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* Excellent interim numbers from Huge Group, with revenue up 70.6% and profit up 130.
Andile Ngcaba, founder and chairman of Convergence Partners..
Andile Ngcaba, founder and chairman of Convergence Partners..

DOC bears the brunt of Cabinet reshuffle

18 Oct 2017 Telecoms
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

"The ‘old' DOC was much more stable under ministers like Jay Naidoo and Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri and with Andile Ngcaba as director-general. Unlike his predecessors, president Zuma seems to have no interest in using ICTs to grow South Africa socially and economically, only in using them to monitor and control the population while lining the pockets of his inner circle.
Andile Ngcaba, president of the FTTH Council Africa..
The Black IT Forum (BITF) believes systems integrator Dimension Data deliberately excluded its former chairman Andile Ngcaba from its long-term incentive scheme because he did not have the political influence needed by most multinational companies to get government contracts..
This week, news surfaced that Dimension Data ex-chairman Andile Ngcaba is taking the company to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration over alleged ""..
Ex-Dimension Data chairman Andile Ngcaba is taking his former paymaster to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration over alleged "discrimination and unfair remuneration practices"..

Flipkart snaps up Snapdeal

31 Jul 2017 Columnists
By Paul Booth

* A full-year loss from Ellies Holdings, with revenue down 2.3%.
This is after Andile Ngcaba's Convergence Partners – an investment firm focused on the technology, media and telecoms sector in Africa – exited its investment in Dimension Data Middle East & Africa..
The investment firm has now fully exited its shareholding in Dimension Data and Andile Ngcaba has stepped down as executive chairman..
"We invite industry colleagues to join us as we engage thought leaders and business experts, see the latest products and solutions, and share experiences," says Andile Ngcaba, President of the FTTH Council Africa..
The fibre council's executive committee unanimously elects Andile Ngcaba as its new president..
Past winners include IT industry notables Alan Knott-Craig Sr, Andile Ngcaba, Aleta Ling, Mark Shuttleworth, Ivan Epstein, Asher Bohbot, professor Barry Dwolatzky and Mteto Nyati. 2015 saw Niel Schoeman, CEO of Vumatel, scoop the coveted title.
"If you look back at the previous winners of the IT Personality Award, you see the remarkable milestones in the history of SA's ICT − with the likes of Alan Knott-Craig, Andile Ngcaba, Mark Shuttleworth, Benjamin Mophatlane and Barry Dwolatzky," says Jovanovic..
"For many years, wireless and other technologies were associated with being contended and unstable. Now, with advances in new milimetre wave spectrum technologies and the abundance of fibre backbone available and capillary network, businesses have the means to tap into a mixed medium, fully licensed capacity that enjoys the same quality, speed and reliability that, to date, fibre-only solutions could previously deliver", Andile Ngcaba, Chairman of Convergence Partners, says.
"For many years, wireless and other technologies were associated with being contended and unstable," says Andile Ngcaba, chairman of Convergence Partners. Now, with advances in new millimetre wave spectrum technologies and the abundance of fibre backbone available, and capillary networks, businesses have the means to tap into a mixed medium, fully licensed capacity that enjoys the same quality, speed and reliability that, to date, fibre-only solutions could previously deliver.
Andile Ngcaba's Convergence Partners boosts local tech start-up Snapt with a million-dollar investment..
Andile Ngcaba, Raj Wanniappa and Mpho Mokete were elected unopposed as Chairperson, Executive Deputy Chairperson and Treasurer, respectively..
Management committee members elected at the WiFi Forum of SA's second AGM include Andile Ngcaba..

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