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U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Apartheid Victims Battle Against Ford And IBM

AFRICANGLOBE - Ford's US board made key decisions to manufacture specialised vehicles for apartheid security forces in violation of US sanctions and retaliated against employees who took part in anti-apartheid protests. IBM, they say, provided database and information storage services that allowed the apartheid government to implement the race-based classification system. Several of the South Africans in the court case were former employees of Ford who had been arrested and tortured after Ford released information about protest activities to the apartheid government.

SKA South Africa and IBM to ‘Go Big’ in Space

Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa has announced plans to work with multinational tech giant IBM to develop a next-generation "big data" platform for...

Global Technology Firms Gear Up for Push into Africa

In what could be termed as the new rush for Africa, international ICT firms are expanding their local offices as they seek to position themselves for an assault on the wider African market.