Uptake of cyber security solutions saw a threefold growth globally and on the continent, major markets such as Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa also saw a more than 50 per cent bump in uptake of their services a situation attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and lock-down measures that encouraged working from home. Maeson Mahery, Chief Solutions Director at LawTrust joins CNBC Africa for more.
At the CIO 100 Symposium and Awards taking place at the 21st November, 2019, 150 out of 384 companies were shortlisted. This award covers six East African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia. They recognize companies that have used IT in the most innovative way to solve business challenges and achieve organizational goals. Harry Hare, Chairman and Founder of CIO East Africa, joins CNBC Africa for more.
Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community sign MoU for project development & implementation
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the East African Community (EAC) have signed an MoU for project development and implementation. Key sectors will include IT, infrastructure and healthcare. CNBC Africa'a Kopano Gumbi spoke to Bernard Mono, Head of Finance at East Africa Development Bank and Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Coverage at the DBSA.