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Agribusiness developers wins @iLabAfrica

Agribusiness mobile app ConviFarm, developed by two Kenyan students, won the top prize at @iLabAfrica...

1 Feb 2016

Huawei cultivates ICT talents across Africa

It looks as though African students are set to benefit as Huawei announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 that over the next five years 1,000 students across the continent...

29 Jan 2016

Transport of the future takes many shapes at tech show

In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...

12 Jan 2016

Submarine cable system between Nigeria and Cameroon completed

The high capacity Nigerian-Cameroon submarine cable system (NCSCS) connecting Lagos in Nigeria and Kribi in Cameroon has been completed...

12 Jan 2016

New wave in tech: hacking the brain

The next frontier for the tech sector is the human brain. A new breed of neuro-hacker is finding ways to capture and manipulate brainwaves...

11 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

Four top tips to avoid startup failure

Business startups are a spin of the wheel, a bigger gamble than betting on a racehorse that's primed for the glue factory...

By Endri Hasanaj 28 Dec 2015

Five African tech hubs you didn't know about

2015 has seen the rise of vibrant tech hubs in places even we didn't expect them. The growth of the pan-African innovation ecosystem...

By Gabriella Mulligan 22 Dec 2015

Huawei focused on building a better connected Africa

Huawei expressed its continued efforts to build a better connected Africa and called for enhanced cooperation between China and Africa at the 5th Conference of Chinese and African Entrepreneurs...

8 Dec 2015

Why it's worthwile to invest in Electronic Prepaid Distribution

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are feeling distribution margin squeeze because of the economic slowdown and they are challenged to maintain profitability...

By Philip Stander 3 Nov 2015

Nigeria sets MTN fine deadline

LAGOS: Nigeria's telecoms regulator said on Thursday it has set a November 16 deadline for South African mobile giant MTN to pay a $5.2 billion fine for missing a deadline...

30 Oct 2015

Datatec weathers market turmoil

Technology group Datatec expects improvement in its financial performance during the second half of its financial year after a decline in earnings...

23 Oct 2015

Disrupting the tech industry

Why the East African Startup Ecosystem is increasingly attracting financial investment from top VCs. High-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups...

By Eran Feinstein 12 Oct 2015

Internet giants race to faster mobile news apps

NEW YORK: US tech giants are turning to the news in their competition for mobile users, developing new, faster ways to deliver content...

6 Oct 2015

Microsoft and Google call truce in patent wars

Technology titans Microsoft and Google on Wednesday announced that they have agreed to end all patent infringement litigation...

1 Oct 2015

Thought-controlled computer cursor takes a leap forward

Scientists working to perfect a thought-controlled computer cursor said Monday they have achieved their best results yet and are moving closer to...

30 Sep 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

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