Addressing Africa’s infrastructure challenges will require what used to be known as ‘out of the box’ thinking, nowadays known as good old innovation.
The emerging potential of Central Africa
Not much is said about ICT progress in Central Africa, but under the cloud of obscurity is a region ramping up.
Africa’s ICT landscape: evolving business opportunities
The pace of ICT infrastructure development on the continent has picked up in the last five years, so the pace of opportunities in ICT will expand.
Tanzania and Zambia: fast-growing economies set the stage for ICT
As we head into the middle of this decade, Tanzania and Zambia are set to be among the fastest-growing economies in the world. That means ICT should also see excellent growth with the right mix of dynamics.
Ghana – ICT and oil boom converge
Ghana may be lifted to middle income country status within a few years with the new oil sector expected to push it over. But ICT also has a key role to play in the country’s development, which presents a slew of opportunities.
Born global in Africa
Traditional wisdom tells companies to gradually enter international markets, but a new breed of company goes global out the gate.
Kenya: a rising mobile star
South Africa and Egypt are no longer the only ICT hubs. Kenya is the new kid on the block, particularly when it comes to anything mobile.
ICT in Africa: which markets will boom next?
Some African nations still have relatively low ICT penetration rates. Nigeria and Ethiopia, for example. But with large populations, both have boom potential.
Complexity of global trade is an opportunity for ICT
ICT, particularly software, benefits the global trade sector by increased automation in the components of the process. However, it falls far shy of providing an end-to-end solution.
Real-time all the time
Online ticketing of air travel will dominate consumer e-commerce for the next five to ten years.
Convergence is key
Media sector driven by the shift to digital and mobile.
Better decisions are on the horizon
In the midst of the turbulent business environment, organisations still need to make the best decisions. Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) applications hold the promise of helping business make better and quicker decisions.
Mobile tracking becomes the norm
Location-based services and personal tracking is also a trend.