Lost in the cloud

Cloud has been punted as the panacea to virtually every digital transformation challenge, and it’s not uncommon for businesses to buy into this hype. Promises of cost reduction, improved productivity and automatic efficiency are attractive, adding to cloud’s appeal. While it’s true that the cloud certainly can…

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Low funding of R&D in Afrika is stifling development

The future of research in Afrika is in jeopardy unless adequate management of national scientific research systems is done, a meeting has heard. Experts at the meeting said that inadequate management of national scientific research systems is frustrating researchers in Afrika and other developing countries. Top researchers from developed and…

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Preparing employees for future of work in Afrika

By 2025, Sub-Saharan Afrika (SSA) is forecasted to likely be home to almost a quarter of the global population aged under 24 years old. Further forecasts suggest that by 2035, SSA’s population will become the youngest in the world boasting an enormous number of working-age individuals aged 15 to…

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