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The Internet of Things will change the world

LUSAKA, Zambia - The Internet of Things, an ecosystem of smart, connected devices and sensors that talk to each other and take independent, automated action, is here already and will become a part of our everyday lives within the next two to three years.

19 hours ago

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UK aid vision for the continent

United Kingdom International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, has pledged more help to create jobs, build livelihoods and support the poorest people in Africa to work their way out of poverty, during a visit to Kenya.

1 day ago

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Zambia highlights key essentials to Africa's development

Zambia says sustainable trade, infrastructure development, gender equality and empowerment, peace, health and education are among key prerequisites to the development of Africa.

2 days ago

The transformational power of cloud in Africa
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. Just a month later, SAP announced that it was partnering with South Africa's Dimension Data to launch SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, a cloud platform offering a range of business intelligence solutions for its growing African market.

By Brett Parker 3 days ago

Pay as you go solar power
Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar is a big deal in Africa, with companies like M-KOPA Solar and PEG Ghana making waves. Over in Uganda, another such company is seeing significant success from the model, even without external investment.

By Tom Jackson 24 Oct 2016

MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria
MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria - South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria in the latest scandal to hit the telecom firm in its largest market in the continent.

24 Oct 2016