Features

[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.

[Startup Interview] George Ugwuja, Founder, CapitalPower Multimedia, Nigeria

02-11-2020 | 09:35:00
CapitalPower Multimedia Ltd is a Nigeria-based multimedia startup whose core services include photography, videography, documentary production, drone services, animation, graphic design and prints.

[Column] Tabassum Qadir: South African Airways ship is sinking, but there is a life raft

02-11-2020 | 09:10:00
The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called for workers' rights to be fully protected while at the same time pursuing the turnaround of SAA.

[Column] Nicolas Blixell: Emerging technologies are opening up opportunities in Africa

02-08-2020 | 13:49:00
The world as we know it is becoming more digital than ever, and this is just the beginning.

[Column] Johan Scheeper: Be data ready in 2020 by tackling key data issues

02-06-2020 | 12:17:00
Data is an intrinsic part of business processes and also a source of competitive differentiation thanks to the potential of data analytics.

Wanted: African Startups for Interviews

02-05-2020 | 08:38:00
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses in Africa

[Column] Fuad Siddiqui: Connecting innovation to socio-economic prosperity

02-05-2020 | 05:38:47
Technology is more than just a tool designed to make things go faster. It’s a lever that can be used to improve the human condition through innovation, efficiency, and productivity.

[Column] Richard Quest: Davos was different this year

02-02-2020 | 10:00:00
It is fashionable to leave Davos and reflect, ‘was it worth the trek?’ This year I think it most certainly was. I noticed some big differences.

[Column] Stephane Duproz: The rise of data centres in Africa

01-30-2020 | 13:05:14
Data centre market in Africa is poised on the brink of hugely accelerated growth, driven by several factors, including a soaring demand for cloud services.

[Column] Josephine Wawira: How fintechs are making Africa a leading global Innovation Hub

01-30-2020 | 12:28:00
60% of the adult population in Africa is unbanked and the financial sector is considerably underdeveloped. Fintech has been a welcomed revolution that is seen to be boosting Africa’s financial infrastructure.

Open APIs to power next stage of Uganda’s digital economy

01-30-2020 | 09:18:15
While about 18 million Ugandans are now able to access services via the internet, only a fraction of the 18 million are able to bank, pay school fees or utility bills.

[Column] Muhammad Nabil: There’s not enough women-led tech start-ups – and it’s costing us all

01-30-2020 | 08:26:00
Despite this momentum, however, there’s a concerning trend: Globally, women-led start-ups only receive two percent of all venture capital (VC) funding – and the picture within enterprise tech is dimmer.