Bianca Wright

 Turkcell's move to solar highlights power challenges for data centres

How Jordan is cultivating its tech talent

How Jordan is cultivating its tech talent

Aspirations to be a regional tech hub drive government and private enterprises to launch an ambitious array of programmes.

What Africa's social and digital clampdowns mean for doing business

What Africa's social and digital clampdowns mean for doing business

Restrictions not only silence or limit the citizenry; they also have a very real economic cost.

How Mauritius is positioning itself as the next fintech hub for Africa

How Mauritius is positioning itself as the next fintech hub for Africa

Authorized fintech testing sandboxes, digital-assets licenses, and rules for peer-to-peer crowdfunding set the stage for a new avenue to growth.

Saudi Arabia’s cybersecurity concerns increase as threats evolve

Saudi Arabia’s cybersecurity concerns increase as threats evolve

The country’s geopolitical position and natural resources make it an obvious target, as field and industrial operations come into the crosshairs of malicious actors.

How CIOs are navigating Africa’s infrastructure woes

How CIOs are navigating Africa’s infrastructure woes

Africa’s infrastructure instability continues to affect business, but savvy CIOs are finding ways to manage.

Egypt sets its sights on artificial intelligence

Egypt sets its sights on artificial intelligence

From fonYou partnering with a mobile operator in Egypt to use its AI module to reach the unbanked to funding for Widebot’s Arabic language chatbot, signs of interest in artificial intelligence are on the rise in Egypt.

How South Africa is tackling the growing tech skills gap

How South Africa is tackling the growing tech skills gap

Government initiatives, vendor-sponsored training programmes, and alternative education approaches all are needed to train workers for rapidlyy changing demands of tech jobs.

Brightsign founder: Change is coming to Saudi’s startup scene

Brightsign founder: Change is coming to Saudi’s startup scene

Despite the initial struggle setting her assistive technology startup, Hadeel Ayoub thinks that the tech ecosystem in the Saudi Kingdom is starting to develop thanks to the introduction of startup-friendly regulation.

Just what is the state of digital transformation in South Africa?

Just what is the state of digital transformation in South Africa?

Legacy systems present a barrier to change but innovation, creativity and new cloud deployments spark progress in the country.

How Africa can capitalise on Jumia’s unicorn success

How Africa can capitalise on Jumia’s unicorn success

Jumia's lucrative New York Stock Exchange IPO highlights African e-commerce potential, but also infrastructure, socioeconomic and funding challenges.

Madagascar emerges as a BPO destination for French speakers

Madagascar emerges as a BPO destination for French speakers

Customer care calls from French-speaking customers are now just as likely to be answered by agents in Madagascar as they are to be serviced in more well-known outsourcing destinations.

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