Tag Archives: ICT
A pioneering East African audit and professional services firm is adding value to its services by automating processes and harnessing the cloud.
The information and communications technology (ICT) sector is one of the main driving forces behind organisational competitiveness in the modern business environment. Modern businesses increasingly rely on network-supported technologies, such as cloud computing, mobility and the Internet-of-things (IoT). However, security concerns loom in today’s complex, ever-changing environment, with employees seeking mobile convenience and organisations struggling to ensure that these demands do not compromise security.
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 businesses that address local needs
Located in East Africa and sharing its borders with countries including Ethiopia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, Kenya has often been referred to as the commercial “gateway” to and regional hub of East Africa. This comes as a result of the strategic importance the coastal city of Mombasa plays, which is one of the busiest ports along the East African coastline.
Developers in Middle East and Africa to compete for $20,000 in Facebook Bots for Messenger Challenge
Facebook just launched the Facebook Bots for Messenger Challenge, a contest to recognize and reward developers who are able to create the most innovative new bots on Messenger. From today, 15th February 2016, Facebook will accept applications for its Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge until 28th April, 2017. Over 20,000 USD cash prizes are expected to be won by s developers across the Middle East and Africa region who will be successful in creating innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The contest is designed in three categories: Gaming and Entertainment; Productivity and Utility; and Social Good. Applicants (Developers) in teams (maximum of three) are invited from the Middle East and Africa region to create bots in these categories.
Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018