Tag Archives: big data
07
Mar

Internet Access and the Growth of Africa – an #OpenAfricaMag feature

In Africa, the discourse around the economy, technology and society has mainly been limited to the effects of the digital divide.

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22
Feb

Oresti Patricios on Radio 702 with Bruce Whitfield

Ornico CEO, Oresti Patricios was recently featured on one of the most influential business show in Africa on radio 702, which forms a large part of public discourse from a media perspective.

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08
Dec

Ecommerce security in Africa: #OpenAfricaMag Q&A with Schalk Nolte

Ecommerce, in the form of online shopping and online banking, is often held up as the key to prosperity in Africa — a way of ‘leapfrogging’ past the obstacles of poor infrastructure. But there is a flipside to this convenience: the ever-present threat of fraud. Wherever money changes hands, you’ll always find someone who wants to take it away illegally, and buyer, seller and banker are all potential targets.

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08
Nov

Inclusive growth for Africa: An #OpenAfricaMag feature with Wim van der Beek

For Africa, any meaningful story must include a conversation about inclusive growth — which, by definition, is about including the majority that is currently excluded. Inclusive growth is all about development that is realised by creating opportunities for low-income segments to generate income and become self-sustainable.

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