Africa requires dependable logistics ser- vices and skills, backed by established infrastructure and world-classinformation technology (IT) systems, to sustain its positive growth trajectory, logistics software solutions providerDovetail business development director Shermandra Singh asserts.

Addressing IT students at the University of the Witwatersrand on the expansion of IT and logistics in Africa, Singh said the continent had started to attract significant amounts of private capital and that, at $50-billion a year, such flows currently exceeded foreign aid.