MEST Africa hosts tech summit in Nairobi
MEST Africa hosts tech summit in Nairobi

Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST Africa, this week closed its fourth successful MEST Africa Summit, in partnership with Microsoft.

3 days ago

New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans
New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans

The JET8 Foundation, in partnership with the Lewis Pugh Foundation, has launched a social commerce mobile application, called OceansCam, that focuses on saving the oceans.

3 days ago

Report reveals 5G uptake even faster than expected
Report reveals 5G uptake even faster than expected

According to the Ericsson Mobility Report for June 2019, 5G subscriptions are now expected to reach 1.9 billion in 2024.

3 days ago

IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa
IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa

IBM announced the expansion of its' quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa. Wits University is the first African partner on the IBM Q Network and will be the gateway for academics across South Africa and to the 15 universities who are part of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

13 Jun 2019

Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness
Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness

It is crucial for African organisations and governments to understand the dynamic and significant role that information and communication technologies (ICT) play in enhancing competitiveness, especially in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) implementation, a top Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) official said earlier this week.

12 Jun 2019

Transforming the African collective
Transforming the African collective

Technology has transformed the collaborative capabilities of African business.

By Chris Ogden 12 Jun 2019

Opera releases 'State of the Mobile Web Report' for Africa
Opera releases 'State of the Mobile Web Report' for Africa

Opera has released its State of Mobile Web 2019, giving a detailed insight into the African digital landscape.

12 Jun 2019

Report reveals 'dark data' exceeds 50%
Report reveals 'dark data' exceeds 50%

Global businesses continue to house 'dark data' within their organisations, creating a honeypot for cybercriminals, finds research from Veritas Technologies, a global enterprise in data protection and software-defined storage.

11 Jun 2019

It's time to embrace Customer Support Chatbot 2.0
It's time to embrace Customer Support Chatbot 2.0

Have you been the victim of chatbot incompetence recently? It typically starts with a specific query that you need help with. You don't have the time to listen to the contact centre's hold music, so you turn to the company's much-vaunted chatbot.

By Ryan Falkenberg 11 Jun 2019