Category archives for: Technology

Africa must brace for takeover by machines

SAP chief commercial officer, Franck Cohen. Picture by Savious Kwinika, CAJ News

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA recently in Florida, USA ORLANDO, FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN governments, besieged by spiraling protests over inept service delivery, have been urged to embrace technology to improve governance systems and ensure the burgeoning youth population has the requisite skills to compete in an increasingly digital world. Analysts meeting at a key summit […]

Stellar speakers cast for Mobile 360-Africa

Mobile 360-Africa

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – THE first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360-Africa conference set for Tanzania in July have been announced. Among these are Strive Masiyiwa (Founder and Executive Chairman, Econet), Shalu Umapathy (Managing Director,, Tonee Ndungu (Founder and CIO, Kytabu) Samira Negm (CEO, Raye7), Dr and Gilbert […]

Turitto emerges Famous Brands IT partner of 2017

Brian Timperley, Managing Director and co-founder of Turrito Networks,IMAGE SUPPLIED

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FAMOUS Brands, Africa’s leading quick-service and casual dining restaurant franchisor, has named Turrito Networks as its Information Technology Partner of the Year. Turrito, a MICROmega Group company, manages Famous Brands’ wide area networks, and over the last year, the latter had zero downtime on the major links. “When […]

Endeavor boost for promising black businesses

Dikeledi Mosime, founder of Tin Pac,

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s talented black entrepreneurs, over the years starved of institutional support, mentorship and guidance, are fulfilling their potential thanks to a programme initiated to bring historically disadvantaged groups into the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The success of the young businesses is attributed to Endeavor’s Excelerator programme, backed by Endeavor’s […]

The sun shines on Africa

solar ipp energy

Dinesh Buldoo, Director, Transmission and Distribution, WSP, Africa Research gestures that by tapping into renewable resources, there would be a 27% reduction in carbon emissions, from 695Mt per year of CO2 to 507Mt per year by 2040, and a reduction in fuel costs due to the reliance on solar (and wind) instead of oil and […]

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