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Impact of cryptocurrencies on financial services and security

May 7, 2018 • Events, SecurityComments Off on Impact of cryptocurrencies on financial services and security

No one really knows what the future holds, especially when it comes to threatening or enhancing security around current financial services systems. More importantly, are cryptocurrencies the real deal. OneChannel CEO Bernard Ford will be presenting a paper titled ‘Impact of cryptocurrencies on financial services and security’ at the upcoming...

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Creating an e-learning strategy that works

April 25, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Creating an e-learning strategy that works

In a fast-paced digital world, the adoption of technology devices in African schools is at an all-time high. With education being a key foundation for Africa’s development, progress has been made over the past decade and according to a recent report by...

2018 Africa Shared Value Summit to take place from 24-25 May 2018 at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton, Johannesburg

It’s time for business to take the lead in Africa

April 24, 2018 • Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on It’s time for business to take the lead in Africa

The business world is changing, and those who do not stay ahead of the curve are sure to be left behind. It is no longer sufficient to take a profit-first business approach: not only is it not sustainable for the long term, but consumers at all levels are now...

The third edition of NexTV CEO Africa set to take place in Mauritius

The third edition of NexTV CEO Africa set to take place in Mauritius

April 20, 2018 • East Africa, EventsComments Off on The third edition of NexTV CEO Africa set to take place in Mauritius

Dataxis brings to you the third edition of NexTV CEO Africa, Africa’s most influential annual event for the TV, media and entertainment industry, organised by DATAXIS. Launched in 2016, NexTV CEO Africa is annually held in Mauritius and sought by to FTAs,...

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Africa’s journey to overcoming educational barriers to technology adoption

April 20, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s journey to overcoming educational barriers to technology adoption

Integration of technology in the classroom is inevitable as technology continues to dominate in all industries including healthcare, finance as well as retail to name a few. It is clear however that schools in Africa are lagging behind when it comes to...

MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

April 19, 2018 • Education, EventsComments Off on MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to MENA Innovation 2018 which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials, under the patronage of HE Yasser El Kady, Egyptian Minister of Communications & Information...

Industry leaders define how Fintech is accelerating positive transformation of banking in Africa

Industry leaders define how Fintech is accelerating positive transformation of banking in Africa

April 19, 2018 • East Africa, Events, FinanceComments Off on Industry leaders define how Fintech is accelerating positive transformation of banking in Africa

The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018, which will be held on the 31st of May 2018 at the Radisson...

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Africa Innovation Summit to address Africa’s challenges

April 18, 2018 • East Africa, Events, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Africa Innovation Summit to address Africa’s challenges

The second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit is soon approaching and is set to take place from 6-8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda under the patronage of President Paul Kagame, Chairman of the African Union and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde). The...

Facebook, WFP, USAID confirmed for plenary session at ICT4D Conference

Facebook, WFP, USAID confirmed for plenary session at ICT4D Conference

April 17, 2018 • EventsComments Off on Facebook, WFP, USAID confirmed for plenary session at ICT4D Conference

The 10th ICT4D Conference will be held this year May 8-10, 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia and will bring together public, private and civil society organisations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Much focus is now on looking for...

Vega to host national ‘Game Jam

South Africa: Vega to host national ‘Game Jam’

April 17, 2018 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa: Vega to host national ‘Game Jam’

Students from Vega, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE),  are about to flex their mental muscles for a two-day ‘Game Jam’, set to take place at the school’s Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town campuses from 21 to 22...

How assistive technology is changing special education

How assistive technology is changing special education

April 16, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on How assistive technology is changing special education

Special education primarily consists of a variety of educational services that address the individual differences and needs of students with physical or mental disabilities, as well as behavioural disorders. This practice ensures a different approach to...

Kaspersky Lab reveals cybersecurity trends in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Kaspersky Lab reveals cybersecurity trends in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

April 13, 2018 • Events, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab reveals cybersecurity trends in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

At the 2018 Cyber Security Weekend taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 11- 14 April, Kaspersky Lab revealed statistics from the Kaspersky Security Network for the first quarter of 2018. According to the statistics an overall increase in local threats...

The 3rd Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg. (Image: Dean Workman)

Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 3rd year

April 13, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 3rd year

The Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on 31 May 2018 at the Hilton, Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community to accelerate innovative...

African tech investors and innovators to connect at Africa Tech Summit London

Africa Tech Summit London to connect African tech with global investors and business opportunities

April 6, 2018 • EventsComments Off on Africa Tech Summit London to connect African tech with global investors and business opportunities

African tech leaders are set to return to London for the third Africa Tech Summit London to connect with global investors and business opportunities at St Pauls, Grange Hotel, London on May 16th. The Summit delivers a cross-sectional view of technology...

How foreign FinTech disruptors are driving local economic growth

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

March 29, 2018 • Events, Finance, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

The impact of Blockchain, AI, Mobile Money, Digital Wallets and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new growth opportunities...

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Dell EMC Forum 2018: Watch the livestream here

March 27, 2018 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Dell EMC Forum 2018: Watch the livestream here

Dell EMC will be hosting the Dell EMC Forum 2018 on 27 March 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The forum is set to focus on digital transformation. As revealed by Dell, the keynote speakers will be Doug Woolley, general...