AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Saturday, Sep 21st

Big data's role in Africa's fight against malaria

Big data's role in Africa's fight against malaria

Newly launched data visualisation tool to be deployed in Zambia, Senegal and Ethiopia.

African start-up uses blockchain to disrupt music's value chain

African start-up uses blockchain to disrupt music's value chain

Why shokoCAST founder believes platform has the mettle to secure early traction in an ultra-competitive market.

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.

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.

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.

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.