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posted in March 2024
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South Africa key to Mimecast's business strategy – new CEO
  • Paula Gilbert
South Africa remains a key pillar for email security company Mimecast's business strategy, according to new CEO Marc van Zadelhoff, who told Connecting Africa that Mimecast plans to further expand its operations across Africa and hire more local talent.
Cassava Tech Talks Ep. 6: Digital priorities of the C-suite
  • Paula Gilbert
In the newest Cassava Tech Talks podcast we discuss the digital priorities of the C-suite, especially when it comes to cybersecurity, cloud, digitization in Africa and how the introduction of AI tools is impacting the market. Guests are Liquid C2 CEO Oswald Jumira and Sabelo Dlamini director of SANReN. #sponsored
Key adoption areas for machine learning in Africa
  • Connecting Africa News
ICT analyst Francis Hook identifies some of the key sectors that could be positively impacted by machine learning, including education, government services, healthcare and climate tech.
MWC 2024: African telco deals
  • Paula Gilbert
Connecting Africa has compiled a list of all the major deals that African operators announced at MWC 2024 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Omdia View: April 2024

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Leveraging agritech to build resilience against climate change

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ICT analyst Francis Hook discusses agritech in Africa and how the agricultural sector is using technology to build resilience against the negative effects of climate change and to ensure food security.

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