New scheme set to raise South Africa’s ICT literacy

July 7, 2015 3:33 pm0 comments

JOHANNESBURG – SOME technology firms have partnered with a non-profit organisation and the government for an initiative that is poised to help advance literacy development in South Africa. Vodacom and Huawei, together with the Department of Basic Education and the Nelson Mandela Foundation, have launched the initiative dubbed the e-Libraries programme. […]

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MTN South Africa CEO resigns

July 6, 2015 2:16 pm0 comments
MTN SA CEO, Ahmad Farroukh

JOHANNESBURG – THE MTN Group has announced the resignation of Ahmad Farroukh, Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa. The resignation is effective July 31. “This was a difficult decision to take for Ahmad, but unavoidable due to personal and family reasons,” says MTN Group President and CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa. […]

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Telco refurbishes houses of Rwanda genocide widows

July 1, 2015 9:12 am1 comment

KIGALI – MTN has donated Rwf 8 million for the renovation of houses for women rendered widows by the unforgettable genocide that hit Rwanda more than 20 years ago. Beneficiaries include the Association of the Widows of Rwanda, AVEGA Agahozo as well as Kinyinya Sector Authority. Mary Asiimwe, MTN’s General Manager for […]

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