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Can SMEs afford and manage backup services?

Can SMEs afford and manage backup services?

A new generation of services make backups easy and affordable for smaller companies. Data can really rattle someone’s risk cage. Just bring up ransomware. Far from being a minor concern, ransomware payments exceeded US$1 billion in 2023, excluding other costs such as recovery and stalled operations. MGM Resorts refused to pay a ransomware demand, but the...

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards 2024 calls for Nominations

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards 2024 calls for Nominations

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) officially announced nominations for the 2024 AWIEF Awards. This prestigious event celebrates the incredible achievements and contributions of women founders and entrepreneurs across Africa. The AWIEF Awards honor those who drive inclusive economic growth and development through their visionary leadership and innovative business practices. AWIEF is a...

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NBA Africa and Safaricom announce Youth Basketball Development collaboration in Kenya

NBA Africa and Safaricom announce Youth Basketball Development collaboration in Kenya

NBA Africa and Safaricom, the leading telecommunication company in East Africa, today announced a multiyear youth basketball development collaboration in Kenya that will reach more than 10,000 youth this year through regional and national Jr. NBA tournaments, coaching clinics, and an elite camp for top Kenyan prospects. The collaboration marks the league’s most expansive youth development...

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Orange Ventures and Digital Africa commit to jointly invest in startups in Africa and the Middle East

Orange Ventures and Digital Africa commit to jointly invest in startups in Africa and the Middle East

A partnership agreement was signed at Vivatech by Fayçal Adlouni, Managing Partner of Orange Ventures, and Grégoire de Padirac, CEO of Digital Africa to strengthen and accelerate support for African startups from the Orange Digital Centers (ODC).  Asma Ennaifer, Executive Director of CSR, Communications and the Orange Digital Center program for Orange Africa and the Middle East,...

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AutoFore, young tech startup changing the face of Uganda’s automotive industry

AutoFore, young tech startup changing the face of Uganda’s automotive industry

In recent years, Uganda has witnessed a wave of technological innovation. In a country where access to traditional infrastructure and services can be limited, technology is emerging as a powerful catalyst for change, offering solutions to longstanding socio-economic issues. GITEX AFRICA, the continent’s largest tech and start-up event, taking place in Marrakech, Morocco from 29...

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NBA AFRICA launches accelerator focused on early-stage African startups 

NBA AFRICA launches accelerator focused on early-stage African startups 

NBA Africa today announced the launch of “Triple-Double: NBA Africa Startup Accelerator,” a startup accelerator based on the continent focused on early-stage African startup companies. Triple-Double: NBA Africa Startup Accelerator will support Africa’s tech ecosystem and the next generation of African tech entrepreneurs by providing them with access to mentorship and capital that will help drive...

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Betway SA20 records impressive broadcast, digital and attendance number for Season 2

Betway SA20 records impressive broadcast, digital and attendance number for Season 2

The second season of the Betway SA20 continued to build on its Season 1 success reflecting strong growth across its broadcast, digital engagement, and stadium attendance figures. Sunrisers Eastern Cape clinched the title at a sold-out Newlands final, capping another season marked by highly competitive cricket, packed crowds, and unprecedented fan engagement. The season saw...

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Amazon finally launched in South Africa, putting independent merchants at the forefront

Amazon finally launched in South Africa, putting independent merchants at the forefront

After months of waiting, Amazon finally launched Amazon.co.za, providing customers in South Africa with a new online shopping experience. Customers can now discover and shop from a selection of local and international brands across 20 different product categories. To further ensure a convenient and trusted shopping experience, Amazon.co.za offers hassle-free returns within 30 days via...

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DStv Content Creator Awards 2024 entries are now open, with new categories

DStv Content Creator Awards 2024 entries are now open, with new categories

The DStv Content Creator Awards has announced that entries across all categories are now open, ready to honour the creative talents who are reshaping the content landscape. The stage is set, and the spotlight is bright for the DStv Content Creator Awards 2024. 2024 is about storytelling in all its forms. It’s about the narrative, the stories and, most...

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