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Digital hygiene essential

-April 10th, 2017

New research has revealed that Increasing levels of information stored on smartphones, tablets and computers put at risk modern digital devices because of users’ poor digital hygiene.

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Nigeria PC market crash

-April 4th, 2017

Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC). 

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Log on to .africa domain

-March 31st, 2017

The .africa generic top level domain has been approved and local businesses are urged to register their company name at the beginning of July.

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Smartphone sales slow across Africa

-March 28th, 2017
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Africa's smartphone revolution is showing signs of a slowdown according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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PC slump in E Africa

-March 22nd, 2017
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The East Africa PC market – comprising Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda – declined -8.6% year on year in Q4 2016, according to the latest figures compiled by IDC.

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Google trains 1m in Africa in digital skills

-March 15th, 2017
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Google has announced that it has trained 1 million Africans through its Digital Skills programme.

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PCs still fall in Mid-East, Africa

-March 14th, 2017

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market experienced a mild decline of 1.8% year-on-year (Y-o-Y) in Q4 2016 to total 3.2 million units, according to IDC.

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P2P lending takes hold in Africa

-March 10th, 2017

Africa has caught the attention of those in the ever-evolving peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector. A recent report published by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School analyses the current position of Africa on the world’s alternative finance stage.

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StoneDrill malware coming to wipe you

-March 8th, 2017
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Kaspersky Lab has discovered StoneDrill - a wiper that destroys everything on an infected computer and also features advanced anti-detection techniques and espionage tools.

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Renault-Nissan deal pays off

-March 6th, 2017
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The Renault-Nissan Alliance delivered significant growth in 2016, with global sales of 9.96 million vehicles.

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