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2016.06.07

Africa's Fastest Computer To Be Unveiled

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) in Cape Town will unveil the fastest computer on the continent tomorrow, 7 June 2016.

The petaf..

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2016.06.07

MEC Albert Fritz Launches World-First Apple Training Centre for the Blind

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today attended the launch of the worlds-first Apple Training Centre for the bl..

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2016.06.03

Research Highlights 7 Strategies to Increase Smartphone Sales in Africa

A new report, "Operator Strategies to Increase Smartphone Penetration in Africa," by Pyramid Research, provides in-depth insights on a number of sm..

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2016.06.03

USA 'Deeply Concerned' About Internet Freedoms in Uganda

By Frank Kisakye
MACON PHILLIPS, the coordinator of the US State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs was recently in Uganda ..

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2016.06.02

ICT Marred By Retrogressive Policies

By Emma Okonji
Stakeholders in the Information and Communications Technology sector are disappointed that the policy direction of the Muhammadu Bu..

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2016.06.02

Uber, Online Taxi Firm Launched in Kampala

By Jonathan Adengo
The local taxi operators are going to face competition given the entrance of global online taxi firm, Uber, a technology compan..

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2016.06.02

Internet Freedom - Why Access Is Becoming a Human Right

By Indra De Lanerolle, University of the Witwatersrand
When most people think or speak about internet freedom, they are often concerned with the r..

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2016.05.27

Is Handwriting Still Relevant in the ICT Age?

By Jonathan Maserejje
You cannot disregard the value and significance of (good) handwriting regardless of the advantages of information technology..

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2016.05.27

Chinese Businesses Facilitating Africa's Digital Transformation

By Wu Changwei
Huawei, Chinese telecom company, jointly tested Africa's first 4.5G network with MTC, the biggest telecom operator of Namibia, in W..

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2016.05.27

Ban Appoints Governing Body of 'Technology Bank' for Least Developed Nations

Ahead of a major United Nations conference on priorities for the world's least development countries (LDCs), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has anno..

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