Category archives for: IT Security

Multimillion Dollar Investment Initiative Devoted to Start-ups Out

Orange Money

Paris, France, June 14, 2017/ — Orange, a world’s leading telecom operator says it is strengthening its corporate venture strategy by creating a new Africa section in its flagship programme for investment in start-ups, Orange Digital Ventures.

Android Pay Offers Mobile-to-mobile Transfers to the World’s Unbanked

WorldRemit Mobile Money

London, UK, June 13, 2017/ — WorldRemit, the leading digital money transfer service has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit’s Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using mobile money accounts.

MTN Vehicle and Asset Tracker Helps Police to Car Thieves

MTN logo

Accra, June 10, 2017//- Police in Chereponi in the Northern Region with support from information provided by an MTN Vehicle and Asset Tracking device, have arrested two men for stealing an MTN Nissan hardbody pick-up from Tamale.

UN Report Urges Bridging Digital Investment Divide Gap

Mobile phones

June, 8 2017 – Even though digital multinational enterprises (MNEs) – Internet and e-commerce platforms such as Uber, Instagram and Facebook – witnessed “dramatic” growth over the past few years, more than 60 of the top 100 such ventures were concentrated in three countries (the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany), leaving much room […]

Ghana: French Digital June Forum Takes Off

Mr. François Pujolas, France Ambassador to Ghana

Accra, May 29, 2017//- As part of the  French Digital June, the Hackathon will be held on Thursday 1 and Friday the 2 of June at Lucas College in Accra, Ghana.

Businesses Have Not Done Enough to Keep Up with Digital Era-Report

African Map

Johannesburg, South Africa, May 26, 2017/ — Most organisations around the world have not done enough to keep up with the digital era – and leadership is falling short, with many chief executives not yet fully engaged in the initiatives of digital transformation.

Nigerian CIOs Must Focus on the Needs of the Connected Consumer

Magnus Nmonwu, Regional Director - Sage West Africa

The IDC CIO Summit, currently underway in Lagos, is focusing on how the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies will unleash innovation and productivity in the enterprise by delivering better employee and customer experiences.

How to Increase Trust in e-commerce?

Consumer protection

“Consumers must be empowered, protected and educated about their rights in order to enhance their trust in digital trade, as they play an important role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular goals 8, 9, 10, 12, 16 and 17,” said UNCTAD’s Associate Legal Officer Arnau Izaguerri, at the E-commerce week 2017 […]

IT Vacancies Prominent in the South African Job Market

Figures from the Robert Walters South African Jobs Index, which charts vacancy numbers posted to online platforms, has revealed that the IT sector has seen the most year-on-year growth in the number of advertised roles amongst all other sectors.

Datacentre Investment Leaders Put Spotlight on Africa Investment Opportunity


London, United Kingdom, April 26, 2017/ — Large scale datacentre investment opportunities are increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa as key commercial hubs benefit from the critical combination of high quality international backbone infrastructure (subsea cable) connectivity and mushrooming local demand for data, say investment leaders. Michael Tobin OBE, former chief executive of data center operator Telecity, who […]

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