Last year was different for many obvious reasons. But one habit which hasn’t changed is our need and use of everything digital. The pandemic has accelerated our use of digital channels, both as individuals and as businesses.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Sustainability or extinction: what African enterprises need to know about the next ten years
Businesses and countries across the continent are attempting to rebuild following the devastating economic impact of the pandemic.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: African fintechs are diversifying to offer a wide range of complementary services
Kenyan-based fintech startup Cellulant this week also received approval from Bank of Tanzania to Become a Payment Solution Service Provider.
Whilst Kenya and Tanzania have for years shared strong trade relations, non-tariff barriers, high cost of production and cheap imports from outside the East Africa Community (EAC) region have impacted trade between the two countries.
[Column] Mthokozisi Maphumulo: Business insurance policies to rescue business amid the recent unrest and looting in South Africa
The recent events of unrest and looting of shops in South Africa, particularly in KZN and Gauteng have certainly been worrying for business owners.
[Column] Tonny Tugee: Connectivity, collaboration, competition - The 3 essential Cs for Africa’s growth
If we want to develop Africa’s digital stronghold and support the continent’s growing young population, every person needs access to high-quality, low-cost connectivity.
Virtually every week brings news of yet another high-profile cybersecurity attack on citizens, companies or governments. Over the last year, large parts of our world moved online.
In today’s modern and distributed enterprise, it’s more difficult than ever to proactively combat internal and external threats due to a lack of server visibility in the context of user behaviour, application updates and system configuration changes.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud is playing a big part in the growth of African enterprises
Analysts predict more and more businesses will be moving to cloud as businesses and their employees worldwide continue to face tremendous challenges in maintaining business continuity.
This week, Eocband has partnered with Workonline, one of the largest IP transit providers on the African continent to boost internet connectivity in Ghana.
With a flourishing ICT sector that has grown by an average of 10.8% every year since 2016 and as a home to some of Africa’s most innovative start-ups, Kenya’s nickname of “Silicon Savanah” couldn’t be more fitting.
From artificial intelligence (AI) to machine learning (ML) to robot process automation (RPA), deep learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT), emergent technologies are shaping the worlds of work, business, and public sector development.
The demand for steel is increasing in the country, as government-driven infrastructural development, and commercial and residential buildings surge.
[Column] Claudia Johnston: Utilities companies to embrace service, remain relevant to customer needs
Across the board, utilities are facing de-commoditisation and shifts in the way electricity is generated, supplied and consumed, which requires them to fight to remain relevant to their customers.
IT professionals in the region need to gain skills in cloud and data architecture due to the rapidly increasing number of organizations subscribing to integrated cloud services in recent years.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026
Data from the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, released this week now shows Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026.
Powered by improvements in digital infrastructure, Kenya’s growing start-up scene continues to fuel innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment
While organisations across West Africa work to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic, the global cybercrime industry is going into overdrive.
This webinar offers the opportunity for Incentro and HYCU to share insights of existing/past cases of ransomware attacks and how they were overcome. The Webinar will focus largely on Google Cloud (Incentro/Google) and Cloud security (HYCU).
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