Fetures

[Africa Tech Week] Demand for data centres continues to grow

09-20-2018 | 14:10:00
The need for these data centres in Africa continues to grow exponentially with a report from Statista indicating that an estimated $188 is going towards data centres systems.

[Column] Digital transformation promise for Botswana businesses

09-19-2018 | 11:36:05
Digital transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job creation and economic growth difficult to ignore.

[Startup Interview]: Samuel Mugweru, Chairperson, E-Preneurs, Kenya

09-19-2018 | 11:27:00
Samuel Mugweru is the Chairperson of E-Preneurs Sacco Limited, a startup that brings online entrepreneurs together and trains them on how they can leverage existing online opportunities.

[Interview] John Kamara, Director, Global Gaming Africa

09-19-2018 | 08:47:00
John Kamara the Director for Global Gaming Africa discusses how Africa has embraced blockchain technology transforming it into a global hub.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: High Cost of Remittance to African Countries

09-19-2018 | 08:41:17
The World Bank recently released a study report with findings that the cost of remitting cash to African nations is higher compared to other continents all over the world. The report indicates that for every 200 dollars sent to Africa, a charge of 12% as remittance fee is imposed.

[Interview] Peter Stenslunde, Exec. Director, Wirecard, South Africa

09-17-2018 | 11:52:00
Peter Stenslunde, Executive Director of Wirecard South Africa, talks to Africa Business Communities about the state of this financial commerce digital platform, its set up in Germany, growth, expansion and future plans.

[Column] Mariam Abdullahi: Workforce experiences and telcos success

09-14-2018 | 11:40:09
Since GSM was first demonstrated in Cape Town in 1993 and the first GSM networks launched the next year, the telco industry has fundamentally transformed every country on the African continent.

[Africa Tech Week] E-Learning transforming Africa’s education

09-13-2018 | 13:29:56
Unlike, the traditional chalk and board method which most of us went through during our early days in school, e-learning makes learning simpler, easier and more effective.

[Column] Guido Verweij: Technologies transforming travel experience

09-13-2018 | 09:07:00
These technologies are powering the travel industry to offer more than just a trip. We call this evolution in travel retail ‘Distribution 4.0’ - the travel industry’s implementation of the fourth industrial revolution.

[Column] Harish Chib: Preventing your network from becoming a Botnet

09-13-2018 | 07:51:00
Botnets are large volumes of distributed networked computers and devices that have been taken over by a cybercriminal.

[Interview] Stephen Mutinda, Managing Director, Homestay Safari, Kenya

09-12-2018 | 12:54:16
Stephen Mutinda is the Managing Director of Homestay Safari Group, a Kenyan online accommodation booking platform for different facilities ranging from boutique hotels, furnished apartments, guest houses, villas and much more.

[Interview] Kendall Ananyi, Founder, Tizeti, Nigeria

09-10-2018 | 07:53:00
Kendall Ananyi is a Nigerian entrepreneur, founder/CEO of ISP company, Tizeti, which recently secured a $3m series A funding.

[Africa Tech Week] Technology driving Fintech growth in Africa

09-06-2018 | 10:27:00
Banks and other financial institutions are adopting new technologies to satisfy the growing demands of their customers across the continent.

[Mauritius] Huawei is a trusted partner of digital transformation

09-06-2018 | 09:54:46
As part of his visit to China, Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth visited Huawei's Executive Briefing Center and held talks with Peng Zhongyang, Senior Vice President at Huawei. He said that Huawei is a trusted partner of the country for digital transformation.

[Column] Ray Chimhandamba: Africa’s donation to the Disruptor Economy

09-06-2018 | 07:30:00
One has to ask, what role has Africa played in the disruptor economy and what role will it play in the future. Mpesa, the mobile money invention by Safaricom in Kenya, is one of my favourites.