IoT and the opportunity for Africa

William Mzimba, chief officer of the Vodacom Business Group, shares his views on how IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa Digital adoption throughout the Africa continent has been a raging topic for years. More so when faced with stats detailing the...

Securing the smart energy revolution in Africa

The potential of the Internet of Things (IOT) to make consumers’ lives more convenient is well-documented. By Sherry Zameer, senior vice-president: Internet of Things (IOT) for CISMEA region at Gemalto One area in which it can deliver immediate benefits and...

Connecting Kenya with AI

As exciting as the emergence of accessible and powerful artificial intelligence may be, there’s no single other exponential technology causing as much uncertainty among governments, businesses, and citizens. By Joseph Kanyua, head of innovation and customer...

Think exponentially, not incrementally

The rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector, writes Sunil Kaushal, CEO: Africa and Middle East at Standard Chartered Bank. We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all sectors....

Internet inclusion and its transformative power

The recently-released Internet Inclusive Index: Bridging Digital Divides repor – commissioned by Facebook and compiled by The Economist – gives South Africa the number one ranking on the African continent, and 71st globally, for Internet inclusivity and...

West African property summit focuses on tech

The convergence of AI, technology and data on Nigeria’s multi-billion dollar plus retail market will be a strategic focus to local and international developers, investors and retailers at the 4th annual West Africa Property Investment Summit taking place on 15...