Innovation and Technology

Innovation and Technology play an integral part in advancing economic growth in Africa and globally. Global Trade Africa tracks the latest trends in Innovation and Technology and how they impact the economy. As businesses embrace components of Innovation and Technology such as artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), and robotics – in their operations – it’s important for businesses to fully understand the offerings of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As such, Global Trade Africa reports on developments involving Innovation and Technology through news and analysis from industry experts to enable industries to take the advantage of such technologies. Through the coverage of the history of science, Global Trade Africa reports on modern technology in Africa. According to the World Economic Forum, as Innovation and Technology is making inroads across Africa, 400 technology hubs have sprung up across the continent, with Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Cape Town (South Africa) merging as internationally recognised technology centres. Technology hubs that advancing Africa’s technology revolution are said to be in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigera, Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Kenya. The embrace of the technology revolution in these countries is both from the government and private sectors. To find out what lies ahead of technological evolution in the continent, Global Trade Africa will keep on reporting on any new developments, helping businesses utilise only the best innovations to boost their processes.