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The young start-up changing the face of Uganda’s automotive industry

The young start-up changing the face of Uganda’s automotive industry

In recent years, Uganda has witnessed a wave of technological innovation. In a country where access to traditional infrastructure and services can be limited, technology is emerging as a powerful catalyst for change,...

Harnessing the potential of mobile payments in Africa

Harnessing the potential of mobile payments in Africa

Dalene Deale, Strategic Consultant at Halo Dot, discusses the company’s new mobile payment technology. Financial inclusion remains a critical barrier across Africa. A considerable segment of the population...

Vodafone and Microsoft sign 10-year strategic partnership

Vodafone and Microsoft sign 10-year strategic partnership

Vodafone and Microsoft have announced a new, far-reaching 10-year strategic partnership that leverages their respective strengths in offering scaled digital platforms to more than 300 million businesses, public sector...

Flat6Labs partners with North Star to host Demo Day showcasing seven promising tech start-ups at Expand 2023

Flat6Labs partners with North Star to host Demo Day showcasing seven...

As GITEX-parallel start-up summit moves to Dubai Harbor, Flat6Labs is preparing to introduce hottest new tech firms to regional investors on the hunt for the UAE’s next unicorn. Flat6Labs, the Middle East and...

Proptech brand launches first international retail space with Mall of Africa

Proptech brand launches first international retail space with Mall of Africa

Sook, a proptech innovator reimagining how retail space is used, has announced its partnership with Mall of Africa (MoA), a premier retail destination in South Africa. The collaboration opens doors for brands to lease...

African employees less likely to fall for phishing attacks before any training

African employees less likely to fall for phishing attacks before any...

More than one in three of corporate employees in Africa are vulnerable to phishing attacks and social engineering scams. However, regular training can significantly reduce their chances of falling victim to such...

Teams assists in enabling conservation efforts

Teams assists in enabling conservation efforts

Good collaboration and communication are key for all organisations, but for those operating in more rural locations this can be challenging to achieve. But modern technology is helping to close these gaps. Peace Parks...

Four of Southern Africa’s start-ups proceed to HiiL Justice Accelerator

Four of Southern Africa’s start-ups proceed to HiiL Justice Accelerator

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has announced the four start-ups that will go on to the prestigious HiiL Justice Accelerator. HiiL kicked off its annual global Innovating Justice Challenge in search...

Transforming the South African tech sector through diverse leadership for powerful results

Transforming the South African tech sector through diverse leadership for...

Tracy Molete, Managing Director at Apprentice Valley, a digital consulting firm that offers end-to-end digital solutions to enterprises and telcos, has said that while male dominance in senior positions within the SA...

SA’s e-commerce surge poised to benefit small, independent retailers

SA’s e-commerce surge poised to benefit small, independent retailers

South African consumers are heading online in greater numbers as the e-commerce shopping experience increasingly offers more choice and convenience than can be found at traditional big brand, brick-and-mortar...

Employees who argued with IT department about updates were allowed to use current versions

Employees who argued with IT department about updates were allowed to use...

Twenty-one percent of local employees have previously had a dispute with IT staff about the importance or frequency of updating their work devices. Surprisingly, IT teams tend to agree with such demands and let 47% of...

SMEs feeling economic pinch turn to innovative tech platforms to save cash

SMEs feeling economic pinch turn to innovative tech platforms to save cash

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and South Africa’s SMEs remain under enormous pressure and are increasingly looking to technology for ways to control costs and manage cash flow more effectively....

Connected Conservation expands to Kenya to protect local species

Connected Conservation expands to Kenya to protect local species

Building on the success of protecting rhino poaching in South Africa, Connected Conservation is now expanding to Kenya to support six different conservancies in the East African country. We find out how the current...

Avaya empowers students across Africa to continue learning with Avaya Spaces

Avaya empowers students across Africa to continue learning with Avaya Spaces

As many as 250 million children across Africa are currently unable to access primary and secondary schools as a result of COVID-19-related closures. Analysts have shared concerns that this may create a lost generation...

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