Tag : technology

Sports Tech in the age of COVID-19

26 May 2020   The sports industry has been among the hardest hit sectors with virtually all major sports leagues on an indefinite hiatus, as a result of COVID-19 and

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The low touch economy

28 April 2020   The emergence and rapid spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted social interactions, consumer behaviour and business globally. The current disruption has changed how

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Coronavirus and Technology

10 March 2020   The sudden emergence and rapid spread of a novel coronavirus, now called Covid-19, is a reminder of the power of infectious diseases. It also offers insights

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Digital Transformation

03 March 2020   Evolution ensures that a species survives the changing conditions in the world. Similarly, digital evolution ensures that a business can navigate all technological changes happening across

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Civic Tech in Africa

25 February 2020   Civic technology or civic tech is deployed to enhance the relationship between people and government, by giving people more of a voice to participate in public decision

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The gig economy and unemployment

18 February 2020   The gig economy is a free market system where organisations and independent workers engage in short-term work arrangements. The word “gig” refers to the transient nature of the

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Solving Africa’s Problems

11 February 2020 British entrepreneur Paul Marsden famously said; “business is all about solving people’s problems – at a profit.” As the second fastest developing region in the world, Africa

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Africa’s ride-hailing market

26 November 2019   Africa is digitising rapidly, Internet penetration is estimated at 39.5% as of June 2019, up from 13.5% in 2011. Further, smart phone penetration has increased from

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Entrepreneurship and economic development

19 November 2019   Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! Reflecting on this day made us think of the entrepreneur’s role in our communities and most importantly in the overall growth of

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The importance of tech hubs

12 November 2019   According to a 2019 study conducted by AfriLabs and Briter Bridges, 643 technology hubs have been identified across Africa, up from 442 in 2018. The definition

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