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Cloud can power Africa

23 Jul 2014 by
| Filed in Africa News
Cloud can power Africa

Africa has an enormous opportunity to harness technologies like cloud computing, mobility, social media and big data technologies to get cities working better, create a new wave of entrepreneurship and give millions of people jobs, says DEREK KUDSEE.

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FNB adds Moz to mobile money

30 Jun 2014 by
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FNB adds Moz to mobile money

A year after launching its Zimbabwe Money Transfer service, FNB has added an additional cross border service, this time to Mozambique.

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Samsung solar school for Senegal

23 Jun 2014 by
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Samsung solar school for Senegal

Samsung has launched its Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) in Senegal. The school is specifically designed for African conditions, and can withstand energy-scarce environments, harsh weather conditions and transportation over long distances.

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IBM helps get meds to Zambians

23 May 2014 by
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IBM helps get meds to Zambians

IBM is collaborating with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 lifesaving drugs.

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Payment revolution coming

23 May 2014 by
| Filed in Africa News
Payment revolution coming

Recent KPMG research has revealed that sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest-growing mobile market in the world, placing it in a position to develop and implement solutions to Africa’s problems around banking infrastructure and payments.

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Tigo opens free mobile Facebook for Tanzania

19 May 2014 by
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Tigo opens free mobile Facebook for Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania has entered a partnership with Facebook in which all its customers in the country will get free access to Facebook services in English and a new Kiswahili version through their mobile handsets.

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Grant to help Ghana attract IT

25 Mar 2014 by
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Grant to help Ghana attract IT

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced a $3.8 million grant to the Ghanaian government in partnership with the World Bank to support the establishment of facilities that will attract IT and IT enabled firms.

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Philips opens Innovation Hub in Kenya

24 Mar 2014 by
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Philips opens Innovation Hub in Kenya

Philips has announced the establishment of its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, which will work both on the creation of new inventions, as well as bringing these inventions to the market.

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Nigeria stock exchange goes mobile

06 Mar 2014 by
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Nigeria stock exchange goes mobile

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced X-Alert, a text message service that allows the investing public to know when a transaction has been made on their account.

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Nigerians have their cake online on Valentine's Day

15 Feb 2014 by
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Nigerians have their cake online on Valentine's Day

According to Hellofood.com, the food delivery platform backed by MTN, Tigo and Rocket Internet, personalised cakes and chocolate selections are the most ordered products on Valentine's Day.

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