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FinTech & the African Findustrial Revolution | Free Webinar

08-24-2018 | 12:05:00
How is tech innovation delivering cutting-edge financial services and bridging the banking and digital divide?

Nigeria’s Economic Resurgence & Fulfilling Its Connectivity Potential

08-24-2018 | 11:29:00
Explore Nigeria’s path to GDP & connectivity growth in a brand new report brought to you by Nigeria Com and Xalam Analytics

[Nigeria Business Week] Businesses riding the wave of technology

08-23-2018 | 20:42:00
As the business world becomes more and more technology dependent, it has become impossible to separate that technology from any kind of development. Words like ‘investment’ and ‘startup’ seem inevitably connected to ICT.

[Africa Tech Week] African countries eyeing blockchain technology

08-23-2018 | 13:03:15
The use of technology in elections in Africa over the past years has continued to receive increased attention.

[Kenya Business Week] Championing electoral reforms with blockchain

08-23-2018 | 10:08:00
Kenya’s public institutions have this week increased their investments in technology to improve service delivery and address some of the most pressing problems in a development that is receiving thumbs up from both local and international players.

ICT remains panacea for youth unemployment in Africa, FAO

08-22-2018 | 11:30:45
In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60 percent of a 1.2 billion population are under the age of 25.

[Column] Michael Hailu: Focus on youth, women will boost agribusiness

08-22-2018 | 09:36:00
There are two strong arguments why we need to get greater women and youth involvement in agriculture – pragmatic and strategic.

[Column] Mehmood Khan: Remaining competitive in the era of AI and IoT

08-21-2018 | 09:05:00
The emergence and proliferation of exponential technologies such as AI and IoT will challenge organisations’ ability to innovate at speed and scale to remain competitive.

[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Nigerian businesses and the GDPR compliance

08-20-2018 | 07:15:00
The deadline for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation has come and gone. And while it happened without too much fanfare in Nigeria, companies that think they can ignore the legislation and maintain a business as usual approach are in for a rude awakening.

[Kenya Business Week] Unity of purpose in war on counterfeits

08-17-2018 | 08:19:00
Each year counterfeit goods cost the Kenyan economy $300 million in a well-oiled illicit trade that has not only taken away the citizen’s right to quality and genuine products, but put their lives at risk by infiltrating their markets with substandard goods.

[Survey] Mental Health Knowledge in Africa

08-16-2018 | 15:19:00
In June 2018, the World Health Organization has released a global manual which aim is to help physicians and mental health professionals to diagnose physical and mental health conditions

Five steps for online startups to take advantage of Black Friday

08-16-2018 | 11:48:00
According to Google Trends last year, South Africa registered the largest ‘Black Friday’ search interest of any country, even ahead of the US where the retail mega-event was conceived.

[Africa Tech Week] More African retailers adopting mobile payments

08-16-2018 | 10:49:34
More African retailers are now adopting mobile payments, allowing their customers to pay for goods and services using mobile money.

[Column] Sachen Gudka: High power costs threaten Kenya’s manufacturing

08-14-2018 | 14:01:01
The announcement of the new power tariffs by Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has indicated an unexpected increase in energy costs for all in the country.

AfricaCom 2018: Cape Town | 13-15 November | Attend for Free

08-14-2018 | 07:12:00
Africa’s largest tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC, you can take your place amongst the world’s leading innovators

[Column] Gilbert Saggia: The digital shift of Africa's rail system

08-13-2018 | 10:02:00
Few modes of transport evoke such a sense of history and romanticism as rail.

 [Africa Tech Week] African Startups shortlisted for major awards

08-09-2018 | 11:03:43
This has been perhaps one of the busiest weeks for African startups seeking funding to improve the operations or products.

[Kenya Business Week] Realigning businesses to drive growth

08-09-2018 | 10:42:37
With competition across public and private sector now being driven by innovation, Kenyan institutions have invested heavily in modernizing operations and selling the convenience message to customers.

What does digital transformation mean for South African business?

08-09-2018 | 09:14:39
The business landscape is changing, it’s no secret. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already begun to shift the business landscape.

[Startup Interview] George Gichuhi, Founder, HCS Errands, Kenya

08-08-2018 | 10:46:44
The quest for convenience from businesses and a growing middle class has opened up doors for errand running businesses that offer a host of services from food deliveries, filling of returns and data entry services among others.