Features

[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Tackling Africa’s toughest challenges through connectivity

08-12-2021 | 07:02:00
With so much changing, an opportunity has been created to improve these two critical sectors by increasing connectivity and fostering the right collaborations between companies and governments.

[Column] Giordano Albertazzi: 5G, the future, the present and the channel opportunity

08-10-2021 | 08:39:00
There was a time, not so long ago, when 5G was only talked about in relation to ‘the future’. But as the first 5G networks are deployed around the world, with higher bandwidth and faster speeds, applications are already being enabled.

[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Increase in connectivity and broadband services is driving huge demand for cloud services in Africa

08-09-2021 | 15:12:59
As the African cloud market grows, it is generating a lot of interest and deals as cloud players and providers position themselves to take advantage of this boom.

[Column] Andrew Bourne: 5 tried and tested ways to keep employees engaged

08-09-2021 | 10:18:00
Two-way communication keeps employees informed about work-related developments and gives them a platform to offer their suggestions and feedback

[Column] Lerisha Naidu and Angelo Tzarevski: Africa - Competition in the Digital Economy

08-09-2021 | 08:20:00
According to Refinitiv data, 37 cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Africa were announced in the technology, media and communications (TMT) sector in the first half of 2021.

[Column] Brandon Rochat: What SMEs need to know about Ransomware attacks

08-09-2021 | 07:37:00
The National Cyber Security Alliance got it right when it said that at least some SMEs simply think they’re too small to be of interest to attackers.

[Africa Tech Week] Duncan Mochama: African fintech startups are attracting a lot of attention from investors

08-06-2021 | 11:11:39
In Kenya, Wapi Pay has raised $2.2 Million in pre-seed funding to scale up global payments and remittances between Africa and Asia

[Column] Caroline Mukiira: Hybrid Cloud: The catalyst for increased financial inclusion in Africa

08-06-2021 | 10:22:00
Africa has made huge strides over the past decades towards the financial inclusion. The digitization and simplification of money management has especially proved to be a sturdy vehicle in making headway in this regard.

[Column] John Syekei: East Africa data infrastructure ready to move to the next level

08-06-2021 | 08:13:00
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have each reached some key milestones in their efforts to put always on, high-speed data communications within reach of citizens and businesses.

[Column] Ibrahim Moshood: What new Central Bank of Nigeria guidelines mean for mobile money operators

08-06-2021 | 08:09:00
The new guidelines provide a robust coverage of the MMO value chain from service providers to subscribers and agents.

[Column] Spence Chan and Kultwano Rawana: How do we empower more women in technology?

08-05-2021 | 14:52:41
While there have been steps in the right direction to boosting the number of women in leadership roles, there still exists a gender disparity, particularly in the technology sector.

[Column] Soromfe Uzomah: Should post-Covid reimagining prompt African SME’s to revisit their business models?

08-05-2021 | 10:59:00
For every company, innovation is tremendously important, but in many cases, innovation is only associated with new products or technical renewals.

[Column] Francis Wainaina: 4 impactful connectivity trends that are shaping our future

08-05-2021 | 09:37:00
Let’s dive into some of the global connectivity trends and developments that are supporting a more connected world, and consider what businesses need to know to prepare themselves for it.

[Column] Elaine Wang: What you need to know, a guide to cybersecurity

07-28-2021 | 12:27:00
Cyberattacks are an evolving and increasing risk to all of us - organisations and individuals alike. With the number of attacks having grown significantly over the past few years, the sophistication of those threats has also increased dramatically.

[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud providers are fighting for a share of the growing Africa’s cloud market

07-26-2021 | 14:23:00
As the African cloud market grows, it is generating a lot of interest and deals as cloud players and providers position themselves to take advantage of this boom.