Articles By Gideon F. For-mukwai

China to open IT incubator in Singapore

China to open IT incubator in Singapore

China Torch Center, an agency of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, is opening an incubation centre in Singapore...

September 2nd, 2003 Gideon F. For-mukwai
Nigerian online criminals on the run in South Africa

Nigerian online criminals on the run in South Africa

Nigerian criminals who have masterminded a series of fraudulent online schemes in several African countries are on the run in...

October 15th, 2002 Gideon F. For-mukwai
U.S. warns Nigeria over online fraud schemes

U.S. warns Nigeria over online fraud schemes

Online schemes operating out of Nigeria that have defrauded victims out of tens of millions of dollars have become so...

September 25th, 2002 Gideon F. For-mukwai
VoIP offers Africa a less-costly calling option

VoIP offers Africa a less-costly calling option

African nations are increasingly turning to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to bypass expensive conventional telephone systems, with the trend...

September 25th, 2002 Gideon F. For-mukwai
Nigeria pursues aggressive IT drive

Nigeria pursues aggressive IT drive

The Nigerian government is pursuing an aggressive IT drive meant to shed the image that Africa's most populous nation and...

November 12th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai
Africa surpasses 4 million Net users

Africa surpasses 4 million Net users

Africa has surpassed the 4 million mark for Internet users, according to figures recently released by a South African Internet...

October 15th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai
Microsoft targets South Africa for anti-piracy campaign

Microsoft targets South Africa for anti-piracy campaign

As part of the ongoing effort to clamp down on software piracy, Microsoft Corp.'s South African subsidiary has asked local...

May 31st, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai
Net is transforming African media

Net is transforming African media

The development of the Internet in Africa is playing a vital role in transforming the media there, more than 200...

May 18th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai
South African gov’t signs 3-year deal with Microsoft

South African gov’t signs 3-year deal with Microsoft

The South African government recently signed a three-year deal worth 468 million rand (US$58.9 million) for Microsoft Corp. software and...

May 14th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai
Africa Online buys Egypt’s MenaNet

Africa Online buys Egypt’s MenaNet

Pan-continental ISP (Internet service provider) Africa Online Ltd. has acquired MenaNet Communications S.A.E. for US$7.8 million and is now offering...

March 8th, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai