May 24, 2018
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May 24, 2018

Nigerian startup Doctoora is piloting its “healthcare infrastructure as a service” concept in Lagos ahead of expansion to other Nigerian states and elsewhere in Africa.

Formed in December 2016, Doctoora launched its offering in February of this year, providing a marketplace of fully serviced medical facilities to healthcare professionals on a pay-per-use basis.

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May 24, 2018

Jasper Westerlink is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Philips Africa. Westerlink who served as the Managing Director, Philips’ Personal Health, Indonesia, joined the African Organisation in 2016, with the ambition of accelerating development in Philips’ Health Technology in Africa. In this interview with ADAKU ONYENUCHEYA, the CEO talks about the state of healthcare in Nigeria and how digital technology can be leverage on to drive solutions in the healthcare market.

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May 24, 2018

Travelling through Ghana for Standard Bank's Africa Connected, Pan-African broadcaster, Lee Kasumba explores the country's fast-growing tourism sector.

Ghana’s raising the tourism bar in Africa and, contributing 4.2 percent to the country’s GDP at a growth rate of approximately 8.3 percent – it is no surprise that foreign investors are flocking to this attractive investment.

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May 24, 2018

When it comes to banking, nothing is ever really secure but South African banks are investing in the latest biometric technology to try and combat this. Biometric technology uses fingerprints, iris scans, retinal scans, face scans, and other personal information that is more difficult to forge in order to gain access to your banking.

A few weeks ago, First National Bank announced that it was the first bank in South Africa to introduce a mini-ATM that"...

May 24, 2018

The Gauteng department of infrastructure development has launched a programme using drones to monitor the progress of projects across the province.

The initiative launched on Monday in Etwatwa‚ Ekurhuleni‚ demonstrated the uses of drones with the nerve centre of the department‚ called Lutsinga Infrastructure House.

It combines human intelligence‚ business"...

May 24, 2018

Xero, a global online accounting software has launched a national competition, to put South Africa’s growing fintech industry firmly on the map. To mark the start of the developer technology challenge, Xero has also announced the appointment of Colin Timmis as Country Manager for South Africa, to take Xero forward.

Launched with Amazon Web Services, the virtual hackathon will enable the region’s technology entrepreneurs to compete with other"...