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Gilat Satcom’s CEO Appointed as WIOCC Board Member

Gilat Satcom, a leading provider of satellite and fibre-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, today announced that its CEO, Dan Zajicek, has been appointed to the board of multi-award-winning Africa’s carriers’ carrier, WIOCC.

Events

AITEC Banking & Mobile Money
15 - 16 July 2014
Eko Hotel, Lagos Nigeria

Dear Colleague,
For a number of reasons, including the recent dismissal of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, we have decided to postpone AITEC Banking & Mobile Money West Africa, Lagos, to 15-16 July. 2014 The Central Bank is an important partner for the conference and its current state of transition makes it impossible for them to provide their usual level of input for the event.

Events

AITEC Banking & Mobile Money
15 - 16 July 2014
Eko Hotel, Lagos Nigeria

Dear Colleague,
For a number of reasons, including the recent dismissal of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, we have decided to postpone AITEC Banking & Mobile Money West Africa, Lagos, to 15-16 July. 2014 The Central Bank is an important partner for the conference and its current state of transition makes it impossible for them to provide their usual level of input for the event.

Events

eGov Kenya 20-21 March 2014
Brackenhurst Conference Centre
Nairobi, Kenya

People

Uganda Telecom announces new chairman

Fixed line, mobile and internet provider Uganda Telecom (UTL) has appointed a new chairman and three board members following years of uncertainty at the telecoms company.

Former central banking executive Stephen Kaboyo replaces Dr. Ben Mbonye, who has resigned after four years service as chairman at UTL.

The UTL seven-person board also has three new members from Libyan telecom firm LAP GreenN: Stewart Simpson, Joanna Roche, and Kalid Tarapolisi.

Events

eGov Kenya 20-21 March 2014
Brackenhurst Conference Centre
Nairobi, Kenya

Jobs & Opportunities

Intel announces ‘She Will Connect’ initiative to reduce online gender gap

Intel has announced a new program aimed at expanding digital literacy. Millions of girls around the world have little or no access to education. 'She Will Connect' is a new program that commits to expanding digital literacy skills to young women in developing countries.
intel gender gap she will connect initiative women on the webCredit: Intel Women on the Web report

People

Kris Senanu, the Managing Director for Access Kenya's internet business, has assumed two roles following his appointment as Access Kenya Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

Senanu will retain his current role as MD for Access Kenya's internet arm as well as assume the added responsibilities which include driving the company's marketing strategy and regional expansion strategy.

Events

eGov Kenya 20-21 March 2014
Brackenhurst Conference Centre
Nairobi, Kenya

Jobs & Opportunities

First African Blogger Awards now open for entries

Entries to the 2014 African Blogger Awards, the continent’s very first awards programme that measures online and social influencers’ reach and influence through data analysis, are open to bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters and YouTubers across Africa.

The Awards have been divided into 36 categories, providing the opportunity for influencers on these platforms to be measured objectively against their peers, and duly recognised for their achievements.

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