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Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals Increase in Cyberespionage – Including Threefold Increase in Small Business Attacks
Release includes Top 30 countries in Africa in terms of their internet security threat profile
The South African new car market is bucking the economic trend with sales increasing by 4.1% to 163 092 units during the first three months of 2013 when compared to the same period last year. This is despite tough economic conditions, with the South African Reserve Bank expecting GDP to grow by only 2.7% during 2013.
Korn/Ferry Survey: Executives Say Most Important Strategy For Leading Global Companies Is Talent Management
-Yet 35 Percent Say They Do Not Have a Talent Management Strategy in Place-
By Simon Tesfamariam
Exset (http://www.exset.com) is a broadcast technology and solutions company founded in 2011. It is based in The Netherlands with offices in the UK, Estonia and India. Exset provides complete solutions to the television industry focusing on emerging markets where localisation, social and economic factors require a fresh approach to traditional technology supply. Exset works collaboratively to provide a unique service, understanding developing markets and working with TV operators in to monetise platform deployments.
Illegal Trade Robs Wild of Almost 3,000 Great Apes Annually, Threatening Populations / Released at CITES Meeting, New UNEP Report Links Ape Traffic to Organized Crime
The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) is an innovative and ambitious partnership comprised of great ape range states with an immediate challenge: to lift the threat of imminent extinction faced by gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans across their ranges in equatorial Africa and Southeast Asia. Visit the GRASP website here: http://www.un-grasp.org/
|Edited by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa and Contributed by Design Indaba|
Featuring a diverse selection of objects, the MBOISA finalists were nominated by a mix of design journalists and cultural commentators in South Africa.
The Afrobarometer is a comparative series of public attitude surveys, covering up to 35 African countries in Round 5 (2011-2013). It measures public attitudes on democracy and its alternatives, and evaluations of the quality of governance and economic performance. In addition, the survey assesses the views of the electorate on critical political issues in the surveyed countries. The Afrobarometer also provides comparisons over time, as four rounds of surveys have been held from 1999 to 2008 and Round 5 is currently underway.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) report shows projects underway in Africa to reduce nearly 7 million tonnes CO2.
Strategy Analytics report commissioned by Tellabs highlights risks of a new ‘capacity crunch’ posed by lack of backhaul investment
New World Energy Council report identifies the critical issues holding back the transition of the global energy sector
NEW DELHI – Continued uncertainty in the future direction of climate frameworks, political instability of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, energy price volatility, and the global economic recession are what energy leaders consider as the top ‘insomnia’ issues driving the world energy agenda this year, according to the 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor, published today by the World Energy Council (WEC).
Small & Medium African Companies engaged in International Markets are prospering in the ‘Global Village’, according to a new study.
Small & Medium African Companies Engaged in International Markets Prosper in ‘Global Village’ – Study
NAIROBI, Kenya /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to meet the growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals, three of Kenya’s leading universities are teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to create an advanced educational and training environment. These partnerships will help students develop critical Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) skills in areas such as analytics, cyber security, big data, social business and cloud.
Investment in IP will accelerate Indian IT firms’ growth; Buyers want next gen IT services, outcomes from Indian IT vendors; Report criticizes partnerships with mega software vendors
(PR.com)– Constellation Research, Inc., the award-winning research and advisory firm focused on disruptive technologies, announced the publication of “Clients Want Outcomes, Are Indian IT Services Vendors Ready?” by Constellation Research CEO and Principal Analyst, R “Ray” Wang. This report reveals that IT Services firms that invest in Intellectual Property (IP)-based offerings will experience accelerated growth in the next 24-36 months. Research conducted by Constellation Research shows a staggering 80% of clients surveyed prefer ‘outcomes’ rather than technologies or solutions from IT service providers. The resulting demand-side dynamics of this preference will compel services firms to focus on IP versus vanilla offerings.
This “Big Idea” report explores the future of the IT services market and helps buyers understand what to expect from Indian IT service providers. Based on the shifts in the technology purchasing environment, Constellation recommends four business models for Indian IT Services providers seeking to drive non-linear growth. Indian IT services firms can create high-volume, high-value opportunities for themselves by applying differentiated intellectual property (IP) creation, enabling disruptive technology-focused business models, delivering innovation value chains, and leading partner ecosystems.
The securing of land titles will reduce poverty and enhance economic development on the African continent – experts declare.