Four major challenges of adopting cloud business intelligence – and how to overcome them

With nine in 10 sales and marketing teams insisting that cloud-based business intelligence (BI) technology is necessary to the management of their strategies, it’s no wonder that the adoption has exploded in recent years. However, many businesses, especially small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are still lagging behind. BARC’s research study on BI and data management … Read more

Investors Shift their Focus in the African Food and Agribusiness Sectors

According to Africa Private Equity News industry research, food and agribusiness sectors in Africa registered a large equity activity deal in last month. EXEO Capital invested $6.4 million on Capital Fisheries on its Agri-Vie ll project. Capital Fisheries is a food startup that majors in the distribution of fish and various animal protein. The Zambian … Read more

Google Cloud launches sole-tenant nodes for improved compliance and utilisation

Google Cloud has announced the launch of sole-tenant nodes on Google Compute Engine – helping customers in various industries around compliance in the process. The new service, which is currently in beta availability, gives customers ownership of all VMs, hypervisor and host hardware, going against the traditional cloud use case of multi-tenant architecture and shared … Read more

African Development Bank Place Youths at the Top of its Agenda

The African Development Bank (AfDB) partnered with Facebook, Microsoft and The Rockefeller Foundation to launch Coding for Employment Program. The launch took place at the African Innovation Summit (AIS) in Kigali Rwanda yesterday. The program will train youths in highly demanded ICT curriculum. It will also link graduates directly to ICT employees. The new program … Read more

Kigali Hosts the 2018 African Innovation Summit

Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) is an African broad and local initiative. It aims at making useful the potential of Africa. It targets to bring together individuals with open mindset into a partnership to cooperate to promote and develop the best environment for African innovation. The individuals include researchers and academics, investors, policymakers, innovators, the business … Read more