VR gets real across Africa
Virtual Reality became mainstream in several African countries including Nigeria last year. RUSSELL SOUTHWOOD spoke to the founder of Nigerian based Imisi 3D, JUDITH OKONKWO, about what she’s doing and the prospects for this technology.
All eyes on Africa tech
Forget bootstraps, Africa is a continent dragging itself up by its code strings to become a global player - but it needs more software developers, writes BRETT PARKER, SAP Africa Managing Director.
ShowMax brings VoD to Kenya with M-PESA
ShowMax has recently launched two VoD packages in Kenya. The first offers a range of international and local content while the second, a mobile offering, is designed especially for the mobile market - offering data savings of up to 75%.
SA’s PayGate bought by Kenya payment processor
PayGate has been bought by the Direct Pay Online Group, (DPO), the leading online payments processor in East Africa.
Trade evolves in Africa – again
Arica’s recent historical deficit puts it in a convenient position in terms of adopting new technologies. Other regions have paid the expensive price of being early adopters but African companies can now adopt the best in modern technology, writes BRETT PARKER, MD for SAP Africa.
Why Nigeria’s young entrepreneurs are different
Many African countries are at the beginning of a major shift in how businesses are run as young entrepreneurs make their presence felt using new tools and technologies that were previously not available, writes MAGNUS NMONWU, of Sage.
Africa in world’s first blockchain bank transaction
A trade finance transaction between the Seychelles and Ireland, via Barclays Africa, could herald a new era in financial technology.
Nigeria about-turn for mobile money services
Following protests at a bar on mobile money transfers to Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made a about-turn and has now approved WorldRemit and other international money transfer operators (IMTOs).
IBM opens lab at Wits U
IBM Research has opened its second research location on the African continent and announced new project collaborations in the areas of data driven healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy.
WAGE boosts gaming to Nigeria
The West African Gaming Expo 2016 (WAGE 16) returns to Lagos this November with a focus on training prospective game developers.