Mechanising Afrika’s agriculture can transform economies

Agricultural mechanisation in Afrika can raise productivity and make rural employment more attractive, thus ensuring the continent’s future growth and poverty alleviation, experts say. The experts, in a report launched in Malawi last month (10 July), examined seven countries — Ethiopia, Mali, Malawi, Morocco, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia —  that are…

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DEMO Africa 2018 announces top 30 startups

DEMO Africa has announced the top 30 startups in Afrika that they have selected as finalists for the 2018 edition of their annual conference set to to take place in Casablanca, Morocco. This follows several months of DEMO Africa conducting innovation roadshows, city tours and virtual adjudication across Afrika. DEMO…

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The reason why Afrika needs an Afrikan cloud

For organizations in Afrika to truly reap the benefits of cloud and shared data center services, local data centers need to be developed and deployed. This will not only address the issue around data sovereignty, but also stimulate local economic development and improve the lives of citizens using by widely…

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South Africa's Presidency website defaced by Black TeamX

Earlier on Saturday, 7 July 2018, the website of "The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa" was defaced by a group calling themselves the "Black TeamX." When contacted, The Presidency's spokesperson, Khusela Diko, confirmed that there had been "interference" with the website. "…

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