Tigo Tanzania launches new Saizi Yako service

19 July 2019

Tigo Tanzania has launched a new service called ‘Saizi Yako’, which is designed to address the specific internet, voice and SMS needs of each customer at an affordable price. 

The company said its new offering comes with a simplified menu for easy access and purchase, at a very affordable price. 

Tigo chief commercial officer Tarik Boudiaf said that the company’s objective was to give “the best all-in-one offer” at competitive prices and meet the needs of its customers. 

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Safaricom's CEO Collymore dies

01 July 2019

Clound management systems are overtaking DBMS - report

Collymore was 61

 

The chief executive officer (CEO) of Kenyan telecom company Safaricom, Bob Collymore, has died at the age of 61.

A British businessman born in Guyana, Collymore had been suffering from an acute form of leukemia and passed away while at home on the morning of July 1st. 

He was well known in Kenya and east Africa for championing M-Pesa to Kenyans, the mobile money transfer platform that began as texting money between users, but has now evolved to cover billions of financial transactions in the country.

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Code Week helps deliver essential skills for 4IR

08 November 2018

South African telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele said initiatives such as Africa Code Week are helping to develop local content which will drive demand for internet services.

South African telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele said initiatives such as Africa Code Week are helping to develop local content which will drive demand for internet services.

SAP is aiming to introduce coding skills to 600,000 young people across 36 countries following the launch of this year’s Africa Code Week.

Since its inception in 2015, SAP claims its annual event has introduced coding skills to more than 1.8 million young Africans while facilitating the integration of ICT education in the school curriculum for more than 28,000 teachers and educators across the continent.

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Vodacom Business to expand enterprise broadband

10 April 2018

Vodacom Business Nigeria MD Lanre Kolade (right) shakes on the deal with Hans Geldenhuys, Intelsat’s managing sales director, Africa.

Vodacom Business Nigeria MD Lanre Kolade (right) shakes on the deal with Hans Geldenhuys, Intelsat’s managing sales director, Africa.

Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enable new and enhanced services throughout West Africa.

Under a new multi-year agreement, the company will utilise services on Intelsat 35e in an effort to deliver fast, high-quality and resilient broadband connectivity to the banking, oil and gas, and enterprise sectors across the region. 

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