DIGIBIZ AFRICA

AFRICA BUSINESS RADIO  |  Podcast , ±51 min episodes every 1 week, 3 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Digital transformation is a necessity in advancing global economy. We expose you to the world of technology and innovation, giving you insights into global trends and business innovation across different sectors.

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21
NOV

The impact of Smart Cities in Africa

We kick off the show dealing with the issues of commitment in our lives on MotiBit. “Top Tech News” features undersea cabling connecting Africa, Chinese launching internet banking and Dubai police now using HoverBikes to catch criminals. On “Digi Chat” we interview the Vice-President of EMEA for Ruckus Networks Nick Watson, about how Smart Cities are changing the way Africans live and work.
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17
NOV

Opportunities for Tech StartUps in Africa with Kieth Jones_ Co-Founder of Sw7.

Keith is a seasoned tech enthusiast who is now leading an organisation that helps tech StartUps become successful and profitable businesses. As a Microsoft development partner, he has used his experience over the past 4 years to mentor tech businesses. We discuss the challenges that these businesses face as they fight for growth and how over 300 of them have been impacted by his Accelerator programme. He also announces an exciting new partnership that will benefit hundreds of tech StartUps in the coming years.
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17
NOV

Integrating AI, IoT and Data in Microsoft's innovation journey with Paul Vermaak

There is a lot of activity and investments in AI, IoT and Data all over the world. Paul addresses how Microsoft, as a tech leader and pioneer, are using these technologies to transform how they position themselves as a company. We discuss how Microsoft partners can capitalize on these investments by building their solutions and services on top of these platforms. He also gives practical examples of where they have used these technologies to change people’s lives.
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17
NOV

Microsoft Builds Tech StartUps through free mentorship with Ilana Baragwanath and Riedwaan Bassadien

We engaged with the Programme Manager of Head Start, Ilana, on how they are helping Tech StartUps build sustainable businesses. This programme allows entrepreneurs to have access to Microsoft certified courses online for free, have personal engagements with Microsoft mentors across all segments, utilize Azure cloud services, attend live seminars/events and more. Riedwaan opens up about his experience as a mentor and how it has changed his view of tech StartUps. He also unpacks Microsoft’s initiatives for the rest of Africa.
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17
NOV

Microsoft's passion for partners - programme and initiatives with Lionel Moyal: Commercial Partner Director

Lionel chats to us about the exciting initiatives and programmes Microsoft have established for their partners. As the Commercial Director for Partners, he highlights how Microsoft is empowering tech businesses through access to their software, solutions and free online certifications. He unpacks how they have also empowered students through their education programme and enabled developers to build applications to integrate with their platforms.
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09
NOV

Africa the StartUp home and the drive for financial inclusion heats up.

We start off the show with some motivation on how to focus on yourself. “Top Tech News” delves into Facebook financial results, MasterCard's investments into tech scholars and a man who is creating his own exclusive blockchain community in Nevada. We chat to McKevin Ayaba who is a serial entrepreneur about the role of StartUps in Africa and the key drivers to growing Africa through innovation.
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01
NOV

The race to 4G/LTE deployment intensifies and excitement over elections going online

Africa is gearing up for a connectivity war as Telecomms providers race to deploy 4G/LTE in Ghana and Nigeria. Microsoft has launched the first research cloud-platform that allows for scientists and academics to collaborate. Voters in the US can now track voter registrations and party support online. On Digi Chat we interview Athi Magwebu, CEO & Founder of InfoByte Technology, on the dominance of FinTech in Africa.
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25
OCT

Exploring how Africa is embracing FinTech and IBM using AI to create perfume

We kick-off the show with trending “Top Tech News” by unpacking how Africa is using digital banking to improve financial inclusion. Elon Musk’s underground transport tunnel launching in December and guess who’s his first space client? Excited to reveal Gartner’s 2019 “Strategic Tech Trends” and end off by announcing opportunities for Startups in tech! Today we honour the legendary Jabulani Tsambo “HHP” in song as we bid him farewell, Rest In Peace Motswako King!
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11
JUN

Microsoft Goes Big with GitHub and Flying Cars' Test Underway

Leia Baez kick-started the show motivating us to keep pushing through dark phases in our lives. It’s been a busy week for the digital world as Top Tech stories see us profiling Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub and providing grants to 3 South African NPO’s. We also cover the exciting partnership between Nigeria’s First Bank and WorldRemit that provides digital transfer services to its customers. Our Top 10 feature ends of the show by profiling the high valued brands in the global marketplace with tech companies dominating the list.
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01
JUN

Kenyan Gov. To Regulate FinTech Solutions And Robots Are Causing More Harm Than Good in Las Vegas

We start off our show talking about how to be patient when working towards your dream. Our Top Tech stories segment features Apple developing technology that enables iPhones to act as a wallet, Ghana gives their citizens an opportunity to be economically active and food workers in Las Vegas are scared of being replaced by robots. We profile future technologies in the transportation space and end the show with Gartner’s research on trends affecting IT security & risk.
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