The world is rapidly moving towards sustainable sources of energy and renewable energy is at the forefront of this evolution. The demand for renewable energy technologies has skyrocketed globally.
The world’s most affordable online university is offering 30 percent off its associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees to tomorrow’s business leaders.
On 21 March 2020, Zindi will host UmojaHack Africa, the first ever pan-African inter-university machine learning hackathon. Student teams at universities across Africa will compete while honing their skills and developing machine learning solutions to complex real-world challenges.
AVEVA, a global pioneer in engineering and industrial software, has revealed its new Discrete Lean Management software to support digital transformation in the discrete manufacturing market. The new offering improves operational efficiency through the digitalization of lean work management for both manual and automated production lines.
Population growth tends to be swift in emerging economies, stabilising as nation states mature and develop. Analysed in such terms, the so-called ‘millennials’ generation, arbitrarily delineated as those born around 1980 – 1995, makes up the second largest population group, and together with the subsequent ‘Generation Z’ constitutes much of the population, especially in countries like SA. Now aged around 24 – 40 they are arguably the most influential generation in the modern workforce. As they come of age and rise to positions of leadership, they are poised to gain decision-making power. Research from Deloitte estimates that this grouping will comprise 75% of the global work force by 2025.
Air cargo stakeholders positioned to fast-track Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) operational progress
The real estate market is poised for an uptick in activity, according to East African Property Investment (EAPI) Summit analysts, following the recent moves to reopen financial flows into the sector by uncapping interest rates. The change follows a decline in financing that saw the sector’s contribution to the country’s GDP halve from 8.8 per cent in 2016 to 4.1 per cent by 2018.
Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME) is a cloud-based tech company providing services in data and cybersecurity. A few days ago on February 04, 2020, Mimecast released its new eBook on cybersecurity named Commencing a New Decade: 2020 Predictions. This eBook was released from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank (CR Think Tank). CR Think Tank is a meeting of a group of security experts, who have recently gathered together to predict the upcoming security trends in 2020. Their speculation is based on the events occurred in the field from the past decade. The eBook is designed to bolster the effort of industry influencers by letting them know what kind of security threats to expect this year and how to tackle them.
Winch Energy, leading off-grid utilities provider, has announced a new shareholder and investor, ITOCHU, a listed Japanese corporation with a network of businesses in six continents including Africa, Asia and Latin America.
After African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Africa could provide excellent opportunities for industrial growth if challenges are addressed
South Africa’s ICT sector is on par with global counterparts, but skills shortages remain the biggest challenge in 2020, say IITPSA Board members
2019 saw Propak West Africa in its most successful edition to date. An impressive 89% of exhibitors said they achieved their goals at the exhibition, and as a result 82% of them re-booked onsite!
The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe revealed on Tuesday that government is looking forward to creating a new entity with the ability to generate power independently from Eskom. He communicated to the audience that government will provide license-free permission to mining companies to generate power for their own consumption.
Africa holds around 7% of the world’s proven crude oil and natural gas reserves, yet the continent remains largely under-explored. It’s safe to say that the motherland is far from having exploited its full potential. For this potential to bear fruit and translate into economic development and jobs, several things need to happen. Good thing is, they are slowing taking shape.