Seacom has launched a mentoring programme called the SEACOM Solution Quest (Solution Quest) to help the Youth of Tembisa Secondary High School to empower themselves with a range of potential solutions to the socioeconomic issues affecting their lives. The Solution Quest saw SEACOM employees work with Tembisa Secondary School scholars to help them create their own interventions to address the largest challenges they face in their day-to-day lives
SEACOM is celebrating the third anniversary of its commercial launch on 23 July by giving time and support to communities across Africa. The teams of every SEACOM regional office will be getting out of the office for a day to assist and uplift their local communities.
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Convergence Partners extended its relationship with ForGood (www.forgood.co.za), an initiative of Heartlines (www.heartlines.org.za). The support provided by the Convergence Partners’ Foundation to ForGood is for the continued development of their social netwoking platform that aims to provide a platform for South Africans to share experiences and make a positive contribution to society. This initiaitve that supports the development of good values in society is part of the corporate social investment activities of Convergence Partners and its Foundation.
Convergence Partners released its Annual Report for 2011 financial year, celebrating an exciting and successful first five years of investing in the fast growing African ICT market.
In his Chairman’s report , Andile Ngcaba highlights the beneficially disruptive effects that the flood of broadband infrastructure (international submarine, wireless and satellite infrastructure) will have on the African market. In addition, new technology developments such as LTE, digital terrestrial broadcasting and social media will be making a significant impact on the African ICT landscape.
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