Africa’s female innovator of the year shortlist out

AfricaCom 2019

AfricaCom 2019 from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THE shortlist for the inaugural Female Innovator of the Year award, an accolade that recognises the contribution made by women in the telecommunications and technology in the industry, has been released. Twelve women are contesting the award. They are Amanda Louw Bester (Founder More...

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Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo
By On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Obasanjo: Technology holds key to oil, gas future

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – OLUSEGUN Obasanjo, former president of Africa’s biggest oil producer, Nigeria, has urged countries in the continent More...

Billions at play
By On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Billions at Play: Book review

Billions at play KIERAN ARCHER THE phrase ‘resource curse’ is widely used in political economy to describe the situation where natural resources such as petroleum, diamonds or precious metals are exploited by More...

AfricaCom 2019
By On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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AfricaCom awards shortlist revealed

AfricaCom 2019 by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – MOBILE network operator, MTN, and technology powerhouse, Huawei, are leading nominations for the AfricaCom Awards. Top honours will be revealed on November More...

Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum recently held in Sochi, Russia
By On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Russia digitalises Africa’s mining sector to increase output

Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum recently held in Sochi, Russia by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – RUSSIAN companies have offered African countries solutions based on the internet of things (IoT) More...

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MicroMax Consulting, Dr NNEKA Abulokwe
By On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Queen Elizabeth II confers OBE on IT doyen Abulokwe

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MicroMax Consulting, Dr NNEKA Abulokwe by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – Dr NNEKA Abulokwe, the digital governance and technology entrepreneur, has added another feather More...

Hapless Mozambican vendor Emmanuel Sithole seen here being stabbed to death in cold blood in Alexandra, South Africa. Photo by Sunday Times
By On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Afriphobia scuttling SA prospects as an investment

Hapless Mozambican vendor Emmanuel Sithole seen here being stabbed to death in cold blood in Alexandra, South Africa. Photo by Sunday Times by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – ANALYSTS have warned South More...

SingularityU South Africa Co-CEO, Mic Mann
By On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Summit sets standards for tech, innovation on Africa

SingularityU South Africa Co-CEO, Mic Mann MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – EXPERTS are exploring groundbreaking innovation and research to address challenges facing the African continent. The 27 international More...

Cyber criminals
By On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Namibia most attacked by cybercrooks in Africa

Cyber criminals SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – NAMIBIA is the country worst targeted by cybercriminals in Africa as the continent exceeds the global average by more than twice over the past six months. Zambia, More...

Artificial Intelligence
By On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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‘AI to complement humans, not to take jobs’

Artificial Intelligence TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – A TECHNOLOGY expert has waded into the contentious debate around artificial intelligence (AI) being a threat to some jobs presently held by humans. Presenting More...