Features

The South African Data Center market and the Eskom threat

02-21-2020 | 07:40:00
South Africa is facing an acute electricity crisis. Since last September, South African electricity customers have been subjected to wide-scale load-shedding.

Airtel Africa Results Analysis: The turnaround continues

02-21-2020 | 07:35:06
Airtel recently reported the financial results of its African operations, for the period ending December 2019. Here key insights from the numbers:

[Column] John Mc Loughlin: What must I do ... I've been hacked

02-20-2020 | 10:32:00
With all the hype around cyber-attacks and every single cyber security enterprise talking about cyber resilience to improve a business’ security posture, nobody really knows what to do once they've been hacked.

[Column] Maxim Fetisov: Mobile Lending – Non-traditional data in credit decision making

02-20-2020 | 05:18:00
Retail lending in Kenya has taken a unique path. It has skipped some stages typical for developed markets and climbed to heights that can be admired and envied.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: The intelligent mine - The real world in sensors

02-20-2020 | 04:32:00
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become many things in the mining industry. A canary that uses sensors to monitor underground air quality, a medic that monitors healthcare.

[Interview] Joy Owango, Executive Director, Training Centre in Communication, Kenya

02-19-2020 | 08:08:53
Training Centre in Communication is a centre that works with researchers, research institutes and governments in Sub Sahara Africa to produce and improve their research output and visibility.

[Column] Kyle Condon: Beware - Gender-based cybercrime

02-19-2020 | 03:48:43
South Africans are called to raise their awareness and their defences to counter gender-based cybercrimes. This raised awareness also applies to the world of cybercrime.

[Startup Interview] Peter Muturi, Director, Pertom Digital, Kenya

02-18-2020 | 09:14:00
Peter Muturi is the Director of Pertom Digital an IT startup offering its services in Kenya.

[Interview] Cajetan Boy, CEO, Et Cetera Productions, Kenya

02-14-2020 | 12:56:00
Cajetan Boy is the CEO of Et Cetera Productions, a Kenyan based film production company.

[Column] Tamara Parker: Digitization, unemployment and the future of work in South Africa

02-13-2020 | 07:48:28
In less than a month, South Africa has witnessed a massive wave of rentrenchments, as companies across multiple sectors have announced job cuts running into almost 10,000.

[Startup Interview] Peter Anowie, CEO, Kolics Company, Ghana

02-13-2020 | 06:05:00
Ghana-based startup Kolics Company Limited has been in the business of manufacturing ecofriendly footwear from recycled materials since 2017.

[Column] Baljeet Nagi: Four important steps for delivering an Industry 4.0 factory and supply chain

02-13-2020 | 05:16:00
Also referred to as the next industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is synonymous with smart technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more

[Column] Jiten Vyas: Why E-Visas are emerging as a smarter choice for the global traveller

02-12-2020 | 10:45:53
As overseas travellers continue to grow by leaps and bounds each year, in the present digital era, technology plays a major role in determining the way travel is planned and decisions are made.

[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: Artificial intelligence and machine learning - Test assured

02-12-2020 | 07:42:00
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are technologies that have long since left the moniker of ‘emergent’ behind.

[Startup Interview] Oluwatosin Dada, CEO, Dadus Properties, Nigeria

02-12-2020 | 06:14:00
Oluwatosin Dada is the CEO of Dadus Properties, a Nigerian real estate startup of property development and management consultants.

[Startup Interview] Emmanuel Ashirifi, Founder, BDN-Africa, Ghana

02-12-2020 | 06:09:00
Emmanuel Ashirifi is the founder of Ghana-based startup BDN-Africa that is creating systems and processes to ease doing business across Africa therefore fostering integration.

[Column] Andrew Cruise: Mastering the complexity of multicloud in 2020

02-12-2020 | 04:50:00
As enterprises’ demands look set to continue maturing in 2020, they are better able to distinguish between cloud platforms and identify which ones work best for their applications.

[Startup Interview] Kareem Alkaseer, CEO, MentorLycon

02-11-2020 | 11:26:00
MentorLycon is a tech startup headquartered in Russia with an active presence in Egypt and expanding to other African countries.

[Startup Interview] Mutembei Kariuki, CEO, Fastagger, Kenya

02-11-2020 | 09:56:00
As more companies and institutions in Africa leverage onthe power of Artificial Intelligence to accelerate growth, Fastagger a Kenyan startup is accelerating AI applications.

[Startup Interview] Cavin Mugarura, CEO, Skooldesk, Uganda

02-11-2020 | 09:47:34
Cavin Mugarura is the CEO of Skooldesk, a startup redefining e-learning in Uganda.