Features

[Column] Is 5G hype or reality for South Africa?

09-24-2018 | 09:36:18
With global 5G rollout gathering speed and the recent launch of 5G in Lesotho by Vodacom, the question of whether South Africa is ready for the transition to 4G's successor is dependent on various factors.

[South Africa Business Week] JSE grows listing portfolio

09-20-2018 | 17:19:00
This week, the ever aggressive South African business world has seen two major companies, Vivo energy and Naspers all set to list on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

[Africa Tech Week] Demand for data centres continues to grow

09-20-2018 | 14:10:00
The need for these data centres in Africa continues to grow exponentially with a report from Statista indicating that an estimated $188 is going towards data centres systems.

[Kenya Business Week] Fertilizer shortage and the ripple effects

09-20-2018 | 13:04:00
Mergers, expansions, partnerships, taxation controversy and delays at major installations have dominated Kenya’s headlines this week.

[Column] Andrew Cruise:The cloud shift occuring in SA financial sector

09-20-2018 | 09:50:00
Mounting pressure on financial service institutions has forced a change in strategy as disruptors redefine the competitive landscape.

[Column] Digital transformation promise for Botswana businesses

09-19-2018 | 11:36:05
Digital transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job creation and economic growth difficult to ignore.

[Startup Interview]: Samuel Mugweru, Chairperson, E-Preneurs, Kenya

09-19-2018 | 11:27:00
Samuel Mugweru is the Chairperson of E-Preneurs Sacco Limited, a startup that brings online entrepreneurs together and trains them on how they can leverage existing online opportunities.

[Interview] John Kamara, Director, Global Gaming Africa

09-19-2018 | 08:47:00
John Kamara the Director for Global Gaming Africa discusses how Africa has embraced blockchain technology transforming it into a global hub.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: High Cost of Remittance to African Countries

09-19-2018 | 08:41:17
The World Bank recently released a study report with findings that the cost of remitting cash to African nations is higher compared to other continents all over the world. The report indicates that for every 200 dollars sent to Africa, a charge of 12% as remittance fee is imposed.

[Interview] Peter Stenslunde, Exec. Director, Wirecard, South Africa

09-17-2018 | 11:52:00
Peter Stenslunde, Executive Director of Wirecard South Africa, talks to Africa Business Communities about the state of this financial commerce digital platform, its set up in Germany, growth, expansion and future plans.

[Column] Five roots to Central Africa’s industrialization

09-17-2018 | 11:36:20
Four years after the oil boom ended and Central African countries faced a sudden reverse in their fortunes from the strong growth of the early 2000’s.

[Column] Mariam Abdullahi: Workforce experiences and telcos success

09-14-2018 | 11:40:09
Since GSM was first demonstrated in Cape Town in 1993 and the first GSM networks launched the next year, the telco industry has fundamentally transformed every country on the African continent.

[Kenya Business Week] Smart cities, a panacea for urban population

09-14-2018 | 06:57:14
As urban population hits unprecedented highs putting pressure on key amenities like housing, transport water and sanitation experts are mulling new and innovative ways to create smarter inclusive and sustainable cities.

[South Africa Business Week] Monash South Africa is now AdvTech owned

09-13-2018 | 18:08:00
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.

[Africa Tech Week] E-Learning transforming Africa’s education

09-13-2018 | 13:29:56
Unlike, the traditional chalk and board method which most of us went through during our early days in school, e-learning makes learning simpler, easier and more effective.

[Interview] Joe Gakuo, CEO, Oleum Holdings, Kenya

09-13-2018 | 11:55:00
Mr. Joe Watson Gakuo is the Chief Executive Officer of Oleum Holdings Limited, and the founder of Upstream Awards.

[Column] Ousmane Badiane: Trade is essential for Africa’s prosperity

09-13-2018 | 11:22:19
As African economies continues to develop, trade plays a vital role in raising living standards and improving the lives of their citizens.

[Column] Guido Verweij: Technologies transforming travel experience

09-13-2018 | 09:07:00
These technologies are powering the travel industry to offer more than just a trip. We call this evolution in travel retail ‘Distribution 4.0’ - the travel industry’s implementation of the fourth industrial revolution.

[Column] Harish Chib: Preventing your network from becoming a Botnet

09-13-2018 | 07:51:00
Botnets are large volumes of distributed networked computers and devices that have been taken over by a cybercriminal.

[Interview] Cobus Visagie, CEO, Africa Merchant Capital, South Africa

09-13-2018 | 06:49:00
Cobus Visagie is a chartered accountant and entrepreneur, founder of Africa Merchant Capital, an institution focused exclusively on merchant banking finance and solutions.