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Mobile and Telecoms

Telkom Kenya hits 4 million subscribers in six months

Telkom Kenya hits 4 million subscribers in six months

February 15, 2018

Telkom Kenya has announced that its subscriber base has increased by one million and reached 4 million subscribers in six months. To celebrate this, the...

Enterprise

Enterprise customers look to resellers to share the risks of IT deployment

Enterprise customers look to resellers to share the risks of IT deployment

November 23, 2017

ICT resellers that want to thrive in a changing technology market need to be prepared to share risks with their customers and move towards consumption-based...

Healthcare

New tools to assist hearing impaired

New tools set to assist hearing impaired individuals

February 12, 2018

Anyone who struggles with their hearing will tell you that telephone conversations and meetings can be the most challenging of business settings. Even with...

Financial Services

Tanzania: Government seeks to extend mobile money interoperability

Tanzania: Government seeks to extend mobile money interoperability

February 16, 2018

The Tanzanian government has urged Mobile Money operators, within the country, to register transactions with a central banking infrastructure as authorities...

Opinion

Software

New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

January 24, 2018

2018 is fast approaching; businesses are busy anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of industry developments, growing trends, and hidden...

Gadgets and Gaming

UFC 3 Review

EA Sports UFC 3 Review

February 16, 2018 •

Developed by EA Canada and published by EA Sports, UFC 3 is the latest mixed martial arts fighting game to grace the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Last...

  • The 5 most exciting tech developments in Africa this year

    The 5 most exciting tech developments in Africa this year

    February 14, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    You may not have realised it, but Africa is quickly becoming one of the technological frontrunners in the world. With so many developments and advancements due to be made this year alone, here are just five of the most exciting. Payments becoming much easier One of the major developments Africa can expect to see this [&hellip...

  • Top 5 online networking trends for 2018

    Top 5 online networking trends for 2018

    January 25, 2018 • General, Lists, Online & Social, Opinion

    The Internet has allowed people to overcome the distance barrier when it comes to meeting new people and keeping in contact with others, whether it be personal relationships or business ones. Through applications such as Skype, Facebook and WhatsApp allow users to connect via video, voice and text to anyone, anywhere at anytime. This space [&hellip...

  • New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

    New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

    January 24, 2018 • Lists, People, Software, Southern Africa

    2018 is fast approaching; businesses are busy anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of industry developments, growing trends, and hidden surprises. Carmen Carey, CEO of software testing and performance monitoring company Apica, gives her five industry predictions for 2018. 2017 was a busy one in the software testing space. The increased use [&hellip...

  • Top 5 Nigerian job sites revealed as unemployment stats surface

    Top 5 Nigerian job sites revealed as unemployment stats surface

    January 23, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories, West Africa

    On Sunday 21 January 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in Nigeria released its Labour Force Statistics Vol. 2: Employment by sector report in Abuja. The report revealed that 7.5 million Nigerians were left doing nothing between January 2016 and December 30, 2017, due to the hair-raising unemployment rate in the country. According to the [&hellip...

  • Nokia unveils 5G focused chipset.

    5 things to expect from 5G in South Africa

    January 23, 2018 • Features, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top Stories

    At the beginning of 2018 MTN and Ericsson announced that they have begun the first 5G technology and applications trial in Africa. Mobile Internet usage has grown exponentially the world over, South Africa has in turn looked to leverage faster network connectivity to accelerate digital transformation on the continent. The fifth generation (5G) network will provide [&hellip...

  • South African fintech 2018 - what to expect and startups to watch

    South African fintech 2018 – What to expect and startups to watch

    January 16, 2018 • Finance, Lists, Opinion, Southern Africa

    Fintech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2017. This will continue in 2018 and I make some predictions based on what we see happening globally and what we see taking place with our members at AlphaCode, a Rand Merchant Investments club for fintech startup entrepreneurs.  Bitcoin At [&hellip...

Features

Which Is South Africa’s Most Valuable Bank?(Image Credit: FNB).

Which Is South Africa’s Most Valuable Bank?

February 12, 2018

On 1 February 2018, The Banker released its 2018 Top 500 Most Valuable Banking Brands. Which bank tops the South African banking list? According to The...

Startups

Young entrepreneurs come up with water-saving tech solutions to push back Day Zero

Young entrepreneurs come up with water-saving tech solutions to push back Day Zero

February 15, 2018

Startupbootcamp (SBC) Cape Town and RCS Group held a water-saving hackathon to commission technology from the wider Cape community in a bid to push back Day...

Internet of Things

Security

7 Steps security leaders can take to deal with Spectre and Meltdown

7 Steps security leaders can take to deal with Spectre and Meltdown

February 16, 2018

Security and risk management leaders must take a pragmatic and risk-based approach to the ongoing threats posed by an entirely new class of vulnerabilities,...

Online

South Africa's top Google trends this week

Top Google trends this week

February 15, 2018

It’s been a busy week for South Africans, as they waited to find out whether Jacob Zuma would resign or be pushed out by parliament. Ultimately, they got...

Retail Industry

Education

NetOps initiative to address skill gaps and drive business value

NetOps initiative to address skill gaps and drive business value

February 15, 2018

F5 Networks has announced a project that aims to help businesses and the wider IT industry more effectively embrace automation, unlock new levels of...

Mining and Energy

Deloitte report reveals the future of tax in mining.

Deloitte report reveals the future of tax in mining

February 7, 2018

With the global thrust toward more-stringent transparency regulations, mining companies must do more to garner the public’s support in the countries in which...