While voice recognition technology is working elsewhere, Africa's many accents and dialects make success here more difficult.
Smart technology is allowing retailers in the informal sector to enable financial inclusion for the local community.
Voice authentication is fast emerging as one of the most secure, yet simple, ways to identify an individual.
Advanced technologies, such as image recognition, machine learning and artificial intelligence, are having a significant impact on the retail sector.
Tech vs humans: anecdotes from Africa and what it intimates for the future of retail.
A mobile app is using the power of crowdsourcing to target problem areas in retail - and creating jobs at the same time.
Augmented reality isn't just for gamers, it has very real business applications.
Africa is hungry for the tech advancements that SA is benefiting from, and it's open for business, says Andrew Dawson, commercial director of Solutions in Hand.