Features

[Column] Ade Famoti: Autonomous IT, empowering business to be its best

05-30-2019 | 04:46:01
Cloud computing is rapidly becoming an essential component of business transformation. In Kenya, cloud is no longer just a possibility, it is the fundamental tool igniting innovation.

[Column] Parmi Natesan: Responding to heightened scrutiny: Three focus areas for governing bodies

05-29-2019 | 11:57:00
Thanks to the litany of recent governance failures, and the high-profile scandals in the private and public sectors, governance has shot up the public agenda.

[Interview] Dirk-Jan (DJ) Koeman, Chief BDO, Poa Internet, Kenya

05-29-2019 | 10:51:00
Dirk-Jan (DJ) Koeman is the Chief Business Development Officer at Poa Internet, a community enterprise proving fast, affordable and unlimited internet in Kenya.

[Startup Interview] Wilhelmina Diop, Marketing Director, HelloSolar, Ethiopia

05-27-2019 | 08:25:00
Wilhelmina Diop is investing her skills in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development into providing rural communities in Ethiopia with affordable access to power, through the startup company, HelloSolar.

[Column] Forster Boateng: Ghana intensifies bid for eradication of aflatoxin-related losses from agricultural value chains

05-24-2019 | 06:41:00
In sub-Saharan Africa, grains, tubers, nuts and oilseeds are key food items, representing the dietary basis for most of the population.

[Column] Murray Steyn: The network cables that connect Africa to the world

05-23-2019 | 07:34:06
In total, there are 520Gbps of bandwidth capacity over the East and West African intercontinental network cable systems for wholesalers to leverage.

[Column] Kieran Frost: So, what’s left after the machines take over?

05-22-2019 | 09:17:00
One of the questions that we at the International Data Corporation are asked is what impact technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have on jobs. Where are there likely to be job opportunities in the future?

[Column] Christine Ambetsa: Data Security; embracing autonomy and intelligent machines

05-22-2019 | 04:47:29
CIOs are operating in a state of heightened awareness. Their mission-critical systems are increasingly under threat from constantly evolving viruses and hacks, making it tougher than ever to defend the lifeblood of their business – data.

[Interview] Daniel Ishola, Co-Founder, Safetrader, Nigeria

05-21-2019 | 08:47:00
Safetrader, currently located in Abuja Nigeria, was founded in October 2017 by Adeniyi Mikail and Daniel Ishola, with Olajide Abiola as a shareholder.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: SMEs critical in attaining Kenya’s manufacturing dream

05-21-2019 | 06:56:36
The key boon of manufacturing is that it absorbs large swaths of workers and places them into productive and decent paying jobs.

[Column] Hannes Venter: African utilities need to transform services to meet demands of experience economy

05-17-2019 | 13:10:00
Make no mistake: energy utilities are not immune to the powerful forces of disruption upending other industries.

[Interview] Esther Asante, CEO, Organic Trade & Investments, Ghana

05-16-2019 | 07:36:00
Esther Asante is the founder and CEO of Organic Trade & Investments, a Ghana based online retail store selling organically produced commodities.

[Column] Anton Jacobsz: The always-on economy gives cloud data management trends a seat at the boardroom table

05-16-2019 | 05:56:30
With regards to both data centre and cloud offerings, data management provides an important tool to facilitate an infrastructure that needs to operate in a round-the-clock application availability

[Column] Iniel Dreyer: Data Management as a Service is a solution for the mining digital revolution

05-16-2019 | 05:37:00
Mining has always been an intensive industry, from the perspective of resources, time, labour and people safety.

[Column] Ian Dury: Embracing Tech for Effective Management

05-15-2019 | 02:48:35
As organisations across the globe attempt to manage these massive datasets, varying sources and formats emerge. This leads to disparate data, management silos and questionable reporting based on varying data.

[Startup Interview] Jacqui Mwangi, Managing Director, Buyology, Kenya

05-14-2019 | 08:55:10
Jacqui Mwangi is the Managing Director of Buyology Co. LLC, a Kenyan based startup that is assisting companies enhance customer experience through mystery shopping concept and training.

[Column] Thierry Hoza Ngoga: Agriculture flagship programmes blazing a trail in Africa

05-14-2019 | 08:47:00
State capability, the ability of government to administer effectively, defines a political system. A government must be able to produce and deliver economic and social goods as its populace expects.

[Interview] Clive Butkow, CEO, Kalon Venture Partners, South Africa

05-14-2019 | 08:36:00
Clive Butkow founded Kalon Venture Partners in August 2015, a digital disruptive technology VC, to make use of his skills and learnings and to invest in a portfolio of disruptive tech companies.

[Column] Robin Brown: Ten cloud myths busted

05-14-2019 | 07:15:33
Cloud ERP has come of age, but the uptake is still very slow. Why are enterprises reluctant to make the switch from on-premise to the cloud?

[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Three transformational technologies that present unprecedented opportunity

05-14-2019 | 05:52:00
The joint forces of the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain, represent an unprecedented opportunity for enterprises in the public as well as private sectors.