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#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemployment
A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemploymentArticle

Edward Herridge gives us a glimpse into the atavistic fear of technology and how our brains will mean that we simply would not be able to think fast enough...

Edward Herridge 20 Apr 2021

Customer is King as organisations try to differentiate from their competitors
Customer is King as organisations try to differentiate from their competitorsArticle

Africa is currently the world's second-fastest growing region in terms of economic development and Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to the World Bank...

Olatayo Ladipo-Ajai 15 Apr 2021

Why your brand needs a P2P marketing strategy
Why your brand needs a P2P marketing strategyArticle

In a digitally connected world, positive customer opinions and recommendations can tilt scales in the favour of a particular project, product or service...

Heath Muchena 29 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts
#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contractsArticle

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit to be held online for free
2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit to be held online for freeArticle

The 2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit will be held online for free via www.ongea.biz from 22-24 February.

19 Feb 2021

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Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa's food systemsArticle

Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and catering have led to supermarkets being the key route to market...

Thando Vilakazi and Namhla Landani 16 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: A bright horizon for South Africa's energy landscape
#BizTrends2021: A bright horizon for South Africa's energy landscapeArticle

The recent history of South Africa's energy landscape has not been great. With poorly maintained infrastructure, delayed construction of new capacity, illegal connections and cable theft; news headlines on the topic of SA's electricity are rarely good...

Barry Bredenkamp 7 Jan 2021

Professor Frederick Cawood, director, Wits Mining Institute
#BizTrends2021: Mining's year ahead will demand deep innovationArticle

Mining's immediate future is to be impacted not just by economic cycles or established trends, but by structural issues demanding urgent and deep innovation...

Frederick Cawood 6 Jan 2021

What can SMEs expect in 2021?
What can SMEs expect in 2021?Article

If 2020 is anything to go by, it's clear that the ability to adapt and transform as a small business is necessary for survival. To help SMEs prepare for the year ahead, here are some of the most important trends that businesses should be aware of in 2021...

23 Dec 2020

Nigerian startups make ag-tech accessible to small local farmers
Nigerian startups make ag-tech accessible to small local farmersArticle

Digital technologies are indispensable in modern agriculture. Yet farmers themselves sometimes lack confidence in adopting particular tools before they're sure of the benefits...

17 Dec 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on African jobs market - report
Impact of Covid-19 on African jobs market - reportArticle

Digital classifieds group in sub-Saharan Africa, Roam Africa has released three new labour market reports, which reveal the effects Covid-19 has had on the jobs market in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya...

7 Dec 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Covid-19 has driven digital work technology adoption forward by nearly 5 years
#EvolutionofWork: Covid-19 has driven digital work technology adoption forward by nearly 5 yearsArticle

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, Boomtown's all-female digital department shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

Jessica Tennant 3 Nov 2020

How brand South Africa can digitally be elevated, reimagined
How brand South Africa can digitally be elevated, reimaginedArticle

A degree of forward-moving momentum and technology adoption has been created by the pandemic, and now is the time to embrace this momentum and lay the foundation for grassroots digital transformation in the public sector sphere...

Farhana Safedien 28 Oct 2020

What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19
What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19Article

While celebrating this year's World Teachers Day, we should recognise how the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the key role that teachers already play in South Africa's schools...

Mmaki Jantjies 21 Oct 2020

The race against economic inequality within emerging markets - a case for SMEs
The race against economic inequality within emerging markets - a case for SMEsArticle

One of the great challenges of the 21st Century is the need to reduce poverty levels and economic inequality globally...

Soromfe Uzomah 16 Oct 2020

Accelerating inclusion through mobile solutions
Accelerating inclusion through mobile solutionsArticle

Digital revolution has enabled various forms of innovation. We could agree that Africa is witnessing a major technology shift and the pace of change in Africa is becoming exponential...

Fida Kibbi 9 Oct 2020

A new narrative around African entrepreneurism
A new narrative around African entrepreneurismArticle

"We need more African unicorns. We need thousands of African entrepreneurs. We need another Silicon Valley in Africa." Have you ever heard these statements?

Joshua Romisher 9 Oct 2020

Will Africa survive or thrive tech disruption?
Will Africa survive or thrive tech disruption?Article

The future of work in Africa comes under the spotlight at this year's AfricaCom and AfricaTech, part of the virtual Africatech Festival...

15 Sep 2020

Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?
Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?Article

How do we plough back into the SME sector to reignite growth? Is the sector strong enough to revive economic growth in a post Covid world as we head towards a sovereign debt crisis?

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in UgandaArticle

This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

International online collaboration and synergy benefit startup entrepreneurs
International online collaboration and synergy benefit startup entrepreneursArticle

The 'international dialogue' is a collaboration between Northeastern University (Boston, USA) and Tsiba Business School (Woodstock, Cape Town)...

John Durr and Rudi Kimmie, Issued by TSIBA 12 Aug 2020

Reimagining education with interactive learning and reliable connectivity
Reimagining education with interactive learning and reliable connectivityArticle

As South Africa emerges from its extended national lockdown in a phased approach, educational institutions across the country are faced with a difficult and complex task. There is clearly an urgent need to re-institute onsite teaching and kickstart curriculums, yet the pandemic continues to pose a grave threat to public health...

Jacques du Toit 1 Jul 2020

Are you ready for the 4IR?
Are you ready for the 4IR?Article

Business leaders are currently facing two high-level challenges: the need for business model innovation and identifying how best to use the next generation of technologies...

1 Jun 2020

Data literacy is vital in the modern workplace
Data literacy is vital in the modern workplaceArticle

Data and analytics fuel digital business and play a vital role in the future survival of organisations worldwide...

