Vera Songwe launches the women and girls startup challenge to promote digital entrepreneurship
Port Harcourt-based startup Touchabl has launched its app, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people search and shop for items in any picture just by touching it
Clickatell named best SMS provider in Africa on the back of significant growth
The digital traveller experience lets consumers take full control over all aspects of their holidays. Much of this digital transformation is driven by the consumer's desire to
Claude Schuck 1 day ago
Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties
Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017
Nokia has been appointed to assist MTN Nigeria to drive its transformation from network- to customer-centric operations and improve the experience for its 52 million customers
Africa Code Week this year empowered 1.3 million youth across 35 countries with basic coding skills
The Startupbootcamp cohort showcased its top 10 startups, selected from a pool of 514 applicants, to global investors, sponsors, and partners at its first Africa-based demo day
Tink Labs Limited officially launched the Handy smartphone, a suite of tools and call-to-action functions that reshapes the way hotels engage, communicate and cater to guests and their modern travel needs
Organisations want to invest in cutting-edge technologies but need to focus on the data analytics fundamentals first
If I had a dollar for every time I've heard someone use the words innovation or disruption in a boardroom or conference venue in the last ten years, I'd have 0.892 bitcoin. Sadly, there is an inverse correlation between the number of people who talk about innovation and disruption, and the number of people who actually innovate and disrupt
Mike Stopforth 5 Dec 2017
The media is urged to promote a more inclusive narrative for Africa to spur inclusive growth on the continent
Amrote Abdella 4 Dec 2017
South African online ticketing startup Quicket has a "massive focus" on expanding to other African countries next year as it looks to create a truly pan-African solution for events
Tom Jackson 4 Dec 2017
Amazon has announced that it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence efforts that have gained traction in the home market
Sagarmatha Technologies has launched an African artificial intelligence (AI) challenge called the AI Revolution Challenge
BCX and GE have developed an integrated agri-tech solution tailored for South African and African agricultural needs
Seedstars MENA is coming to Bahrain to organise the closing event of its Middle East and North Africa tour with the MENA Summit on 14 December 2017, where it will gather all the local winners of the region
Organisations that fail to adapt to the new messaging culture risk falling behind and losing customers, that's according to new international research from BT and Cisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google is taking aim at the "next billion" internet users with a way to stop smartphone apps from needlessly burning through costly mobile data allowances.
It's wonderful to get enthused about our personal gadgets and it doesn't take long to realize how much they enrich our lives. Although the most innovative apps and gadgets are often on the pricey side, they are well worth the price because they make our lives so much easier. In fact, it's sometimes hard to imagine how we got along without them. If it wasn't for that friend's recommendation or that blog post you stumbled on, you'd still be doing things the old, slow, and tedious way.
On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.
Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2017