Category archives for: Technology

Wearables adoption soars but functionality issues concern


By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE adoption of wearables continues unabated in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region but vendors must address the functionality of the devices. Shipments in the regions reached an all-time high of 746 000 units in the final quarter of 2016, according to the latest figures compiled by […]

Dates confirmed for Africa’s new home on the web

Web Hosting

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE launch plan and dates for dotAfrica (.africa) domain have been confirmed. This follows the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approving the launch for dotAfrica, The approval by ICANN has triggered a final countdown process starting on April 4. It will take dotAfrica to general […]

Africa a priority market for Oracle


By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IN a significant move to drive digital transformation and encourage the adoption of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions, thousands of participants have simultaneously taken part at digital day events in 25 African countries. Oracle, the multinational computer technology corporation, organised the events. Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, Senior […]

Ground breaking M-PESA celebrates decade milestone

Forex remittances

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Kenyan Diaspora has emerged the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts as Kenyans maintain the lead in adopting innovative technology. This is among the findings by WorldRemit to mark the tenth anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA. Transfers to mobile money […]

Business directed to Adapt or die

Brian Timperley, Managing Director, MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks

Brian Timperley, Managing Director, MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks The evolution of technology has meant that small to medium enterprises (SMEs) no longer need to be responsible for IT in the traditional sense. In fact, they have surpassed their larger counterparts as early adopters of the latest cloud-based services. The SME’s requirements are clear: compute, […]

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