The age of the digital economy in Africa

September 13, 2016 1:10 pm2 comments
Matthew Lee, Regional Manager for SUSE Africa

By Matthew Lee, Regional Manager for SUSE Africa DESPITE challenges surrounding infrastructure development and reliability of connectivity, Africa is embracing digital as a platform for employment and growth and open source has a role to play in this. The term digital has become a catch-all when it comes to business. […]

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Ambition and opportunity for IT in Africa

September 5, 2016 1:17 pm2 comments
SAP Africa Managing Director, Brett Parker

By Brett Parker, MD SAP Africa THE potential gains to be made from the rapid growth of the African digital economy cannot be overstated. An estimated 360 million mobile devices, $75billion in annual e-commerce sales and a $300billion internet-driven boost to GDP is forecast by 2025. Yet conventional wisdom would […]

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Building brands in a world we can’t control

August 18, 2016 7:31 am72 comments
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By Enver Groenewald, CCM Director, Unilever Africa It used to be that people only had a few TV channels to watch and radio stations to listen to. Routines were planned around what time their favourite programmes were aired. Back then, media costs were the biggest line item in traditional advertising […]

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