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Mobile and Telecoms

Nigerian subscribers complain less in Q1 of 2018

Nigerian telecoms subscribers complain less in Q1 of 2018

June 24, 2018

Telecoms subscribers in Nigeria registered over 13,880 abuses against the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in quarter one, although complaints about poor...

Enterprise

EA provides firms with optimised processes that enable the delivery of business strategy while also responding to change and embracing new technologies.

Introducing enterprise architecture as a service

June 11, 2018

CIOs today are faced with a dizzying array of enterprise technology services, and while it’s never been easier to purchase new tools, it’s also never been...

Healthcare

How to use artificial intelligence in healthcare while protecting privacy

How to use artificial intelligence in healthcare while protecting privacy

June 20, 2018

Technological advancements in health IT have created tremendous possibility for improved efficiency and better interoperability, empowering patients to play a...

Financial Services

Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya among the top scoring economies; Uganda records strongly improved risk-reward score

East African countries continue to offer highest rewards for investors

June 22, 2018

Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda offer investors a reward score above the African continent’s average, according to the 2018 Africa Risk-Reward Index...

Opinion

Software

Nigerian software start-up launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

Nigerian software startup launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

June 23, 2018

KariXchange is a start-up software company that builds Platforms taking into consideration; User design, Ultimate user Experience and User Empowerment....

Gadgets and Gaming

The use of smart speakers has expanded the possibilities available through smartphone chatbots or text-based systems including those from Facebook and Apple.

Voice shopping seen as new frontier

June 19, 2018

Earlier this year, Google announced the introduction of Shopping Actions. According to Google the program “gives customers an easy way to shop your...

  • African countries with the fastest mobile internet speed ranked

    African countries with the fastest mobile internet speed ranked

    June 23, 2018 • East Africa, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    Much of 2018’s growth in internet users in Africa has been driven by more affordable smartphones and mobile data plans. Mobile phone users in Africa are up by more than 20 percent, with the reported number of internet users in Mali increasing by almost 6 times since January 2017. The number of internet users in [&hellip...

  • The Top 10 iOS 12 features announced at WWDC 2018 (Image from www.digitaltrends.com)

    The Top 10 iOS 12 features announced at WWDC 2018

    June 17, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    Apple announced a range of new developments at their annual Worldwide Developers Conference last week, some of which included the new operating system for Mac, macOS Mojave, and a bunch of new fitness-related features on watchOS 5. Of all the announcements, that of iOS 12 was probably the most anticipated because it would affect anyone with [&hellip...

  • 10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

    10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

    May 24, 2018 • Features, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Podcasts are becoming more and more popular as a medium of entertainment. “What are podcasts,” you ask. Podcasts are a series of audio files made available online. Reminiscent of old radio, they have all the appeal of a talk show or a television series without the visual element, but unlike radio or television of old, [&hellip...

  • Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa 2018

    Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa 2018

    May 4, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Africa’s economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2 percent in 2018 and to a further 3.5 in 2019, this is according to the latest World Bank report released early 2018. According to the report, non-resource intensive countries are expected to expand at a solid pace, helped by robust investment growth. South Africa, Nigeria [&hellip...

  • Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

    Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

    April 29, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists

    2018 has started off as a great year for new games across all platforms. It seems to be a great year for storytelling and action. Here are a few of the top new releases so far.             5. Dragon Ball FighterZ Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2.5D fighting game developed by [&hellip...

  • Digital tools to supercharge business builder’s productivity

    Top digital tools to supercharge business productivity

    April 23, 2018 • Africa By Region, Lists, Opinion

    Today’s digital tools can help take the stress out of managing your day-to-day tasks and collaborating with your team. Using these tools can save your business money and supercharge your productivity. One survey commissioned by Google and conducted by Deloitte found that connected small businesses in the US that have adopted advanced digital tools earn [&hellip...

Features

What GDPR means for African organisations

What GDPR means for African organisations

June 23, 2018

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially came into effect on 25 May 2018 and this policy affects every organisation regardless of size...

Startups

Nigerian software start-up launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

Nigerian software startup launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

June 23, 2018

KariXchange is a start-up software company that builds Platforms taking into consideration; User design, Ultimate user Experience and User Empowerment....

Internet of Things

Security

Data Breaches vs. Ransomware: What’s the Difference?

Data Breaches vs. Ransomware: What’s the Difference?

June 23, 2018

It is clear that South African organisations are at risk from the same cyber-attacks that affect major global economies. The cyber threat landscape is...

Online

21 June is Selfie Day - Five things you didn’t know about the selfie

21 June is Selfie Day – Five things you didn’t know about the selfie

June 21, 2018

The selfie. Love it or hate it, it is undeniable that it has become a central element of global culture, transcending boundaries of geography, religion, and...

Retail Industry

Education

Special needs schools get a digital helping hand

Special needs schools get a digital helping hand

June 21, 2018

MiX Telematics, in partnership with iSchool Africa, have donated 50 Apple iPads and other technology equipment to both the Vera School for learners with autism...

Mining and Energy

ENGIE to continue expanding decentralised energy offering following year of successes

ENGIE to continue expanding decentralised energy offering

June 20, 2018

Global utility, ENGIE, is confirming its focus on off-grid energy provision in Africa, with plans to continue expanding their solar home system (SHS) and...