Features

[Column] Linda Carter: Connectivity considerations to futureproof your cloud experience

04-11-2019 | 08:45:23
The cloud is a dynamic, ever-changing environment, surging ahead on the back of developments such as a hybridisation and hyper scaling, not to mention a whole new array of cloud-based solutions to support companies

[Column] Paul Marketos: How to help customers embrace Business Intelligence

04-11-2019 | 05:49:00
Data by itself is useless. For it to have any real, tangible value, one must be able to turn data into information and turn information into decision making.

[Interview] Kingsley Ndiewo, CEO, Funtrench, Kenya

04-09-2019 | 11:36:00
Kingsley Ndiewo is the CEO and founder of Funtrench, a technology training institution in Kenya and Africa. He engaged Africa Business Communities about his company, in this exclusive interview.

[Interview] Kemi Ayinde, CEO, Healthpoint, Nigeria

04-09-2019 | 09:13:00
Kemi Ayinde is co-founder and CEO of Heathpoint, a company making healthcare, through the use of technology, widely accessible and affordable in Nigeria.

The 5th China-Africa Enterprises Convention | 8 - 12 June 2019 | Shanghai | China

04-08-2019 | 08:13:00
The China-Africa Enterprises Convention, which will be held from June 8 to 12, 2019 in Shanghai, China, is an opportunity for African companies to trade and establish strategic partnerships with Chinese companies, to learn from Chinese companies experience and find investment opportunities with Chinese and African investors.

[Interview] Nikhil Pereira, CEO, Africa Healthcare Network, East Africa

04-04-2019 | 12:24:08
Africa Healthcare Network has over the years worked to change the landscape of renal care and education in Sub-Saharan Africa through the provision of dialysis services, education of clinicians and patients.

[Column] Jon Tullett: Assessing impacts - The meteors of security and AI

04-04-2019 | 11:44:54
A 2018 study found that the illicit proceeds of global cybercrime had reached $US1.5 trillion annually. Norton Security estimated that by 2023, a total of 33 billion records would be stolen each year.

[Interview] Inderpal Singh Mumick, Founder and CEO, Kirusa

04-04-2019 | 11:15:00
Inderpal Singh Mumick is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Kirusa, provider of voice messaging and social media mobile apps to mobile carriers and subscribers in emerging markets in Africa, the Middle East and in Asia.

[Africa Tech Week] E-commerce holds huge promise for enhancing free trade in Africa

04-04-2019 | 11:08:00
Africa has huge e-commerce potential. In fact, according to UNCTAD, e-commerce can significantly boost free trade across Africa

[Column] Llewellyn le Hané: The Fourth Industrial Revolution and what it means in Namibia

04-04-2019 | 09:40:49
Ubiquitous, mobile supercomputing, intelligent robots, self-driving cars, Neuro-technological brain enhancements, Genetic editing, are all evidence of dramatic change around us and it’s happening at exponential speed.

[Column] Kieran Frost: The disruption of automation

04-03-2019 | 05:39:13
Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics alongside exponential change in the business landscape and emergent technology will shake foundations and shift perceptions

[Column] Roger Hislop: The connected supply chain; Turning our information highway into intelligent information superhighway

04-02-2019 | 06:58:00
Wow, is it 1991 already? Yes, on this 28th anniversary of Al Gore popularising the phrase “information superhighway”, Internet Solutions (IS) brings you an even better phrase:

[Column] Sachen Gudka: Kenya counties must focus on attracting investments

04-02-2019 | 06:50:56
The idea behind the decentralization of Government into devolved units was a noble one. Its main intent was to ensure that each and every Kenyan citizen can have an equal chance at living a productive quality life.

[Interview] Faridah Afadameh, CEO, Ashfar Group, Ghana

04-01-2019 | 12:19:00
Faridah Afadameh is CEO of Ashfar Group, a pan African business enterprise with footprints in West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa.

[Column] Erik Roos: Are e-pharmacies on the cards for South Africa?

04-01-2019 | 09:46:00
Amazon’s recent entry into the pharmaceutical market, following its acquisition of PillPack – an online US pharmacy – has got local experts re-evaluating the role of internet pharmacies in SA.

[Africa Tech Week] Online marketplaces are contributing to economic growth in Africa

03-29-2019 | 12:30:39
Online marketplaces could raise incomes and boost inclusive economic growth with minimal disruption to existing businesses and workforce norms in Africa.

[Interview] David Kimani, Founder, Vacay Holiday Deals, Kenya

03-28-2019 | 09:33:00
Kenyan entrepreneur, David Kimani, is providing the unique service of vacations and holiday trips on credit - to be paid for at later dates - with his company, Vacay Holiday Deals.

[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: Gaining traction with automation

03-28-2019 | 05:48:56
According to the Deloitte Global RPA Survey, the benefits of robot process automation (RPA) are significant with payback at less than 12 months alongside improved compliance (92%), improved quality and accuracy (90%), and cost reduction (59%).

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Digitization is critical for growth of SMEs

03-26-2019 | 08:45:00
The commitment by the Government to accord more support to SMEs comes at a critical time when the manufacturing sector is expected to create 1.3 million jobs and contribute 15% to GDP by 2022.

[Column] Derrick Sebbaale: Africa telcos and governments should jointly fight SIM boxing

03-26-2019 | 06:06:00
In 2016, it was estimated that telecom companies in Uganda on annual basis were losing about $60m due to illegal redirection of international calls traffic.