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SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

SqwidNet has extended their partnership with IT News Africa by returning as a Diamond Sponsor for the 3rd straight year at the annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Johannesburg. The highly anticipated conference is targeted at thought leaders, IoT ecosystem [&hellip...

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Santander UK CIO announced as Digital Retail Forum 2019 keynote speaker

Santander UK CIO to speak at Digital Retail Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments (0)

Felipe Penacoba Martinez, CIO for Retail and Business Banking at Santander UK has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January, at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Themed...

Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

December 7, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Smollan, a retail solutions company has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg. The forum will gather over 200 retail industry leaders and experts, who will...

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

November 29, 2018 • Events, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

YouTube will livestream the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on 2 December, from 14:00 South Africa Standard Time (GMT +2). Fans who are unable to attend the event in Johannesburg can head to Global Citizen’s YouTube channel to watch it live. They can...

Digital Retail Forum 2019

First wave of speakers announced for Digital Retail Forum 2019

November 22, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on First wave of speakers announced for Digital Retail Forum 2019

Over the course of a decade or so, the retail industry has seen a massive shift towards the adoption of technologies that add value to the evolving customer journey, and the innovation of products and services. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital...

tt100 awards 2018

2018 tt100 Awards, a grand success

November 19, 2018 • Events, Features, Top Stories, TT100 AwardsComments Off on 2018 tt100 Awards, a grand success

This year’s tt100 Awards was a great success and recognised South Africa’s finest role models who demonstrated excellence in the areas of Management of Technology, Innovation, People, and Systems. This is based on The Da Vinci Institute’s...

tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on top Business Innovators

tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on emerging business innovators

November 15, 2018 • Events, Top Stories, TT100 AwardsComments Off on tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on emerging business innovators

The Da Vinci Institute’s 2018 tt100 Business Innovation Awards took place on Wednesday, 14 November at the Johannesburg Country Club. Under the theme, “Celebrating Leadership”, this year, 64 percent of the semi-finalists were emerging...

DEFY leads communication at the Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum

DEFY leads communication at the Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum

November 15, 2018 • Events, RetailComments Off on DEFY leads communication at the Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum

The second annual Turkey – Africa II. Economic and Business Forum was held in October in Istanbul. Hosted by the Ministry of Trade and organized by Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEiK), in collaboration with the African Union (AU), this event...

AfricaCom 2018

Namibian firm Green set to exhibit at AfricaCom 2018

November 14, 2018 • EventsComments Off on Namibian firm Green set to exhibit at AfricaCom 2018

Green Enterprise Solutions (Green) is attending Africa’s largest Telecom Conference in Africa, AfricaCom 2018, in Cape Town, South Africa. They are the only Namibian company to be an exhibitor with its own stand at this pan-African event. This is a...

Digital Retail Forum 2019

Retail sector braces for Digital Retail Forum 2019 in Johannesburg

November 6, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Retail sector braces for Digital Retail Forum 2019 in Johannesburg

African retailers are facing a rapid evolution of technology – and online players like Take-A-Lot in South Africa, Konga in Nigeria and Jumia Kenya have entered the market, which has created huge competition for brick-and-mortar incumbents. The internet...

ICEE•SA 2018 to showcase latest innovations in consumer electronics

ICEE•SA 2018 to showcase latest innovations in consumer electronics

November 1, 2018 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on ICEE•SA 2018 to showcase latest innovations in consumer electronics

The International Consumer Electronics Expo South Africa (ICEE•SA 2018), which will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 7 to 9 November, will provide an opportunity to discover the latest innovations in consumer electronics and make sure that...

Don't miss out Finovate is heading to Africa

Don’t miss out, Finovate is heading to Africa

October 24, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t miss out, Finovate is heading to Africa

Finovate is heading to Africa! Join us in Cape Town November 26 and 27 for two days of fintech innovation from and for the African market. FinovateAfrica will feature our signature blend of live, short-form product demos and insightful presentations from...

MEC of Health in the Freestate, Montsheng Tsiu, is set to deliver a keynote at the annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

HISA2018 leads digital healthcare conversation

October 17, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA2018 leads digital healthcare conversation

The Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 kicked off at the Gallagher Convention Centre on October 17, 2018 with its 4th successful year running. Each year, healthcare and technology influencers gather for two days of networking, lively intellectual...

Winners of 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards announced

Winners of 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards announced

October 13, 2018 • Events, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Winners of 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards announced

The 7th edition of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards took place on Thursday, 11 October 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg South Africa. The prestigious award was attended by dignitaries from the public and private sector, members of...

NEC XON 2018 summit explores Industry 4.0 in Africa

NEC XON 2018 summit explores Industry 4.0 in Africa

October 12, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on NEC XON 2018 summit explores Industry 4.0 in Africa

The 7th annual NEC XON ICT summit took place at Sun City on 11 October 2018. This year, NEC XON looked at how the Fourth Industrial Revolution can serve Africa and overcome some of the continents socio-economic challenges. CEO of NEC XON, Carel Coetzee says...

Liquid Telecom to host first cloud event in Uganda

Liquid Telecom to host first cloud event in Uganda

October 11, 2018 • Cloud Computing, EventsComments Off on Liquid Telecom to host first cloud event in Uganda

Liquid Telecom in partnership with Microsoft will be hosting a Azure Accelerator Conference tomorrow in Kampala to improve and accelerate the use of cloud services across Africa. The Azure Accelerator Conference is a customer focused event that provides its...