The Intersections of Environment, Health, and COVID-19 in Africa

Environmental conditions are intimately connected with human health outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought this into sharp focus. Some countries have plentiful data about their populations to inform resource distribution and policy making. Across the continent of Africa, however, comprehensive data on human health and environmental indicators is generally lackingContinue Reading

Government Support And Effective Policies Key To Future Growth, Say SMEs Across Middle East And Africa In Mastercard Research

88% of SMEs across the Middle East and Africa have identified government support and implementation of effective policies as key business support areas for future growth, according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index The research correlates regional government efforts to advance GDP recovery and growth, to the implementation of supportiveContinue Reading

Building a digital ecosystem - Intelligent CIO Africa

Cell C launched its operations across South Africa in 2001, seven years after the launch of the two incumbents, Vodacom and MTN in 1994. Exceptional Quality is the pillar driving network excellence, born out of over 4 billion rand (US$278.1 million) worth of investment in infrastructure over the last twoContinue Reading

Multitude of opportunities In addition to looking for effective regulatory support from governments, 92% SMEs in MEA said they are also looking for support in upskilling of their teams, and 88% highlighted the importance of improved telco infrastructure – pointing to opportunities to effect positive change in wide-ranging areas fromContinue Reading

ALYI EV Pilot In Africa Benefits From IQST And UN

Dallas, Texas, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: ALYI) today released a management update after conducting a scheduled review of its electric motorcycle development program last week with the dedicated design team from MODUS Applied Innovations.  The review and corresponding update include details on iQSTEL’sContinue Reading

Giving Critical Approach to Business in Southern Africa

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held its Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government late June in Maputo, Mozambique. The summit was primarily called to review progress made in the implementation of the theme of the 40th SADC Summit; SADC: 40 Years Building Peace and Security, and PromotingContinue Reading

Tolaram’s diversified strategy for growth in Africa

The Inside the Mind of the CEO interview series explores a wide range of critical decisions faced by chief executives around the world. For more insight, see PwC’s CEO Survey. When Sajen Aswani joined Tolaram Group in 1984 after graduating from university in London, the company was at theContinue Reading

NetApp : Leading automotive manufacturers will measure progress based on data insights

Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: ALYI) shares surged this week after an update saying the company is on track to launch its transformative EV rideshare business in July. The comprehensive program is targeting the massive African boda-boda motorcycle rideshare market. On Wednesday morning, ALYI announced that it successfully completed aContinue Reading