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Cybercrime threatens Healthcare sector in South Africa

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Ransomware is a prevalent threat for all organisations and the Healthcare sector is no exception. In 2016 alone we have seen a number of Hospitals targeted by Malware, causing huge financial loss and putting patients at risk. Panda Security’s malwa [Read story...]

Kenya: Mobile subscriptions and broadband on the rise

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Safaricom recorded a market share of 66.3 percent, down from last quarter’s 67.0 percent. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has stated that in the first quarter of the financial year 2015/2016, from July until September 2015, the number of [Read story...]

Top 20 Tech Stories of 2015

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Top tech news 2015. 2015 has been a great year for the technology sector within Africa, as well as across the globe. This year alone we IT News Africa had listed the Top 10 Richest countries in Africa as well as revealed some of the top most innovati [Read story...]

Zambia: ZICTA begins 2015 ICT national survey

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Zambia’s Information and Communication Technology Authority. The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) is in the process of conducting data collection for the 2015 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sur [Read story...]

Worldwide IT spending to decline 1.3 percent in 2015

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Data centre system spending is projected to reach $142 billion in 2015, an increase of 0.4 per cent from 2014. Worldwide IT spending is set to shrink to $3.66 trillion in 2015, a 1.3 per cent decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Ga [Read story...]

Nigeria: Lagos Chamber of Commerce Unveils ICT Expo

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The event which aims to bring together the stakeholders in the ICT industry, both indigenous and international will last for four days beginning on the 15th through 18th April 2015. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Friday, 13th ma [Read story...]

Ranked: Top 10 most innovative companies in Africa

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The list highlights some of Africa’s true innovators who come from Nairobi, Kenya, Nigeria, and other popular tech driven countries – including Praekelt Foundation. (Image Source: bloximages). Africa is full of innovation. Whether it is a [Read story...]

SACF inks partnership with Raizcorp to fuel ICT in SA

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Raizcorp CEO, Allon Raiz. (Image Source: Raizcorp). The South African Communications Forum (SACF) has recently formed a partnership with Raizcorp. The partnership is intended to advance business skills development among Small to Medium Enterprises (S [Read story...]