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  • Real Madrid and Microsoft partner to accelerate digital transformation Stella Kaibung'a

    Nov 21, 2014
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    Florentino Perez, President, Real Madrid, Maria Garana Corces, President of Microsoft in Spain and Orlando Ayala, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.
    The football club and the corporate giant signed an agreement covering a range of technological developments, starting with the creation of a digit...

    Good news for Real Madrid fans; this revolutionary partnership will see the football club lead the transformation of the sports industry, enabling...

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  • World Television Day highlights role of TV in global communication Lilian Mutegi

    Nov 21, 2014
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    Today is World Television Day. Television is recognized as a major tool in informing, channelling and affecting public opinion. Its impact and infl...

    The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day in 1996 in recognition of the increasing impact television has o...

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  • WorldRemit brings global money transfer service to US Staff Writer

    Nov 21, 2014
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    WorldRemit has announced the launch of its online money transfer service in US. WorldRemit, currently boasting a global reach of more than 110 rece...

    The company’s move into the US marks its most significant expansion to-date. US residents send more than US $50 billion annually to friends and fam...

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  • AFRINIC Government Working Group to take place in Mauritius Stella Kaibung'a

    Nov 21, 2014
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    Tenth AFRINIC Government Working Group (AfGWG) to Take Place in Mauritius.
    Network operators, Internet Service Providers (ISP), governments, education professionals and business leaders from across Africa and the globe wil...

    The Africa Network Information Centre (AFRINIC), the Regional Internet Registry for Africa, will hold its 21st Public Policy Meeting, AFRINIC-21, i...

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  • ZTE partners with FAWE to support women entrepreneurs in Western Kenya Staff Writer

    Nov 20, 2014
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    Ms Hendrina Doroba, Executive Director, FAWE and Mr Sen Liu, CEO, ZTE Kenya, display the signed MoU documents during the China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action launch. Looking on is H.E First Lady Maragaret Kenyatta and Chinese Ambassador Mr Liu Xianfa.
    Chinese telcom firm ZTE has rolled out a financial empowerment program for women in Western Kenya to support their entrepreneurial efforts.

    The programme – through which ZTE has contributed Kshs 3.13 million (US $ 35,000) - was unveiled at a ceremony witnessed by Kenya’s First Lady Marg...

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  • Jumia brings ‘Black Friday’ to Kenya on November 28 Staff Writer

    Nov 20, 2014
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    Jumia is set to rolling out what is it bills as its ‘biggest sale and discounts of the year’ which will feature huge price cuts on a range of produ...

    During the period leading to the Black Friday, different days will have different deals with limited stock and time while the various offers will b...

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  • Orange partners with VAELL to increase vehicle fleet Baraka Jefwa

    Nov 20, 2014
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    (L-R): Isaac Muthama, Chief Mass Market Officer, Telkom Kenya–Orange and Mike Muli, MD, VAELL unveil the new vehicles.
    Orange has entered in a partnership with Vehicle and Equipment Leasing Limited (VAELL), an independent vehicle leasing firm, to expand its fleet fo...

    The deal - which involve the leasing of 17 vehicle - allows Orange to more efficiently manage its operational costs by passing on intermediate serv...

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  • HDS’ Sepaton acquisition to strengthen its data back-up offering Michael Ouma

    Nov 20, 2014
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    The recent acquisition of Sepaton – which provides data protection solutions for data-intensive enterprise environments using purpose-built data ba...

    During the recent Hitachi Information Forum in Nairobi, Wayne Dick, Business Development Manager, HDS sub-Saharan Africa, said the acquisition prov...

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  • Huawei to showcase new solutions at Innovation Africa 2014 Staff Writer

    Nov 19, 2014
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    The Huawei booth at Innovation Africa 2014 expo.
    Huawei will showcase its National Broadband Network (NBN) and E-learning solutions at Innovation Africa 2014. Innovation Africa 2014 takes place in...

    According to World Bank econometric analysis, every 10 per cent increase in Broadband penetration leads to 1.3 per cent increase of economic growth...

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  • South Africa’s IT spending to top US $13 billion in 2015 IDC

    Nov 19, 2014
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    Overall IT spending in South Africa is expected to cross the US $13 billion mark in 2015, according to the latest figures released today by Interna...

    The consumer, finance, and government verticals will lead the charge, with the former expected to account for US $3.12 billion in IT spending durin...

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  • Now you can search every tweet that was ever sent Zach Miners

    Nov 19, 2014
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    Want to look at tweets posted during the 2008 summer Olympics? Or tweets you sent on your vacation a few years ago? Soon you'll be able to. Twitter...

    The archive is massive, but searching through it hasn't always produced the most complete results. The search function emphasizes tweets that are p...

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  • Uganda’s TeleMuseum finalist in ITU's 2014 Young Innovators contest Michael Ouma

    Nov 18, 2014
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    Lorna Okeng Atim, founder, TeleMuseum, Uganda.
    Uganda’s TeleMuseum, an online virtual museum which preserves and digitalizes African local content, oral traditions and culture in cinema is among...

    ITU Telecom announced the winners of its fourth annual Young Innovators’ contest which is open to young social entrepreneurs between ages 18 and 30...

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