Features

[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.

[Interview] Stephen Mutinda, Managing Director, Homestay Safari, Kenya

09-12-2018 | 12:54:16
Stephen Mutinda is the Managing Director of Homestay Safari Group, a Kenyan online accommodation booking platform for different facilities ranging from boutique hotels, furnished apartments, guest houses, villas and much more.

[Interview] Kendall Ananyi, Founder, Tizeti, Nigeria

09-10-2018 | 07:53:00
Kendall Ananyi is a Nigerian entrepreneur, founder/CEO of ISP company, Tizeti, which recently secured a $3m series A funding.

[Nigeria Business Week] Forging bonds at new levels, China bets higher

09-06-2018 | 20:46:00
At first glance, it seems business as usual, but that could not be farther from reality. Business has never been more positive, rapid, nor disruptive.

[South Africa Business Week] Why SA entrepreneurs are not thriving

09-06-2018 | 15:24:00
A Study carried out on more than 1000 entrepreneurs in South Africa revealed that entrepreneurship in South Africa is not thriving, despite the fact that South Africa is one of Africa's strongest economies.

[Kenya Business Week] The UK, China trade factor

09-06-2018 | 13:02:00
Fresh from discussing bilateral ties with the United States, Kenya has over the recent past held trade negotiations and deals with UK and China as the super powers seeks to grow their influence in the country.

[Africa Tech Week] Technology driving Fintech growth in Africa

09-06-2018 | 10:27:00
Banks and other financial institutions are adopting new technologies to satisfy the growing demands of their customers across the continent.

[Mauritius] Huawei is a trusted partner of digital transformation

09-06-2018 | 09:54:46
As part of his visit to China, Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth visited Huawei's Executive Briefing Center and held talks with Peng Zhongyang, Senior Vice President at Huawei. He said that Huawei is a trusted partner of the country for digital transformation.

[Interview] Francis Vesta, Senior Investment Analyst, Itanna, Nigeria

09-06-2018 | 08:34:00
Francis Vesta is Senior Investment Analyst at Itanna, an offshoot of the Honeywell Group in Nigeria.

[Column] Ray Chimhandamba: Africa’s donation to the Disruptor Economy

09-06-2018 | 07:30:00
One has to ask, what role has Africa played in the disruptor economy and what role will it play in the future. Mpesa, the mobile money invention by Safaricom in Kenya, is one of my favourites.

[Column] Mimi Kalinda: Strategic communication vital to Africa’s DNA

09-03-2018 | 11:40:56
Innovation is a critical part Africa’s DNA, but it only plays a part in shaping the continent’s narrative when the world becomes aware of it.