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Aug 21, 2014

South Africa Bans Travelers from West Africa Because of Ebola

The country closed its borders to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leon... #West Africa #Sierra Leone #Liberia #Republic of Guinea #South Africa

Aug 19, 2014

SAP plans big investment to boost its business in Africa

SAP is planning to spend up to US$500 million in Africa from now through 2020 in hopes of dramatically growing its business on the continent, particularly in countries outside of South Africa, where it already has a strong base. “In Africa, we plan t... #Africa #Kenya #Morocco #Angola

Aug 12, 2014

South Africa Has Bailed Out A Predatory Lender

Failed banks are not solely the province of rich Western countries, it seems. South African's African Bank has fallen by the wayside and been rescued by the South African Reserve Bank in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance... #Africa #Kenya #Morocco #Angola

Aug 12, 2014

Inventing Outside of the Box

Steven Norris, an editor at Gearburn—a Cape Town, South Africa website chronicling “the latest gadget news from around the world”—admits to being endlessly amused by “staggeringly cool technology videos” that reveal how designers transform ugly tech ... #Africa #Kenya #Morocco #Angola

Aug 14, 2014

Zuma Blames Subordinates for House Improvements Overspend

South Africa's president said he didn't order $20 million worth of upgrades and has asked his police minister to decide if he should pay some of the bill... #Africa #Kenya #Morocco #Angola

Aug 11, 2014

Acer Chromebook 13 turns on 4K graphics

Acer is cranking up graphics in its latest Chromebook 13, a 13.3-inch laptop that has an processor capable of rendering 4K video. The Chromebook 13 has Nvidia’s Tegra K1 processor with 192 graphics cores. The laptop is one of the first with K1, which... #Africa #Kenya #Morocco #Angola

Aug 07, 2014

Prosecutor: Lying Pistorius has lost race, must be convicted of premeditated murder

In closing arguments in a murder trial that has riveted South Africa and many around the world, the chief prosecutor said Thursday that Olympian Oscar Pistorius dropped "the baton of truth" and produced a succession of lies to save himself from a con... #Africa #Kenya #Morocco #Angola

Aug 04, 2014

Microsoft continues global CRM expansion in battle against Salesforce.com

Microsoft has expanded the availability of its cloud CRM software into 17 additional countries in a move sure to step up its rivalry with Salesforce.com. The move brings Dynamics CRM Online to new places in South America, the Caribbean, Asia, the Mid... #Caribbean #Europe #Middle East #Africa #South America #Microsoft Corporation #Salesforce.com Inc

Aug 02, 2014

Donald Young advances to Citi Open semifinal

American beats Kevin Anderson of South Africa to reach semifinal... #Kevin Anderson #Donald Young

Jul 31, 2014

Brand Africa Announces South Africa's Top 50 Most Valuable Brands

South Africa's Top 50 Most Valuable Brands were revealed from a survey conducted by leading independent brand valuation consultancy company, Brand Africa (and its subsidiary, Brand Finance Africa) which provide a measurable and independent account on... #Kevin Anderson #Donald Young