Business Intelligence

SA extends cloud offering to SMEs

SAP Africa Director of General Business and Partner, picture by Gift Ndolwane, CAJ News Africa

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNEBSURG – SMALL and medium-based firms in the continent have received a major boost after SAP, the market leader in enterprise software, extended its cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business management software offering to the sector. The offering, SAP Business ByDesign, has been announced at partner event in Johannesburg. It provides mid-sized businesses with sophisticated software to boost profitability and efficiency ...

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Start-ups set to receive much-needed funding

Moto Taxis Stand in Kigali

by PHYLLIS BIRORI FOUR African start-up firms will receive some funding and mentoring to enhance their operations following their adoption by a Rwandan incubator. Think, the technology incubator based in the capital Kigali, has adopted the up-and-coming organizations through the Think accelerated programme. The organizations are Asuqu (Nigeria), Esaja (Zimbabwe) SafeMostos and Team Tigo (both Rwanda). According to the incubator, ...

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ICT steers Rwanda to knowledge-based economy

Rwanda 4G LTE launch

by PHYLLIS BIRORI THE Rwanda Information and Communications Ministry is upbeat the growth of the sector would transform the country into a knowledge-based economy. Such projections are buoyed the government’s investment, which is at par with advanced economies, in the sector. “Information and Communication Technology is a central engine to driving Rwanda’s transformation to a knowledge based economy, a fact ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Rwanda’s first ICT publication takes off

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

by PHYLLIS BIRORI RWANDA’S first Information Communication Technology (ICT) online news publication has taken off. ItNewsRwanda, the new online publication is set to be officially launched in July, with the country’s President, His Excellence Paul Kagame, and Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, expected to commission it. An official from ItNews Rwanda, said preparations are at an advanced ...

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Electronic payments industry set to converge in Lagos

Mobile payments

LAGOS -PREPARATIONS for a key meeting of stakeholders in the mobile payments industry in the continent, which is scheduled for Lagos, are at an advanced stage. Intermarc Consulting Limited will host the event under the auspices of the 15th edition of CARDEXPO AFRICA 2015 Conference and Exhibition with special focus on Card, Mobile, Identification and Payment. The event will hold ...

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