For many years, African countries served as the growth engine for the global smartphone market. In 2016, however, global smartphone sales grew at a modest 2% and the landscape in Africa also saw a dip
Ethiopian startup Meda Messenger is hoping for swift uptake after rolling out its cross-platform social app that allows users to chat and make payments
Tom Jackson 2 days ago
Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA): the biggest e-sport event in Africa
Apple laid claim to the future of the smartphone on Tuesday, 12 September 2017, with a 10th anniversary iPhone X, touting the device as the next generation of mobile computing
Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?
Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017
Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM on Thursday, 31 August, unveiled a 4.5G network platform which it says will enable the company to provide tailor made internet-based solutions to corporate clients
Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 7 Sep 2017
TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers
AppsAfrica has announced the last call for nominations to this year's AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which recognise the best mobile and tech innovations from across Africa
Uber's entry into the African continent, where it now operates in 15 major African cities, could be changing the transport narrative forever
Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing platform Little has unveiled an electronic wallet to encourage riders using their taxis to pay for trips online
Annie Njanja 22 Aug 2017
Sven Schoof, head of customer experience at Spree, discusses how to empower customers to interact with your brand
Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Aug 2017
A recent study by the Metro Chair of Innovation at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on the use of digital solutions in the hospitality industry, takes a look behind the scenes of the hospitality sector and offers new insights on the use of technology in the restaurant industry in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
After a successful programme in 2016, #cocreate2Accelerate returns in 2017 for another round of building relationships between high-potential young companies from the Netherlands and South Africa. This year, #cocreate2Accelerate will include a long programme based on a rigorous process aimed at matching companies from both countries within specific vertical sectors to actively collaborate in the solving of identified challenges. The short programme will accompany this process and is aimed at introducing Dutch companies to the Cape Town startup ecosystem.
Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017
Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where the intervention of the human is not needed. BPA can save a lot of money and time, make it more enjoyable for the customer to shop and drastically reduce human error.
SAN FRANCISCO, US - Ordering pizza from the sofa without lifting a finger has joined the list of modern-day conveniences thanks to a hot trend in voice-commanded smart speakers. Amazon, Apple and Google are duking it out with devices designed to sit out of sight in homes, awaiting spoken commands to tend to tasks such as ordering goods, finding information, playing music, mapping routes, or reading email.
The only time the word “audits” pops up in your business shouldn't be when it's time to deal with tax- and accounting-related issues - or when the IRS comes looking for you.
Naija Writers’ Coach 1 Sep 2017