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   South Africa: Tshwane ups Free Wi-Fi Service with Apps
Source: IT Web Africa
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: ICT for MDGs
Summary: The City of Tshwane and the non-profit organisation, Project Isizwe, have launched three apps to compliment the City's ambitious publicly-funded free Wi-Fi service initiative. Wi-Fi Chat, Wi-Fi Voice and Wi-Fi Drive represent an upgrade to the two-year-old service which aims to roll out free internet to 1158 more free internet zones by the end of 2016. Wi-Fi Chat is a localised network through ... Read More
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   South Africa: Operation Phakisa to Raise Standard of Education
Source: SAnews.gov.za
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Preliminary work has begun for Operation Phakisa in Basic Education, and the Education Phakisa Lab process will begin in September/October this year, says President Jacob Zuma. He said the intention of this segment of Operation Phakisa is to further improve the quality of basic education by introducing Information Communication Technology (ICT) into the delivery and management of education.
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   South Africa: Operation Phakisa to Help SA Economy
Source: SAnews.gov.za
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans to improve the South African economy, says President Jacob Zuma. The President on Thursday updated the nation on the implementation of the various segments of Operation Phakisa, in Pretoria. He said the methodology does not only bring government and the business sector toge ... Read More
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   South Africa:Operation Phakisa Betters Health Services
Source: SAnews.gov.za
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: The health system in South Africa has since last November received a face-lift, as government launched Operation Phakisa Ideal Clinic Realisation and Maintenance. President Jacob Zuma said building Ideal Clinics for the public is on track. So far, he said progress made in this Phakisa segment includes the implementation of the Central Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution Programme. “This ... Read More
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   Nigeria: Latest Data Certification Puts MainOne in Poll Position
Source: IT Web Africa
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: ICT for MDGs
Summary: Funke Opeke, CEO of Nigerian telecom services and network solutions provider MainOne, has announced that the company's Tier III data centre is the West African country's first to be PCI DSS, ISO 27001 certified. MainOne's Tier III Data Center, MDX-I, has received Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. In a statement the company said the certif ... Read More
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   South Africa: New Mthatha Airport to Boost Economy
Source: SAnews.gov.za
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle says the potential of the Eastern Cape’s economic growth and tourism will be further enhanced following a multi-million rand revamp of the Mthatha airport. Premier Masualle was speaking during a tour of the new airport by provincial government officials on Thursday where the new features of the airport were shown to visitors and members of the public.
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   Zambia: MTN Zambia Takes Aim at Low Digital Literacy Levels
Source: IT Web Africa
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: ICT for MDGs
Summary: In a move to digitalise education in Zambia, mobile phone operator MTN is rolling out a programme that will see the replacement of traditional school chalkboards with smartboards in schools in the country. Zambia's largest mobile phone operator has commissioned the MTN interactive whiteboard in Lusaka and the Copperbelt province under its corporate social investment flagship programme aimed at ... Read More
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   Kenya: Kenya Readies for First IPTV Broadcasters
Source: IT Web Africa
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: The Communication Authority in Kenya is in the process of licensing two Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) companies in Kenya ushering a new digital broadcasting age in the country. During the licensing of eight new digital broadcasters last week, the CA revealed that they are working to license two IPTV channels, three PayTV channels and four Cable TV channels. Safaricom, which launched it ... Read More
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   South Africa: Free Trade Agreement to Offer Limitless Opportunities
Source: SAnews.gov.za
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Once established, the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) will offer “limitless opportunities” to world markets such as Japan, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. “During the recent African Union Summit in South Africa in June this year, leaders of the continent launched negotiations on a Continental Free Trade Agreement. Once established, this free trade area will offer a market to countr ... Read More
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   South Africa: Economic Empowerment of Women a Prerequisite
Source: SAnews.gov.za
Source Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has warned that radical economic transformation without the full inclusion and empowerment of women is unsustainable. “The economic empowerment of women is a prerequisite for reducing poverty in our country and dismantling patriarchy,” Minister Shabangu said. Addressing a joint sitting of Parliament on Wednesday, the Minister said ... Read More
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