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Dimension Data consolidates its businesses across Africa

Internet Solutions to rebrand to Dimension Data • This rebrand enables Dimension Data to consolidate its businesses, enhance efficiency and better deliver the changing technology needs of its clients in Nigeria Integrated ICT services provider, Internet…

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The People Principle in Security

Security systems are only as successful as the people who sit behind them • In May 2020, the personal records of more than 24 million South Africans and nearly 794,000 companies were handed over to someone impersonating…

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Vertiv Ranked as one of the leading suppliers…

Research conducted by Omdia reveals that the global market for prefabricated modular data centres, from the edge to the core, increased by more than 65% Vertiv , a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity…

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The Future of Cloud Computing: Moving at the…

By Patrick Ndegwa There's been a definite shift around the discussion about the cloud in Africa. Businesses now accept that the future of organising, processing and presenting their data is in the cloud. And with services…

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Seed stage investing and why it matters for…

In Africa, the maturity of a startup raising seed funds is arguably higher than in other continents due to the scarcity of capital Startup entrepreneurs are working to harness Africa's potential. Together they represent a…

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Connecting African start-ups with Business Angels

Team RM is launching a major entrepreneurial program entitled African Program for Investment in Entrepreneurship (Team RM- PAIE) • The think & do tank Team RM (www.TeamRM.org), keeps its word! As announced at the end…

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Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) is the unified…

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) adopted as a single online marketplace to enable the supply of COVID-19-related critical medical equipment in Africa was developed under the leadership of African Union Special Envoy, Strive Masiyiwa and…

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2020 ‘Venture Showcase Series A’

VC4A is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between $500K and $10M. In proud collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, VC4A will be hosting the exclusive 'Venture Showcase - Series A' in October…

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Setting yourself up for the future of best…

By Dr. Ibrahim Abduba It has been said over and over by a multitude of business systems experts. One of the greatest barriers to digital transformation is not technological. It is human resistance to change.…

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Telecoming enhances its presence in Africa

The arrival into the Egyptian market means a further step in Telecoming's strategy • The digital market in Egypt means more than 100M people and a mobile penetration of 94%; Africa plays a relevant role…