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The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients...

By Brett Parker 25 Oct 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

From an idea to an app - how not to fail

Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonising if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it's even worse if you are both...

By Vikrant Singh 14 Jul 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

Egypt to host Techne Summit 2016

Techne Summit 2016 will launch this year once again in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria in Egypt on 7 and 8 May...

25 Apr 2016

Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

Digitizing agriculture and growing knowledge

We spoke to Magnus Rambraut about how digitizing the industry can...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

The face of Africa changed by tech startups

Euromonitor International's WTM Global Trends Report 2015 reveals that technology startups are flourishing across Africa which is helping boost the economy...

20 Jan 2016

IDC looks back on 2015

IDC looks back at their top 10 predictions 2015 for Africa to see which their predictions came true and which were off the mark...

16 Jan 2016

Five keys to successful ICT projects in developing nations

Business opportunities in the ICT sector have never been more exciting with the data boom in parts of Asia and much of Africa continuously growing...

By Shalini Lagrutta 4 Jan 2016

Africa prepares for data revolution

Africa needs to embrace the data revolution - the exponential increase in the volume and types of data available. This creates unprecedented opportunities to inform and transform societies...

By Carlos Lopes 31 Dec 2015

Win your invite to AfricaCom 2015

APO will award one African journalist/blogger with transport, accommodation and a daily allowance to attend the AfricaCom

9 Sep 2015

Gartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for ICT: growing importance of digital business in Africa

The "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa, 2015" report released by Gartner, Inc. identifies over 30 key technologies...

21 Aug 2015

Seven ways cloud will help African manufacturers

Whatever the size or specialty, manufacturing companies across Africa are under pressure to grow revenues, reduce costs and increase profitability...

By Jeremy Waterman 21 Aug 2015

New trends software changing the game for African innovators

Africa has the potential to grow its $1.3 trillion in wealth ten-fold over the next 35 years, presenting a significant opportunity for...

By Merle O'Brien 21 Aug 2015

Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015

Egypt plans smart village in Uganda

Egypt plans to build a smart village in Uganda, which will attract a number of investments, from IT to hospitality...

By Zurah Nakabugo 29 Jun 2015

Egyptian tech firms expand footprint in Africa

As a part of the country's efforts to increase IT exports and achieve ambitious economic goals, Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) helped setting out a number of partnership protocols and concluding business agreements

27 May 2015

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015

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