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Even with phones blowing up, Interbrand ranks Samsung seventh globally

Even with a new report of Samsung phones blowing up, it’s brand recognition isn’t falling or affected in any way. The electronics has once more been named amongst the world’s Top Ten brands and the only mobile, TV and home appliances manufacturer to make it on the list for 2016 beating giants Apple among the rest. Samsung Electronics is now ranked seventh in Interbrand’s “Best Global Brands 2016,” with its brand value reaching $51,808 million – a 14 per cent increase from last year and a 320 per cent increase…

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BUMPER PACKAGE TO LOVERS OF ROCK MUSIC AS PHIL ROBERTS RELEASES LYRICS/VIDEO &AUDIO OF EBUBE IN INTENSED WORSHIP‎

Renowned Nigerian and Abuja based artist  Phil Roberts has just released the lyrics/video and audio of  one of his creations (Ebube). If you are a lover of rock music you will definitely enjoy this track. Phil Roberts a mechanical engineer, an extra ordinary worshiper and also The Rock Ambassador Of Nigeria with a well developed acumen reflecting a career of strong leadership in Nigeria.He is the Gospel Rock ambassador of Nigeria, Won several awards of Excellence and also was the first President of Abuja Gospel Artiste Forum. As a professional…

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DHL Express recognized as Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year

The company was certified as a Top Employer in twelve markets, including Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 14, 2016/ — DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa by the Top Employers Institute at the prestigious Top Employer 2017 ceremony on Thursday 13 October at the Sandton Convention Centre. The company was certified as a Top Employer in twelve markets, including Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana,…

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Commonwealth candidate Masambu elected Director-General of International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO)

During his time as chairman of the CTO Council on behalf of Uganda, Mr Masambu presided over important transformations to turn the CTO into a more member-centric organisation LONDON, United Kingdom, October 14, 2016/ — Patrick Masambu, a Uganda citizen and former chairman of the Council of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)  has been elected director-general of the US-based International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO). Mr Masambu was the only Commonwealth candidate for the position. A former communications regulator for Uganda, he brings to the role over 30 years of experience,…

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Think About The Digital Tomorrow, Today

Disruption’ is a word one hears in the business context all the time these days. Being told that your business is in danger from unseen and unpredictable forces is not comforting. The truth is that potential of something coming along and hurting or disrupting your business has always been a reality. If you were a small retailer, the equivalent of a grocery Uber is not as worrying as a serious competitor opening its doors down the road from you. The local market might shift to new demographics, customers may relocate…

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Ericsson calls for applications for the Ericsson Innovation Awards

Startups and innovators from the sub-Saharan region can now register for the Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) that will see one of them walk away with USD 10,000. The global version of the EIA will be launched later in the year.  The theme of this year’s competition is “The Future of Food” and will give participants, both in the regional and global competition, an opportunity to develop as well as showcase innovative ideas to impact an industry in the region. EIA sub-Saharan Africa is open to students and small businesses from…

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Umati Africa; Increasing Advertising Platforms Using Motorcyclists

Umati Africa is derived from a Swahili word “UMATI” which in English translates to mean “CROWD” or “PEOPLE”. Umati Africa is a business entity that was registered and established in June 2015 to provide advertising platforms through the use of motorcycles. Umati Africa, founded by Nganga Muiruri is a socially minded technology company that aims to improve the welfare of workers in a variety of informal sectors throughout East Africa and beyond. They partner with motorcycle riders registered and operating as groups or Sacco’s, motorcyclist who are experienced and trusted…

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Mondo Ride announces its fully integrated operations in Kenya

Smart transportation provider Mondo Ride has announced full functionality of its integrated operations, which include a robust mobile app along with a 24 x 7 call centre catering to customers across the board. The new developments come after a successful test launch and introduction of customer friendly initiatives, which include reducing rates and introducing ‘happy hours’ earlier last month. While the app allows all customers using a smart phone with an internet connection to hire cars at a press of button, the 24 x 7 call centre helps customers wanting…

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How cloud technology can transform IT in Africa

Cloud technology is being hailed as an African success story – but what does its future hold?   By Brett Parker, SAP Africa Managing Director In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients. Just a month later, SAP announced that it was partnering with South Africa’s Dimension Data to launch SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, a cloud platform offering a range of business intelligence solutions for its growing African market. It’s only a few years since major cloud providers were wary…

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Hitachi Enterprise Cloud changes the game for enterprise cloud deployment

Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced three new ways to improve and accelerate digital transformation initiatives. Current market offerings lack flexibility and choice for customers, forcing IT to face on their own a gauntlet of obstacles and dead ends. To address this, Hitachi Data Systems has introduced: ·       Hitachi Enterprise Cloud (HEC) for organisations that choose private and hybrid cloud to automate data centre operations and application delivery. ·       Hitachi Management Automation Strategy, which helps organisations simplify the management of their infrastructure. ·      …

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