Communication Africa weekly digest - 31st July - 4th August

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communication Africa, from 31st July - 4th August

Sapiens opens local office in South Africa 

Sapiens’ new office in Sandton and appointment of a regional director expand the company’s footprint in South Africa. Click here to read the full story.  

Kenyan girls travel to Google HQ after creating app to end FGM 

Five Kenyan girls have designed an app which aims to end the fight against Female Genital Mutiliation (FGM). Click here to read the full story.  

Somalia introspects fibre-cut and internet outage in the country 

Somalia organised a consultation meeting in Mogadishu to discuss the impact of recent fibre-cut that cut off Internet access to South and Central Somalia. Click here to read the full story

Powering Africa’s data centres 

Arguably the biggest growth market on the planet, the continent of Africa represents a huge opportunity - and a challenge - for IT businesses across the board, including the specialist power suppliers that guarantee operations at vital data centres. Martin Clark reports. Click here to read the full story

Tigo Tanzania announces an upgrade and expansion of its services 

Tigo Tanzania has announced a huge drive to continue its modernisation programme of its network infrastructure. Click here to read the full story.  

Thycotic: "Most companies worldwide failing to measure cybersecurity effectiveness and performance" 

Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) and endpoint privilege management solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, have provided a report, analysing key findings from a Security Measurement Index survey. Click here to read the full story.  

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