[Column] Donna Rachelson: Careers of South African businesswomen constrained by unsupportive male partners
A supportive relationship with male partners is a key factor in women succeeding in the workplace. This is a rarity in South Africa and it is negatively affecting women’s careers.
[Africa Tech Week] Mobile operators join hands to ensure safe online environment for African children
This week, Kenya’s mobile operators, regulator and government came together to support a major GSMA initiative aimed at ensuring a safe online environment for children and young citizens in Kenya.
The move by Ethiopia to increase female representation in Government is the latest indication of a global wave of awakening to the reality that increased female participation for development is a must for any economy.
On the surface, 4G service rollout in African markets appears to be going well. Around 115 LTE networks are commercial or expected to launch in the continent before the end of 2018
Ahmad Sayed is Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, a business support systems provider company currently planning its entry into the African market.
AfricaCom is Africa’s largest tech, media and telcos annual festival where digital Africa interacts, learns, debates and ultimately make deals.
George Karimi is the Founder and CEO of SwiftAide, a Kenyan mobile marketplace startup that matches freelance labour with local demand, allowing consumers to find immediate help with everyday tasks, including cleaning, moving, delivery and handyman work.
Job Mutai is the Co Founder and the Creative Director of New Age Media agency, a marketing, communications and media company based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Africa’s business and finance industries have a critical role to play alongside in helping governments deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Prins Mhlanga is South African entrepreneur with a long career in the Technology and Telecommunications field. He is currently the founder and CEO of the Ocean on 76 group.
Ian Wambua Mutua is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Vigil CyberSec Inc., a Kenyan based startup providing cybersecurity and consulting services across the region.
The growing appetite for energy in Africa despite unreliable hydro power has birthed renewable energy renaissance.
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
African countries have been pushing for an open skies agreement to make intra Africa trade and movement cheaper and faster.
There is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) can solve everyday challenges using technology, and with IDC predicting there being over 20 billion connected devices by 2020.
By the end of the next decade, growth, productivity gains, and human development will be determined by levels of integration into the digital economy.
Digital transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT) are widely discussed topics in business today. That said, many organisations are still slow in getting their transformation initiatives underway and implementing tangible IoT solutions.
Having evolved over the years, a platform economy is a new breed of digitally-driven, disruptive business models.
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
For a country as populous as Nigeria, the wheels can and should not stop rotating. Supply rarely ever exceeds demand, investors are always welcome and jobs are never surplus.