Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Shortage of data science skills offers Africa an opportunity

Shortage of data science skills offers Africa an opportunity

Organisers of upcoming series of data science summits are taking steps to address a lack of competencies in data and analytics on the continent.

Can you really trust your data?

Can you really trust your data?

Amid ongoing concern over fake news, multiple sources of data and big data hype, a KPMG report highlights obstacles in the way of data and analytics efficiency.

Africa's first FinTech Innovation Bootcamp

Africa's first FinTech Innovation Bootcamp

Visa, Nest partner to introduce and run first-of-its-kind innovation programme.

Africa attains level of comparability in Accenture 2017 tech forecast

Global predictions for rapid acceleration of human-centric technology in AI, digital ecosystems and marketplaces apply similarly to Africa.

Global entrepreneurs ready to support Kenya's startup ecosystem

Global entrepreneurs ready to support Kenya's startup ecosystem

Hong Kong-backed Mettā Community already engaging with stakeholders.

MEST begins tech startup recruitment for US$100,000 opportunity

MEST begins tech startup recruitment for US$100,000 opportunity

Recently expanded startup funding and training program is reaching out to South African techies starting this week.

Kenya's tech companies follow government's lead on job creation

Kenya's tech companies follow government's lead on job creation

ICT firms are replicating government's effort to create jobs in East Africa's largest economy.

UK plans £1-million investment in Egypt's startup ecosystem

UK plans £1-million investment in Egypt's startup ecosystem

Commitment over between 2017 – 2020 to support new and existing emerging businesses.

TomTom explores Egypt for investment opportunities

TomTom explores Egypt for investment opportunities

Company representatives have communicated a desire to invest in the country during a meeting with the ICT Minister.

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake

Zambian Open University (ZAOU) says agreement to make courses available on eLearnAfrica gives it greater reach into the country and across the continent.

'Mobile is the foundation of IBM Watson initiatives in Africa'

'Mobile is the foundation of IBM Watson initiatives in Africa'

ITWeb Africa catches up with IBM's VP, Cognitive Solutions for EMEA on the back of the IBM World of Watson event.