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Safaricom signs direct partnership with WorldRemit for digital money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA accounts

Safaricom partners with WorldRemit for digital money transfers

August 15, 2018

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a direct partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA...

Enterprise

Anton Jacobsz, managing director at Networks Unlimited.

Critical factors to fuel the data-driven enterprise

August 19, 2018

Successful digital businesses depend on data to provide the insights necessary to deliver new innovations, products, and services. But those insights are only...

Healthcare

Praekelt.org’s and WhatsApp's Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

Praekelt.org and WhatsApp’s Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

August 10, 2018

WhatsApp recently launched their Business API, their way of supporting businesses that require more powerful tools to communicate with their customers....

Financial Services

Accounting 3.0: Adapt to grow – the changing role of the accountant

Accounting 3.0: Adapt to grow – the changing role of the accountant

August 19, 2018

Jennifer Warawa, EVP of Partners, Accountants & Alliances at Sage, discusses the evolution of accountants from number-crunchers and tax-filers to drivers...

Opinion

Software

Adapt IT, a global software provider, announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Adapt IT reports a 36% turnover increase for the year

August 17, 2018

Adapt IT, a global software provider, announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018. The company reported a turnover increase of 36% to...

Gadgets and Gaming

Women in Gaming: Sportingbet's Siddiqa Samsoodien on defying discrimination while smiling

Women in Gaming: Sportingbet’s Siddiqa Samsoodien on defying discrimination while smiling

August 18, 2018

As part of South Africa’s Women’s Month, Clarion Gaming continues to advance the role of women in the industry across the region and internationally with...

  • Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

    Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

    August 17, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Stories of people being hacked online are becoming more common these days. Many people have had their accounts, whether Facebook or Twitter, compromised.  Avoiding these kinds of hacks means that one needs to use stronger passwords, but this won’t keep you secure from all the threats out there. It is also important to ensure that there [&hellip...

  • The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

    The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

    August 16, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    The iMac recently turned 20. Though there have been a variety of different naming conventions and models over the years, Apple recently highlighted the next generation of the MacBook Air that is expected to roll out in October 2018. From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro, we explore the evolution of Apple’s desktop computers [&hellip...

  • 5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

    5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

    August 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Top Stories

    Far more menial tasks are being handed over to machine automation. Perhaps one of the greatest examples of this is chatbots. More and more companies are using chatbots to handle customer service issues that tend to go unanswered and subsequently pile up. According to Chatbots Magazine, companies like Taco Bell and Domino’s are even using [&hellip...

  • Here's what to expect in 2018 in the fintech sector and which South African startups in the sector to keep an eye on.

    African Fintech startups to look out for in 2018

    August 6, 2018 • Features, Lists, Startups, Top Stories

    There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2018 could be a very important year for their growth and success. From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these tech startups come from all over Africa. While South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya remain at [&hellip...

  • Top 10 most popular programming languages

    Top 10 most popular programming languages

    July 8, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    With the IT industry evolving at the rapid rate that it is, it’s no surprise that so many people are looking to get into programming. Everyone needs a website and everyone wants an app, but only those versed in the appropriate language can build them for you. The question is: which ones do you pick? [&hellip...

  • Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

    Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

    July 2, 2018 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    The African continent is rich in natural resources. Some of its 54 countries boast resources like diamonds, sugar, gold, uranium, silver, oil and petroleum. Oil being an invaluable commodity, its production puts countries like Nigeria and Egypt at the top in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The continent is also home to fertile ground capable [&hellip...

Features

Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

August 19, 2018

We’ve entered an age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and while many people are still getting used to the idea of AI, education institutions have...

Startups

Startups need cyber insurance too

Startups need cyber insurance too

August 17, 2018

It’s too easy for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to dismiss cybercrime, because they view themselves as too small to be attractive targets for...

Internet of Things

Security

ESET launches a new line of endpoint security solutions

ESET launches a new line of endpoint security solutions

August 18, 2018

Cybersecurity research and endpoint security company, ESET announced the launch of its new line of endpoint security solutions designed to provide tools for...

Online

The employees are demanding more transparency so they can understand the moral implications of their work, said the Times, which obtained a copy of the letter.

Google employees protest censored search engine For China

August 17, 2018

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company’s efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as...

Retail Industry

Education

The unveiling ceremony of "N-Power Junior Smart Classroom Project" was held this week.

NetDragon launches innovative technologies in Africa

August 19, 2018

Online gaming company, NetDragon Websoft has revealed its newly established footprint in Africa. NetDragon’s senior management team recently visited...

Mining and Energy

Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

August 11, 2018

Solar Mining Services, a new dynamic entrant to the explosives and explosive related services for the Mining and Quarry Sectors, announced the appointment of...