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The three young women being honored by Norconsult Iyanda.

3 young women engineers make a difference in their communities

June 30, 2019 • Mining & Energy, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on 3 young women engineers make a difference in their communities

Norconsult Iyanda is a black woman-owned electrical engineering company that provides knowledge and expertise in design and project management for electrical engineering projects. Three young women who are employees of Norconsult Iyanda have been honoured by the company. These young women work in a traditionally male-predominant industry. The women are...

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The imperative for human-centered leadership in South Africa

June 29, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on The imperative for human-centered leadership in South Africa

Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) will host its annual Davos of Human Capital 2019 event on 11 July in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event will explore how we can shape the interaction between humanity and technology to build leadership for a better...

Tyrone van Balla, Co-Founder of RD9 Solutions

South African entrepreneur seeks to use robotics to transform education

June 28, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African entrepreneur seeks to use robotics to transform education

A young South African entrepreneur aims to use a robot to teach children how to build new robots. RD9 Solutions is a start-up company created by Tyrone van Balla. van Balla and his business partner Ridhaa Benefeld aim to build robots and use them as...

OneCart launches grocery shopping app in South Africa

OneCart launches grocery shopping platform in South Africa

June 28, 2019 • Retail, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on OneCart launches grocery shopping platform in South Africa

OneCart has launched a new e-commerce grocery website and mobile application that allow users to shop by category across multiple stores. Products can be filtered according to dietary preferences, allowing for a more tailor-made shopping experience. Founded...

Standard Chartered expands its digital bank across Africa

Standard Chartered expands its digital bank across Africa

June 28, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Standard Chartered expands its digital bank across Africa

  Standard Chartered has announced the expansion of its digital bank as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa. The digital bank will now be available in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe this follows the launch of digital-only banks in...

The e-sports stage at Rush 2018

E-sports event, Rush set to bring gamers and e-sports enthusiasts together

June 28, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on E-sports event, Rush set to bring gamers and e-sports enthusiasts together

Rush 2019, a multi-platform, multi-tournament e-sports event held in South Africa will take place at the Sun Arena in Times Square, Pretoria, from 28 June to 30 June. This e-sports event is an initiative of NAG, a South African gaming website that is also...

Dineo Molefe, Managing Director at T-Systems South Africa, visits the Hazyview Digital Learning Center.

T-Systems strives to create employment opportunities for the youth and women

June 28, 2019 • Careers, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems strives to create employment opportunities for the youth and women

As part of its support for the National Development Plan (NDP), T-Systems has created educational and employment projects targeted at South Africa’s youth through collaborative initiatives. These projects are aimed at targeting issues such as poverty...

RSAWEB announced as Bronze sponsor of DTC2019

Digital Transformation Congress 2019 announces the first wave of speakers

June 27, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Events, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Transformation Congress 2019 announces the first wave of speakers

The highly anticipated Digital Transformation Congress 2019 is just a few weeks away. On the 30th of July, at the Sandton Convention Centre, DTC2019 aims to bring together a plethora of local and international visionaries across a spectrum of industries —...

BTC launches mobile money wallet SMEGA

Botswana Telecommunications revamps mobile money wallet

June 27, 2019 • Finance, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Botswana Telecommunications revamps mobile money wallet

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) has revamped and launched its mobile money service, SMEGA. SMEGA has been revamped to work on Comviva’s mobiquity Money platform. The mobiquity Money platform is regarded as one of the world’s...

8 key areas to improve South Africa-Nigeria cooperation-Standard Bank

8 key areas to improve South Africa-Nigeria cooperation-Standard Bank

June 27, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on 8 key areas to improve South Africa-Nigeria cooperation-Standard Bank

Standard Bank has identified eight key areas of potential cooperation between South Africa and Nigeria, which the two countries could use to spur faster economic growth and improve the living standards of their citizens. Africa’s two biggest economies...

Azuri Technologies launches 24-inch solar television package AzuriTV in Zambia

Azuri Technologies launches PayGo Satellite TV in Zambia

June 26, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Azuri Technologies launches PayGo Satellite TV in Zambia

On 26 June 2019 Azuri Technologies launched, AzuriTV, the company’s 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia. The launch took place at the British High Commission in the country’s capital, Lusaka. Azuri Technologies...

T-Systems drives digital skills development for young South Africans

T-Systems drives digital skills development for young South Africans

June 26, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems drives digital skills development for young South Africans

In its quest to address the issue of skills for the digital era and youth employability, T-Systems South Africa (TSSA) has been using its Nation Building Initiative to drive digital skills development and employment opportunities for young people.  The...

Seacom set to explore fibre opportunity across Africa

June 26, 2019 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Seacom set to explore fibre opportunity across Africa

Seacom is a submarine communications system that launched Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system along the southern and eastern coastlines in 2009. The company has now set its sights on expanding its communications systems across more...

Sandile Shabalala steps down as CEO of TymeBank

TymeBank CEO resigns

June 25, 2019 • Finance, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on TymeBank CEO resigns

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 CEO position for almost 3 years. TymeBank is South Africa’s first fully digital bank and is...

Namola launches Namola Plus and Namola Panic Tracker

June 25, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Namola launches Namola Plus and Namola Panic Tracker

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 will include all the same features of the free app, with new features such as armed response and...

Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

June 25, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

On Monday, 24 June 2019, Trend Micro Incorporated unveiled its new channel partner programme for the Sub-Saharan Africa region. With this programme, reseller partners will be able to access a host of benefits to fast track channel enablement and provide the...