Today, 1.2 billion people reside in Africa, a figure set to quadruple by the end of the century. That will be nearly 5 billion mouths to feed; a monumental figure, but one that doesn’t frighten me.
Smart cities rely on smart grid technology that includes traditional and renewable energy sources in its mix of power supply.
Regardless of your area of business activity or company size, dealing with employment issues may prove to be demanding task that requires ongoing attention and additional internal resources.
In the fast-paced supply chain industry, most efforts to outpace disruption are ultimately limited by the physical and financial constraints inherent to moving goods around the globe.
[Column] Jason Penton: Offshore platform development growing as South Africa looks to play cloud catch-up
As cloud entered its teen years in 2019, South Africa remains a late adopter of what is globally an established technology
Utibe Uko has his mind and eyes set on luring more youth into farming through his enterprise UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre that besides working in vegetable cultivation, is partnering with young people in Nigeria.
James Lomax is a food systems experts at United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP.
The 2018 listeriosis outbreak in South Africa highlighted the importance of food safety in the production value chain. Since then, the government has cracked down on failures in hygiene in the food supply chain.
It seems like only yesterday that DevOps became the portmanteau de jour and confused everyone except those who were involved in its processes.
Gone are the days of software and hardware upgrades, accountants are now opting for cloud ERP systems like Uniconta
David Mbuta is the founder of Ubuntu Meal Delivery Services Ltd, a Zambian startup that is riding on a burgeoning working class conscious about their health and looking for convenience.
The rapid advancement of mechanization from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s which is now considered as the Industrial Revolution, resulted in job losses for many skilled workers across Europe.
At a time when smallholder farmers across Africa are struggling with access to agricultural inputs, Farmers Pride, based in Kenya has rolled out an elaborate plan to address these biting challenges.
Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana are collectively a close knit, English speaking, trade block with a population that exceeds 250 million people, 40% of which are below 30 years old.
Agriculture is a hugely important factor in South Africa's economic development. Our farming communities are part of South Africa's culture, and our future, creating food security, job creation and community upliftment.
The recent Oracle Modern Cloud Day in Nairobi had the opportunity to experience the full potential unlocked by cloud-embedded technology.
To lead with data in the digital age, today’s businesses must blaze trails daily. The key is to break away from archaic and static business reporting, favouring predictive, prescriptive analytics.
There’s a lot of hype about the Cloud, however what comes to mind when you hear that your software will sit in the cloud, it sounds positively intangible and like a cloud it can fall apart anytime.
AfricaCom 2019 has a strong focus on building gender parity in the technology and telecoms industries this year, with a number of initiatives that will be launched.