Digitalisation

Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania unveils digital programme to support startups

Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab have launched a programme that intends to help early-stage and growth-stage technology startups become profitable businesses.
Democratisation

Democratisation of energy will enable Africans to move into the digital...

Democratisation of energy is necessary to enable Africans to move into the digital age, writes Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa.
smart technology

Evaluating the benefits of adopting smart technology in key industries

Siemens and Frost & Sullivan have put together a comprehensive report evaluating the benefits of adopting smart technology in key industries in Africa.

5G to drive effective adoption of emerging technologies

The intrinsic capacity of the fifth-generation cellular technology (5G) to connect the Internet’s end systems with enhanced data flows and faster response times will unlock the full potential of emerging technologies, according to GlobalData.
smart

A smart theme is gradually unfolding for Africa’s utility sector to...

The digital divide is evident in Africa’s utilities, where embracing the smart meter revolution is yet to be fully realised for various reasons.
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.

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