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NSSA goes live with $10M SAP project after two year delay

The project, which was started back in 2013, experienced a two and half year delay. The implementation was being carried out by Twenty Third Century Systems, a regional SAP consulting company.


Government finds alternative for TTCS as its IAP, Zarnet acquires Portnet

The government, through its IAP Zarnet, has acquired a majority stake in Portnet Software, a leading local SAP solutions provider. This is meant to give the State an option for enterprise software and limits its reliance on Twenty-Third Century Systems


EOH takes over Zimbabwean enterprise firm, Twenty Third Century Systems

The move by EOH to take over 49% percent of Twenty Third Century Systems (TTCS) to expand its African Enterprise Systems footprint leaving TTCS a minor controller is conspicuously for its detail on the resulting shareholding. This leave EOH as somewhat of a monopoly SAP partner in the region. What does this mean for TTCS?


DBS has signed up over 200 Cumulus users since launch in 2012

At the beginning of October, we published a story on the Cumulus cloud business solution by the 23rd Century subsidiary, Devoted Business Solutions (DBS) in which, based on a press release by SAP, we implied that the Nano Appliance implementation was DBS’s only SAP implementation to date. DBS MD, Richard Maulana however got in touch […]


23rd century announces SAP Business One cloud implementation

Based on a press release by SAP, we implied below that the Nano Appliance implementation was DBS’s only SAP implementation to date. DBS MD, Richard Maulana however got in touch with us to let us know that conclusion was just wrong as Nano is actually a September 2012 implementation and that since then they have […]


Africom partners MTN to offer enterprise cloud hosted services

About two months ago Africom announced that they had partnered MTN purportedly to “to connect Zimbabwe to the rest of Africa and the world” by “delivering leading-edge technology that guarantees exceptional quality of service”. If that’s sounding a bit too vague, it’s ok, you’re not alone. The good news is this though, today Africom held an event to announce the partnership to their business customers. MTN Business Partner Manager Richard Kabeya was present at the launch.


23rd Century Systems subsidiary developing VAS platform

Uniswitch, a Twenty Third Century Systems Group (TTCS) subsidiary, is working on a VAS platform to be launched in the coming months. According to Uniswitch Managing Director, Reginald Gumbo, this is part of Uniswitch’s long terms strategic direction of developing mobile commerce solutions for the market.