Features

Five steps to evaluating a DDoS managed service provider

10-05-2018 | 05:57:48
Partnering with a provider that can oversee your organisation’s security operations takes a critical IT management issue off your plate, boosts your staff resources, and gives you access to specialised DDoS expertise.

[Startup Interview] Kennedy Mwaura, CEO, EWYN, Kenya

10-04-2018 | 11:15:20
Kennedy Mwaura is the CEO and Co- founder of EWYN Solutions Limited a Kenyan based startup that has positioned itself as frontrunner in the provision of custom software and mobile applications that address specific needs of diverse clients.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Safeguarding gains of Kenya’s flower sector

10-04-2018 | 11:06:27
The announcement by Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways, that it would start direct cargo flights to USA in December this year remains one of the most iconic developments for the Kenyan flower industry.

Bas Vlugt: Report on my talk with LinkedIn about LinkedIn Groups

10-01-2018 | 10:01:13
Following my publication on how LinkedIn is destroying groups, I was invited by LinkedIn Community Manager Sophie Bonnet for a talk

[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Nigerian businesses can be secure in the cloud

10-01-2018 | 08:41:00
Moving to the cloud is still deemed to be risky by some IT leaders, but the reality is that the bigger risk is not moving to the cloud.

AfricaCom Cape Town: Attend for Free

09-28-2018 | 14:45:00
Africa’s largest enterprise tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC between the 13 – 15 November 2018

[Column] Tobias Alando: Why regional integration is critical

09-28-2018 | 14:02:00
The story of Africa’s trade with itself is grim. According to COMTRADE 2016, intra-European trade stands at an estimated 60 per cent, intra- Asian trade at just over 40 per cent while intra-Africa trade stands at a low of about 20%.

[Africa Tech Week] Facebook continues to empower African communities

09-27-2018 | 14:23:12
This week, Facebook announced the winners of its community leadership programme. Six Kenyans were among those who were selected to join the programme and will each receive cash prizes from Facebook to support their community initiatives.

[Column] Brian Kalule:Fintech flourishes in Uganda despite regulations

09-27-2018 | 07:41:52
Financial technology is flourishing in Uganda, thanks partly to the enormous popularity of mobile money and payment systems and partly to the hands-off approach of the country’s regulators.

[Interview] Carl Wazen, Co-founder, Yoco, South Africa

09-24-2018 | 09:40:00
Carl Wazen is the Co-founder and Chief Business Officer at Yoco, a point of sale payments company for small businesses in South Africa.

[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.