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Canon sets a new benchmark in production print with the launch of the imagePRESS V1000

The new imagePRESS V1000 gives print businesses greater flexibility to handle diverse briefs, offering customers exciting formats and a very broad media capability

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) today sets a new standard in production print with the launch of its brand-new cut-sheet digital colour press, the imagePRESS V1000. Overcoming the day-to-day production challenges faced by commercial and in-house print service providers (PSPs), the new device incorporates progressive technological features and proven performance attributes, establishing it…

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UN Women Supports Women and Girls affected by conflict with a 2nd Empowerment Hub in Nigeria

The empowerment will provide space for women and girls to learn livelihood skills in order to increase their economic security

As part of international Women’s Month, on March 15, 2022, UN Women in collaboration with the Ministry of women Affairs and Yobe State Government commissioned a Women and Girls Entrepreneurship Development and Empowerment Hub in Damaturu, Yobe State.  This Women and Girls Entrepreneurship Development and Empowerment Hub (WEDEH) is the…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

President Kenyatta Unveils Microsoft’s 27 Million Dollars Development Centre

The centre is one of the largest software engineering facilities in Africa and sets the standard for a new generation of technology hubs across the continent

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday evening unveiled the 27 million dollars Microsoft Africa Development Centre, expressing optimism that the facility will bolster the Government’s quest to secure high-tech jobs in the digital space for the youth. Speaking during the launch in Nairobi, President Kenyatta termed the Microsoft facility a “seminal…

Source: Flapmax |

Flapmax and Microsoft Announce First Cohort of African Startups Selected for the FAST Digital Transformation Program

Twelve-week accelerator brings together entrepreneurs to jumpstart technology innovation

Flapmax (www.Flapmax.com) announced today the twelve companies selected for the first cohort of the FAST startup accelerator (www.FASTaccelerator.com), created to help strengthen and scale Africa’s digital ecosystem. In partnership with Microsoft, Flapmax’s twelve-week startup accelerator begins March 21st. The diverse class of entrepreneurs come from 6 different countries, serve 9 industries, and…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

Minister Balgobin discusses further avenues of collaboration with Oracle delegation

Among topics examined during the meeting were the possibilities for Oracle to expand its activities in Mauritius

The Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Darsanand Balgobin, met with a delegation from the American multinational computer technology corporation, Oracle, led by Mr Juan Rubira Cruzado, Vice-President Technology License OD, MEA, Oracle Digital, today, in Ebène, with a view to further collaboration and discuss new opportunities for…

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Kaspersky reports the anomalous decline of mobile malware in Africa in 2021

This dynamic is a reflection of the global trend, as cybercriminals tend to invest less and less into the mainstream threats that are successfully neutralised by modern security solutions

While analysing the threat landscape of African countries, Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) experts saw a steady decline in attacks on mobile devices in the region, as cybercriminals consolidated their efforts to focus on more complicated, dangerous and profitable threats instead. These and other findings are featured in Kaspersky’s Mobile Threats in 2021 (https://bit.ly/3JPgBkn)…

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Data Center Industry Survey Shows Significant Growth, Investment at the Edge of the Network

Vertiv survey sees edge component of total compute growing by 29%

Significant, industry-wide investment in edge computing will change the profile of the data center ecosystem over the next four years, increasing the edge component of total compute by 29% over that time, from 21% of total compute to 27% in 2026. The magnitude of the industry’s ongoing shift to the…

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The African Challenge: Cybersecurity Awareness on the Continent

The challenge is that people are still taking unnecessary risks, in spite of their growing awareness and understanding of cybercrime

Key findings: The pandemic is still playing a major role in influencing working behaviours and patterns. Only 38% of respondents have returned to their offices or are accessing the internet from their office network, while 55% continue to work from home; 32% of respondents were affected by cybercrime while working…

Liquid Intelligent Technologies
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Liquid Intelligent Technologies Partners With Multi-Cloud Platform Teridion To Deliver Faster Internet Connectivity In Africa And Other International Markets

This will allow Liquid to provide reliable and fast internet connectivity to its global customers

Liquid Intelligent Technologies (www.Liquid.Tech), a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, has announced a strategic partnership with Teridion, a superior cloud-based global connectivity platform. Teridion’s multi-cloud-based solution has been added to Liquid’s backbone services as part of their efforts to offer internet service that matches the changing Enterprise…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Tanzania |

Re-Opening of the American Corner Pemba

American Corners are locally led spaces that enhance educational opportunities

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the re-opening of its American Corner in Pemba, located inside the main the Public Library in Chake Chake, on Pemba Island, Zanzibar.  The Corner provides access to free computers with Internet access, EducationUSA advising, English clubs for students who are in secondary school,…