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October 21 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 09:17:03

A service which is enriching the way small and large enterprises across Africa operate, and a powerful campaign about the impact of mobile technology, have garnered the attention of the 2014 AfricaCom Awards judging panel. MTN's Global Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Virtual Private Network (VPN) service and the company's Corporate Campaign have been shortlisted in

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 09:04:58

Bharti Airtel with launch a new training programme targeting to impart new technological skills to thousands of youth in Gabon in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The three-year initiative - dubbed ''Train My Generation: Gabon 5,000'' - is the first of its kind that UNESCO has partnered with a private

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 08:44:28

Oscar Pistorius has received a five year sentence for culpable homicide. The judgement came after a seven-month trial in the North Gauteng High Court for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury Pretoria home in February 2013. According to EWN, The athlete had a brief word with his uncle Arnold before being led straight

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 03:52:49

The SMS-based system used to advise people about Ebola in Sierra Leone is set to launch across seven additional West African nations. These countries include: Benin, Togo, Ghana, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia and Burkina Faso. According to the BBC, the system will allow the Red Cross and Red Crescent to send text messages to every switched-on

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 03:34:50

According to MTN Nigeria, the company has invested USD 13 Billion in fixed assets and facilities nationwide in its thirteen years of operation in the country. MTN is set to renew its license by 2016 in Nigeria and currently has a 45 percent market share with 58.2 million subscribers, This is according to the latest

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 02:58:42

There are not many action games out there that tend to set the bar extremely high. Most titles these days tend to be carbon copies of one or another title. While this has been a bit of a notorious trend in video games lately, Bayonetta 2 attempts to break this rather vicious cycle of repetition. Developed

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Oct 21 2014, 01:15:29

Jovago has revealed that is now supporting UNICEF's "Passport to Protection" initiative. According to both parties, the programme advances child protection by registering children with Birth Certificates using internet technology. In terms of the agreement Jovago is prepared to donate 5 US Dollars, when using the code "UNICEF", when bookings are made on the online

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October 20 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Mon Oct 20 2014, 08:48:12

SAP again delivered strong growth in the cloud and a solid overall revenue performance. With non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue increasing 41% (42% at constant currencies) SAP is the fastest growing enterprise cloud company at scale . Non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue grew 7% (7% at constant currencies). The negative effects from currency

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Oct 20 2014, 07:31:43

Africa is bursting with potential, especially when it comes to the tech start-up scene. A great number of companies have entered the African tech scene recently; however, 10 of these start-ups have shined, much like the glorious African sun, in the eyes of IT News Africa. While some of these start-ups are only just starting

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Oct 20 2014, 06:32:50

Wiko has set its sights on Nigeria's mobile phone market. The mobile phone manufacturer intends to introduce ten of its devices to the country on 22 October 2014. Ahead of its formal launch in Nigeria, the company was reported to take 12 channel partners on a pre-launch excursion to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates,

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