Business Intelligence

Africa Digital Foundry centres Standard Bank, Microsoft’s DX ambitions

Foundry is a strategic alliance through which companies plan to reach 100 million customers in Africa over the next five years.

Ghana sees huge uptake of digital communication channels

COVID-19 pushes organisations to improve CX says Olufunmilayo Okubena, Country Manager at Infobip Ghana.
15 Jun

Econet unit, Huawei form smart battery, solar pact in Africa

Under the deal, the Huawei Smart Energy Fusion product will initially be rolled out in selected DPA markets, namely Zimbabwe, Zambia, SA and Kenya.

Telematics: A driving force for South African e-commerce

Cutting-edge telematics solutions tip the scale in favour of companies willing to invest in increasing operational efficiencies writes Bernard van der Walt, Sector Head at BDO South Africa.

Scalable storage applications underpin digital transformation

Data is now more diverse than ever – and it is being created, processed and stored everywhere, from the edge to the cloud.

Demand for datacentre traffic driving submarine cable system investment

Telecom Egypt sponsors launch of 2021 Submarine Cable Map, reflects over US$8-bn in new cable investments over next three years.

Naspers invests R42m into transport-focused mobile tech firm

WhereIsMyTransport takes Naspers Foundry portfolio to five companies.

Harnessing data-driven insights for positive societal change

The potential to create positive solutions for some of our most pressing challenges is even greater if this industry-mined data can be shared with others says Kabelo Makwane, Managing Executive for Cloud, Hosting & Security at Vodacom Business.
27 May

Kenya’s Kwara in the running to achieve unicorn status

Fintech start-up is one of just twenty impact start-ups globally selected for the Norrsken Impact Accelerator program.
25 May

Nigeria’s IT agency taps into Rack Centre infrastructure investment

National Information Technology Agency visits company and emphasis synergy.
May 24, 2021

Open banking key to unlocking Africa’s informal markets

Across the continent, more than 50% of GDP and employment come from the informal sector says Murray Gardiner, MD of Bluecode Africa.
May 21, 2021

IDC advocates digital resiliency as COVID-19 crisis continues

Business resiliency has fallen short and companies must now focus on capitalising on changed conditions, according to research and market analysis firm.