Africa should not lose sight of 4IR opportunities

As the 28th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa convenes in Cape Town this week, it offers an opportunity to consider ways to accelerate economic growth across the continent. By Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president at Sage Africa & Middle East With the Fourth...

Africa leads conversation on sustainable agriculture

The drought which brought the Western Cape to its knees and hammered agriculture in various parts of the country – resulting in job losses and lost production – brought home the pressing need for a sustainable agriculture sector built on smart resource...

Ghana aims to be African 4IR showcase

“With the correct digital skills and technologies, and close collaboration between the public and private sectors, Ghana can build the capacity to play a leading role in the story of Africa’s reinvention as an innovation powerhouse during the Fourth...

Managed services model accelerates in Africa

More and more businesses across Africa are making the move towards cloud and subsequently, managed services. No longer just a buzzword, cloud has become a hot commodity and organisations are migrating based on the benefits. In fact, according to Pieter Potgieter,...

Is SpaceX StarLink launched for Africa?

On 23 May 23 2019 SpaceX successfully launched the 1st 60 satellites of the planned 12,000 low orbit satellite constellation as the start of Elon Musk’s audacious 10-year $10-billion broadband space programme. SpaceX just took a giant leap toward making global...

Background screening crucial to successful cross-border expansion

Global economic pressures and tougher market conditions are driving business interest in cross-border business expansion strategies – and in celebrating Africa Month, Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE) consider Africa a rife opportunity worth such investment....