new GSMA ...
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SAMSUNG commit to improving digital transformation in Africa’s education system.

The head of Public Relations and Corporate Citizenship at Samsung Electronics Africa Office, Ms. Sthembile Shabangu, has revealed at the Samsung Africa Forum 2017 that Samsung is advancing plans to improve digital transformation in ...
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New for Nigerians: Paycode Cardless Cash Withdrawal Service

I’m excited to announce a new financial service inside BBM for Nigerians: Paycode. This service, from Interswitch Ltd, enables cardless cash withdrawal at ATMs as well as cardless/cashless payments in participating real-world stores ...
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Mimecast Combats Rise of Internal Email Threats with Purpose-Built Cloud Security Service

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company introduced the latest capability of its Targeted Threat Protection service, Internal Email Protect, the first-to-market cloud-based security service providing threat capabilities for ...
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