Archive for the ‘ICT’ category
Tom Jackson takes a look at five start-ups with products that could make them major players in South Africa and beyond.
The ‘My1963′ card enables passengers to pay their fares without using cash.
Seriously, you can’t learn leadership from books. You have to live it.
Jonathan Somen is one of East Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs.
At the young age of 21, Joel Mwale has already achieved a lot.
Obi phones are targeted at “young, tech-savvy and aspirational youth”.
“The best moment for me was definitely the very first day when the first customer signed up, created his own site with his own domain and paid.”
The western world has WikiLeaks, now Africa has AfriLeaks.
“We have come up with a system that I would describe as the Android of business software.”
“Our aim is to take the hassle out of getting your place cleaned.”
“At that time my knowledge about Nigeria was the so-called Google knowledge,” says Marek Zmyslowski.
Across the continent there are cities and towns enjoying rapid growth on the back of industries such as mining, agriculture and technology.
“Hiring the wrong people would be one of the mistakes I have made. One major lesson learnt is to always be recruiting.”
Internet retailing continues to see growth in value terms across South Africa, according to a research by Euromonitor International.
A look at some of the key trends seen in Africa’s tech industry over the last year.