[Column] Akua Gyekye: Eight ways Facebook is preparing for elections across Africa
With a number of upcoming elections across Africa, we want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent.
[Column] Andrew Sordam: Cloud computing unlocking rapid innovation in Africa
Digitalisation is permeating every industry, with cloud computing rapidly becoming an essential component of business transformation.
Xalam Analytics: Fixing Rwanda’s Ailing 4G Wholesale Model
Rwanda’s 4G wholesale model seemed like a good idea when it was first conceived. But it hasn’t been working, and should be scrapped
[Africa Tech Week] More collaborations needed to promote internet safety among children and young people in Africa
This week, the world celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) 2019, a day set aside to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology especially among children and young people.
[Startup Interview] Mbuyoti Chola, Managing Director, DigitalBlue Media, Zambia
Mbuyoti Chola is the Managing Director of DigitalBlue Media Limited, a Zambian-based new media startup with a global outlook.
[Column] Raghav Sahgal: Defining the African digital reinvention
Digital transformation is an often-misunderstood concept – meaning different things to different people -- as countries and companies redefine ‘digital’ for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Cloud- the answer to improved security, efficiency and regulatory compliance
New cloud services can ingest massive amounts of operational and security telemetry, analyse it in real time using purpose-built machine learning and react to findings using automation.
[Column] Andrew Heuvel: IoT- The good, the bad, and the ugly
The Internet of Things (IoT) has stepped out of the realm of possibility and conjecture and into very dynamic real-world applications that are fundamentally changing the future for enterprises and individuals alike
[Startup Interview] Peter Mwangi: CEO, Konectify Technologies, Kenya
Peter Mwangi is the CEO of Konectify Technologies a Kenyan start-up specializing in software engineering and development of custom web and mobile solutions with a key focus on cloud-based web solutions.
[Column] Fuad Siddiqui: Charting a new course for Africa’s economic prosperity
Imagine a world where the laws of business survival are being redefined and new competitive market models re-assembled with the advent of 4th industrial revolution.
[Column] Anton Jacobsz: Moving to cloud? Take note of common security needs
The claim that cloud computing is radically transforming the way organisations (both big and small) do business, for better, agile and faster results, has become fact.
[Africa Tech Week] Young innovators driving Africa’s growth
Today, more than ever, African countries are seeking out new opportunities for growth and move beyond business as usual. Young people are playing a key role in this and are coming up with innovative ideas and solutions to drive this growth.
[Interview] Pete Frielinghaus, Managing Director, Continuity East Africa, Kenya
Pete Frielinghaus is the Managing Director of ContinuityEastAfrica, a company whose key focus is in disaster recovery, business continuity and resilience.
[Interview] Archzilon Eshun-Davies, CISO/CEO, TAISE, Ghana
Archzilon Eshun-Davies is the CISCO/CEO of TAISE, a managed cybersecurity services company located in Ghana
[Column] Anton Jacobsz: Cloud computing evolves, becomes enterprise cloud-as-a-service
Over the past two decades or so, the concept of cloud computing has evolved dramatically, as new data centre and networking technologies came to the fore, and new types of ‘cloud’ emerged.
[Column] Ian Fogg: Understanding mobile experience in the growth continent of Africa
Across Africa, the download speeds experienced by smartphone users vary greatly, even for countries with similar 4G availability.
[Column] Jane Thomson: Breed efficiency; move industry into the cloud
In the cutthroat manufacturing industry, complex supply chains must be carefully managed to ensure supply meets demand, and quality meets expectations.
[Column] Dominique Collett: South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?
Here are my fintech predictions for 2019 based on what we are seeing with our members at AlphaCode which closely track international trends in this space.
[Africa Tech Week] Cloud Computing is taking off dramatically across African markets
Cloud computing enables companies to consume IT resources – Hardware, Software and Storage – as a utility — just like electricity — rather than having to build and maintain computing infrastructures in-house.
[Interview] Daniel Murithi, Director, Starling Technologies Limited, Kenya
Dan Murithi is the Director, of Starling Technologies Limited, a web development and software solution company located in Nairobi, Kenya.