The Big Tech titans are reporting earnings this week and the sector remains “surprisingly robust” for three key reasons, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech organisations.
Samsung Shipped 1.38 Billion Smartphones In Five Years, 30% More Than Apple
The world’s two largest smartphone producers, Apple and Samsung, have been battling for their share in the global smartphone market for over a decade.
MTN Breaks Ground for Construction of Ghana ICT Hub Project
Accra, Ghana//-MTN today cut sod for the construction of Ghana ICT Hub Project which is expected to create thousands of jobs for the youth when completed.
SMART Warnings Could Protect Communities at Risk From Flooding
Engaging communities in developing a real-time early warning system could help to reduce the often-devastating impact of flooding on people and property – particularly in mountainous regions where extreme water events are a ‘wicked’ problem, a new study reveals.
Commonwealth and Intel Launch AI Learning Platform for Public Sector Leaders
The Commonwealth Secretariat and Intel have jointly launched a digital learning platform to enable public sector officials in 56 countries to understand and harness emerging technologies to achieve development goals.
AI Tools Open up a World of African Languages
New technology is revolutionising language learning and translation, broadening education and business opportunities for hundreds of millions of African language speakers. South African events worker Zanele Mkhize struggled for years to maintain her children’s Zulu language fluency. They were born to an English father in Oxford, UK, and educated at a Church of England primary […]
Cloud Economics For Enterprises
When looking at cloud economics for enterprises, it is important to determine whether the cloud spend within the organisation is optimal today and will continue to be so tomorrow.
Should African Startups Worry About SVB Collapse?
Even if the effects are not yet apparent, the long-term implications of the collapse of the largest lender to venture capital funds could be significant. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) last week has sent shockwaves through the tech industry as the largest lender to venture capital funds suddenly seized up.
SAP Young Professionals Program Delivers Tech Skills to Boost East, West African Industries
Lagos, Nigeria//- The latest cohort of candidates for the SAP Young Professionals Program (as part of Skills for Africa) has graduated, providing a welcome boost to the digital transformation efforts of organisations in East and West Africa. A total of 26 candidates graduated, hailing from Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ghana.
Accelerating the Use of Digital Technologies is Key to Creating Productive Jobs, Boosting Economic Growth in Africa
Washington DC, US//— With Africa’s share of the global workforce projected to become the largest in the world by 2100, it is critical for African countries to increase the uptake of digital technologies to drive employment growth for the more than 22 million Africans joining the workforce each year, emphasises a new report released today.