By Barry Cook, Privacy and Group Data Protection Officer at VFS Global We share a lot more information in the digital world than we used to. Businesses, organisations, close family, friends and acquaintances- all have access to some of our important personal data....
The tech ecosystem is one of the most critical drivers in fixing Africa’s pressing business and social issues. Several tech Start-ups have moved beyond identifying the gaps by providing solutions in various sectors. This is what informed the formation of AR exhibition, christened ‘Nyota’, which means...
By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s too early to tell how exactly the confluence of rapid change and exponential technological advances will play out. But...
The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting growth-stage, educational technology (EdTech) innovators to apply for an opportunity to grow their ventures while contributing to improving the quality of education in Africa. The deadline for submissions is November...
Getting Africa’s large and growing youth population ready for active roles in the global digital economy is no small task. But as one innovative social enterprise in Ghana has shown, when public and private sector partners collaborate to solve key societal problems, there is virtually no limit to what...
In the past few years, Kenya has witnessed a tremendous paradigm shift towards digital payment, thanks to the emergence of FinTechs. However, a big gap loomed on the way to a completely cashless reality, lack of interoperability. This informed the formation of PayConnect in 2016. “Digital channels are not new...
By Tamer Farouk Nowadays, customers can easily access product and service details through their devices at any time and compare competitors’ offers. Mobile devices, applications, machine learning, automation, and other technologies allow customers to get exactly what they want when they want it. Furthermore, these new digital technologies have led...
“It takes a village to raise a child”: as the Fourth Industrial Revolution sweeps across Africa and more of its youth develop coding and other digital skills, there may come a time to update this old saying to: “It takes one child to raise the prospects of a village.”...
It is unlikely to have escaped your attention that the culinary world is witnessing an explosion of fusion cuisine, with chefs mixing various cooking styles and cultures to create previously unimaginable gastronomical delights. Challenged to increase the productivity and profitability of their restaurants, these experimental pioneers are embracing innovation to...
Huawei won the Intersolar Award at Intersolar 2019 for SUN2000 15-20KTL series smart inverter. The award was won by the inverter's branding new attractions, ultimate safety and better experience. Huawei Residential & Commercial Smart PV Solution introduces the digital turbo technology for the first time, embedded with Huawei's innovative...