Features

[Column] Emma Colenbrander: Is an Amazon for Africa’s “energy poor” in the making?

12-02-2020 | 12:36:44
A majority of consumers in Africa still live off the grid, in what are commonly called "last-mile" communities.

[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Celebrating startups and digital businesses that are uplifting African communities

11-30-2020 | 14:16:00
The positive, far-reaching impact the digital economy has had on various industries has also translated into benefitting and changing the lives of individuals, families, and communities across our continent

[Column] Vianca McCall: Understanding digital signatures in the modern business world

11-26-2020 | 06:42:00
The pen may be mightier than the sword, but in an ever-growing digital world, this small but mighty weapon may well be on its way to extinction.

Rystad Energy analysis shows Africa’s renewable energy capacity is set for consecutive years of growth

11-24-2020 | 09:28:00
Africa’s installed capacity of renewable energy, which stood at 12.6 gigawatt (GW) in 2019, is set for consecutive years of growth, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.

[Column] John Mc Loughlin: The changing face of Ransomware

11-23-2020 | 13:27:16
There is a significant decrease in the sheer number of ransomware attacks due to improved security, better backup strategies and faster data recovery measures

[Column] Mark Bannerman: Cloud and the Need for Agile, Accelerated Implementation

11-23-2020 | 12:04:00
Cloud solutions provide the opportunity to transform how companies and businesses operate, offering increasingly more direct business benefits.

[Column] Amrote Abdella: Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa

11-23-2020 | 09:28:44
While many farmers still rely on traditional techniques to coax a living from the land, there are opportunities to use cutting-edge technology to drive Africa towards a food-secure future.

Ericsson sees strong momentum in Sub-Saharan Africa

11-23-2020 | 07:50:18
A series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, among others, highlight Ericsson’s growing footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa as communications service providers move to strengthen their networks.

[Column] Wale Arewa: Safeguard sensitive data before disposal

11-19-2020 | 14:01:56
Many companies that experienced delivery delays due to disrupted supply chains have now received their IT equipment upgrades for 2020.

[Column] Jay Mawji: Online trading becoming more attractive in Africa

11-18-2020 | 11:46:15
While the International Monetary Fund acknowledges the damaging recession effects of Covid-19 in Africa the economic outlook for the continent remains optimistic, as the introduction of technologies brings with it accessibility.

[Column] Chen Lei: From Survive to Thrive, working together for a better Africa

11-16-2020 | 16:06:00
Technology is getting us through the pandemic, and technology can also drive our continent’s recovery in the post-pandemic era, writes Chen Lei, President of Huawei Southern Africa.

[Column] Mark Walker: Sustaining Business Continuity

11-16-2020 | 06:19:29
According to Mark Walker, sustainable business development has become an increasingly important business focus due to the radical changes wrought by the global pandemic.

[Column] Ahmad Mokhles: Africa's missing network: A case of inclusivity in the continent

11-13-2020 | 06:54:50
For more than a decade, Africa has been closely watched worldwide, touted as the next big growth market, an area of remarkable untapped potential.

[Column] Tonny Tugee: Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

11-11-2020 | 15:13:00
As our nascent digital economy emerges, we have seen signs that enormous possibilities exist for it to reduce the many divides in our society.

[Startup Interview] Almasi Ndangili, Founder, Imarisha East Africa Productions, Kenya

11-10-2020 | 11:06:44
Almasi Ndangili is the founder of Imarisha East Africa Productions Ltd, a Kenya-based talent academy promoting education through edutainment.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Promoting sustainability through energy efficiency and conservation

11-10-2020 | 06:59:00
Energy Efficiency might sound like ‘ Board Room speak’ to many, but what is it really?

[Column] Francis Wainaina: Africa, Kenya and the Cloud – The Numbers You Need to Know

11-09-2020 | 06:29:54
As a unified online platform for communication and collaboration, the cloud is now widely considered to be one of the most valuable resources we have at our disposal.

[Interview] HYCU Steven Cooper, Vladimir Djordjevic on SAP HANA Investment on Google Cloud

11-08-2020 | 09:35:00
For many companies today, maintaining a robust IT-infrastructure that includes terabytes of data to protect on SAP HANA, while balancing the need to reduce costs and simplify IT-management, can be challenging

Eight responsibilities of which a warehouse manager must be aware

11-05-2020 | 15:56:00
A warehouse manager has one of the most challenging jobs around. They have many responsibilities and have to oversee one of the most complex yet critically important aspects of the business.

[Column] Murray Gardiner: How digital payments could foster African development

11-04-2020 | 13:54:11
Digital Payments empower the small to medium enterprises (SMEs), giving them greater scope for inclusion and access to customers and markets.