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Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

February 20, 2018

On 20 February 2018, South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) warned mobile consumers about engaging in...

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

Using technology to transform information into intelligence that improves cancer care

Using technology to transform information into intelligence that improves cancer care

February 20, 2018

In the digital age, data are all around us. How these data are captured, formatted and analysed determine if they are pieces of information or kernels of...

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

Assassin’s Creed transforms ancient Egypt into an interactive museum

Assassin’s Creed transforms ancient Egypt into an interactive museum

February 20, 2018

Ubisoft’s Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Ancient Egypt is a new educational and entertainment tool, which lets anyone explore the entire interactive...

  • 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

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea launches Android app

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea launches Android app

February 19, 2018

Nigerian e-library startup, Panacea, has announced that it has launched an Android app version of the platform, which allows users to rent books, search for...

Internet of Things

Security

FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

February 20, 2018

On Tuesday 20 February 2018, a cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Lab released its “Spam and phishing in 2017” report. The report revealed that cybercriminals...

Online

Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

February 20, 2018

On 20 February 2018, South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) warned mobile consumers about engaging in...

Retail Industry

Education

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea launches Android app

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea launches Android app

February 19, 2018

Nigerian e-library startup, Panacea, has announced that it has launched an Android app version of the platform, which allows users to rent books, search for...

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...