Kabakoo
Source: Kabakoo |

Kabakoo Academies, pioneering education 4.0 across Africa

With a proven impact and valuable projects of local relevance, Kabakoo is now working towards scalability and replication across Africa

Created to empower young Africans with vocational training for the fourth Industrial Revolution, Kabakoo Academies (www.Kabakoo.Africa) managed in less than 2 years to establish itself as one of the most innovative learning places in the world, racking up recognitions from the African Union to the World Economic Forum. With a proven…

Source: Temenos |

Orange Bank Africa goes Live with Temenos SaaS

Temenos implemented the solution remotely during the covid-19 pandemic

With Temenos technology (www.Temenos.com), Orange Bank Africa provides innovative digital banking services in West Africa; Temenos Transact, delivered as SaaS, powers Orange Bank Africa’s launch in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) region and supports financial inclusion; Temenos’ elastic SaaS technology will help Orange Bank Africa scale to…

Source: Vertiv |

Vertiv Announces New Suite of Edge Infrastructure Products and Further Develops Award-Winning Partner Programme in Europe, Middle East and Africa

One year after the successful launch of its partner programme, Vertiv adds new benefits for channel resellers and revamps product offerings

Vertiv (https://bit.ly/2CYKqli) (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced key additions to its award-winning Vertiv™ Partner Programme (VPP) along with an enhanced suite of edge-ready products (https://bit.ly/39ng6NE) including rack power distribution units (rPDU), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), rack cooling systems, dedicated software and…

Source: Vertiv |

Vertiv Announces New Suite of Edge Infrastructure Products and Further Develops Award-Winning Partner Programme in Europe, Middle East and Africa

One year after the successful launch of its partner programme, Vertiv adds new benefits for channel resellers and revamps product offerings

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT) (https://bit.ly/2OLtl19), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced key additions to its award-winning Vertiv™ Partner Programme (VPP) along with an enhanced suite of edge-ready products (https://bit.ly/3juHD4o), including rack power distribution units (rPDU), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), rack cooling systems, dedicated software and…

Facebook
Source: Facebook |

Facebook’s Connectivity Investments to grow Africa’s Economy by $57 Billion in the next Five Years

According to The Economist Intelligence Unit - Inclusive Internet Index 2020, over 800 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are unconnected to the internet

Today Facebook (www.Facebook.com) released findings from The Impact of Facebook’s Connectivity Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa (https://bit.ly/2ORXiwd), a study conducted by Analysys Mason that highlights how Facebook investments in infrastructure and connectivity across the region will deliver over $57 Billion in Economic Benefits over the next five years (2020–2024). According to…

Source: Temenos |

Banks must resolve explainability and “black box” risk governance challenges to succeed with AI post-pandemic, says Economist Intelligence Unit report supported by Temenos

The Economist Intelligence Unit report identifies data bias, “black box” risk and lack of human oversight as key concerns

AI will separate winning banks from losers, say 77% of banking executives surveyed during COVID-19; COVID-19 will intensify the use of AI, making effective governance more urgent; The Economist Intelligence Unit report identifies data bias, “black box” risk and lack of human oversight as key concerns; This independent global review…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Meet the imagePROGRAF PRO-300 – a high-quality, professional A3+ photo printer with space-saving design

With a lightweight, compact form factor, this mighty printer can produce gallery quality prints from the convenience of a desktop

Canon Central and North Africa (www.Canon-CNA.com) today launches the imagePROGRAF PRO-300, an A3+ printer with the quality features of the award winning imagePROGRAF PRO series – perfect for semi-pros and aspiring photographers, small studios and photo labs. With a lightweight, compact form factor, this mighty printer can produce gallery quality…

Source: Genesys |

Former Google, Microsoft Marketing Executive Joyce Kim Joins Genesys as CMO

Leading cloud customer experience provider adds new business unit dedicated to workforce engagement management with Merijn te Booij as head

Genesys® (www.Genesys.com), the global leader in cloud customer experience (https://bit.ly/3duDOIf) and contact center solutions (https://bit.ly/2Yr2PzI), has appointed proven technology marketing executive, Joyce Kim, to the company’s leadership team as chief marketing officer (CMO). She succeeds Merijn te Booij, who now serves as general manager (GM) for the company’s new business…

Source: Internet Society (ISOC) |

Internet Society Report Highlights Opportunity to Advance Digital Economy in Africa

Internet Exchange Points play critical role in expanding Internet access and lowering connectivity costs in Kenya and Nigeria

A new report published today by the Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org) explains the steps African countries can take to bring faster and less expensive Internet connectivity to the continent. The report illustrates how better connectivity represents a key opportunity for countries to continue to develop more resilient digital economies. Entitled “Anchoring…

Source: Facebook |

Facebook launches “My Digital World” to meet Digital Literacy Needs across Sub-Saharan Africa

My Digital World is a consolidation of all Facebook digital literacy programs including Safe Online with Facebook, Ilizwe Lam, and eZibo and will be offered virtually this year

Today, Facebook (www.facebook.com) announced the launch of “My Digital World” a programme designed to equip the youth and general public across Sub-Saharan Africa with digital skills needed to navigate the digital world. My Digital World is a consolidation of all Facebook digital literacy programs including Safe Online with Facebook, Ilizwe…