ICE Africa
Source: ICE Africa |

Women in Gaming: Sportingbet's Siddiqa Samsoodien on defying discrimination while smiling

Clarion Gaming continues to advance the role of women in the industry across the region and internationally with vital insights from some of the industry’s key female figures

As part of South Africa’s Women’s Month, Clarion Gaming continues to advance the role of women in the industry across the region and internationally with vital insights from some of the industry’s key female figures ahead of this year’s ICE Africa, which takes place on 24 and 25 October at…

Kaspersky
Source: Kaspersky |

Three’s a Crowd: Understaffing, Underinvestment and Human Errors put ICS Security in Key Verticals at Risk

Monitoring and timely responses to incidents on industrial networks should become key IT security priorities, along with educating and arming staff on how to minimise the risks to their business

According to Kaspersky Lab’s  (www.Kaspersky.co.za) State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2018’ survey, industrial and energy enterprises, as well as transport and logistics companies, have different opinions regarding the negative effects of cyberattacks on their industrial networks. But, when it comes to the issues affecting their ability to keep networks secure there…

Oradian
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Source: Oradian |

Oradian and ANMFIN launch new cloud-based microfinance solution in Nigeria

The partnership will enable ANMFIN to promote access to financial services for Nigerian clients on a larger scale by using ANMFIN Cloud Express

As part of their shared mission to boost financial inclusion throughout Nigeria, Oradian (https://Oradian.com) and the Association of Non Bank Microfinance Institution of Nigeria (ANMFIN) (www.ANMFINigeria.org/) have launched a strategic partnership. Princess Adesola Ogunleye, the President of ANMFIN, commented on the partnership saying, "We are extremely pleased to partner with…

Source: Temenos |

Temenos and AUC Venture Lab team up to accelerate fintech innovation in Egypt

Temenos to support participants of AUC Venture Lab FinTech Accelerator

The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC Venture Lab) (http://Schools.AUCEgypt.edu/business/aucvlab/), the leading university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, and Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, have announced their intention to collaborate and strengthen the fintech ecosystem in Cairo. Temenos will support financial…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank President Adesina calls for emerging agriculture technologies to optimize farmers' output

Africa should be the breadbasket of the world, has no reason spending US$ 35 billion a year importing food, Adesina tells Agriculture conference in U.S.

The President of the African Development Bank Group (www.afdb.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated that technology plus strong government…

Source: Freshworks |

Freshworks Secures $100 Million Investment Led by Accel and Sequoia

With new CFO in place, company raises largest round of funding to date to fuel growth, geographic expansion

Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com), a global leader in customer engagement software, announced today it has secured $100 million in financing and has hired former AppDynamics Vice President of Finance & Treasury Suresh Seshadri as its chief financial officer. The latest round of funding is co-led by Accel and Sequoia, with participation from…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Address by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Buti Manamela, at the Launch of the 2018 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Tvet) Month

Umfolozi Tvet College, Eskhawini Campus, Kzn August 2018

Representative of the uMhlathuze Municipality – Councilor Mhlongo Chair of the uMfolozi TVET College Council – Dr Fakazi Principal of uMfolozi TVET College – Mr Zungu Acting DDG of the TVET Branch at DHET - Ms Magnus President of the SRC of uMfolozi TVET College – Mr Masondo DHET Acting…

Source: Watts Miners |

Watts Miners start a new era in cryptocurrency

The three new miners from Watts Miners are named Watts Mini, Watts Miner, and Watts Rack

Watts Miners (https://WMiners.com) is pleased to announce the formal launch of three new mining rigs with capabilities to take the global crypto space by storm. Led by some of the most experienced specialists in the cryptocurrency mining industry, Watts Miners has utilized ASIC chip technology to deliver three introductory products…

Source: Temenos |

Pakistan’s Silkbank enhances conventional and Islamic business lines with Temenos T24 Core Banking upgrade

Silkbank upgrade will improve the user experience and enable new products and services to be launched rapidly across traditional and online banking services

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, has announced that Pakistan’s Silkbank, a Temenos customer using T24 Core Banking and IslamicSuite (www.Temenos.com/en/solutions/suites/islamic/) has successfully upgraded its system. The upgrade was a collaborative effort between National Data Consultants (NDC) and Temenos – the two organizations were able to develop an automated…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South Africa: the dti to establish Special Unit to Drive Rural and Township Economy – Director-General October

The two-day Summit was held on 19-20 July 18 and was opened by Deputy President, David Mabuza

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will create a project management unit that will drive the implementation of the recommendations of the inaugural two-day Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Rural and Township Economy Summit that ended in East London. This was said by the Director-General of the department,…