Inaugural summit readies Africa for Industry 4.0

Africa and some of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in Cape Town, South Africa next week at the SingularityU Conference

Africa and some of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in Cape Town, South Africa next week at the SingularityU Conference by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – SOME of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in South Africa next week as part of efforts to future-proof More...

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Huawei Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ren Zhengfei
By On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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‘Business as usual for Huawei in South Africa’

Huawei Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ren Zhengfei by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI, which is contending with a ban from the United States (US), said it had for some time been working to mitigate More...

Slain former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi
By On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Doubts over Gadaffi ‘treasure’ found in Kenya

Slain former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI – THE purported recovery of so-called treasure of slain Libyan President, Muammar Gadaffi, in Kenya has brought to the More...

Cotton farming in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe
By On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Zimbabwe cotton farmers demand payment in forex

Cotton farming in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe from TINO PEPUKAI in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI – ZIMBABWEAN cotton farmers are advocating for payment in foreign currency to cushion them from rising costs of producing More...

Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) services
By On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Technology crucial in solving Nigeria’s lingering problems

Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) services from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – TRANSFORMATIONAL technologies have been identified as the solution to traffic and waste management as well as land-related More...

Libya civil war
By On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Banking crisis looms amid battle for Tripoli

Libya civil war from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI – A four-year conflict between the Libyan central bank and rival branches is threatening to worsen the battle for the capital Tripoli, with at least More...

Google succumbs to US-Chinese trade war pressure to block Huawei phones
By On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Huawei reacts to Android suspension reports

Google succumbs to US-Chinese trade war pressure to block Huawei phones by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI has assured of its commitment to a safe software system, following reports Google has suspended More...

Abdou Bachir Diagne Medina Digital
By On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Enhancing financial inclusion in Africa through technology

Abdou Bachir Diagne, Medina Digital by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – A NEW partnership has been launched to boost financial inclusion in Africa by utilising modern technologies such as Artificial Intelligence More...

Angola oil production
By On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Angola political turmoil fueled by oil upheaval

Angola oil production from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – THE controversial firing of the head of Angola’s state energy giant has underlined President Jose Lourenco’s eagerness to More...

Vaal Dam
By On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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No research on water despite persistent drought

Vaal Dam from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – RESEARCHERS are concerned over decreased expenditure on water security research despite serious drought problems across Southern Africa. The concern More...