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What does digital transformation mean for South African business?

08-09-2018 | 09:14:39
The business landscape is changing, it’s no secret. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already begun to shift the business landscape.

[Africa Tech Week] Automating efficiency, driving innovation

08-03-2018 | 10:51:56
With a growing body of research pointing to improved efficiency and cost savings for institutions that have embraced innovation, technology has this week informed business decisions across public and private sectors.

[Column] Sherry Zameer: Identity verification in Mobile Africa

07-31-2018 | 07:30:00
Africa's digital economy will be built on mobile platforms, creating exciting opportunities for farsighted mobile operators to play a key role in the continent's digital revolution.

AfricaCom | Digital Week | 10-14 September 2018

07-30-2018 | 11:33:00
Shape Digital Africa at the biggest online event in African tech & telecoms

[Africa Tech Week] Actualizing Africa's Silicon Valley resolve

07-25-2018 | 10:15:00
With Africa blazing the trail in innovations driven primarily by a new breed of young, intelligent and overly enthusiastic techies, international institutions have been lining up to tap into these innovators.

[Africa Tech Week] Tapping e-commerce to grow intra Africa trade

07-19-2018 | 10:50:00
In Africa, intra regional trade accounts for a paltry 15 per cent of all trading compared to Europe where trade between the region’s nations stand at 70 per cent and Asia’s 51 per cent.

[Column] Lana Jacobs: Shipping industry can gain from smart contracts

07-18-2018 | 06:41:33
International shipping could be among the first industries to embrace the commercial benefits of blockchain-based smart contracts.

[Africa Tech Week] Growing continental remittances and footprint

07-12-2018 | 10:32:44
This has perhaps been one of the busiest weeks for Africa tech companies seeking to increase connectivity as rolling of infrastructure and boosting existing network services took center stage

[Columm] Jeremy Potgieter: IIoT set to drive African manufacturing

07-11-2018 | 11:23:00
The manufacturing sector is set to evolve thanks to the rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Specifically focused on industries with machinery and production processes, IIoT will significantly enhance manufacturing.

[Column] Michael Pittelkow: Building a digital continent

07-09-2018 | 09:43:00
According to the World Bank's most recent report on Global Economic Prospects, despite the broad global recovery currently underway, Africa still faces substantial downside risks, especially relating to challenges with subdued productivity and potential growth.

[Africa Tech Week] Uganda's social media tax fiasco

07-06-2018 | 10:12:22
Uganda has been on the news this week as being the first country in the region to introduce tax on platforms that that offer Over-The-Top services such as VoIP, instant messaging, and video streaming.

[Africa Tech Week] Blockchain community currencies to fight poverty

06-28-2018 | 06:55:00
With major economic sectors across Africa increasingly embracing the pivotal role of ICT to harmonize daily operations and remain globally competitive, numerous developments have taken place this week.

[Startup Interview] Fredrick Kirui, Director, AfricaSokoni, Kenya

06-27-2018 | 06:52:00
A growing middle class with an affinity for spending and keen on convenience has birthed innovative online applications across Africa. E-commerce has been at the heart of this internet renaissance.

[Column] Gilbert Saggia: Cloud platforms are the future of Africa SMEs

06-26-2018 | 11:44:00
African small and medium enterprises are facing unprecedented disruption. While large global disruptors have claimed most of the news headlines, SMEs face the same threat from disruption as their larger, more established peers.

[Column] Sherry Zameer: Mobile mind-shift in today's African consumers

06-26-2018 | 08:44:00
In recent years, mobiles have become an identification device. Almost half (48%) of consumers globally, including South Africa, expect their mobile devices to become their main form of ID by 2025.