AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Sunday, Sep 22nd

SA behind Nigeria in smartphone-generated ecommerce

SA behind Nigeria in smartphone-generated ecommerce

The number of consumers who own a smarthphone as well as internet access are key issues according to Picodi.com research.

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative official opens for competition

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative official opens for competition

Organisers confirm focus on small enterprises, female entrepreneurs, and those doing work to improve local communities.

Universal Postal Union pushes African post offices to go digital

Universal Postal Union pushes African post offices to go digital

Organisation launches initiative to establish e-commerce fulfilment centres.

'Growing investor interest in African tech landscape'

'Growing investor interest in African tech landscape'

Executive at Asoko Insight says tech market is nascent and more cost competitive in the development and roll out of solutions.

Tech heavyweights join Clickatell

Tech heavyweights join Clickatell

Michael Jordaan, Willem van Biljon and Ryno Blignaut confirmed as latest additions to the company's board.

Sw7, Microsoft team up to empower Africa's start-ups

Sw7, Microsoft team up to empower Africa's start-ups

New programme launched to 'create, grow and scale tech businesses'.

Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks

Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks

Finance institution targets four African markets in first quarter of 2019.

MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE

MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE

After becoming the first African start-up unicorn in 2016, achieving a $1 billion valuation, Nigeria-based Jumia has set its sights on listing in New York.

African tech start-ups get nod for aerospace accelerator

African tech start-ups get nod for aerospace accelerator

Airbus Bizlab Africa4Future selects 10 African finalists to participate in its six-month skills development programme.

Top tips for African start-up success

Top tips for African start-up success

From pivoting to meet customer needs, to being open to sharing ideas, these were the tips covered during a panel discussion at Africa Tech Week.

Is Africa heading for crypto revolution?

Is Africa heading for crypto revolution?

Industry insiders say yes, pointing to the introduction of crypto-tokens and advent of block-chain related projects.