Features

[Column] Wayne Spaumer: Artificial intelligence key to Africa’s future food security

09-11-2019 | 04:47:00
The cumulative view provided by the confluence of machine learning and decision making in conjunction with third-party data all hosted in the cloud, has given rise to artificial intelligence (AI) in agriculture.

[Column] Nikki Summers: Tech is making accounting invisible

09-09-2019 | 18:42:13
Technology is making accounting invisible. Algorithms, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) handle much of the accounting and compliance process.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Technology farming is the answer to Africa’s growing food demand

09-05-2019 | 12:03:00
The unprecedented population boom in Africa, the highest world over, continues to put more pressure on food producers as they grapple with having more mouths to feed.

[Interview] Kagure Wamunyu, CEO, Kobo360, Kenya

09-05-2019 | 05:47:00
Kobo360 was launched in 2017 by entrepreneurs Obi Ozor and Ife Oyedele II. Kagure Wamunyu is the current CEO, leading the company's expansion and growth in the African region.

[Column] Deon Geyser: Potential of 5G in Africa

09-05-2019 | 05:25:00
Africa is as capable of embracing the huge potential of this technology as the rest of the world, even within the limitations of existing infrastructure and complex connectivity challenges

[Column] Bernard Ford: Managing fixed assets efficiently is an art

09-04-2019 | 06:58:00
Modern cloud-based fixed asset management software helps today's businesses focus on their core competencies rather than complex IT processes.

[Column] Cathy Smith: Why revolutionary technologies will drive African prosperity

09-03-2019 | 07:10:59
Right now, we’re at a tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

[Column] Keith Mullan: Aging business systems fail to meet today's business demands

08-29-2019 | 11:40:29
Businesses need to adapt quickly as aging business systems (ERPs) fail to meet today's business demands. To survive, business leaders need to modernise and find more effective ways to run their businesses.

[Column] Josephine Wawira: Tearing down barriers for the growth of African rural e-commerce

08-28-2019 | 09:49:23
The rise and growth of e-commerce in the world and primarily in Africa has created a lot of business opportunities, not only in urban but also in rural areas.

[Column] Nik Steffny: The Platform - Tomorrows new economic sector

08-28-2019 | 05:59:24
This progressive phenomenon has succeeded in turning the service industry on its head, placing tremendous pressure on businesses to remain relevant and successful.

[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: DevSecOps - Five reasons why

08-28-2019 | 05:26:45
DevOps practices allow for development and operations to build, test, release and design software far faster and with greater agility.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Incentivizing waste management is the way to go

08-27-2019 | 11:20:00
The need to invest in new avenues of social income has become the driving force for new inventions in waste management.

[Column] Simon McCullough: Multi-cloud is redefining app development

08-23-2019 | 13:35:42
Let's take a look at how multi-cloud is changing the app development game and bringing previously siloed teams closer together.

[Column] Olagoke Aluko: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) regulations lead the way in reshaping consumer behaviour and industry in Kenya

08-22-2019 | 08:26:00
Kenya has paid a heavy price in lives lost for its slow uptake of LPG as a cooking fuel.

[Column] Kathryn-Leigh Storm: Globalstar eliminates blind spots for business

08-22-2019 | 07:53:00
It’s ubiquity and capability allowing for organisations across multiple industries to communicate over vast distances and gain critical visibility into rural and remote locations.

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal

08-21-2019 | 09:22:00
Last week, a UK commercial court gave reason to a claim by engineering company P&ID, which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal.

[Column] Michael Hailu: Africa needs more youth to farm, let’s give them the tools to do so

08-21-2019 | 08:48:02
It has long been clear that agriculture needs more young people, not only to secure Africa's future food security but to modernize farming.

[Column] Judy Njino: Strengthen partnerships to meet the SDGs

08-20-2019 | 13:17:00
What do the Sustainable Development Goals aim to achieve? The world is ten years away from the deadline for achieving the 2030 Agenda.

[Column] Mukhisa Kituyi: Reigniting international investment flows

08-16-2019 | 13:51:16
International investment flows have been weak for a decade. Last year, global foreign direct investment fell again, by 13%, the third consecutive decline.

[Column] Mervyn George: Remote working is the future. Are South Africa enterprises ready?

08-16-2019 | 13:48:40
As the Experience Economy gathers pace, organizations will place increasing focus on engineering the best experiences not only for its customers and partners but its workforce.