News

BUA Group invests in Wärtsilä smart power technology to reduce carbon footprint in its Nigeria cement plant

04-19-2019 | 13:05:00
Wärtsilä is to supply an engine power plant based on Smart Power Generation technology that will enhance the output and reduce the carbon footprint of a Nigerian cement production facility.

IMF recommends improved spending process in Angola

04-19-2019 | 13:02:00
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in the framework of the technical assistance provided to the Republic of Angola, has recommended improving the process of execution of the State Budget (OGE).

Cameroon lays the groundwork for implementing the AfCFTA

04-19-2019 | 10:20:00
Cameroon is in the process of developing its national African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Strategy through an awareness and information sharing workshop.

Egypt, Hungary explore partnerships in the livestock sector

04-19-2019 | 10:15:00
Egypt Deputy Agriculture Minister for Animal Resources, Mona Mehrez has discussed in a meeting with Hungarian Ambassador in Cairo Peter Kveck means of boosting bilateral cooperation in the field of livestock.

Kenya calls on African governments to assist private sector participate in infrastructure development

04-19-2019 | 08:35:00
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African Governments to create an enabling environment to enable the private sector to participate more in the development of critical infrastructure in Africa.

Over 2,000 South Africans set to benefit from a $36 million skills development training initiative

04-19-2019 | 08:30:00
About 2 000 ex-mineworkers, the youth and Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from a new skills development training.

[Ghana] ITU Selects NCA as partner to deliver Quality of Service training

04-19-2019 | 06:08:00
Ghana’s telecommunications regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA) has been selected by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) as a training partner in QoSTP.

EMEA sourcing market hits record high in quarter one of 2019 despite Brexit uncertainty, Index

04-19-2019 | 06:04:00
Despite ongoing uncertainty over Brexit, the sourcing market in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) set a record with €3.9 billion of combined market value in the first quarter of 2019.

Malawi launches software platform to inform government on health policies

04-19-2019 | 06:00:00
Malawi has become the latest country to launch a health situation room, a software platform designed to help the government make informed decisions about policies and programmes related to health, including HIV.

Bayer, Fair Planet renew commitment to improve access to seeds in Ethiopia

04-18-2019 | 14:52:00
Bayer has renewed its commitment to the “Bridging the Seed Gap” project for five years in Ethiopia.
 
Features

[Column] Matthew Kibby: Futurealist on big data, it’s all about the people

04-19-2019 | 06:15:00
According to the IDC, by 2020, there will be enough data in the world to fill a stack of tablets equivalent to 6.6 times the distance between the Earth and the moon.

[Startup Interview] Allan Niongira, Founder, PortableVoices, Kenya

04-18-2019 | 12:02:48
Allan Niongira the CEO.Founder of PortableVoices, a Kenyan audiobook production company and podcast network focused on producing African spoken entertainment.

[Interview] Saeed Ibrahim Talfo, CEO, Golden Land, Sudan

04-18-2019 | 10:19:00
Saeed Talfo has spent about a decade working in ICT, telecom delivery and service, and HE is currently the CEO of GLSD.

[Column] Sabelo Dlamini: The new age of intelligence

04-17-2019 | 11:36:00
The new age of intelligence is defined as the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to improve enterprise efficiency in the era of big data.

[Column] Inderjeet Singh: Business intelligence in the era of big data

04-17-2019 | 07:22:55
Most 21st century corporate, entities struggle quite significantly with collecting, managing and deploying organizational data.

[Column] Mncedisi Mayekiso: Tapping into the growing demand for connectivity in South Africa

04-17-2019 | 06:40:00
South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) has a vision for 2030 – to create a seamless information infrastructure by 2023.

[Column] Benjamin Rosman: Africa needs homegrown experts to harness Artificial intelligence to address local challenges

04-12-2019 | 12:21:44
The continent needs its own experts to harness Artificial Intelligence towards our local challenges and priorities in Africa.

[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.