Business Intelligence

MultiChoice invests R26m in South Africa’s skills base

236 students stand to benefit from bursaries, according to the company.
20 Jan

Accurate data critical to Africa’s COVID-19 recovery

Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems the foundation of the national identification system, according to NRD Companies.

The sky’s the limit if African agriculture can unleash the potential of technology

Drones are one of many tools which are starting to revolutionise agriculture in Africa says Hamza Rkha Chaham, Africa Goes Digital board member and co-founder of SOWIT.

Online course to help source sought-after data engineers

EXPLORE Data Science Academy announces Data Engineering course in response to datacentre expansion and new job prospects linked to growth in cloud services.

LG, Magna International partner to develop e-vehicle components

The firms join forces to develop e-motors, inverters and on board chargers to support the growing global EV market.

Kenyan AI focused start-up raises US$85m in funding

Gro Intelligence provides decision-making tools, solutions and analytics to the food, agriculture, and climate economies.
11 Jan

5G and Wi-Fi 6 networks … Cisco reveals six key tech trends for 2021

The year will accelerate technologies that allow for more agility, resilience, and innovation.

Think you’re a unicorn? This contest may be for you

The application deadline for this year’s Unicorn Battle Africa is tomorrow - January 8.
7 Jan

AI mobilised to help Africa’s farmers tackle locusts

Tool generates real-time heatmap of locusts, shows potential migration routes and locust breeding index.
Dec 17, 2020

Ethiopia has high hopes for remote sensing satellite

After months of testing and data capture, China has officially handed control of the ETRSS-1 satellite to Ethiopia.
Dec 15, 2020

Middle East, Africa wearables market rebounds

The easing of supply disruptions helps the Middle East and Africa wearables market to rebound in Q3 2020, recording a year-on-year unit growth of 15.8%.