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June, 2018

  • 29 June

    Veolia Water Technologies reveals new “Ambitions for Africa”

    The speed and magnitude of Africa’s ongoing urbanization, with 1.3 billion people expected to live in cities in 2050 compared to 480 million today, combined with its rapid industrialization, has shed a new light on the evolving and multifaceted needs for water treatment and infrastructures. To address the plurality of …

May, 2018

  • 10 May

    SWITCH OFF TO SWITCH ON THE ECONOMY: Global experts review digital migration

    The Digital Dialogue Conference 2018 facilitated by MultiChoice concluded with a panel discussion offering first-hand insight into the successes and challenges associated with the transition to digital terrestrial television broadcasting in Africa, ranging from international coordination, standardisation, regulation, harmonisation and the broader economics of spectrum management and digital migration. The …

April, 2018

  • 25 April

    Publishing Our Internal Enforcement Guidelines and Expanding Our Appeals Process

    By Monika Bickert (https://goo.gl/YoMPN3), VP of Global Product Management, Facebook MENLO PARK, United States of America, April 24, 2018/ — One of the questions we’re asked most often is how we decide what’s allowed on Facebook (www.Facebook.com). These decisions are among the most important we make because they’re central to …

February, 2018

  • 27 February

    Mobile-first solutions driven by the growth of IoT

    South Africa still lagging in enterprise mobility adoption Mobile-first solutions are starting to dominate the enterprise sector. This is according to Cassie Lessing, CEO, Strato IT Group, developers of mobile business applications. Lessing says that more businesses are realising that a mobile-first business – in which employees rely on their …

  • 6 February

    Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

    Consider these common mistakes before committing to cloud. Africa’s only neutral cloud infrastructure business, Routed, says that while IDC predicts public cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in cloud infrastructure. “Cloud is more than a decade old now and …

  • 6 February

    Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet

    Aim – Raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 6, 2018/ — Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) (https://goo.gl/EGR7dd) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced a …

  • 3 February

    A2X joins the Teraco ecosystem in a bid to disrupt South Africa’s Capital Markets

    A2X Markets (A2X), a new, independent stock exchange, has joined Africa’s largest and only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco, to bring its fast trading platform closer to clients. In a growing trend seeing financial institutions changing to multiple-provider platforms, A2X says it’s collaboration with Teraco will enable A2X’s clients to connect …

January, 2018

  • 29 January

    Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

    A Digital Talent Exchange is born Freelancing has found a new name in the digital era. A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’. Internationally, it has …

  • 19 January

    Girls Can Code Launch: Nkwanta South MP supports students to attend

    The MP for Nkwanta South Constituency in the Volta Region, Hon Geoffrey Kini has on Wednesday, 17th January, given out his Toyota pickup to four girls in his constituency to attend this year’s ‘’Girls Can Code’’ launch in Accra. The selected girls represented schools including Kyabobo Girls School and Nkwanta …

  • 18 January

    YouTube singer wins revenge porn case

    A US YouTube personality has been awarded damages from a British ex-boyfriend who posted videos of them having sex onto the internet.Chrissy Chambers became a leading “revenge porn” campaigner after she was alerted to the clips.The High Court in London heard that the accused – who cannot be named for …