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Software firm lays strategies to achieve customer experience for SME’s

  By Africa Science News Correspondent                                                               Freshworks, a leading provider of cloud-based business software, has on Friday laid down strategies aimed at achieving customer-for-life experience. Vishal Chopra, head of field marketing at Freshworks said technology and digitisation of services have accorded SME’s the much-needed push to acquire customer experience. Mr Chopra explained gaining top-notch

Leapfrogging Africa’s innovation agenda with local cloud solutions

By Adlyne Wangusi   Pan-African connectivity provider, BringCom, in partnership with science and technology investor, Imprimatur Capital, and European edge cloud software company, GIG Technology, have together birthed what is to provide the African technology industry with cloud sovereignty – afriQloud. Today launched in Uganda, afriQloud will provide, at internationally competitive rates, local and foreign

The Innovation Hub to host International Science, Technology Parks Workshop

The Innovation Hub – the Innovation Agency of the Gauteng Province will host the prestigious 2019 International Association of Science Parks (IASP) Africa Division Workshop on 23rd to 24th May 2019, at The Innovation Hub, Tshwane, South Africa. The workshop is part of a series of Science and Technology Parks’ build-up events that are taking

Firm to support African Artificial Intelligence ecosystem  

A vibrant African AI Ecosystem is emerging in Africa,participants at the inaugural Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4Dev) workshop at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya stated. The AI workshop, whose theme was “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa” brought participants from various parts of the world. This workshop saw

Scale-up of TB prevention among people living with HIV possible, reveals new study

In an important moment for tuberculosis (TB) control, a new study finds that a shorter regimen to prevent TB can be safely co-administered with dolutegravir (DTG)—the first-line drug to treat HIV in many high-burden TB countries. Presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), the study found that weekly administration of rifapentine and

Lenovo delivers automated cloud platform tailored to applications

Lenovo Data Center Group, one of the fastest growing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendors(according to IDC) is further expanding its ThinkAgile portfolio to provide an innovative solution for customers who desire the agility of the public cloud and the security of a private cloud. To address this growing customer trend, Lenovo – together with Cloudistics, the

Artificial Intelligence: Human Capacity Reimagined

By Adlyne Wangusi   Following successful events in San Francisco, New York and London, the AI Summit Cape Town will be launched at AfricaCom this November with two days of stimulating presentations, debate and insights.  The world’s leading conference on artificial intelligence and machine learning, it is aimed at CxOs, CDOs and leading innovators keen to future-proof their

Leading satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

Avanti Communications Group, a leading satellite operator, providing Ka-Band satellite data communications services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, have announced the official launch of its South Africa-based operations as of 29 August 2018. The announcement is underpinned by Avanti’s continued commitment to investing in Africa through a direct local presence backed

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