Uber's productive four years of economic transformation
Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 3 days ago

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa
Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

The continent's single largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event, AfricaCom 2017, from 7-9 November, promises opportunities to witness future tech trends, network with the industry elite, and learn from a line-up of global thought leaders providing inspiring content.

12 Oct 2017

Image Source:
CGIAR wants to build a big data platform and innovate with startups to help smallholder farmers

CGIAR, one of the world's major agriculture research networks - met in Cali with a wide range of partners to look at how they could use their data using AI and big data to drive farming improvements in continents like Africa. Part of the convention was an Inspire Challenge to take these ideas out into the value chain through ag-tech startups. Russell Southwood and Kelly Wong look at how ideas like these might begin to transform the lives of smallholder farmers.

11 Oct 2017

Image Supplied
A new distribution landscape: Bringing blockchain to the travel industry

When it comes to digitisation, the travel industry offers a complex environment. Companies who do not specialise in travel find it difficult to enter the market, as direct access to the offers of airlines, hotels and other service providers would require negotiations with every single player.

11 Oct 2017

AfricArena tech innovation conference kicks off next month
AfricArena tech innovation conference kicks off next month

AfricArena, described as the largest tech innovation conference for startups and investors hosted on African soil, will take place from 6-7 November 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre.

11 Oct 2017