Written by Frank Khumalo
Although big data is a rapidly growing buzzword in the African ICT market, the technology’s actual application is not properly understood. Enterprises are gaining access to more data sources and collecting vast amounts of data, but the key challenge is finding a way to effectively utilise and, ultimately, monetise this information.
Written by Brian Odhiambo
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has successfully demonstrated an innovative method of measuring winds and waves from space, using GNSS Reflectometry. This paves the way for a cost effective satellite system supporting the maritime sector and the organisations that rely on this information and it offers improvements to weather services and climate research.
Written by Raymond Gichuki
Africa’s best brains in the academia, high-ranking government officials, industry and the UN are gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US to present Africa's emerging technological aspirations at a symposium----reflecting the rising interest among African countries in putting science and technology at the center of their development process.
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