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Algeria leads Africa in ultra-broadband

03 Dec 2014 by
| Filed in Africa News
Algeria leads Africa in ultra-broadband

Alcatel-Lucent and Ooredoo Algeria have built a high-capacity optical transport network to connect Algeria’s mains cities of Algiers, Constantine and Oran- as well as smaller cities - with high-speed ultra broadband mobile access.

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Samsung gets medical

28 Nov 2014 by
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Samsung gets medical

Samsung Electronics South Africa has invested into the medical sector, with the aim of using the latest in technological innovation to assist in delivering transformational change in the health sector in Africa.

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Kenya Twitter dictionary out

11 Nov 2014 by
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Kenya Twitter dictionary out

Nendo, an African social media consultancy agency has published The A-Z of Kenyan Twitter, which will serve as a guide for local, regional and global businesses and brands looking to connect with Kenyans online.

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Nigeria rolls out eID

29 Aug 2014 by
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Nigeria rolls out eID

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has received his National eID card, marking the official launch of the eID pilot program.

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FNB adds Moz to mobile money

30 Jun 2014 by
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FNB adds Moz to mobile money

A year after launching its Zimbabwe Money Transfer service, FNB has added an additional cross border service, this time to Mozambique.

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Samsung solar school for Senegal

23 Jun 2014 by
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Samsung solar school for Senegal

Samsung has launched its Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) in Senegal. The school is specifically designed for African conditions, and can withstand energy-scarce environments, harsh weather conditions and transportation over long distances.

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IBM helps get meds to Zambians

23 May 2014 by
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IBM helps get meds to Zambians

IBM is collaborating with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 lifesaving drugs.

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Payment revolution coming

23 May 2014 by
| Filed in Africa News
Payment revolution coming

Recent KPMG research has revealed that sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest-growing mobile market in the world, placing it in a position to develop and implement solutions to Africa’s problems around banking infrastructure and payments.

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Tigo opens free mobile Facebook for Tanzania

19 May 2014 by
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Tigo opens free mobile Facebook for Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania has entered a partnership with Facebook in which all its customers in the country will get free access to Facebook services in English and a new Kiswahili version through their mobile handsets.

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Grant to help Ghana attract IT

25 Mar 2014 by
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Grant to help Ghana attract IT

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced a $3.8 million grant to the Ghanaian government in partnership with the World Bank to support the establishment of facilities that will attract IT and IT enabled firms.

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