Articles By John Yarney

Microsoft signs pacts with African countries

Microsoft signs pacts with African countries

Ghana and Angola have become most recent African signatories to agreements with Microsoft Corp.Earlier this month the government of Ghana...

March 30th, 2004 John Yarney
African tech parks aim to jump-start ICT

African tech parks aim to jump-start ICT

To help reap economic benefits from information and communication technology (ICT), some countries on the African continent are creating new-company...

February 26th, 2004 John Yarney
South Africa taps open source to boost local IT

South Africa taps open source to boost local IT

South Africa is working toward transforming itself into a software exporter by developing an open source software (OSS) industry."Using OSS...

December 2nd, 2003 John Yarney
ACS expansion gives Ghana BPO vote of confidence

ACS expansion gives Ghana BPO vote of confidence

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. (ACS) has given a vote of confidence to the West African country of Ghana as a...

July 28th, 2003 John Yarney
South Africa, Nigeria move on Linux adoption

South Africa, Nigeria move on Linux adoption

Countries in Africa are gradually adopting strategies that promote the use of Linux as an alternative to Windows, and South...

July 10th, 2003 John Yarney
South Africa, Nigeria move on Linux adoption

South Africa, Nigeria move on Linux adoption

Countries in Africa are gradually adopting strategies that promote the use of Linux as an alternative to Windows, and South...

July 8th, 2003 John Yarney
Africa confronts cybercrime

Africa confronts cybercrime

Law enforcement agencies and Internet service providers (ISPs) in Africa are trying to stem a wave of cybercrime originating from...

June 23rd, 2003 John Yarney
Africa mobile users wait for competition to kick in

Africa mobile users wait for competition to kick in

Mobile phone users in Africa may have to wait for a while to experience lower prices, although there is a...

June 9th, 2003 John Yarney
Ghana jumps into BPO

Ghana jumps into BPO

The West African nation of Ghana is looking to offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) to diversify the revenue stream for...

April 3rd, 2003 John Yarney
Ghana jumps into BPO

Ghana jumps into BPO

The West African nation of Ghana is looking to offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) to diversify the revenue stream for...

March 30th, 2003 John Yarney