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Internet Solutions sponsors IOT Forum Africa 2019

Internet Solutions Sponsors IOT Forum Africa 2019

March 25, 2019

Leading internet service provider Internet Solutions (IS) has been announced as a Track sponsor at IOT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place on 26...

Artificial Intelligence

AI tech start-up, Cortex Logic, expands team

AI tech start-up, Cortex Logic, expands team

March 25, 2019

South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic is joined by Chief Operating Officer Mr Jacques De Kock as the...

Digital Healthcare

The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

The fight against vaccine misinformation is on

March 8, 2019

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate has been somewhat of a controversial topic in recent years. An anti-vaccination or “anti-vax” rhetoric has been...

Tech in Finance

Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development

March 25, 2019

Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to...

Digital Transformation

Tech in Retail

2018 best ideas for profitable dropshipping product niches

2018 best ideas for profitable dropshipping product niches

March 25, 2019

Having a well-settled dropshipping store with well-placed ads and perfectly managed SEO thoroughly is just like a dream come true for almost all of the...

Tech in Education

GESF2019 leads the conversation on the global learning crisis

March 24, 2019

The seventh annual Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF 2019), a Varkey Foundation initiative, opened at The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, UAE on Saturday,...

  • 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

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go solar company raises $25 million Series C funding round

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go solar company raises $25 million Series C funding round

March 25, 2019

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar company, PEG Africa has completed a US$25 million Series C round from existing and new investors to take its total...

Cloud Computing

Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

Blue Turtle automates move to Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa

March 24, 2019

With the official launch of the Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa, Blue Turtle announces a suite of services that enables a customer’s journey to...

Features

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

March 23, 2019

South African startup ‘Africam’ is a media company that live streams HD footage from waterholes at various locations across Africa. The free streams are...

Startups

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

March 23, 2019

South African startup ‘Africam’ is a media company that live streams HD footage from waterholes at various locations across Africa. The free streams are...

IT Security

Mobile and Telecoms

Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group

March 23, 2019

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and...

Company News

Saicom services help Rentokil Initial improve performance and cost savings

March 25, 2019

The implementation of a host of services from local supplier Saicom has provided significant performance improvements and cost savings to business services...

People in IT

AI tech start-up, Cortex Logic, expands team

AI tech start-up, Cortex Logic, expands team

March 25, 2019

South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic is joined by Chief Operating Officer Mr Jacques De Kock as the...

Technology Events

What can we expect from Apple’s ‘Show Time’ event today?

March 25, 2019

A number of Apple devices saw upgrades this week. These included the iMac, iPad Air and mini, and AirPods. Now, these upgrades are being followed up with an...

Gadgets and Gaming

PlayStation’s State of Play stream debuts today

March 25, 2019

PlayStation’s new video showcase, State of Play, debuts today. The first episode, kicking off on Monday, March 25 at 14:00 Pacific Time (23:00 CAT), will...

Online and Social

Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

March 25, 2019

University of Oxford academics have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy with a focus on South Africa...

Sponsored Content

2018 best ideas for profitable dropshipping product niches

2018 best ideas for profitable dropshipping product niches

March 25, 2019

Having a well-settled dropshipping store with well-placed ads and perfectly managed SEO thoroughly is just like a dream come true for almost all of the...

Careers

Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

March 23, 2019

When prospects for company growth call for fast turnarounds, smart solutions or just more hands on deck, finding the right people to assemble temporary...