[Column] Nick Durrant: New app trends that will help businesses succeed in 2020

01-15-2020 | 06:49:00
Mobile apps are reshaping all industries and business leaders need to quickly adopt the latest mobile app trends in order to succeed in 2020.

[Column] Avinash Ramtohul: Artificial Intelligence gaining grounds in Africa?

01-15-2020 | 06:19:00
Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings a whole new dimension to the drive for customer intimacy. The convenience customers experience weighs heavier than any reduction in privacy.

Making the future of food sustainable

01-14-2020 | 08:16:00
With a rapidly growing population, adopting sustainable production practices on a global scale is an imperative to safeguard the future of our planet.

[Column] Dr. Nicolas Lohr: Strategic partnership driving second hand farm machinery business

01-13-2020 | 14:25:00
The second-hand farm equipment market in Europe alone is worth around € 15 billion and it remains highly fragmented harming equipment sellers and buyers.

[Column] Okisegere Ojepat: Will we slash our food supply for politics, or stay with science?

01-13-2020 | 13:48:00
One of the sadder aspects of our development into a global village driven by technology and choose-your-own news mixes is the way in which views have polarised.

[Startup Interview] George Kissinger Adem, CEO, House of Kissinger, Kenya

01-09-2020 | 13:20:00
George Kissinger Adem is the Founder and CEO of House of Kissinger, a Kenyan online lifestyle management platform that connects Tourists/VIPs/Expatriates to their favourite luxury and essential goods & services.

[Column] Dr. Nicolas Lohr: Why mechanization makes business sense to African farmers

01-09-2020 | 08:52:00
As global population burgeons to unprecedented levels resulting in growing demand for food, farmers continue to grapple with increasing productivity even as arable land dwindles.

[Column] Victor Argonov: Gold vs. Bitcoin - Which is better to protect investors from financial crises?

01-08-2020 | 10:05:00
There is still a great debate about which is the best asset to protect investors in difficult times: cryptocurrencies or gold.

[Column] Taru Madangombe: New technologies to power smart cities

01-07-2020 | 16:15:52
'Smart cities' is a buzz term which has gained popularity globally over the past decade.

[Column] Wandile Sihlobo: Southern Africa could face another season of poor agricultural output

01-07-2020 | 16:14:10
There are preliminary indications that Southern Africa could face yet another year of poor agricultural output.

[Column] Sabelo Dlamini: The mobile data pricing conundrum

01-02-2020 | 11:57:00
There needs to be an analysis of more advanced, technically driven pricing structures, says IDC.

[Column] JC Oberholzer: How blockchain is disrupting the insurance industry

01-02-2020 | 07:41:00
With 81 percent of insurers globally familiar with blockchain technology, some areas of focus are fraud prevention, the digital tracking of medical records, and developing smart contracts.

[Column] Vino Govender: Why reliable, low-latency fibre connectivity is key for the success of the smart city

12-20-2019 | 11:24:25
Smart cities are intelligent and connected ecosystems that collate and analyse vast quantities of data spun out by a complex network of sensors, devices, systems, software, and platforms.

[Column] Daniella Munene: Introduction of Kenya Food and Drugs Authority Bill shows why we need impact assessments for all legislation

12-20-2019 | 05:38:37
Our parliamentarians are sometimes required to rule on some challenging proposals, with the private members’ Kenya Food and Drug Authority (KFDA) Bill a prime example from 2019.

[Column] Sandra Crous: Securing payroll data in the cloud

12-20-2019 | 05:28:00
As with the majority of business software, HR and payroll solutions are increasingly available through the cloud as a pay-as-you-use model and are today, considered as mainstream as any other business application.

[Interview] Henrik Barck, Founder and CEO, Afripods, Kenya

12-18-2019 | 06:58:00
Henrik Barck is the founder and CEO of Afripods, an African focused platform for podcasters with head office in Nairobi, Kenya.

[Column] Garsen Naidu: Scaling collaboration cloud service in the workplace

12-13-2019 | 13:05:00
When it comes to scaling a cloud service (and more specifically) a collaboration cloud service - what must-haves comes to mind?

Innovation key to unlocking full economic value of Ethiopia’s agricultural sector

12-12-2019 | 11:28:00
Ethiopia’s agricultural sector is the bedrock of the economy, employing more than 70% of the workforce, accounting for more than a third of GDP, and serving as the country’s largest earner of foreign exchange.

[Column] Kurt Goodall: Extending security to the cloud

12-12-2019 | 06:42:34
Business leaders now have a choice whether they want to continue using their trusted firewall or move to a next-generation firewall delivered by appliances or as cloud services to protect the outer perimeter security in branch offices.

[Column] Josephine Wawira: How Black Friday is giving Africa's economy a lift

12-12-2019 | 06:27:00
It is quite phenomenal how in recent years, both e-commerce players and retailers have used Black Friday to sweep thrifty shoppers off their feet.