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AfricaCom Cape Town: Attend for Free

09-28-2018 | 14:45:00
Africa’s largest enterprise tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC between the 13 – 15 November 2018

[Africa Tech Week] Facebook continues to empower African communities

09-27-2018 | 14:23:12
This week, Facebook announced the winners of its community leadership programme. Six Kenyans were among those who were selected to join the programme and will each receive cash prizes from Facebook to support their community initiatives.

[Column] Brian Kalule:Fintech flourishes in Uganda despite regulations

09-27-2018 | 07:41:52
Financial technology is flourishing in Uganda, thanks partly to the enormous popularity of mobile money and payment systems and partly to the hands-off approach of the country’s regulators.

[Interview] Carl Wazen, Co-founder, Yoco, South Africa

09-24-2018 | 09:40:00
Carl Wazen is the Co-founder and Chief Business Officer at Yoco, a point of sale payments company for small businesses in South Africa.

[Column] Is 5G hype or reality for South Africa?

09-24-2018 | 09:36:18
With global 5G rollout gathering speed and the recent launch of 5G in Lesotho by Vodacom, the question of whether South Africa is ready for the transition to 4G's successor is dependent on various factors.

[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.