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Workz Group to deliver 50 million eSIMs by 2024

Workz Group to deliver 50 million eSIMs by 2024

June 18, 2019

Mobile and IoT solutions provider, Workz Group has announced a long-term partnership with the manufacturer of cellular IoT modules to deliver a projected 50...

Artificial Intelligence

Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers.

Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers

June 25, 2019

  fonYou has announced that it reached an agreement with a mobile operator in Egypt to deploy its iCarrier Data platform for the distribution of...

Digital Healthcare

GE Healthcare advances universal health coverage in Ghana

GE Healthcare advances universal health coverage in Ghana

June 14, 2019

GE Healthcare hosted a two-day “Healthcare Dialogues” event in Ghana, bringing together public and private sectors’ industry stakeholders...

Tech in Finance

Sandile Shabalala steps down as CEO of TymeBank

TymeBank CEO resigns

June 25, 2019

TymeBank CEO Sandile Shabala is stepping down from the position, according to a statement issued by the company on Tuesday, 25 June 2019. Shabalala held the...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

William Miller (left) and Renaldo de Jager (right), co-founders of auction.co.za

Brick and click concept set to transform the car-buying experience

June 20, 2019

E-commerce is experiencing a drastic increase in South Africa, as the number of online shoppers is predicted to reach 25 million in 2021 which is a growth from...

Tech in Education

Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

June 21, 2019

Vodacom will offer over 500 school-going female learners from across eight provinces in South Africa the opportunity to learn how to code from 24 June – 05...

  • Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

    February 7, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Lists, Top Stories

    The mention of the words Artificial Intelligence (AI) conjures up science fiction-like images in the minds of many people, but it is becoming a very real part of day to day life without us even realising it. AI is and has been making a lasting impression on a number of key industries, not only streamlining [&hellip...

  • Top 10 EdTech startups transforming learning in Africa

    February 6, 2019 • Education, Lists, Top Stories

    The global tech revolution is greatly changing the way we work in every sector. EdTech, which merges innovation with teaching, has made education more accessible and comprehensive across the world. Most recently we’ve seen that established schools have adopted robotic teaching assistants, VR experiences, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and virtual classrooms. Young entrepreneurs across Africa [&hellip...

  • 10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

    10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

    February 4, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa

    The trend of making payments using mobile wallets installed as applications on smartphones which sometimes makes use of Near Field Communication Technology and generally an internet connection is becoming widespread, and indeed Africa is not left out in the grand scheme of things. In fact, Africa is embracing this seamless cashless payment method alongside the [&hellip...

  • 6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

    6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

    January 26, 2019 • Lists, Retail, Top Stories

    eCommerce in Africa is booming but that doesn’t leave out any struggles which include uncertainty around receiving orders satisfactorily. There are currently 65.4 million eCommerce users in Africa and the Middle East, with an additional 20 million users expected to be shopping online by 2021. When it comes to eCommerce sales in Africa, three of the continents [&hellip...

  • Out with the old, in with the new – 10 hot smartphones set...

    January 24, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    2018 had an impressive release of smartphones. However, 2019 seems to be gearing up for even bigger releases, with most smartphone makers debuting new flagships. We’ve already seen some leaks and hints as to what new phones will release early in the year and by the looks of things, it seems we’ll get 5G phones, [&hellip...

  • MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    January 17, 2019 • Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing. Online streaming is cheaper and more [&hellip...

Energy Tech

LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

June 9, 2019

LG Electronics (LG) has launched its aggressive Zero Carbon 2030 initiative, committing to achieving net-zero carbon emissions from its global operations...

Cloud Computing

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

June 25, 2019

BringCom, in partnership with science and technology investor, Imprimatur Capital, and European edge cloud software company, GIG Technology, have unveiled...

Features

Facebook’s new cryptocurrency: Here are 6 things you need to know

June 20, 2019

Earlier this week, Facebook unveiled details behind its long-anticipated cryptocurrency, Libra. The company’s new digital platform is said to allow users to...

Startups

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

June 25, 2019

BringCom, in partnership with science and technology investor, Imprimatur Capital, and European edge cloud software company, GIG Technology, have unveiled...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers.

Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers

June 25, 2019

  fonYou has announced that it reached an agreement with a mobile operator in Egypt to deploy its iCarrier Data platform for the distribution of...

Company News

SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

SAP announces 10 new SAP Qualtrics offerings

May 9, 2019

SAP ushered in a new era in the way consumers and enterprises interact with each other. Just three months after completing its acquisition of Qualtrics, SAP...

People in IT

Sandile Shabalala steps down as CEO of TymeBank

TymeBank CEO resigns

June 25, 2019

TymeBank CEO Sandile Shabala is stepping down from the position, according to a statement issued by the company on Tuesday, 25 June 2019. Shabalala held the...

Technology Events

Unlocking technology for medium-size and startup companies

Unlocking technology for medium-size and startup companies

June 19, 2019

Today’s medium-sized companies enjoy reinvigorated access to business technology. The powerful systems that raised the game of enterprises are now also open...

Gadgets and Gaming

Miriam, the protagonist of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Koji Igarashi’s ‘Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’ now available in South Africa

June 24, 2019

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a side-scrolling action role-playing game developed by game studio ArtPlay and published by 505 Games. The title is the...

Online and Social

Namola launches Namola Plus and Namola Panic Tracker

June 25, 2019

After the success of its free safety app, Namola has launched Namola Plus with added features and benefits as well as the Namola Panic Tracker. The Namola Plus...

Sponsored Content

Sextortion is one of top four types of e-mail phishing threats-Cofense report

Sextortion is one of top four types of e-mail phishing threats-Cofense report

June 25, 2019

“Your device has been compromised with malware. We’ve stolen passwords or other personal data. We’ve been watching you and have webcam footage from...

Careers

Absa launches graduate recruitment programme

Absa launches graduate recruitment programme

June 10, 2019

Absa has launched its evolved graduate recruitment programme, the Gen A Grad Programme, which has advanced from its Rising Eagles Graduate Programme. The Gen A...