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VIDEO: AITEC Africa ICT Summit Brings Together ICT Professionals

With over 500 ICT professionals, the AITEC Africa ICT Summit, which took place on 24th & 25th February 2016 at the Visa Oshwal Center, Nairobi, Kenya, was opened by ICT Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru.

The event included professionals from the East African region and as far as Ghana who were here to showcase their products and services and give talks on tech trends and current innovations.

Below is a video review of the summit, courtesy of E-LABZ’s David Gitonga

Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards open for submissions

Diageo Africa Business reporting awards

Here is an opportunity for Business journalists to earn awards for work well done.
The Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards open for submissions today (Monday March 5 2012).

According to A diageo statement sent to journalists, the Awards recognise excellent business journalism from and about Africa, and are open to journalists from around the world.
More information, online entry and details about criteria and categories are available from the Awards’ website.

Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, today launched its annual Africa Business Reporting Awards for 2012. The Awards, initiated by Diageo in 2004, recognise journalists and editors who provide high quality coverage of the business environment in Africa. Diageo believes that better and more accurate reporting plays a critical role in framing Africa’s economic prospects and challenges. It encourages greater interest in doing good business, which in turns creates the right environment for sustained prosperity on the continent. Continue reading

Wipro sponsors CIO 100 awards as keynote speakers unveiled

Ms. Nicholle Myles, Business Development manager, CIO East Africa, receives a sponsorship cheque towards this year's CIO 100 awards from Mr. Ramachandra Yadavilli, GM & Business Head-Africa region, Wipro Limited. The awards which will be held in November 28th -29th at the Safari Park hotel honour innovation and use of IT by organizations. Photo | Courtesy

Preparations to unveil top Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in the region has entered homestretch with more companies stepping forward to support the initiative.

The CIO 100 awards, which will be held in November 28th -29th at the  Nairobi’s Safari Park hotel to honour innovation and use of IT by organizations. Continue reading

CIO 100 awards growing bigger as Rwanda, Ethiopia join competition

By James Ratemo, jratemo@gmail.com

The annual CIO 100 awards is growing bigger each year with entry of more participants and introduction of more categories.
Two more countries, Rwanda and Ethiopia, have joined in the 2011 competition bringing the total number of participating countries to five.
This effectively means the number of companies to be surveyed in 2011 would increase to over 500 up from 350 in 2010.

Harry Hare Director CIO 100, harry.hare@cio.co.ke

Harry Hare Director CIO 100 harry.hare@cio.co.ke

The 350 participants in 2010 were drawn from from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The increase in the number of participants also crops from introduction of new awards that include Leadership, Green Edge, Security and CIO of the Year Award, recognising the best CEO in embracing IT. Continue reading