News

One million euros climate change project set for launching in Uganda

04-24-2019 | 13:55:43
A 1.07 million euros climate change project aimed at building resilience of agriculture landscapes in Eastern Uganda, is set to be launched in June following the completion of preparatory activities.

Skyway Aviation Handling Company lists on Nigerian Stock Exchange main board

04-24-2019 | 13:52:00
Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc has listed 1,353,580,000 ordinary shares at The Nigerian Stock Exchange Main Board.

[Kenya] Mastercard Engage platform launches in Kenya to support African payment innovation

04-24-2019 | 12:40:29
Mastercard is expanding its Engage programme in sub-Saharan Africa, with the first Engage events in Nigeria and Kenya to introduce local fintech innovators to its broad partnership opportunities.

Air Mauritius receives new airbus aircraft from Air Lease Corporation

04-24-2019 | 11:45:48
Air Lease Corporation has announced the delivery of one new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft on long-term lease to Air Mauritius.

[South Africa] Standard Bank moves business to the cloud with Moody’s Analytics

04-24-2019 | 11:31:00
South Africa’s Standard Bank Group Group has selected the Moody’s Analytics CreditLens™ solution to digitize and automate its credit processes.

[South Africa] PaySpace appoints Sandra Crous new MD

04-24-2019 | 10:26:50
PaySpace, the leader in true cloud-based Payroll and Human Capital Management Software, has appointed Sandra Crous (née Swanepoel) as its new Managing Director, effective 1 April 2019.

Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap conduct a digital training tour in Kenya

04-24-2019 | 09:22:44
Arrow Electronics and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator.

Andersen Global grows African foothold by partnering with Mulenga Mundashi Kasonde Legal Practitioners in Zambia

04-24-2019 | 08:42:58
Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Mulenga Mundashi Kasonde Legal Practitioners, MMKLP, a law firm in Zambia.

Liquid Telecom Kenya connects Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa to its outreach centers using high-speed fibre network

04-24-2019 | 08:30:25
Liquid Telecom Kenya has connected Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa Kenya to seven of its outreach centres in the coastal region bringing healthcare closer to the community.

Ethiopian Airlines set to launch three weekly flights to Marseille

04-24-2019 | 06:47:00
Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019.
 
Features

[Column] Karien Bornheim: The game is never over

04-24-2019 | 11:14:00
The 2019 State of Cybersecurity in Small and Medium Size Businesses study by the Ponemon Institute revealed that most companies surveyed suffered severe financial consequences thanks to a cyber-attack

[Column] Byron Clatterbuck: Urban vs Rural – How to optimise ICT investment strategies

04-24-2019 | 07:01:00
Africa is a large continent, and investors tend to pick and choose their markets based on a multitude of criteria. Some see opportunities in emerging arenas while others focus on more developed and mature opportunities.

[Column] Cathy Smith: Artificial intelligence: The need to leave no-one behind

04-22-2019 | 08:21:15
Early September in Cape Town means one thing, the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, which will draw 1000-odd business executives, academics, politicians and celebrities from around the world.

[Column] Matthew Kibby: Futurealist on big data, it’s all about the people

04-19-2019 | 06:15:00
According to the IDC, by 2020, there will be enough data in the world to fill a stack of tablets equivalent to 6.6 times the distance between the Earth and the moon.

[Startup Interview] Allan Niongira, Founder, PortableVoices, Kenya

04-18-2019 | 12:02:48
Allan Niongira the CEO.Founder of PortableVoices, a Kenyan audiobook production company and podcast network focused on producing African spoken entertainment.

[Interview] Saeed Ibrahim Talfo, CEO, Golden Land, Sudan

04-18-2019 | 10:19:00
Saeed Talfo has spent about a decade working in ICT, telecom delivery and service, and HE is currently the CEO of GLSD.

[Column] Sabelo Dlamini: The new age of intelligence

04-17-2019 | 11:36:00
The new age of intelligence is defined as the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to improve enterprise efficiency in the era of big data.

[Column] Inderjeet Singh: Business intelligence in the era of big data

04-17-2019 | 07:22:55
Most 21st century corporate, entities struggle quite significantly with collecting, managing and deploying organizational data.

[Column] Mncedisi Mayekiso: Tapping into the growing demand for connectivity in South Africa

04-17-2019 | 06:40:00
South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) has a vision for 2030 – to create a seamless information infrastructure by 2023.

[Column] Benjamin Rosman: Africa needs homegrown experts to harness Artificial intelligence to address local challenges

04-12-2019 | 12:21:44
The continent needs its own experts to harness Artificial Intelligence towards our local challenges and priorities in Africa.