Facebook Launches Climate Science Information Centre in sub–Saharan Africa – Tempemail

Facebook has launched its Climate Science Information Centre to sub–Saharan Africa, beginning with South Africa and Nigeria. This is expected to be part of the social platform’s “commitment to connecting people to accurate, expert advice and information about global developments that affect their lives”. The centre, available in 16 countries Continue Reading

Nutanix Appoints New Systems Engineering Director for Sub-Saharan Africa – Tempemail

Nutanix has appointed James Sturrock as Systems Engineering Director for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa (WEURSSA). He will be responsible for all technical resources in the WEURSSA region as they engage with end-users and channel and OEM partners. Commenting on his appointment, Sturrock says “I am thrilled to be taking on Continue Reading

Nutanix Appoints New Regional Sales Director Sub-Saharan Africa – Tempemail

Nutanix has appointed Rowen Grierson as regional sales director for Sub-Saharan Africa. Grierson succeeds Paul Ruinaard who has left to pursue personal interests. A seasoned professional, Grierson was formerly the regional sales director for the West, East and Central Africa regions, and with his new appointment will now add the Continue Reading

Citrix Appoints New Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa – Tempemail

Citrix has appointed Matthew McKay as its new Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa. With over 22 years of experience within the IT and telecommunication industry, McKay is expected to contribute extensive skills in sales, operations and go-to-market strategy. “Matthew brings great technology experience combined with a proven record leading teams Continue Reading

Sub-Saharan Africa’s to Mobile Traffic to Grow 6.5 Times by 2026 – Tempemail

Mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to grow by almost 6.5 times the current figures, with total traffic increasing from 0.87EB per month in 2020 to 5.6EB by 2026. Meanwhile, the average traffic per smartphone is expected to reach 8.9GB over the forecast period – this according to the Continue Reading

Red Hat’s Sub-Saharan Track Event Goes Virtual – Tempemail

Red Hat is preparing for the 2020 edition of its annual Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Regional Forum. Dubbed “the open-source event of the year”, the forum is moving to a region-specific virtual experience. The event will take place on 3 November 2020 from 10:30 to 16:00, and promises Continue Reading

Securing video streaming in sub-Saharan Africa- Tempemail

Guest post by Jan Spitalnik, CTO of subscription video on demand service, Showmax Maintaining a video streaming service across the whole of Africa is challenge enough, without the added pressure to secure customer data and protect the security of our shows and movies. Asking people to find ways to breach Continue Reading

Facebook Launches “My Digital World” Across Sub-Saharan Africa | Tempemail

Facebook has launched “My Digital World” – a programme designed to equip the youth and general public across Sub-Saharan Africa with digital skills needed to navigate the digital world. My Digital World is a consolidation of all Facebook digital literacy programmes including Safe Online with Facebook, Ilizwe Lam, and eZibo Continue Reading

Facebook Launches Messenger Kids across Sub-Saharan Africa | Tempemail

Sourced from Shutterstock Facebook is rolling out Messenger Kids – a video chat and messaging app that helps children connect with friends and family in a fun, parent-controlled space. Available to download from the Apple App and Google Play Stores, Messenger Kids has been designed for children between the ages Continue Reading

Uber Cash Digital Wallet Launched in Sub-Saharan Africa | Tempemail

Sourced from The Guardian. Uber is launching its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Sub-Saharan Africa through a partnership with Nigerian founded fintech Flutterwave. The arrangement will allow riders to top up Uber wallets using the dozens of remittance partners active on Flutterwave’s Pan-African network. Flutterwave operates as a business-to-business Continue Reading