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March, 2017

  • 8 March

    South African company Dotmodus achieves Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in Data Analytics

    Dotmodus, a boutique data sciences company, has achieved the Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in Data Analytics.  The accolade is a first for Dotmodus, who joins a selection of launch partners to be recognised by Google Cloud. Director, Tim Andrews says the company has been a Google Partner for five years and is extremely proud of the recognition. “To achieve the …

  • 8 March

    LOCAL TECHNOLOGY: A SOLUTION TO AFRICA’S FOOD INSECURITY

    With food insecurity continuously threatening the continent, African governments have realised the need to focus energies on the development of the arable land and resources in Africa. Agriculture is the centre of Africa’s development, contributing extensively to GDP yet remaining an underutilised avenue for wealth creation and poverty alleviation. The continent holds more than 50% of the world’s uncultivated land …

  • 6 March

    Metrofile increases interim dividend on the back of positive growth

    JSE-listed Metrofile Holdings Limited (JSE:MFL) has reported positive growth results for the six months ended 31 December, 2016. In its first set of non-normalised results in three years, Metrofile, a market leader in records and information management, has posted increased revenue, earnings per share and positive cash generation from operations. Pfungwa Serima, Chief Executive Officer of Metrofile Holdings Limited, says …

February, 2017

  • 17 February

    .Africa domain will finally be available after legal victory

    After years of legal battles, the domain name .Africa will be available to the general public to apply for domain names from 4 July according to reports by News24. Worldwide web administrator, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), awarded the .Africa domain to South Africa’s ZA Central Registry in 2014 after a bidding process. The move to …

January, 2017

  • 10 January

    Leading UAE Cybersecurity Company Launches New Threat Advisory Service

    Managed FZ LLC, a leading provider of Brand Risk Monitoring, Cybersecurity, and Managed Security Products and Services, announced today the launch of its new Managed Security Advisory (MSA) Service. The smart threat monitoring and advisory service aims to cut through the noise of threat information overload facing regional IT departments today. The MSA service notifies its clients of threats, vulnerabilities, …

December, 2016

  • 24 December

    Despite IT Boom, over 90% of Africa Has No Internet Access

    Internet access: Vital to providing wider access to education and health awareness in rural communities in Mozambique. MAPUTO, Mozambique, December 23, 2016/ — The Internet is one of the most important enablers of social development and education. While Internet services have been quite phenomenal in the rest of the world, access to the Internet remains very low in Africa, especially …

  • 22 December

    Cybercriminals target African countries with ransomware

    Threat research for November 2016 reveals both Locky and Cryptowall attacks increased by 10% globally over the past month. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 December 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Check Point has revealed that five African nations were among the top 10 most-attacked countries in November as cybercriminals made increasing use of ransomware attacks using the Locky and Cryptowall viruses. Botswana was …

  • 14 December

    The New Wave of Entrepreneurship

    There is a multi-trillion dollar economy opening up to technology faster than ever. It has been driven by trends that have changed the nature of how entrepreneurs will be characterized going forward; specifically, industry executives will be the next wave of in-demand startup CEOs. In April of 2007, Apple changed everything with the launch of the iPhone. It is hard …

  • 8 December

    Ghana’s EC goes High Tech: Check Live Official Election Results via ThumbsApp

    Ghana’s Electoral Commission is leading the way in Africa by taking its operation to a high level by introducing the ThumbsApp which given Ghanaians access to the results of the 2016 elections on their smart phones. The Commission led by Mrs. Charlotte Kesson-Smith Osei who is the first woman to occupy the position since Ghana returned to constitutional rule in …

November, 2016