Rheinmetall flight training technology takes off

Training solutions specialist Rheinmetall has been supplying training technology for more than a decade, supporting numerous major military systems such as the NH90, EF2000, Tornado, MIG 29, Tiger, A400M and KC390, as well as civil projects like the EC135, A320 and EC145. The Düsseldorf-based group’s experience in the design, development, fabrication, maintenance and operation of…

Andela launches pan-African technology hub in Kigali

Software engineering enterprise Andela now operates a pan-African technology hub in its fourth African market: Kigali, Rwanda. Andela is partnering with the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board, which is responsible for transforming the country into a dynamic global hub for business, investment and innovation. A model of technological excellence on the African…

BMW innovates autonomous driving with codeBeamer ALM software

Intland Software GmbH, developer of codeBeamer ALM, has confirmed that BMW has adopted its software tool. The German carmaker uses Intland’s Application Lifecycle Management software platform to propel the innovation and development of its autonomous driving technology. With this high-profile automotive customer win, Intland Software’s fully integrated collaborative ALM solution takes a step further towards…

Why Botswana is poised for further growth

With internet penetration hovering at approximately 28 per cent and the number of mobile subscribers showing more than 2,000 per cent growth from 2000 to 2011, Botswana is ideally poised to benefit from the opportunities that cloud computing provides.

Lech Wałęsa promotes improved communications at IGCF

The 7th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), organised by the International Government Communication Centre of Sharjah Government Media Bureau at Expo Centre Sharjah, included speeches by the guest of honour Lech Wałęsa, former President of Poland, and HE Tariq Saeed Allay, Director of Sharjah Government Media Bureau.

Enabling African agriculture

Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered by blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and the like has made companies, governments and policy-makers sit up and take notice of how such technologies can be applied to…

FarEye introduces paperless parcels to e-commerce enterprises

Digital logistics platform FarEye reports that its parcel shop technology – ‘Drop&Pick’ – is being incorporated by large businesses like DHL, DTDC, First Flight and many others to facilitate paperless, high speed and secure dispatch/delivery of parcels through its parcel shop network.

Why African telcos must disrupt or be disrupted

No industry will remain undisrupted in 2018 and the years to come. But for African telco providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is paramount. In a market where the average business lifespan is 12 years (compared to 25 years in the last…

BizVibe’s B2B platform bolsters Bahraini aluminum

Aluminum is one of the most abundant metal elements on Earth, it’s an electrically conductive metal and is highly resistant to ordinary corrosion. With characteristics including electrical-conductivity, corrosion-resistance, lightweight, high-strength, and is low cost of production, aluminum wires are nowadays increasingly popular for electrical wiring and in utility grid transmission and distribution networks.