The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has awarded 5-Star Existing Building Performance (EPB) certifications to two buildings at Vodacom South Africa’s headquarters (HQ) in Midrand, Johannesburg. These buildings, namely Vodacom’s Business Park and Corporate Park, both part of the HQ campus, have demonstrated excellence in sustainable building operations and management, earning this prestigious […]

Startups seeking to scale across Africa face a unique set of communication challenges. While culture, infrastructure woes, and regulations pose significant challenges, innovation offers opportunities to overcome these hurdles. Players in the industry such as Beem are developing effective enterprise communication products that firms can tap into to scale their operations across Africa. Africa is […]

Yango, known for adapting global technologies to local needs, unveils Yango Play, a groundbreaking AI-driven entertainment hub merging video streaming, music, and mini-games, all in one place. Yango Play boasts a wide array of entertainment choices, including exclusive premieres of Arabic and international movies and series, personalized music streaming, and interactive mini-games, all enhanced by […]

Dakar Academy Central, a prominent international school in Senegal, West Africa, has announced a new partnership with global edtech leader Discovery Education. This collaboration will provide teachers at Dakar Academy with access to award-winning digital products aimed at preparing students for the future and nurturing their inherent curiosity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). […]

Ransomware Attacks and backdoors are the leading threats Kenyans contend with According to the CAK, Kenya experienced 860 million cyberattacks in 2022–2023. Check Point Research has also identified ransomware Attacks among the first rising in Africa. Kenya was the second most attacked country by cybercriminals in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa region (META) according to new […]

During Integrated Systems Europe 2024, Cisco & Microsoft Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. unveiled cutting-edge meeting room solutions aimed at enhancing collaboration experiences for hybrid meetings. With a shared commitment to fostering seamless and inclusive meetings, the companies introduced integrated video collaboration solutions for Cisco Room Series. These solutions showcase Front Row, an inclusive […]

According to a report by the Digital Economy Task Force, the gig economy in Kenya will grow by 33% over the next five years. According to a GSMA mobile economy report, by 2025, sub-Saharan Africa is expected to welcome 167 million new mobile subscribers. The Humanity NFT program emerges as a critical player, offering a […]

In today’s rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape, the public sector faces unique challenges in safeguarding its infrastructure and data. Unlike private organizations, the public sector’s responsibilities extend beyond financial impacts, with disruptions potentially affecting essential services crucial to citizens’ daily lives. Furthermore, public sector infrastructure often underpins vital services for private sector operations, emphasizing the interconnectedness […]

Africa continues to grapple with food insecurity exacerbated by climate change and inadequate access to financing for both startups and food producers alike. In response, innovators and bold entrepreneurs are going digital, devising modern solutions to enhance food production. At the Africa Tech Summit in Nairobi, agri-innovation startups Homemade by Dropp, Koolboks, Samalife, BWS, Hello […]

During Kaspersky’s 9th annual Cyber Security Weekend – META 2024 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, experts delved into the changing cyberthreat landscape in the region. The focus was on the security challenges posed by emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and threats targeting industrial control systems in critical infrastructure across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. […]

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