Adriaan Hubinger 18 May 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in Africa
#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in AfricaArticle

Gareth Grobler is a digital currency entrepreneur and founded the cryptocurrency exchange iCE3X in 2013. He is a founding member of the UK Digital Currency Association...

26 Mar 2020

Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world
Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled worldArticle

Media keeps showing us pessimistic views of the future where it becomes all too easy to buy into the idea that tech is out to rob us of our humanity...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Feb 2020

African agribusinesses urged to be more self-sufficient
African agribusinesses urged to be more self-sufficientArticle

Agribusiness is evolving from a local and regional model to a global structure, making this sector of increasing interest to corporations, public agencies, and society at large - with the right expertise, investment and policies, Africa can evolve and curb the current annual food import bill of $35bn, which is estimated to rise to $110bn by 2025...

16 Jan 2020

Modernising Kenya's ERP landscape to grow business
Modernising Kenya's ERP landscape to grow businessArticle

Most organisations began with automating just their core business processes when they first set up their ERP systems...

Stefan Jacobs 12 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: Digital ecosystems will drive digital businesses
#BizTrends2020: Digital ecosystems will drive digital businessesArticle

Digital ecosystems will drive digital businesses in 2020 - so what can we expect?

Grant Bennett 9 Dec 2019

What SA's FMCG space can learn from Kenya
What SA's FMCG space can learn from KenyaArticle

The simplest way of optimising route to market is through pre-sales, which then creates a predictable order and allows for the best delivery routes to be calculated...

Andrew Dawson 25 Nov 2019

Research reveals impact of tech investment and business growth
Research reveals impact of tech investment and business growthArticle

A new research survey on Future Systems from Accenture sheds important light on the enormous impact that technology investment and adoption have on a company...

30 Oct 2019

Top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond
Top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyondArticle

Gartner revealed its top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond...

29 Oct 2019

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The digital dash for AfricaArticle

There are three weeks to go to AfricaCom 2019, Africa's biggest technology conference and expo...

25 Oct 2019

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Agriculture industry will power Africa's economic transformation, says Agra ForumArticle

It is widely acknowledged that agribusiness is the key to transforming African economies - this was the core message at the 2019 Agra Forum in Accra, Ghana and a constant topic of discussion during the African Agri Council (AAC) recent West Africa roadshow...

17 Oct 2019

Kobo360 confirms Kenya as new strategic hub for African operations
Kobo360 confirms Kenya as new strategic hub for African operationsArticle

The new regional office, led by Kobo360 CEO African region, Kagure Wamunyu, comes as the company looks to foster intra-African trade by connecting and supporting cargo owners, truck owners and drivers, and cargo recipients...

6 Sep 2019

What role will women play in the world of AI?
What role will women play in the world of AI?Article

Automation may cause job cuts, but it also has the power to level the playing field if women can transition to the new workplace it will bring...

26 Aug 2019

Future workplaces: What role will women play in the world of AI?
Future workplaces: What role will women play in the world of AI?Article

Automation may cause job cuts, but it also has the power to level the playing field if women can transition to the new workplace it will bring...

23 Aug 2019

Multi-cloud's new multiculturism
Multi-cloud's new multiculturismArticle

Simon McCullough, senior channel account manager at F5 Networks, assesses how multi-cloud is changing the app development game and bringing previously siloed teams closer together...

Simon McCullough 21 Aug 2019

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Leveraging digital technology to boost Nigeria's MSMEsArticle

Thinking through and executing a digital business model requires a fundamental shift in strategy...

4 Jul 2019

Busting the gaming stereotype: South Africa's gamers are educated, healthy, well-off and live life to the full
Busting the gaming stereotype: South Africa's gamers are educated, healthy, well-off and live life to the fullArticle

Perceptions that gamers are predominantly young, geeky, and male persist, despite the reality that playing videogames has become mainstream...

Rachel Thompson, Issued by GfK South Africa 2 Jul 2019

It's time for accountants to tech up
It's time for accountants to tech upArticle

Accountants operate in an increasingly technologically-driven environment, but are still applying 2005 skills in a 2020 environment...

Avika Ramdhani 12 Jun 2019

Automation - Opportunity or extinction for finance professionals?
Automation - Opportunity or extinction for finance professionals?Article

40% of transactional accounting work is expected to be automated by 2020 and predicted to touch 230 million workers (9% of the global workforce)...

Issued by CIMA 28 May 2019

Summit highlights the vital importance of digital solutions
Summit highlights the vital importance of digital solutionsArticle

Following three days of compelling presentations, headline talks and tactical sessions, Africa's first-ever BigFive Summit concluded with a stimulating B2B Sales workshop...

25 May 2019

Agility makes business easier in Mozambique
Agility makes business easier in MozambiqueArticle

Agility's warehouse parks makes doing business easier and less risky and therefore attracts new multinational companies to come to Mozambique...

14 May 2019

Prosumers could solve Africa's power problem
Prosumers could solve Africa's power problemArticle

The rise of the prosumer - someone who generates and consumes their own energy, which they can also sell into the grid - is a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times...

24 Mar 2019

Prosumers key to addressing Africa's power challenges
Prosumers key to addressing Africa's power challengesArticle

The rise of the prosumer - a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times - could well be the answer to a multitude of challenges faced in Africa...

Marleze van Loggerenberg 20 Mar 2019

AfricaCom evolves with new AfricaTech event
AfricaCom evolves with new AfricaTech eventArticle

AfricaCom has introduced AfricaTech, a new event brand dedicated to propelling Africa towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

19 Mar 2019

Professor Rashied Small, education and training executive at Saipa.
What will the accounting profession look like in 5 years?Article

The conversation around the future of the accounting profession usually veers to digitisation of the profession or the role artificial intelligence (AI) will play in transforming the practitioner's duties...

11 Mar 2019

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