Target connectivity first, then 4IR ambition - Vodacom

Africa's 4IR
priorities

Vodacom exec stresses
need for connectivity.


Thursday, Nov 21st

Vox Telecom showcases the value of IOT for African farmers

Vox Telecom showcases the value of IOT for African farmers

CEO upbeat about agricultural sector's immediate response to solutions designed to enhance asset and animal tracking, among other applications.

IBM Research launches app to speed solar adoption

IBM Research launches app to speed solar adoption



IBM Research - based in Johannesburg, South Africa - is launching a free, web-based tool to help Africans adopt solar energy.

Africa shackled to fossil fuels until 2033

Africa shackled to fossil fuels until 2033

Renewable energy will emerge victorious in Africa only in 2033 or later, even though renewable.

WorldRemit, Lebara partner in Africa money transfer deal

WorldRemit, Lebara partner in Africa money transfer deal

Partnership unlocks digital money transfers for Lebara customers to send money to over 40 African nations.

Adapt IT aims for R3bn in annual sales by 2020

Adapt IT aims for R3bn in annual sales by 2020

CEO Sbu Shabalala says interim results show the business will surpass the R1bn mark this financial year.

EIB powers African solar firm d.light with US$25m funding

EIB powers African solar firm d.light with US$25m funding

Financing will support installation of solar kits across Sub-Saharan Africa.

OCP, IBM partner to accelerate digital transformation across Africa

OCP, IBM partner to accelerate digital transformation across Africa

Companies have formed a new venture to implement advanced technologies.

Orange sets sights on energy transition in Africa

Orange sets sights on energy transition in Africa

Telco has extended its services to five new countries as it readies to respond to Africa's electrification challenge.

Standard Bank, Huawei strike deal on Mate 10 devices

Standard Bank, Huawei strike deal on Mate 10 devices

Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design will feature in VIP financial offerings to Standard Bank customers.

Things looking up for solar service providers in Africa

Things looking up for solar service providers in Africa

Lumos Global co-founder offers perspective on the market and expects exponential growth in 2018.

M-KOPA Solar raises US$80m in expansion funding

M-KOPA Solar raises US$80m in expansion funding

Lending syndicate includes Stanbic, CDC, FMO and Norfund, among others.