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DHL rolls out e-commerce platform to more African markets following initial...

DHL Africa eShop sees impressive growth in first seven weeks; Platform has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growing...

Managed services model accelerates in Africa

More and more businesses across Africa are making the move towards cloud and subsequently, managed services. No longer just a buzzword, cloud has become...

Kenya plays part to help IBM improve world’s food, crop supply

IBM announced the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions, including Kenya, to...

Andela launches Power of “✗” campaign as it scales engineering...

Andela, is recruiting mid and senior level developers in 2019, as part of a new Power of “✗” campaign, as it looks to scale...

Connectivity enables Africa’s digital transformation

As the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, it’s evident that broadband and mobile connectivity growth has had a dynamic impact on Africa....

The CIO and CFO: Two chiefs of digital transformation

Digital transformation is high on the agenda for CIOs in Africa. According to Gartner's 2019 CIO Agenda, 30% of CIOs in Africa have placed...

Microsoft to help Africa stay on track to digital transformation

Microsoft has been in Kenya for 25 years, recently the Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Capossela, came into the country where he told CIO East...

SIM swap fraud: a new wave of attacks targeting financial, online...

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Cyber Security Weekend that took place in Cape Town, South Africa, Kaspersky Lab experts discussed the wide spread growth of...

eLearning Africa launches agriculture track

The organisers of eLearning Africa have announced that, for the first time, the event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates...

Kenya chosen to host UN’s smart housing prototype

UN Environment, UN Habitat, the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture and associated partners are working on designs for smart houses, one of which...

AFDB: The currency of the future is going to be coding

African Development Bank (AFDB) President Adesina, recently, pleaded for Africans to embrace technology, and governments to urgently move away from “investing in the jobs...

Supporting an AI-enabled future in Africa

While AI is primed to be the driving force of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, its widespread acceptance and adoption among businesses is still in...

GSMA: 80pct of women in low, middle-income countries are now mobile...

A new GSMA study reveals that 80 per cent of women in low- and middle-income countries are now mobile owners. According to the GSMA’s...

Nairobi Garage opens 3rd location, confirms plans for 4 more in...

Nairobi Garage has launched a new hub in Karen, now offering three state-of-the-art hubs creating an interlinking co-working network spanning the whole of Nairobi....

MasterCard to localise African melody with help from continent’s top artists

Mastercard recently unveiled its sonic brand identity, a comprehensive sound architecture that signifies the latest advancement for the brand. Wherever consumers engage with Mastercard...

South Korea ready to partner with Africa on technology

In partnership with the African Development Bank, Korea is ready to step up technology transfers to Africa, officials said in Seoul today. Speaking at...

Africa Internship Academy views skills as the currency of the 21st...

Africa holds a very high rate of youth unemployment. In Ghana, about 120,000 young people graduate from various institutions with about 10% getting employed...

Adspace Africa, Eskimi DSP partner to integrate outdoor and online media...

Adspace Africa in partnership with Eskimi DSP, a Lithuania-based firm and the largest programmatic network in Africa, have today shortened the gap between outdoor...

Record year for African tech startups as funding hits $334.5m

African tech startups smashed funding records in 2018 as 210 startups secured US$334.5 million worth of investment, with Nigeria emerging as the premier investment...

CrossBoundary to invest $16m into mini-grids to light up Tanzania, 2...

CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) recently announced its launch with funding commitments from The Rockefeller Foundation and Ceniarth. The company will initially invest $16 million...
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