By Edwin Kimani  An interesting phenomenon is currently shaping up to be an interesting story told in the Kenyan economy. Just recently, an article was written about former blue chip companies now trading as penny stock. To expound on this will require that I give proper illustrations on this phenomenon. Previously,...
By Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Head at SAP Africa While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018, thanks in part to the popularity of over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp that offer low-cost alternatives to messaging and voice calling, the industry is still...
By Alice Kimuhu The diaspora community has played a significant role in the growth and resilience of Kenya's gross domestic product (GDP). These communities continue to wield a significant amount of financial and human capital through their investments in their home country. In the last five years, total diaspora remittances into...
By Corine Mbiaketcha Nana, Managing Director Kenya Hub covering East, Central and West Africa at Oracle Automation has already transformed industries in which complexity and performance demands must meet the challenges of fewer available resources, narrower profit margins and expanding product volumes. Examples include the car manufacturing industry, online reservation...
Oracle delivers Gen 2 Cloud for the enterprise with autonomous capabilities, unrivaled security, and big performance and cost advantages In the opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison shared his vision for a second-generation cloud that is purpose built for the enterprise and more technologically...
By Jonathan Somen, CEO of Eldama Technologies in Nairobi, Kenya Emails have become one of the most efficient forms of communication in the corporate world. It is so efficient, easy and affordable to register an email address. With that convenience, there is a security threat posed and failing to...
The AfCFTA helps promote the type of trade that produces sustainable growth, creates jobs for Africa’s youth, and establishes opportunities for nurturing Africa’s businesses and entrepreneurs The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a tool that countries can use to create opportunities for African businesses and through them...
by Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Lead at SAP Africa Since GSM was first demonstrated in Cape Town in 1993 and the first GSM networks launched the next year, the telco industry has fundamentally transformed every country on the African continent. As some of the largest employers, most admired – and...
by Mehmood Khan, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa The emergence and proliferation of exponential technologies such as AI and IoT will challenge organisations’ ability to innovate at speed and scale to remain competitive. Within a few years, modern executives will have to consider the impact of machine learning, artificial...
By Sherry Zameer, Senior Vice President, IoT solutions for CISMEA Region at Gemalto Today’s consumers rely on their mobile devices not just for communication but to perform a growing range of functions online; provided they get a seamlessend-to-end experience. In recent years, mobiles have become an identification device. Almost half (48%)...