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Dell brings tech to new heights with Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man and The Wasp"

Dell brings tech to new heights with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and The Wasp”

July 6, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Dell is proud to announce it has teamed up with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and The Wasp”. With similar fan bases, the two companies will come together to bring excitement around technology into pop culture. From Ant-Man’s and The Wasp’s suits to Hank Pym’s Lab, technology plays a lead role throughout the film....

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Webhelp partners with Harambee to tackle youth unemployment in South Africa

Webhelp partners with Harambee to tackle youth unemployment in South Africa

July 5, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africa has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. According to the 2018 Quarterly Labour Force Survey released by Statistics South Africa, in the first quarter of 2018, in South Africa, there were 3.3 million youths between the ages...

Liquid Telecom partners with AfriLabs to promote sustainable innovation across Africa

Liquid Telecom and AfriLabs to promote sustainable innovation across Africa

July 4, 2018 • East Africa, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has partnered with AfriLabs, network organisation of 100 innovation centres across 30 African countries, to explore new ways to support local start-ups and promote sustainable innovation across Africa. From digital...

Addressing your data breach risk

Addressing your data breach risk

July 4, 2018 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments (0)

In the wake of recent data breach incidents, it is imperative that businesses give the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (Act) their full attention, even though the substantive provisions of the Act are not yet in force....

Mobile solutions provider Workz opens office in Johannesburg

Mobile solutions provider Workz opens office in South Africa

July 4, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Workz Group, the mobile solutions and serialized software company based in Dubai Production City, has announced the opening of its regional sales office in Johannesburg, South Africa in a move intended to serve its growing African client base. The new office...

#NDP2030Hackathon – doing it for the country

#NDP2030Hackathon – doing it for the country

July 4, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA), in partnership with the Presidency, on Friday, 22 June, launched a pioneering hackathon to encourage the development of innovative technology to help the country achieve the goals set out in the National...

FibreCo to boost Broadband connectivity in Kroonstad

FibreCo to boost Broadband connectivity in South Africa

July 3, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Internet connectivity in Kroonstad will benefit from a substantial enhancement as FibreCo Telecommunications completes its rollout of fibre in the town, making reliable high-speed broadband connectivity more accessible to the community. Given that only 5.4%...

Technology can be a threat to insurance firms or enable greater customer choice

Technology and collaboration key for insurers in 2018 and beyond

July 3, 2018 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Technology and collaboration key for insurers in 2018 and beyond

Following a challenging 2017, the South African insurance industry must adopt technology and collaborate with local governments, if it is to effectively tap into new markets to stimulate growth for the foreseeable future. Many sectors have been very quick in...

New mobile app uses IoT to help African farmers

New mobile app uses IoT to help African farmers

July 3, 2018 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on New mobile app uses IoT to help African farmers

A new mobile application that makes use of the latest technology in a bid to help farmers to produce crops more efficiently and assisting them to use less fertilizer is now available worldwide. AgIQ, will help farmers to use only the correct amount of...

Networks Unlimited supports young learners with laptop donations in two less-privileged communities

Networks Unlimited supports young learners with laptop donations

July 3, 2018 • Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited supports young learners with laptop donations

Networks Unlimited, a value-added distributor within the converged technology, data centre, networking and security landscapes, has donated new laptops to assist young learners in two different institutions operating within poorer communities in Gauteng. This...

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 AfricaComments Off on Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

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...

Clemens Weitz, CEO of ROAM (Ringier One Africa Media)

How ROAM is revolutionising Africa’s online marketplace

July 2, 2018 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on How ROAM is revolutionising Africa’s online marketplace

To anyone who lives and works in today’s rapidly-digitising world, it won’t come as much of a surprise that research has shown a strong link between a population’s increased access to internet connectivity and a boost in national economic development....

Turning Data into Actionable Insight

Turning Data into Actionable Insight

July 2, 2018 • General, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Turning Data into Actionable Insight

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) programmes are no longer a ‘tick-the-box’ exercise for organisations. Information technology advancements are better enabling GRC management software to become sophisticated enough to anticipate likely incidents and...

Africa to get three cyber security facilities

Africa to get three cyber security facilities

July 2, 2018 • Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Africa to get three cyber security facilities

NEC XON is creating three new Cyber Defence Operations Centres (CDOC), one in Nigeria, another in Senegal, and the third in Mauritius in addition to the existing facilities in South Africa. The new cyber security facilities form the nucleus of pan-African...

JA Solar supplies half-cell modules for solar plant in Africa (Image from www.pv-magazine-usa.com)

JA Solar supplies half-cell modules for solar plant in Namibia

July 2, 2018 • Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments Off on JA Solar supplies half-cell modules for solar plant in Namibia

JA Solar, a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products, announced that it has supplied 6.5MW half-cell modules for a solar plant in Namibia, Africa. This plant marks the first half-cell modules project in Namibia and represents JA...

Oracle prepares young South Africans for employment in the ICT Sector

Oracle prepares young South Africans for employment in the ICT Sector

July 1, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle prepares young South Africans for employment in the ICT Sector

Twenty-two previously disadvantaged (PDI) South African students today kick-started their career in the country’s fast-growing ICT industry following the completion of the fourth edition of Oracle’s Graduate Leadership Programme that focuses on...