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At a recent reseller event held by SMART Technologies and VastraTech, Edit Microsystems received the Top Performance Award 2011 for South Africa, and VCS Computer, Namibia, received the Top Performance 2011 award for Rest of Africa for their success in implementing SMART’s collaborative solutions for business and education.…Continue
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Mobile and social are two sectors that saw exponential growth in the last few years and will continue to grow in future. Startup called WapEgo.com has built a platform uniting mobile with social. WapEgo allows clients to create their own personalized mobile social networking site, including features such as blogging, photo gallery, dating, forum, articles library and chat rooms and more.
WapEgo was welcomed among European users with more than 100 000 social networks already…Continue
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“The rising rates of unemployment among young people are deeply disturbing, and this generation is at risk of becoming the new long-term unemployed,” said…Continue
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SEACOM’s ongoing focus on connecting broadband starved African countries is bearing fruit for South Africa’s neighbours, with SEACOM’s low cost services becoming accessible from Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. SEACOM’s network expansion to provide such accessibility is coupled with increasing resilience…Continue
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Datatec , the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) group, announces that its subsidiary Logicalis has agreed to acquire Inca Software (“Inca”) from its parent company, Avisen Plc (AIM: AVI), for a total equity value consideration of £7.3 million.
Inca is the largest and most successful IBM Cognos…Continue
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Effective delivery of information communication technology managed services and support is critical to the functioning of state departments. Media coverage of reported rifts between service providers and certain government departments highlights a significant stumbling block in the rollout of technology and improvement of systems.
This is the view of executive management at the Integr8 Group, South Africa’s largest privately owned ICT managed…Continue
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The East African Business Council and East African Community Secretariat have announced the finalists for the EAC-EABC East Africa Media Awards.
The finalists for the Umoja Award honouring the best reporter on EAC integration include: Charles Kazooba from The East African; Dorothy Nakaweesi and Walter Wafula from Daily Monitor (Uganda); and Jamhuri Mwavyombo from BBC Swahili Service (Tanzania).
Finalists for the EABC Chairman’s Award honouring the best…Continue
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Nowhere is this more evident than in Julie…Continue
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Global sales of IT hardware, software, and IT services will increase by 4.4 percent this year, to EUR 1.1 billion, according to EITO research. Emerging countries are energizing markets, led by the BRIC states of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
The IT markets in these four countries are currently growing by an…Continue
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