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  • Using AI to make networks smarter, simpler and more secure

    Using AI to make networks smarter, simpler and more secure

    June 21, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Using AI to make networks smarter, simpler and more secure

    Digital transformation has become one of the biggest drivers in business today — and those that don’t embrace it risk being left behind by customers and competitors alike. Moreover, digital technologies are advancing and creating opportunities more...

  • Rwanda’s President Kagame, open to drive digitisation in Africa

    March 27, 2019 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda’s President Kagame, open to drive digitisation in Africa

    Rwandan President, Paul Kagame and Globacom’s Executive Vice Chairman, Mrs Bella Disu, on Monday, March 25 began discussions on the use of digital technology to help the march towards economic prosperity in Africa. The two leaders held a private meeting...

  • How African is faring when it comes to adopting new hotel technology?

    How Africa is faring when it comes to adopting new hotel technology?

    March 20, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on How Africa is faring when it comes to adopting new hotel technology?

    Hotel technology is developing in leaps and bounds across the globe with the African continent, in particular, gaining traction as a major force in the hospitality industry. The region’s potential continues to grow as several countries experience a boom...

  • HSBC fights money laundering with new detection system

    Digital banks must find balance between cloud, cost and customer experience

    January 3, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Digital banks must find balance between cloud, cost and customer experience

    With the launch of several new banks in South Africa and the disruption caused by digitalisation, the incumbents are re-aligning themselves to better support a digital environment. Newcomers must work hard to attract a customer base and adopt different...

  • Ajay Banga visiting small shop to witness pay-as-you-go QR transaction

    Mastercard, M-Kopa roll out energy solutions in Uganda

    October 26, 2018 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Mastercard, M-Kopa roll out energy solutions in Uganda

    Mastercard in partnership with M-KOPA Solar and Centenary Bank, celebrated the first ‘pay-as-you-go’ QR transaction this week, officially launching the initiative, which provides a simple and inexpensive way to power the homes and businesses of...

  • Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    September 24, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    The buzzword in many industries all around the world is undoubtedly digital transformation. In the education sector the key is how it will continue to revolutionise the learning experience. Simply put, the ability to share knowledge and resources at...

  • $300 mln Ghanaian smart cities project to enable nationwide Wifi network

    Smart City era promises big improvement for Urban Ecosystems

    June 29, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Smart City era promises big improvement for Urban Ecosystems

    Connected technology is ushering in a new era of “Smart Cities”, which promises to improve the quality of life for billions of people around the world. Smart cities — which are using technology to make urban areas safer, more efficient, and more livable...

  • Joanne Shields

    The connected, information-enabled utility of the future

    May 16, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on The connected, information-enabled utility of the future

    From legislation and regulation, to increased competition, public opinion and scrutiny, political pressure, environmental concerns, consumer engagement and trust – for utilities, change is business as usual. But, are they ready for changes brought on by...

  • Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

    As AI shapes the Future of Work, employers focus on human skills

    April 25, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on As AI shapes the Future of Work, employers focus on human skills

    After years of talking about disruption, executives are determined to turn talk into action. According to Mercer’s 2018 Global Talent Trends Study – Unlocking Growth in the Human Age, 88% of companies in South Africa have innovation on their core agenda...

  • A quick guide for Forex Trading

    Reasons why investors need day trading courses

    April 16, 2018 • Finance, SponsoredComments Off on Reasons why investors need day trading courses

    Why Investors Need Day Trading Courses Technology has expanded to the far reaches of the globe and has influenced a lot of traditional industries. Decades ago, if you wanted to have the input of an instructor or expert, you had to go to a certain location and...

  • We need to educate users not just protect the business

    April 11, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on We need to educate users not just protect the business

    Cybercrime has overtaken all other types of crime as humans have embraced digital technology without really understanding it. Now, as digital, mobile and social technology becomes an integral part of our personal and work lives, the score has changed –...

  • Five key areas where AI and Automation could most impact your business

    Top 6 tips on how to create a path to the digital future

    April 6, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Top 6 tips on how to create a path to the digital future

    Digital transformation inherently drives organisations into a data-driven world, and there is increasing proof that data-driven businesses perform better than their peers. In its 2018 predictions, IDC found that while it is seeing more companies becoming more...

  • Fintech companies using digital technology to score creditworthiness in East Africa

    February 28, 2018 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Fintech companies using digital technology to score creditworthiness in East Africa

    More than 2.5 billion people around the world – many of them in Africa – lack formal identification that enables them to access to financial and government services, according to the United Nations and the ID2020 project. Furthermore, less than 10% of...

  • Hyperscaling Africa’s ability to digitally transform through the power of the data centre

    Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa

    January 17, 2018 • East Africa, General, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa

    Internet penetration is creeping up in Africa, bringing the prospect of digital dividends to a continent long marked by digital divides. “Africa has reached a penetration which has broken the barrier of 15%, and that’s important,” says Nii Quaynor, a...

  • Ghana: NCA revokes Expresso telecom's licence

    Planning for sustainable e-commerce in Africa

    November 20, 2017 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Planning for sustainable e-commerce in Africa

    Traditional retail has been transformed by e-commerce and its technological capabilities. It has proven to be an enormously disruptive but positive force, spurring innovation and providing new economic opportunities for retail entrepreneurs, particularly in...

  • Digital is changing everything in financial services

    Digital is changing everything in financial services

    October 23, 2017 • Finance, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital is changing everything in financial services

    People have strong views on the impact of digital technology on their lives, from the excitement of getting a new gadget to the satisfaction of doing in minutes what used to require a trip or a long phone call. Contrary perspectives include the fear of being...