[Column] Vukani Mngxati: Enabling remote workers at scale during Covid-19

04-30-2020 | 08:55:38
COVID-19 has turned into a global crisis, evolving at unprecedented speed and scale. Experts don't know how long it will take to contain the virus.

Assessing El Niño’s impact on fisheries and aquaculture around the world

04-23-2020 | 09:55:00
While considerable resources are invested in seasonal forecasts and early-warning systems for food security, not enough is known about El Niño's impact on the fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

[Column] Vukani Mngxati: Unlocking new opportunities by stepping over the innovation gap

04-22-2020 | 12:42:20
In the midst of a major technology revolution, South Africa continues to face multiple challenges. Innovation – driven by digital disruption – is opening up new opportunities.

[Column] Atsuko Toda, Martin Fregene: Mitigating COVID-19’s impact on Africa’s food systems

04-17-2020 | 17:35:00
We are facing great uncertainty on the African continent. The global spread of COVID-19 and the rising number of coronavirus cases in Africa are fueling anxiety about negative economic growth.

[Column] Stefan Nalletamby: COVID-19 bolsters case for technology-based economic resilience

04-15-2020 | 10:19:23
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact globally, the African continent, while less affected, is preparing to undergo its own severe social and economic crisis.

[Column] Wandile Mcanyana: Retailers must secure trust with cyber customers

04-09-2020 | 15:23:00
In a dynamic, connected environment where sensitive customer data is highly attractive to hackers and forms the lifeblood of the business, facing a cyber-attack is no longer a case of "if", but "when".

IDC to explore the rise of multi-cloud in Africa as COVID-19 pandemic proves the case for business agility

04-08-2020 | 17:14:00
By 2022, over 90% of enterprises worldwide will be relying on a mix of on-premises/dedicated private clouds, multiple public clouds, and legacy platforms to meet their infrastructure needs, according to the latest forecast from IDC.

Coronavirus reveals need to bridge the digital divide, UNCTAD

04-08-2020 | 10:59:00
The global crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has pushed us further into a digital world, and changes in behaviour are likely to have lasting effects when the economy starts to pick up.

[Column] Okisegere Ojepat: Latest transport directives in Kenya key to delivering food security

04-08-2020 | 08:56:10
Securing our food supply has emerged as an imperative in the current global pandemic, prompting Kenya government’s announcements of measures to prioritize the supply of food.

[Column] Mhlengi Ngcobo: How African entrepreneurs can use tech to solve continental problems

04-03-2020 | 11:32:37
African entrepreneurs need to be at the forefront of innovation and proactively be looking at strategies that will solve the foreseeable problems that will arise.

[Column] Ushal Moonsamy: Forging alliances to drive innovation and meet market needs

04-03-2020 | 11:29:01
Collaboration and ecosystems are reshaping business relationships for long-term success and sustainability.

[Column] Eric Kimunguyi: Taking care of crop yields, agriculture inputs now more than ever

04-01-2020 | 16:07:31
The coronavirus has moved crop protection to a new status as super-critical to ensure we have enough food this year.

[Column] Nelson Maina: Kenya flower sector should blossom beyond COVID-19

03-31-2020 | 09:08:59
Devastating scenes of flower workers disposing tens of thousands of blooms on a daily basis have come to symbolize the extent of the damage the Coronavirus has visited on the Kenya floriculture sector.

[Column] Rentia Booysen: It is time to adopt multi-cloud

03-27-2020 | 11:04:17
Companies have been preparing for a multi-cloud world for some time, even if they were not aware of doing so.

[Column] Kalongo Chitengi: An inclusive approach to sustainable agriculture

03-25-2020 | 14:23:50
For over a century the world has marked the month of March with tributes to women for strides made in elevating women’s achievements.

[Column] John Mc Loughlin: Being alert to cyber threats while working at home

03-25-2020 | 14:23:00
The world is in chaos and everyone is vulnerable, this is the ideal situation for opportunistic cyber attackers who are constantly infiltrating networks and accessing large volumes of data, putting millions of people at risk.

[Column] Peter Setou: South Africa land reform is both a human rights and constitutional imperative

03-25-2020 | 10:19:00
There are rising calls for the South African government to revisit and address the land reform issue.

[Column] Alain Tshal: Cybercrime and security controls SMEs should adopt

03-25-2020 | 10:12:53
SMEs are the perfect victims for cybercrime. Focused on getting their businesses off the ground, they are oblivious of the vast amounts of data they're accumulating.

[Startup Interview] Cyrus Mulinge, CEO, Trots Technologies, Kenya

03-24-2020 | 15:37:00
Africa Business Communities interviews the Cyrus Mulinge, the CEO of Trots Technologies, a Kenyan based mobile commerce platform.

[Startup Interview] Grace Wanjiru, Director of Operations, Agricultural Solutions, Kenya

03-24-2020 | 15:27:00
Agricultural Solutions Kenya has been working with rural communities and youth in the supply of agricultural machinery, biogas installations and training.