ICTs key to SA economic boon: ANC

January 29, 2015 5:27 pm1 comment
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PRETORIA  – THE information and communications technology sector (ICT) holds the key to South Africa’s economic growth and the creation of thousands of jobs, a senior ruling party official said. African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General, Gwede Mantashe, was speaking at the end of the party’s first National Executive Committee (NEC) Lekgotla […]

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Massive growth forecast for Wi-Fi

January 28, 2015 11:09 am1 comment
Dennis Magaya, Chief Executive Officer of Rubie Technologies

JOHANNESBURG – LOCAL information and telecommunications experts projected public Wi-Fi installations to grow by more than 100 percent in Africa. Dennis Magaya, Chief Executive Officer of Rubie Technologies, said this rollout would further accelerate the demand for social media. The predictions were in line with global recent global research, which […]

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Kenya, S Sudan in joint ICT venture

January 26, 2015 3:51 pm1 comment
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NAIROBI – KENYA and South Sudan have embarked on a major seamless fibre optic cable project aimed at improving communication. According to Kenya’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) Cabinet secretary, Fred Matiang’i, the move would ensure effective communication and spur trade with South Sudan In this joint ICT project, Kenya would […]

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