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2016.02.22

How South Africa's Financial Sector Handles Risks Linked to Social Media

By Amanda Van Den Berg, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Miemie Struwig
The main focus of debates about social media is increasingly abo..

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2016.02.22

Shipping App Launched in Ghana

Swiftly, the world's first class collaborative shipping platform has been launched in Ghana to boost cargo and package delivery activities.

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2016.02.19

Egypt, South Africa Get Samsung Manufacturing Plants Ahead of Nigeria

By Adeyemi Adepetun
CITING economies of scale, improved infrastructure and tax reliefs, among others, Samsung Electronics has sited its first two ..

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2016.02.19

Mobile Devices Become a New Target for Spam and Malware Attacks

By Staff Writer
The latest Kaspersky Lab Security Bulletin says the volume of spam emails in 2015 decreased to 55.28% of overall email traffic - a..

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2016.02.19

Facebook Launches Global Campaign Against Online Women Bullying

By James Kariuki
Social site Facebook has launched a global campaign against bullying of women as a way of boosting their online safety.

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2016.02.19

Deloitte Unveils School of Analytics to Help Increase the Number of Data Scientists

By Lilian Mutegi
Deloitte has launched the Deloitte School of Analytics a school that will give the market access to critical skills training in a..

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2016.02.19

Kenya Seeks to Digitize 22,000 Schools By 2017 Through Government Programme

By Baraka Jefwa
Kenya's Ministry of ICT made the announcement that the government, through its Digital Literacy Programme is set to equip 22,000 s..

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2016.02.19

World's Cheapest Smartphone Excites Rwandans

By Julius Bizimungu
The world's cheapest smartphone unveiled by an Indian firm on Wednesday has excited Rwandans, saying it will increase connecti..

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2016.02.19

MTN Becomes the Number One Player in Africa's Newest Country Market

London — When South Sudan became independent from Sudan it looked like a golden opportunity for operators. Then came the disastrous civil war and..

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2016.02.19

Omantel Tapping Into Africa With Construction of G2a Cable Through Somalia, Ethiopia

By Baraka Jefwa
Omantel, the national operator of Oman, announced the signing of the supply agreement with Xtera Communications, for building a su..

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