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Nigeria 4IR Technology IoT

The Big Question: Is Nigeria embracing the 4IR?

Nigeria is no stranger to an industry revolution – having taken the route to privatisation and unbundling its energy market but are they embracing the 4IR?
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.

Abu Dhabi to invest $81m in the development of new technologies

The Abu Dhabi government has signed an agreement with non-profit organisation XPRIZE to innovate the Emirates' water, energy and a wide range of industries.
blockchain solutions

Call for software developers to exhibit blockchain solutions

Conlog in partnership with Wits University’s Tshimologong Precinct launched an innovative technology programme with a strong focus on blockchain solutions.
heritage

3 reasons heritage impacts our future

The idea of heritage is to know what came before and to give a sense of belonging. It is also about building a future...

When should you deploy smart metering technology?

The roll-out of smart metering projects is gaining momentum across African utilities. But real the question is, what your reasons as a power utility for deploying this technology?
mee

Innovation arrives at MEE

According to a Middle East Electricity (MEE) report, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) requires a combined $131 billion worth of investment in electricity generation...
skills

AfDB: Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialisation

The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) opened in Busan, Korea, kicked-off with a call on African governments to create the...
skills

Eskom and GE Steam Power rally behind skills development

GE Steam Power in collaboration with South Africa’s power utility Eskom have awarded bursaries worth up to R30 million to 60 students from the Mpumalanga province, which will run for a period of four years.
Smart cities

Smart city initiatives to reach $1.26bn during 2018

Increased spend on technologies that enable smart city initiatives is forecast to reach $1.26 billion for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region in...

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