Communications Africa weekly digest - 18th - 22nd September

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 18th - 22nd September 2017

Sicap’s EMM solution to provide support for both android and iOS 

Sicap Schweiz AG, the global mobile device management vendor, has announced that its enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution aims to provide full mobile device management capabilities for both android and iOS users. Click here to read the full story.  

Africa becoming the dumping ground for eWaste 

A growing amount of computer equipment from Western nations is being found on toxic eWaste dumps throughout Africa and is being pulled apart by children as young as five. Click here to read the full story

South Africa adopts cloud strategy for business: Andrew Cruise 

South African businesses are showing a growing tendency towards adopting cloud strategy, according to Andrew Cruise, managing director of Routed, a vendor neutral cloud hosting platform provider. Click here to read the full story

Societe Generale launches new mobile money solution YUP in Africa 

Societe Generale has introduced new African mobile bank YUP in the Ivory Coast and Senegal, aiming to providing a new alternative to the traditional banking model, with a full range of transactional and financial services even without a bank account. Click here to read the full story

Masawara Insurance Group drives digital strategy with SSP Pure Insurance 

SSP Pure Insurance is a flexible, end-to-end core insurance system, which provides Masawara Insurance Group with the full-cycle policy administration, finance, claims, reinsurance and MI/BI reporting capabilities it needs to drive future growth. Click here to read the full story.

First Ladies and rising women leaders gather to define Leadership for a New Era 

The event, The Future of Women: Leadership for a New Era, to be held on 21 September in New York, will be co-hosted by Facebook, in partnership with M·A·C AIDS Fund and OkayAfrica, and will bring rising African women leaders in to share their visions for the future. Click here to read the full story.  

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