Subscribe to industry newsletters

Youth Matters

Most Read

    Show more

    Covid-19

    2019 WSIS Forum concludes highlighting contributions of tech in achieving SDGs
    2019 WSIS Forum concludes highlighting contributions of tech in achieving SDGs

    The recently concluded 10th World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum emphasised the importance of the WSIS Action Lines as a key United Nations framework for progress on the Sustainable Development Goals...

    17 Apr 2019

    MEST Africa Summit.
    MEST Africa comes to Nairobi

    MEST Africa and Microsoft announce 2019 Pan-African tech summit in Nairobi...

    16 Apr 2019

    Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia
    Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia

    Pan-African e-commerce platform, Jumia, has become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange...

    15 Apr 2019

    Using Smart Agriculture-as-a-Service to secure tomorrow's food supplies
    Using Smart Agriculture-as-a-Service to secure tomorrow's food supplies

    As the backbone of developing economies, agriculture not only serves to feed a nation but creates employment and, often, contributes significantly to the GDP...

    11 Apr 2019

    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

    The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

    Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

    Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

    Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

    Jack Ma, Alibaba founder.
    Africa Netpreneur Prize calls for entries

    The application process for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is now officially open to African entrepreneurs from all sectors, age groups, and countries in Africa...

    29 Mar 2019

    African retailers have the opportunity to re-imagine a data-driven sector
    African retailers have the opportunity to re-imagine a data-driven sector

    Transforming retail starts with the business model, not the technology...

    By Toros Esim 27 Mar 2019

    #ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?
    #ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?

    When you design for mobile, consider who you're building for. For the small percentage with beautiful, high-end phones, or for 61% of the market?

    Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Mar 2019

    Image source: Gallo/Getty.
    Focus shifts to a mobile economy in Africa

    Africa is set to be the next big mobile market and the mobile economy is expected to generate more than $150 billion by 2022 to Africa's GDP...

    Josephine WawiraBy Josephine Wawira 19 Mar 2019

    Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?
    Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?

    Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

    Garth WilliamsBy Garth Williams 11 Mar 2019

    Data highway expands through Africa
    Data highway expands through Africa

    Paratus Africa has announced that it recently activated additional capacity between West Africa Undersea Cable System (WACS) and Lusaka, Zambia...

    6 Mar 2019

    4 tech trends to shape agriculture in 2019
    4 tech trends to shape agriculture in 2019

    Dawie Maree, Head of Information and Marketing for FNB Agriculture, says agricultural technology innovation is evolving at an unprecedented pace, leaving farmers with no choice but to adapt and reinvent themselves...

    4 Mar 2019

    Zipline drone distribution centre, Rwanda.
    #DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving drones

    How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

    Louise BurgersBy Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

    Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators
    Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators

    While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018...

    By Mariam Abdullahi 27 Feb 2019

    Orange launches new smart feature phones
    Orange launches new smart feature phones

    Beginning in April 2019, Orange customers in Africa will have access to a new category of smart feature phones, Sanza...

    27 Feb 2019

    #BudgetSpeech2019: Focus to get SA technology-ready
    #BudgetSpeech2019: Focus to get SA technology-ready

    South African finance minister Tito Mboweni, during the 2019 Budget Speech, says budget spending has to focus on getting the country ready for technology...

    20 Feb 2019

    How data management supports the business in a regulatory environment
    How data management supports the business in a regulatory environment

    The past year has been an important period in the timeline of the data economy...

    Kate MollettBy Kate Mollett 20 Feb 2019

    10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends for 2019
    10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends for 2019

    Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology...

    20 Feb 2019

    How IoT can transform the local retail sector
    How IoT can transform the local retail sector

    It is hard to believe that billions of connected devices and sensors - the Internet of Things - are forecast to be worth a staggering $US94bn by 2025 in the retail sector...

    19 Feb 2019

    The danger of big data without context
    The danger of big data without context

    Craig Johnston, marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey, says that data and knowledge are not the same thing...

    Craig JohnstonBy Craig Johnston 13 Feb 2019

    Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 applications now open
    Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 applications now open

    Startupbootcamp AfriTech's global FastTrack Tour for 2019 has been confirmed and the search for top-performing disruptive startups seeking solutions for positive change in Africa is now on...

    8 Feb 2019

    LG appoints new president for MEA region
    LG appoints new president for MEA region

    LG Electronics (LG) has appointed James Lee as its news president of the Middle East and Africa Region (MEA)...

    5 Feb 2019

    Driving value in Africa's e-commerce landscape
    Driving value in Africa's e-commerce landscape

    Seven of the top ten fastest growing internet populations in the world are in Africa, and there is an 81% mobile penetration rate on the continent...

    By Mike Higley 31 Jan 2019

    (c) Maksim Kabakou -
    Mobile adspend expected to top TV across key markets

    Mobile is currently the second-largest ad medium and will overtake TV this year if current growth rates are maintained...

    24 Jan 2019

    #BizTrends2019: Payments, engagement, partnership - African retail trends for 2019
    #BizTrends2019: Payments, engagement, partnership - African retail trends for 2019

    With two key retail periods - Black Friday and festive season - now behind us, retailers are looking for new ways to increase revenue, grow market share, and boost profits...

    Mark SchechBy Mark Schech 22 Jan 2019

    #BizTrends2019: The speed of culture
    #BizTrends2019: The speed of culture

    A lot happens in a year, and as our population and their access to the world and each other grows, our collective innovation and productivity will continue to grow exponentially, making each passing year increasingly dense with 'trends' and 'disruptions'...

    Yatish NarsiBy Yatish Narsi 22 Jan 2019

    (c) andreahast -
    Brand Finance releases report for the world's most valuable brands in 2019

    Italian supercar manufacturer, Ferrari, has reclaimed the title of the world's strongest brand, having last held it in 2014, according to the latest report by Brand Finance...

    22 Jan 2019

    10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
    10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

    Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme...

    21 Jan 2019



    Show more
    Let's do Biz