Liquid Intelligent Technologies
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Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using wireless optical communication technology

This high-capacity link is expected to bring down the cost of broadband access for millions of people

Africa’s leading technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid.Tech), is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC) from Project Taara at X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory. This achievement marks a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa and Congo…

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Cellulant, Ecobank and GAINDE 2000 Sign a Partnership with KenTrade to Provide a Payment Gateway to Enhance Service Delivery

With this new partnership, Importers and Exporters will enjoy premium services on the TradeNet system

To offer efficient and robust services to their customers, KenTrade has entered into a consortium partnership with Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io), Ecobank and GAINDE 2000. With this new partnership, Importers and Exporters will enjoy premium services on the TradeNet system; an online platform serves as a single entry point for parties involved…

Source: Paradigm Initiative |

Paradigm Initiative launches tools of impact in the digital space

PIN works to connect underserved young Africans with digital opportunities and ensures protection of their rights

Social enterprise Paradigm Initiative (PIN) (https://Paradigmhq.org) known for building an ICT-enabled support system and advocating digital rights in order to improve livelihoods for under-served youth, will be hosting a hybrid festival,  from September 20-23, 2021 in Senegal. PIN works to connect underserved young Africans with digital opportunities and ensures protection…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

UN Launches the First Regional Online Portal to Bring Together all African Countries with Data and Evidence on Sustainable Development

This is the first platform to serve as a one-stop-shop repository that captures high-quality data and evidence on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs from all the African countries

Measuring and evaluating progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa became much easier as a group of regional UN entities launched the first online data portal that brings together statistical data harvested across all countries on the continent. Today, 17 regional UN entities, under the Africa Regional Collaborative Platform…

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Kaspersky Records Over 2 Million Phishing Attacks in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria in H1 2021 and Spam Email Still a Threat

Phishing attacks across the continent have baited unsuspecting victims into handing over bank information, ID numbers, and more

There was a reduction in the number of phishing attacks recorded and blocked by Kaspersky (www.Africa.Kaspersky.com)in South Africa (17% decline), Kenya (48% decline), and Nigeria (13% decline) for the first half of this year when compared to the same period in 2020. While the decline does suggest and support research…

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ECOWAS Member States Meet to Review Development of the African Trade Observatory

This second regional meeting on the African Trade Observatory provided an update on the operational development of the observatory

The ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC), organized the 2nd virtual Regional Workshop on the African Trade Observatory (ATO) on 8 September 2021 for Experts from Ministries of Trade and National Statistics Agencies, as well as representatives of Customs Authorities to review status of development of…

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KB4-CON EMEA to Strengthen Organisations’ Human Firewalls

Cybersecurity virtual summit to take place 23rd September with headline speakers Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer at F-Secure and Kevin Mitnick, Chief Hacking Officer at KnowBe4

KnowBe4 (NASDAQ: KNBE) (www.KnowBe4.com), the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, will be hosting KB4-CON EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) (https://bit.ly/3nih5HU), an extension of the highly successful KB4-CON U.S. event, which attracted over 10,000 registrants. The completely virtual, highly engaging, cybersecurity-focused event is…

Bizcommunity
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How to Tick All the Boxes of Event Promotion

Bizcommunity’s 19 ‘ready-made’ business communities and bouquet of event promo touchpoints offer a proven track record in generating responses

For event planners and business event organisers, the recent proliferation of online events and webinars has created access to potentially broader geographic and demographic audiences than ever before, while increasing the need for events to be top-of-mind to attract the right responses and registrations. Throughout 2021, Bizcommunity’s platforms helped achieve…

Vertiv
Source: Vertiv |

Vertiv Introduces a New Remote Power Panel and a Busway System to Standardise, Simplify and Scale Data Centre Operations

Vertiv™ Liebert® RXA and Liebert® MBX Provide Flexible and Safe Power Distribution for Edge, Colocation, and Mid-Size Data Centres

Vertiv (https://bit.ly/3tqIPuY)(NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today introduced two new power distribution systems to simplify data centre management and scalability. The Liebert® RXA remote power panel (https://bit.ly/38LEbxS ) (RPP) is a flexible and safe solution for high-density power applications in one of the industry’s smallest footprints, while the Liebert® MBX busway (https://bit.ly/3leOMrh) system allows reliable overhead power distribution in data…

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Smartworld Partners Up with Vertiv

Smartworld adds Vertiv’s full range of IT infrastructure solutions to its portfolio

Smartworld, the UAE leading systems integrator, have signed a diamond partnership deal with Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, to diversify the Smartworld portfolio and offer infrastructure solutions to its customers. Smartworld specializes in consultancy, design, implementation, maintenance, and operations of advanced technology…