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Safaricom connects farmers to agro businesses Web service transforms Kenya smallholder farming

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NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of Kenyan farmers have signed up for a web based service Safaricom, the mobile operator, has launched to link the farmers to agricultural processing businesses.Connected Farmer is a partnership between Safaricom and Mezzanine Ware, a company that specializes in developing mobile enabled solutions for businesses.The launch follows a six month […]

Innovation key in tacking population boom pressures

Pedro Guerreiro Managing Director SAP West Africa

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA, Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy, must capitalise on innovation opportunities presented by the internet of things (IoT) to enhance service delivery to its burgeoning population. This is according to experts as many forward-thinking cities around the world, including in Africa, are taking […]

SAP marathon sponsorship promotes health awareness

Gilbert Saggia SAP Managing Director for East Africa

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE upcoming 18th Tusk’s annual Lewa Safaricom Marathon has received a timely boost after SAP East Africa, the enterprise application software company, announced its sponsorship of and participation. The prominent race is scheduled for the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on Saturday. The marathon gives runners from around the world […]

Vision 2030: ICT a human and economic growth right

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By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT and the private sector must invest and ensure a strong information and communications technology policy framework in view of the position of digitization as the engine for South Africa’s future development. This has been the prevailing message by Huawei, the global ICT solutions provider at the Vision […]

Funds secured for SA cities digital mapping

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From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – WHERE Is My Transport, the public transport data and technology company, has announced an investment of £1,2 million to complete the digital mapping of informally-run public transport in South Africa’s major metropolitan areas. Global Innovation Fund (GIF), Goodwell Investments and Bombardier have provided the […]

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