Google.org has announced the 12 finalists for the first Google Impact Challenge in Kenya, which sought to identify and fund the most innovative social enterprises using technology to improve society on a local or national scale. Google is investing a total of KES 200 million in grants to 12 nonprofits...
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...
By Dumisani Moyo, Marketing Director, SAP Africa Technology has transformed every aspect of our personal and professional lives, and has left no sector of the economy untouched. In the highly competitive retail sector, where consumers place a premium on convenience in their shopping experiences,...
Time-pressed consumers are already turning to technology for greater convenience and efficiency both in their personal lives as well as in their home environment The internet of things (IoT) is on the rise with projections suggesting that approximately 50 billion IoT devices will be...
TCL, top three global television brand and leading consumer electronics company, today debuted its latest artificial intelligence (AI)-powered 8K TVs, including the flagship TCL X10 QLED 8K TV and an 8-Series flagship TV, its first QLED 8K TV for the US market, at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2019. The...
HUAWEI CLOUD, the cloud-computing services of Huawei, announced it had unveiled a new region in South Africa at AfricaCom 2018 on November 14, making the company the world's first cloud service provider that operates a local data center to provide cloud services in Africa. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will...
A look at customer relationship management systems (CRMs), customer data platforms (CDPs), and Data management platforms (DMPs) (By James Bayhack) In today's digital world, data-driven customer analytics have become the heartbeat of modern businesses. Customers are engaging with businesses through digital channels while innovative...
Hospital leverages digital technologies to improve access to healthcare and address local socio-economic challenges. Hospitals across the continent are confronted with challenges brought by technological disruption and increased demands. According to the World Economic Forum, in order to deliver continued improvements to the world’s health, healthcare will need to be...
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...
Company’s Latest Flagship Earns Score of 77/100 in Objective Industry Assessment  LG’s newest G8ThinQ has been recognized by VCX1 for exceptional camera performance, scoring highest among all smartphones in the German non-profit organization’s respected testing methodology. The full list of tested smartphon models can be seen at https://vcx-forum.org/score. With a score...
One thing is certain this COVID season – people are planning their spending properly and would not mind saving some extra cash . Well, there is an app that puts cash back into consumers’ pockets just for shopping for essentials and other products. Moot,...
Next generation tools that provide essential financial services are becoming a powerful force for change by driving financial inclusion in developing economies By: Andy Jury, CEO of Mukuru With the World Economic Forum warning (https://bit.ly/2NntZ7V) of a deepening digital divide that will ultimately exacerbate global inequality,...
By Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa It is becoming clear that most - if not all - our major social, economic and political decisions over the next few years will be made through the prism of the coronavirus and the ripple effects...
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