Short podcasts featuring commentary on Afrikan technology news, insights, opinion and analysis with tech industry leaders & professionals. The podcasts are from interviews conducted by the iAfrikan team whether at events or when needed for commentary.
01 September 2017
During August 2017 Nigeria's Hotels.ng announced a partnership with Akwa Ibom State Government for a remote internship programme. We caught up with Neo Ighodaro, CTO at Hotels.ng, to understand what the remote internship entails and what motivated the partnership with Akwa Ibom State.
02 August 2017
Shaun Durandt, General Manager for Southern Africa at HMD Global talks about Nokia's return to Afrika. Durandt explains the motive behind HMD Global deciding to re-launch the Nokia brand of phones as well as touch on the dynamics of the mobile phone industry and how HMD Global hopes to navigate them.
Minister Siyabonga Cwele, Tefo Mohapi And Ayabonga Cawe Discuss #Internet4All & #SocialMediaBlackout
21 June 2017
The discussion revolves around the launch of the World Economic Forum's Internet4All initiative in South Africa as well as the Social Media Blackout that was planned for Wednesdays (starting 21 June 2017) in protest against South Africa's high Internet access costs.
13 February 2017
A quick discussion between Balungile Belz and Oluwatobi Asehinde, Founder and Managing Director of Nigeria's Vibe Web Solutions, about the importance of keyword research for digital businesses.
08 February 2017
Linda Khumalo, Founder of the South African Digital Content Organisation explains briefly what the fourth industrial revolution is all about.
03 February 2017
Envir Fraser, Chief Strategy Officer and Principal at Investment company Convergence Partners, spoke at our Annual Tech Round-Up 2017 in Nairobi about the key trends they have observed and what they think 5G means for Afrika.
28 January 2017
Yarik Turianskyi and Steven Gruzd speak to Balungile Belz to explain how technological advances can help improve the state of governance in Afrika. Revolutionary technological advances over the past decade have provided new opportunities for establishing deeper links between citizens and state institutions. The question is can they help Afrikans on their quest for better governance?
23 January 2017
Tefo Mohapi caught up with Marcello Schermer, Regional Manager for Africa at Seedstars, to get an update on what we can expect at the Seedstars Summit and what Seedstars has in store for Africa in 2017.
23 January 2017
Mimi Mefo reports from Douala, Cameroon on the Internet shutdown in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of the country.
22 January 2017
Sean Obedih speaks to Balungile Belz to discuss the state of angel investing in Afrika.
Simon Dingle Demystifies Some Misconceptions About Bitcoin And Explains Ethereum And The DAO Project
20 January 2017
Balungile Belz chats to Simon Dingle about the latest updates on the Bitcoin phenomenon and the Decentralized Autonomous Organisation project (DAO).
The CSIR's Dr. Happy Sithole Explains Why Their Super Computer Is Important For Afrika's Development
19 January 2017
Dr. Happy Sithole speaks to Balungile Belz to explain why Lengau, a supercomputer developed by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and its partners, is important for Afrika’s development.
17 January 2017
Daniel Mwesigwa speaks to Balungile Belz to explain the value of storytelling in terms of sharing and shaping Afrika's narrative of growth.