Having trouble viewing this newsletter? Try reading online instead.

The year 2015 ended on an interesting note for the Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative (ECITI) and its partners in the film sector.

Having hosted the inaugural Eastern Cape Film Festival in August and three successful Eastern Cape Film Forum film screenings and workshops in Queenstown (Chris Hani), Stutterheim (Amathole) and Uitenhage (Nelson Mandela Bay)

Read More


EC-based online TV station...COMING SOON!
East London-based multimedia production company, Vamuch Trading and Projects, promises to shape the Eastern Cape's media landscape with its online TV station, Mpuma TV.

Read More


11th ANNUAL ICT SUMMIT

The ECITI team and its incubated enterprises participated in the 11th annual Eastern Cape ICT Summit which was held at the East London International Convention Centre (ELICC) from 4th-5th November 2015. Read More


ECITI incubated enterprise owner Khanyisa Ngewu was named one of the winners of the 2015 Women in ICT Awards announced at a business breakfast hosted at the East London ICC on 05 November.

Read More

Queenstown entrepreneurs eagerly anticipate ECITI's Chris Hani satellite office, set to officially launch in January 2016.

ECITI executive manager Mncedi Mgwigwi explains that the expansion is a strategic move that will propel ECITI towards realising its bold mandate which calls for promoting ICT infrastructure development throughout Eastern Cape's districts.

Read More


Make sure to make your
calendars for the following events:

Chris Hani office launch | January 2016 (TBC)
Queenstown - No. 2 corner Griffith & Owen Streets, ECDC Building

ICT in Agriculture Conference 2016 | 17th of March 2016
Summerstrand, North Campus of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth | Contact person: Samantha Ludick

JOINED THE
PROGRAMME IN 2015

Fast Lane
Gugulethu ICT Centre
Widelink Technologies
Miso Media House


JOINING THE
PROGRAMME IN 2016

Magnifica Productions
Ubuntu Bam Production
SGG Technologies
Backlight Keyboard Technologies
Amanzi.Com

Read More

Loyiso Kanasa
Director of Kasana Computing
School and Repair Centre,

"I strongly believe that start-up entrepreneurs can benefit from the ECITI incubation programme. Ever since joining the programme in 2013, I have learnt how to integrate business ethics into my daily operations."

Read More

SOLAR BACKPACK ENTREPRENEUR BRIGHTENS PUPILS' LIVES

Read More


THE AFRICAN ICT LANDSCAPE: SIX TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2016

Read More


ARE WE REALLY IN THE MIDDLE OF AN IT REVOLUTION?

Read More


ECITI HELPS STAGE LOCAL PRODUCTIONS

South African film "Hard to Get" lead actress Thishiwe Ziqubu was spotted at the third installment of the Eastern Cape Film Forum (ECFF) Film and Screening Workshop held at the ECITI Queenstown satellite office


Our incubation programme is designed to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies in the ICT, film and media industries.

Read More

The year 2015 proved to be an interesting one for provincial filmmakers with some ground-breaking initiatives being spearheaded by the Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative.

Read More


CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Olga and Lulama Dlume on the birth of their sweet, healthy baby girl. Olga returned to the office on 18 January. It's great to have her back in the office after her maternity leave. We look forward to a productive year ahead with her as part of the ECITI team!

T: +27 87 373 0970 | F: +27 86 681 6321 | info@eciti.co.za
Block B, ELIDZ Science and Technology Park
Lower Chester Rd, Sunny Ridge, East London, EC 5201

www.eciti.co.za