Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa
Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good...

3 hours ago

Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa
Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good...

3 hours ago

170 million mobile wallets across Africa
170 million mobile wallets across Africa

Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa as digital payment partner...

3 days ago

Liquid Telecom receives $180m investment
Liquid Telecom receives $180m investment

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has reached an agreement with CDC Group Plc, the UK's development finance institution, to invest $180m with the company...

12 Dec 2018

4 Strategies to get your website security ready
4 Strategies to get your website security ready

Is it too obvious to say that website security is vitally important to small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

By Gary Stevens 11 Dec 2018

Orelie Kabeya and Exauce Kabeya with Wikifundi 2.0. Photographer: Isla Haddow-Flood.
Expanding knowledge on Africa through the Wikimedia movement

Wikimedia has pledged to close the gap in African content as part of their global movement strategy towards a more racially, culturally and geographically inclusive Wikipedia...

11 Dec 2018

TechCrunching the African Startup Battlefield with Mike Butcher
TechCrunching the African Startup Battlefield with Mike Butcher

As a writer, editor, interviewer, moderator and columnist in the tech media world, Mike Butcher covers everything - from the smallest tech startups to the largest tech giants...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Dec 2018

The Lake Victoria Challenge is transforming mobility
The Lake Victoria Challenge is transforming mobility

The World Bank, the World Food Programme, UNICEF and the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution have come together to support the Government of Tanzania in the organisation of the Lake Victoria Challenge...

5 Dec 2018

Search is on for Africa's best innovators and makers
Search is on for Africa's best innovators and makers

Facebook heads to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 2018 in Lagos to celebrate African innovation...

3 Dec 2018

Trends empowering intelligent transformation
Trends empowering intelligent transformation

A new age is dawning. For big companies, the oncoming era will require new skill sets, technologies, alignments and business models...

By Jim Holland 3 Dec 2018

5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022
5G will become the mainstream ecosystem by 2022

A new report from Ericsson reveals that 5G will be deployed by global operators in Africa by next year...

27 Nov 2018

No Silicon Valley for Africa just yet
No Silicon Valley for Africa just yet

There is opportunity, but it's distinctly African say delegates from the 2018 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit...

22 Nov 2018

Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger
Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger

Pan-African payments company, Celulant, has built the first augmented reality powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger...

20 Nov 2018

#AfricArena 2018: Putting the spotlight on Africa startups
#AfricArena 2018: Putting the spotlight on Africa startups

Momentum was a word used frequently at AfricArena, a conference that showcased Africa's best startups and innovators...

19 Nov 2018

Think the world's connected? Think again. A slide from BRCK's AfricaCom 2020 session.
#FairnessFirst: How Africa's digital divide is being diminished, one innovation at a time

The final two sessions of the 2020 track of AfricaCom - focused on how the 'smart feature phone' will revolutionise the digital landscape in Africa and what will happen when 1bn Africans are connected to the internet...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Nov 2018

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners
All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town...

15 Nov 2018

#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience
#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience

On the second day of AfricaCom 2018, Indranil Das, VP and head of Ericsson digital services for EMEA explained the importance of asking if the customer experience exceeds the customer expectation...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2018

#Africacom2018: Changing the telco strategy for 4IR
#Africacom2018: Changing the telco strategy for 4IR

In order for Africa to leap into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, industry players must re-calibrate their telco strategy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Nov 2018

The 5G imperative
The 5G imperative

Futureproof, sustainable and innovative - these are the terms that must define communication investment across the African continent...

13 Nov 2018

What to expect at AfricaCom 2018
What to expect at AfricaCom 2018

The 21st edition of AfricaCom kicks off today, 13 November 2018, in Cape Town and is shaping up to be an impressive event...

13 Nov 2018

Telcos are the real media giants in Africa
Telcos are the real media giants in Africa

Google and Facebook own the most popular media platforms online. As the two most dominant players in the online advertising space globally...

By Emeka Enwere 8 Nov 2018

Technology will continue its relentless evolution
Technology will continue its relentless evolution

As secrets go, the fact that technology has fundamentally changed the face of business has to be the worst kept...

8 Nov 2018

Airbus launches its second edition of #Africa4Future
Airbus launches its second edition of #Africa4Future

Airbus is set to foster new aerospace business models with African startups, with the launch of the second edition of #Africa4Future...

2 Nov 2018

5 things Absa learnt when adopting the .africa domain
5 things Absa learnt when adopting the .africa domain

On 11 July 2018, Absa Group became one of the first large corporates to embrace the .africa domain...

2 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

First-for-Africa platform will advance gene research
First-for-Africa platform will advance gene research

Until now, African scientists working on genomics haven't had access to a local storage platform for the immense amount of data their research generates...

By Nicci Botha 31 Oct 2018

Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in Africa
Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in Africa

Airbus released The Great Enabler: Aerospace in Africa, a white paper on the role of aerospace technologies in Africa...

31 Oct 2018

Can IoT provide the seeds of growth in Africa?
Can IoT provide the seeds of growth in Africa?

While the continent faces a myriad of challenges, the right application of future technology can play a major role in solving these...

By Reshaad Sha 31 Oct 2018

Mobile app launched to empower Africa's SME sector
Mobile app launched to empower Africa's SME sector

UK-based fintech company, Fiskl is launching a mobile app that aims to assist SMEs to better manage everyday tasks...

31 Oct 2018

TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield heads for Nigeria
TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield heads for Nigeria

TechCrunch is returning to Africa with Startup Battlefield. The world famous startup competition will take place in Lagos in partnership with FBstart...

23 Oct 2018

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