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LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February

LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February 2019

January 21, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

LG Electronics has announced the new LG Q Stylus, the latest model in the expanding Q series midrange smartphones. The LG Q Stylus features handwritten input for those times when writing is more productive and expressive than typing. Depending on the market, LG Q Stylus will be available in one or more configurations: Q Stylus+, [&hellip...

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ICT companies to drive exponential growth in the South Africa

January 20, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Major multinational ICT companies can help drive exponential growth in the South African ICT industry by doing more to develop local skills, companies and partners, says Simbo Ntshinka, managing director of black-owned enterprise communications provider Itec...

Demonstrating the latest K9 explosive detection tech at Securex 2019

Demonstrating the latest K9 explosive detection tech at Securex 2019

January 20, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Vapor Wake K9 SA will be showcasing the Vapor Wake method of training working dogs in the detection of explosives and other illicit substances – the first organisation outside the US to offer this advanced type of canine technology – as the official...

Clientèle launches multi-purposes platform

Clientèle launches multi-purposes platform

January 19, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Clientèle Limited has announced the launch of Clientèle App for policyholders and provides them with a platform to redeem Clientèle Rewards as well as allows them to claim, view their policies, premiums and payments, manage their policies 24 hours a day,...

Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

January 19, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control....

Digital disruption transforms insurance

Digital disruption transforms insurance

January 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Finance, Southern AfricaComments (0)

According to Shingie Maramba, Business Development Manager at SilverBridge, South African insurers must embrace digital disruption and the associated technologies to remain competitive and provide customers with a more immersive experience. “Even though...

New Digital Skills partnership tackles skills shortage in South Africa

January 18, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Digital Skills Partnership is a strategic collaboration between key stakeholders in the digital industry committed to transforming the sector by redesigning the traditionally onerous employment pathways into jobs for unemployed youth. 98% of South African...

Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2019

Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2019

January 18, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments (0)

  Schneider Electric launched Go Green in the City 2019, its annual global student contest to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more energy-efficient and sustainable cities. Now in its ninth year, Go Green in the City is a major...

AgTech startup get software donation from Oracle NetSuite

AgTech startup gets software donation from Oracle NetSuite

January 18, 2019 • North Africa, StartupsComments (0)

  Growsel, a nonprofit agricultural crowdfunding organisation that connects underserved Base of the Pyramid smallholder farmers with lenders across the globe, has received a software donation from Oracle NetSuite Social Impact for growing social...

Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense stand against phishing

Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense stand against phishing

January 18, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Cofense, a provider of human-focused phishing defence solutions which enable people to identify, report, and mitigate such threats as spear phishing and malware, is keenly aware that small businesses are significant targets for cyber attackers. This is...

SAIPA: Accountants Must Pioneer AI Solutions

SAIPA: Accountants must Pioneer AI Solutions

January 17, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

There’s been much talk in the press about the robotisation of accounting and how artificial intelligence (AI) will inevitably make professional accountants obsolete. According to Faith Ngwenya, Technical and Standards Executive at the South African...

Telco systems upgrades carrier ethernet network for Kenet Kenya

January 17, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Telco Systems, a provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE. As the...

WorldRemit launches in South Africa

January 16, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hello #SouthAfrica! Customers based in 🇿🇦 can now send money to friends and family in 145+ countries worldwide — as easy as sending an instant message. Here’s Andrew Stewart, our MD for Middle East and Africa, sharing the news with @cnbcafrica...

Appolonia City amplifys Ghana's communication infrastructure

Appolonia City amplifys Ghana’s communication infrastructure

January 16, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Appolonia City has partnered with ATC Ghana, a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation, to deploy cell towers within Appolonia City’s development in Greater Accra. The first cell tower has already been installed, enhancing connections for current...

Energy efficiency puts cash back in your pocket

Energy efficiency puts cash back in your pocket

January 16, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Energy efficiency is often seen as a ‘nice to have’ or only for ‘big corporations’ but not applicable at home or small to medium businesses because it is expensive or not necessary. “It is this kind of thinking that delays the implementation of...

WorldRemit set to boost Ethiopia's remittance income

WorldRemit set to boost Ethiopia’s remittance income

January 16, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

Digital remittance transfer company, WorldRemit is set to boost Ethiopia’s income from remittance by partnering with Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE). The new strategic partnership significantly increases WorldRemit’s footprint in Ethiopia, enabling...