Feature Ahead of the recent 2nd India - Africa Entrepreneurship Investment Summit in Nairobi, chief strategy and sustainable development executive at Rogers Group, and MD for Velogic Africa operations, Mehul Bhatt, spoke about global supply chain complexities and how CIOs bring resilience to organisations.
Feature A fresh crop of fintech startups, investments in digitalisation by traditional banks, and new regulations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic are further fuelling a wave of innovation in financial services across sub-Saharan Africa.
Feature Africa has been suffering a wave of cybercrime and data breaches during the pandemic, but there are encouraging signs that cybersecurity is tightening across the region.
News Oracle opens its first cloud region in Arica as businesses and government entities throughout the continent accelerate plans for adoption of cloud technology.n
Feature Facing the continued evolution and growth of security threats in South Africa, the newly formed Cybersecurity Digital Alliance brings together the various stakeholders in the local industry with the goal of improving cybersecurity for everyone.
Interview Yumbi founder Andi Friedman takes us behind the scenes of Africa's home-delivery boom, with a look at the tech fueling the trend and the challenges of integrating online services with real-world operations.
Feature Banking industry insiders have lessons learned for any tech leader struggling to manage the growing volume of data enterprises are gathering as more business is transacted online throughout Africa.
Interview Cybersecurity needs women, says Varma, the first president of the Southern Africa branch of Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS). Here's why women should push for security jobs, and some advice for everyone in the field.
Feature The move to remote work has put more pressure than ever before on tech leaders in business to establish mobile device management (MDM) and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies. BYOD is not for everyone — companies need to weigh pros and cons.rn
Feature More and more academic institutions, as well as a few global technology giants, are offering data science courses in Africa with the express purpose of solving African problems. In the process, they are creating a new and exciting employment pipeline.
Feature African countries are slowly but surely implementing data protection laws, with much credit to the EU’s GDPR. Here what IT leaders in business need to know.
Feature 5G was a hot topic at the recent AfricaCom, with industrial enterprises cited as early users. But wide geographical coverage is still at least several years away. Here's what industry insiders said about the promise of 5G and hurdles to network implementation.
Interview The new managing director of Altron Group's Karabina unit, Collin Govender, talks about leadership lessons learned as a CIO that he can carry into his new role, the advantages Africa has when it comes to deploying emerging tech, and managing a remote workforce.
Feature Nigeria's Data Protection Bill 2020 builds on the current Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), proposing a new Data Protection Commission and new strictures to ensure that data processing in the country conforms to international standards necessary for the growth of the nation's IT sector and international trade.
Feature The point of sale and mobile payment startup is helping businesses get up to speed to accept diverse payment types, and is now looking to expand across the continent.rn rn
Feature Government, businesses and tech vendors have been coming up with innovative uses of technology to reduce infection and create awareness of the dangers of COVID-19, in ways that may change technology forever.rn. rn.
Feature The coronavirus pandemic has made home delivery services the new e-commerce battleground, and to succeed, businesses need to make optimal use of data analysis, and ensure their mobile apps are well-designed.
Updated For now, it seems Africa has escaped the worst of the pandemic, and much of that success can be laid at the door of innovative thinking around technology and health.