Digitalisation

smart

Ed’s Note: All things smart, big and small

Africa’s grid networks are not ready for anything ‘smart’, let alone the encroaching forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
ICT

Inaugural Digital Economy Summit geared toward the rollout of 4IR

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, is expected to address the first Digital Economy Summit today at the Gallagher Convention Centre in the north of Johannesburg.
energy poverty

Linking academia and business to tackle innovation challenges

Enel Foundation has partnered with Knowledge Partner of Innovation4Change to aid the linkage between academia and business to tackle innovation challenges.
Digital Rural Transformation

Benin: Digital Rural Transformation Project promises a new dawn

A Digital Rural Transformation Project in Benin aimed towards financial inclusion, will be supported by the World Bank with funding worth $100 million.
digital skills

A vibrant digital economy to accelerate Africa’s transformation

Affordable, inclusive connectivity, coupled with digital skills and literacy, are essential elements in the fight against inequality in the digital age.
digital skills

Rwanda: Africa’s digital economy is a pan African responsibility

Officially opening the continent’s digital economy summit in the Rwandan capital, President Paul Kagame called the task to advance Africa’s digital economy agenda “a pan-African responsibility.”
digital skills

Ghana holds nearly $4bn of opportunity in digital skills

IFC in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting issued a report showing the demand for digital skills in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at a faster rate.
Ikeja Electric

Metering must contribute to the global reduction of CO2 footprint –...

Metering and advances in the electronics industry such as digitalisation, IoT and E-mobility are an important part of reducing carbon emissions; read how.
Digitalisation

Digitalisation expected to strengthen economies in Africa

Africa needs to build more resilient economies through digitalisation in order to meet its development goals and targets over the next few decades.

Saudi energy developer inks deals to advance power generation

ACWA Power has signed strategic deals with Silk Road Fund and Huawei for technological advancements of power generation and water desalination plants.

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