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Experts explore how Industry 4.0 can drive Africa’s growth

NEC XON Chief Executive Officer, Carel Coetzee

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Sun City, North West SUN CITY, (CAJ News) – NEC XON is exploring methods for harnessing the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) innovations and technologies to overcome Africa’s socio-economic challenges. The seventh NEC XON opened at Sun City, in the North West Province in South Africa on Thursday. The summit traditionally attracts 300 to 400 invitation-only delegates from the continent’s […]

ICT sector backs Kenya economic blueprint

Hack the Big 4 Participants

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA’s economic development prospects have received a major boost following a first county-based hackathon targeting the so-called Big Four agenda and the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022. They are the economic blueprint of East Africa’s biggest economy. The western Bomet County has played host […]

SA’s app developers have upped their game

MTN Business App of the Year Awards

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE judging panel for the MTN Business App of the Year Awards believes the quality of the entries has improved remarkably. Business leaders and experts, including previous winners of the awards comprise the panel and have been unanimous in their position. “The entries have been incredible,” said Ellen […]

Huawei, SA maintain ICT talent ecosystem scheme

Huawei CEO Spawn Fan, DTPS Minister Siyabonga Cwele, Chinese
Ambassador Lin Songtian, and Huawei COO Christina Naidoo with ten ICT
university students at the send off ceremony for Seeds of the Future
Programme 2018

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and the South African government have strengthened their commitment to jointly build an information and communications technology (ICT) talent ecosystem and support the country’s digital transformation. The company and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) have held their third joint annual Seeds for the Future […]

Satellite project anticipates affordable broadband for Africa


by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LOCALLY developed satellite technology is anticipated to lower the cost of broadband access endured by most Africans and enable them reap the benefits of inclusive, affordable and reliable internet services. This is according to industry executives who noted that satellites are the only reliable and time-efficient short-term solution […]

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