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Agility and Education for Employment partner to deliver AI training in Egypt

Agility, a global leader in supply chain services, infrastructure and innovation, announced a partnership with Education for Employment (EFE) that will offer training in use of Artificial Intelligence to 3,500 young people in Egypt. The training is intended to familiarise young men and women from...


Gaining the most from retail’s investment in solar

Mark Freeman, Offer Manager: Digital Buildings, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric, explains how Africa’s retail industry can gain the most from its investment in solar. The South African retail industry’s investment in renewable energy such as solar energy is enjoying some...


Versofy SOLAR’s journey from power to empowerment

Since 2021, Versofy SOLAR has installed over 50,000 solar panels in 4,000 homes across South Africa, generating over 35 million kWh annually. But Versofy’s mission is about so much more than providing a sustainable, clean and reliable alternative energy source. Co-founder and CEO of Versofy...


London Internet Exchange Nairobi goes live – the new interconnection hub for Kenya

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced that its interconnection hub in Nairobi, Kenya is now live and ready for business.   LINX Nairobi is the new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) for East Africa, located out of three data centre locations across Kenya’s capital. The IXP...


South African financial institutions adopt omnichannel strategies to retain customers

Dean Baker, Industry Team Lead: BFSI Southern & East Africa at Infobip, explains below how financial institutions in South Africa are redefining customer experience. While digital banking has gained widespread popularity in South Africa due to its convenience, some customers still demand...


Reimagining the digital future of South Africa with Redington

Redington, a leading technology integrator and innovation powerhouse, is thrilled to announce its strategic expansion to the South African market. This move signifies a milestone in the company’s growth journey, allowing it to bring its expertise and cutting edge technology solutions and...


Taking the lead in transforming South Africa’s mobile networks following regulatory changes

Corridor Africa Technologies, a leading provider of telecommunications solutions, is poised to lead the Digital Transformation of mobile networks in South Africa in response to the recent regulatory changes announced by the government. The government’s decision to implement new laws has set...


TikTok shakes up South Africa’s social media Big Five

The ‘Big Five’ social media platforms in South Africa have been shaken up, as TikTok leaps past Instagram into second place and challenges the dominant social network, Facebook, in several segments. This is one of the key findings of the South African Social Media Landscape 2023...


Industry must help build trust in e-commerce if Nigeria is to enjoy meaningful growth

E-commerce in Nigeria has not yet built momentum and in 2021, just seven percent of all purchases were made online. Industry experts believe that the fear of fraud is hindering the uptake of e-commerce, which is slowing down business growth. Henry Olawale Owolabi, Country Manager for DPO Pay,...


Private sector complements government’s efforts to bridge digital divide in South Africa

Digital inequality continues to be a major challenge facing South Africa. Businesses and the government recognise this challenge and are committed to bridging the digital divide and ensuring access to affordable and reliable Internet connectivity for all citizens. The South African government is...


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