Feature Mobile money applications have opened up opportunities for businesses in Africa as they allow people who do not have traditional bank accounts to transact business. Now, these apps are starting to turn into full-fledged payment platforms.
Feature When his mother lost money in her bank account to a fraudster, Gbenga Odegbami started his journey to create an identity and access management (IAM) system that would stop the many cases of fraud in Nigeria, and throughout Africa.
Feature High altitude platform station, or HAPS, connectivity is seen as an alternative for regions that are underserved with broadband connections. Though high-profile HAPS projects have failed — most recently, Google's Loon project was shuttered in Kenya — the high-altitude connectivity platform concept is not dead.
Feature African e-logistics companies are using big data analysis, IoT and mobile technology to offer efficient supply chain transportation services for cargo owners, and help truck owners access new opportunities.
Feature While enterprises increasingly generate massive volumes of data, breaking down silos of information remains a problem. Data warehouses — management systems designed to store large volumes of data for analysis — can be an answer, but they pose some up-front challenges.rn
News Analysis Multitenent hyperscale facilities by Wingu and Teraco will allow service providers to colocate compute power and storage closer to users who are increasingly moving to cloud tech.