Features

[Column] Robyn Curnow: Africa must step up to support its innovators

10-04-2019 | 06:23:19
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard business leaders from outside Africa refer to the continent’s enormous potential.

[Column] Wale Arewa: Declining lifecycle of IT products helps other markets grow

10-03-2019 | 11:44:09
Increased usage of electronic devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones, and also the increase in small and medium businesses, are the major factors driving the growth of the IT asset disposition (ITAD) market.

[Column] Wale Arewa: ITAD market continues to grow

10-03-2019 | 05:41:52
The global IT asset disposition (ITAD) market size is anticipated to be worth around R330-billion by 2026, this is according to Acumen Research.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: Why it’s the right time for a career in cybersecurity

10-02-2019 | 09:47:46
The complex and endlessly changing cybercrime market is not the only reason why anyone with a head for analysis and a penchant for problem-solving should consider moving into the cybersecurity career path

[Column] Koketso Lediga: Infrastructure and energy are key to a new economic journey in the Democratic Republic of Congo

10-02-2019 | 06:12:00
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country, is known for being a tough place to do business but also one of unexploited economic potential.

[Column] Benjamin Coetzer: 2020 - the year containerisation dominates PaaS

10-02-2019 | 05:26:50
How will infrastructure evolve and provide the sourcing, migration and delivery of services for today’s digital migration?

[Column] Kree Govender: Modernising the manufacturing value chain with data

10-02-2019 | 04:50:42
Across the entire value chain, manufacturing organisations are under constant pressure to innovate products and services.

[Column] Eion Connolly: New technologies that will shape Africa’s business environment in the near future

10-01-2019 | 08:42:00
Africa’s business environment is increasing in global importance by the day. Some predictions state that by 2025, a vast majority of the world’s growth will happen in the new markets that are emerging from corporations in Africa.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Collective action needed to fix Kenya’s wastewater today for a cleaner tomorrow

09-30-2019 | 13:00:00
With manufacturing being one of the pillars of the President’s Big Four Agenda – which aims to increase manufacturing’s contribution to GDP to 15 percent – the country is likely to see the accelerated establishment of new industrial facilities.

[Column] Wangui Wambugu: Can Kenya avoid the oil resource curse?

09-27-2019 | 13:30:00
Dating back to the seventies, developing countries that are rich in resources have consistently performed poorly in the face of the great potential for wealth and greater living standards that natural resources can bestow on them.

[Interview] Bob Koigi, Africa Business Communities

09-27-2019 | 10:19:00
Bob Koigi, multiple award winning journalist and East Africa Region Chief Editor at Africa Business Communities, was recently selected as one of the 100 worldwide most influential people of African descent under 40

[Column] Andrew Sordam: How African businesses can protect themselves against the effects of powerful market forces - Automation is the answer

09-26-2019 | 09:19:00
Discussions around intelligent automation, or autonomous systems, often lead to terms like “Artificial Intelligence (AI),” “machine learning,” “Blockchain” and “Internet of Things (IoT)” being thrown around.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: Cybersecurity - There are consequences

09-25-2019 | 09:36:00
There is a misplaced confidence in existing cybersecurity solutions and the beleaguered IT department that is leaving corporate doors wide open for attack.

[Column] Okisegere Ojepat: Why multiple, conflicted agencies make a mess of food safety

09-24-2019 | 10:29:00
Safe food is essential to our health and wellbeing; yet it has emerged as a political football in recent months, as different authorities chase a role in food testing.

[Column] Deborah Fourie: Transforming visibility into supply chain efficiency

09-19-2019 | 10:50:19
Forbes Insights’ analysis of the supply chain industry believes that changes in the supply chain industry are being driven by advancing technology and the so-called ‘Amazon effect’

[Column] Ugan Maistry: Robotic Process Automation is the answer to Digital Transformation

09-18-2019 | 09:13:52
Businesses of tomorrow are the ones that can successfully transition from ‘things and people’ to ‘technology and networks’.

[Column] Karien Bornheim: Secure digital control

09-18-2019 | 04:33:00
The world is fast embracing the technology and potential of emergent solutions such as the Internet of Things (IoT), automation and digital transformation.

[Startup Interview] Radwa Khairy, Founder, Talents Fit, Egypt

09-16-2019 | 08:49:00
Radwa Khairy has over a decade's worth of experience in the Human Resources, Hospitality and Travels fields. In December 2018, she founded Talents Fit, a recruitment platform servicing human resourcing and employment needs in Egypt.

[Column] Nick Durrant: Investing in digital experiences could make a difference

09-12-2019 | 09:59:00
Providing optimal digital experiences has become a key business differentiator, if companies don’t act quickly and put their customers first, they’ll lose their relevance and a majority of their revenue.

Spotlight Nigeria Business Forum 2019 | 26-27 September, Paris

09-11-2019 | 21:21:00
The Spotlight Nigeria Business and Investment forum is attended by Businesses and Investors from France and other European countries