[Column] Michael Hailu: Drone technology holds great promise across Africa but right regulations are needed
Like other novel and emerging technologies, appropriate regulation for drones has left governments worldwide on the back foot.
[Column] Mark Elliott: Driving mobile and card acceptance among informal retailers is key to scaling cashless payments in South Africa
Despite the majority, about 77 percent, of adult South Africans owning bank accounts, more than half of the total value of all consumer transactions in the country are still conducted in cash.
Kathryn Main is an advocate of financial literacy and believes it is a cornerstone of prosperity and security for any community. The author of 'Raising Money Savvy Kids', she runs her company in Johannesburg, South Africa, delivering financial education in a number of ways.
Basie Pharedi is CTO and co-founder of South Africa based fintech company, Nabutone Connect, provider of modern payment solutions.
With a number of upcoming elections across Africa, we want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent.
Digitalisation is permeating every industry, with cloud computing rapidly becoming an essential component of business transformation.
Esther Dumbiri put her talent with words and colors to good use by starting a publishing firm over a decade ago, a firm that has grown in leaps and bounds.
Rwanda’s 4G wholesale model seemed like a good idea when it was first conceived. But it hasn’t been working, and should be scrapped
[Africa Tech Week] More collaborations needed to promote internet safety among children and young people in Africa
This week, the world celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) 2019, a day set aside to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology especially among children and young people.
Hayat Essakkati is a Dutch/Moroccan entrepreneur and Director of Maroc4Invest, a company that secures foreign investors a smooth and efficient entry into the Moroccan market.
Year after year, the majority of senior executives in South Africa are men. In July last year, only one of the JSE’s Top 40 companies had a female CEO.
Mbuyoti Chola is the Managing Director of DigitalBlue Media Limited, a Zambian-based new media startup with a global outlook.
Digital transformation is an often-misunderstood concept – meaning different things to different people -- as countries and companies redefine ‘digital’ for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
After years of experience working in the construction industry, Seth Mundhe identified a need in the market and set up an online marketplace to satisfy it.
[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Cloud- the answer to improved security, efficiency and regulatory compliance
New cloud services can ingest massive amounts of operational and security telemetry, analyse it in real time using purpose-built machine learning and react to findings using automation.
Taxation is a key element in cost of doing business and hence should be designed to optimize growth of industry and increase overall competitiveness.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has stepped out of the realm of possibility and conjecture and into very dynamic real-world applications that are fundamentally changing the future for enterprises and individuals alike
Fabrice Nze-Bekale is an experienced investment banker with a working history in investment banking, telecoms and the mining & metals industries. He is currently the Managing Partner of the pan-African firm, ACT Afrique.
Peter Mwangi is the CEO of Konectify Technologies a Kenyan start-up specializing in software engineering and development of custom web and mobile solutions with a key focus on cloud-based web solutions.
In 1965, a tiny country in Asia was expelled by its ‘Mother Country’. At its point of departure from the Federation of Malaysia, Singapore, a 580-square Kilometer Island, had no natural resources.