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UberGo launches in 6th South African city

October 18, 2019

Global ride-hailing service, Uber is officially launching in East London with uberGO – making it the sixth city with access to the platform across South...

Artificial Intelligence

Fujitsu reveals AI based facial recognition technology

October 15, 2019

On Tuesday, 15 October 2019, Fujitsu in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science, announced it is developing AI facial...

Digital Healthcare

IT News Africa and T-Systems host Healthcare Executive Golf Day

October 16, 2019

On Tuesday, 15 October 2019, IT News Africa hosted the inaugural Healthcare Executive Golf Day in partnership with T–Systems South Africa at Kyalami Country...

Tech in Finance

Digital trading platform unlocks investment opportunities for Nigerians

October 17, 2019

Earlier this week, global trading platform, Chaka launched in Nigeria. The technology-enabled platform intends to give Nigerian users the opportunity to invest...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

Ethiopian Airlines expands digital payment methods

Ethiopian Airlines expands digital payment methods

September 16, 2019

On Monday, 16 September 2019, Ethiopian Airlines announced that it plans to expand its payment method offerings by partnering with digital commerce and payment...

Tech in Education

Paratus connects rural school in Namibia

October 18, 2019

Paratus Namibia announced on Friday, 18 October 2019, that it has provided the Kwakwas Primary school with Internet access through its range of VSAT products...

  • Huawei's newest smartphone software - 5 things you need to know

    Huawei’s newest smartphone software – 5 things you need to know

    August 29, 2019 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

    With more than 500 million active daily users in over 216 countries and support for up to 77 languages, it’s safe to say that Huawei has come a long way since it was first founded. But now, the smartphone giant – who’s been famed for ‘catering to every kind of user’ – is making changes [&hellip...

  • 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...

Energy Tech

Energy focused tech startup launches in Kenya

October 17, 2019

VentureBuilder officially launched on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, with support from the DOEN Foundation, Facebook, Shell Foundation, and USAID. The...

Cloud Computing

Old Mutual embarks on modernisation project with AWS

October 16, 2019

On Wednesday, 16 October 2019, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that South African financial services provider, Old Mutual is using AWS as its preferred...

Features

INTERVIEW: Breaking barriers in SA with technology

October 19, 2019

President Ntuli has recently been appointed the new Managing Director for HPE South Africa — effective August 2019.  He is responsible for overseeing a...

Startups

South African tech startup aims to go national by end of 2019

October 18, 2019

WRAPP (Waste Recycling App) is a South African mobile app that brings independent truck owners and customers together. The fast-growing app-based service gives...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Out There Media signs deal with Vodafone for RCS

October 19, 2019

Mobile advertising and data monetization agency, Out There Media (OTM) announced on Friday, 18 October 2019, that it has partnered with Vodafone Group for its...

Company News

Out There Media signs deal with Vodafone for RCS

October 19, 2019

Mobile advertising and data monetization agency, Out There Media (OTM) announced on Friday, 18 October 2019, that it has partnered with Vodafone Group for its...

People in IT

INTERVIEW: Breaking barriers in SA with technology

October 19, 2019

President Ntuli has recently been appointed the new Managing Director for HPE South Africa — effective August 2019.  He is responsible for overseeing a...

Technology Events

Implementing the right technology – closing the gaps that ‘bleed’ hospitals of their profits

October 11, 2019

One of the biggest challenges faced by the healthcare industry is maintaining the financial stability of hospitals and clinics, which means closing the gaps...

Gadgets and Gaming

The Huawei Watch GT 2 is now available in South Africa

October 17, 2019

Huawei’s next-generation device, the Huawei Watch GT 2, is now available in South Africa. This fitness-focused wearable comes jam-packed with some of the...

Online and Social

Google introduces new Google Maps features

October 18, 2019

Earlier this week, Google announced that it is bringing two new features to Google Maps – allowing drivers on both iOS and Android to report driving...

Sponsored Content

Choosing The Right Business Web Hosting

October 17, 2019

It’s almost impossible to succeed in the modern business environment without the help of an excellent website. With untold millions being spent every day on...

Careers

3 things you should know about the new CEO of MTN Ivory Coast

October 14, 2019

African network provider, MTN announced earlier this month that Djibril Ouattara has been appointed to the position of MTN Ivory Coast CEO, effective 1...