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Expogroup Wins Big at the Tanzania Leadership Awards 2016

  On the evening of Friday 27th January 2017, members of the business community in Tanzania gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to celebrate the most accomplished businesses of 2016. The event was the Tanzania Leadership Awards (TLA), which honors successful businesses that range from conglomerates with more than 500 employees, to small start-ups with a staff count of 2 to 4 employees.   Expogroup, a pioneer in the trade show.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 3rd February 2017

AFRICA - THE NEXT GROWTH MARKET

  Africa is currently home to five of the fastest growing economies in the world. According to a global study, the continent's economy is forecast to grow to $2.6 trillion in 2020 from $1.6 trillion in 2008, fuelled by booms in mining, agriculture and development of ports, roads and other infrastructure. This rapid economic growth is what is creating substantial new business opportunities in the region. Over the past decade,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 24th November 2016

Turkish Exporters Target Africa

 At a time when struggling Turkish exporters are looking for ways to diversify their target markets, Africa is poised to become the new frontier market for Turkish firms as they position themselves to become major stakeholders in the region’s rapidly growing industries. Africa has recorded an annual growth rate of 5 percent over the last decade and is expected to continue this trend in the coming years. Six out of ten fastest growing.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 23rd November 2016

Turkish Exporters Target Africa

  At a time when struggling Turkish exporters are looking for ways to diversify their target markets, Africa is poised to become the new frontier market for Turkish firms as they position themselves to become major stakeholders in the region’s rapidly growing industries. Africa has recorded an annual growth rate of 5 percent over the last decade and is expected to continue this trend in the coming years. Six out of ten fastest.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 23rd November 2016

Kenya joins Smart Africa Alliance to boost data sharing

 Kenya has signed into the Smart Africa Alliance, joining hands with 12 other African countries to create a single digital market to boost data sharing. The Smart Africa Alliance is geared towards connecting, innovating and transforming the continent into a knowledge economy with an ambitious target of fundraising $300 billion for developing the IT ecosystem in Africa by the year 2020 thereby driving global competitiveness and job.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th September 2016

East Africa: EAC Officials Say Science, Technology Should Be Priority for the Bloc

 Maximising use of science and technology is part of the government's agenda to increase products value addition, Education minister Papias Musafiri has said.   The minister was speaking, yesterday, as experts met to devise regional priorities in science, technology, and innovation funding workshop in Kigali. The workshop convened regional scientific bodies and commissions, under the East African Science and Technology Commission.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 25th August 2016

Group takes IT project to remote Tanzanian village

AN INTREPID group of explorers from Bala have set off to a remote Tanzanian village to help educate the locals.   Adrian and Hilary Murray from Christ Church, Bala, are returning to the village of Milo in Tanzania this August with two more young people from Bala.   Mael Evans will coach football to the Milo football team and children from the local primary school whereas Rhys Hughes from Llandderfel who, after a gap year at Coleg y.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 24th August 2016

Tanzania: Cyber Firm Releases Technology to Boost Protection Against Unknown Exploits

A cyber firm, Sophos, has announced the availability of a better programme for Sophos Intercept, the next generation of advanced endpoint protection in the company's broad portfolio of security solutions.   The senior vice- president and general manager of Enduser Security Group at Sophos, Dan Schiappa, said that with the steady rise of crippling ransom ware, pervasive zero-day exploits and memory resident attacks, sophisticated end-user.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 15th August 2016

Kenya: M-Pesa Diaspora Cash Inflows Hit Sh13.1 Billion

International money transfers on Safaricom's M-Pesa platform grew 64 per cent to Sh13.1 billion in the year ended March after the telco acquired a license from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to offer outward cash remittances.   Safaricom launched M-Pesa services in Tanzania in February 2015, followed by Rwanda three months later after receiving a cash remittance operating licence from the CBK in 2014.   M-Pesa was previously.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 15th August 2016

Sh54m cable to step up Internet in Kisumu

Liquid Telecom Kenya is laying a Sh54 million metro fibre optic network in Kisumu that is expected to boost Internet speed ten-fold.   The 12.4 km metro network will cover Kisumu Central Business District, Milimani, Kondele, Kibos, Kicomi and Migosi Junction.   The network will be built in partnership with Kisumu County government and is in line with the goal of transforming the metropolis into a “smart.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 12th August 2016

Vodacom Tanzania targets SMEs with solution that grows business through tech

Tanzania’s integrated telecommunication service provider VODACOM Tanzania has launched a comprehensive communication solution targeting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with a focus on helping the SMEs grow their businesses through technology.     Dubbed Vodacom for SME, the solution is an attempt by the telco to tap into the growing SME space in the country.   The Minister for Industry Trade and Investment Charles.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 12th August 2016

Technology is driving the African innovation revolution

A few years ago, it was common for Africa to wait for the world to innovate so that it could borrow/copy, fast forward and things have changed considerably. Africa is innovating and so boldly that other countries are pausing long enough to copy its technologies.   A case in point is the brilliantly innovative mobile money transfer technology, M-PESA. Launched in Kenya in 2007, at a time when transferring money was majorly limited to bank.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 11th August 2016



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