IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa
IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa

IBM announced the expansion of its' quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa. Wits University is the first African partner on the IBM Q Network and will be the gateway for academics across South Africa and to the 15 universities who are part of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

3 days ago

Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness
Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness

It is crucial for African organisations and governments to understand the dynamic and significant role that information and communication technologies (ICT) play in enhancing competitiveness, especially in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) implementation, a top Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) official said earlier this week.

12 Jun 2019

Transforming the African collective
Transforming the African collective

Technology has transformed the collaborative capabilities of African business.

By Chris Ogden 12 Jun 2019

Opera releases 'State of the Mobile Web Report' for Africa
Opera releases 'State of the Mobile Web Report' for Africa

Opera has released its State of Mobile Web 2019, giving a detailed insight into the African digital landscape.

12 Jun 2019

Seedstars World returns to Africa
Seedstars World returns to Africa

Seedstars World, the largest early-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, returns to Africa for the seventh time. The Seedstars World Tour will visit 26 sub-Saharan African countries this year and will visit Sierra Leone and Cabo Verde for the first time.

10 Jun 2019

Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd
Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution. Spanish car manufacturer SEAT and experiential innovation agency Wildbytes, in collaboration with Google, have created an essential app for festival-goers.

10 Jun 2019