PRESS RELEASE, 8/9/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- The President of the African Development Bank Group (www.afdb.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated ...
Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 8/8/2018
As AI and IoT platforms are deployed around the world, the opportunities enabled by these technologies in an African context have started to become apparent. But how will artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and broader enterprise digital transformation developments help to bridge the continent's skills gap, accelerate its fintech revolution ...
Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
PRESS RELEASE, 7/11/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- GAUTENG, South Africa -- Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an insightful panel discussion in Midrand on Thursday (5 July). The topic debated was: "Is South Africa Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?" ...
Connecting Africa, 7/9/2018
CAPE TOWN -- Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa's largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $10 million of mezzanine funding to Cap Tamarin, a mixed-used, residentially-focused "Smart & Happy" Village located on the sought-after west coast of Mauritius in a seaside village called Tamarin. The promoter of the ...
Tom Jackson, 6/12/2018
Drone technology, so often tainted by association with warfare and controversy, is starting to have a beneficial impact on the lives of Africans.
Tom Jackson, 6/11/2018
They are best known for their use in warfare, while there have been reports of them flying far too close to aircraft in the UK.
The Staff, 6/6/2018
Vodafone has joined the continent-wide fight against malnutrition by teaming up with Sanku (Project Healthy Children) to help provide fortified flour to millions of people across Africa.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/9/2018
Safaricom got a double boost Wednesday as it reported better-than-expected full fiscal year financials for the year that ended in March 2018 and a message from CEO Bob Collymore who is now back running the company following extended medical leave.
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