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Major education event set to tackle 4th Industrial Revolution

Major education event set to tackle 4th Industrial Revolution

April 24, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

On the 29th May 2019, IT News Africa is set to host the 4th annual Education Innovation Summit at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton. This year’s conference will focus on the exploration of emerging educational technology trends and aim to provide solutions to technological challenges within education. Under the theme “Preparing Africa for a tech-driven...

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Major education event set to tackle 4th Industrial Revolution

Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

April 10, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

The 4th annual Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on the 29th of May 2019 at the Hilton, Sandton, Johannesburg. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and...

MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

Ericsson to highlight networks of the future at 5G MENA 2019

April 8, 2019 • EventsComments Off on Ericsson to highlight networks of the future at 5G MENA 2019

Ericsson will be the official ICT partner of the upcoming 5G MENA 2019, the largest event in the MENA region to focus on advancing and commercializing 5G networks. Under the theme ‘Enabling the Connected Society’, the event is taking place in Jumeirah...

Linum Labs hosts Africa’s first ETHGlobal hackathon

April 5, 2019 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Linum Labs hosts Africa’s first ETHGlobal hackathon

Community members, both local and international, will converge at The Lookout in April to attend the first ETHGlobal hackathon on the African continent. ETHCapeTown, hosted by ETHGlobal and Linum Labs, is designed as a hands-on event that encourages...

German-African Energy Forum Gives a Boost to Africa’s Energy Security

German-African Energy Forum gives a boost to Africa’s energy security and investment

April 1, 2019 • Events, Mining & EnergyComments Off on German-African Energy Forum gives a boost to Africa’s energy security and investment

The African Energy Chamber congratulates the German Government and the African-German Business Association (Afrika-Verein der Deutschen Wirtschaft) on the success of the 13th German-African Energy Forum that took place in Hamburg on March 27 and 28, under the...

Absa brings SpringOne Tour to South Africa

March 29, 2019 • Events, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Absa brings SpringOne Tour to South Africa

As the world readies itself for the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), Absa has partnered with Pivotal Software, a leading cloud-native platform provider, to bring the first-ever SpringOne Tour to Africa. Aimed at helping to bridge a skills shortage and...

Innovators unite at IoT Forum Africa 2019

March 28, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Innovators unite at IoT Forum Africa 2019

This week saw a meeting of the minds on all things internet. The Internet of Things, to be precise. IoT Forum Africa 2019 took place from 26 to 27 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa. Hailed as the premier African event on the...

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is officially open

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is officially open

March 28, 2019 • Events, Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is officially open

The application process for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is officially open to African entrepreneurs from all countries, sectors and age groups. The ANPI is a prize competition founded by the Jack Ma Foundation that will award US$10 million...

IOTFA2019 helps leaders stay on top of IoT trends

March 26, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IOTFA2019 helps leaders stay on top of IoT trends

By the year 2020, it is estimated that there will be up to 21billion connected devices globally, and the Internet of Things is set to change the trajectory of how businesses are run. Currently, organizations are at different staged of their IoT journey and...

Exclusive IOT for Business and Professionals workshop set for June

Exclusive IOT for Business and Professionals workshop set for June

March 26, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on Exclusive IOT for Business and Professionals workshop set for June

The Internet of Things is a technology that has the power to change the way we consume resources and from an enterprise standpoint, it enables better decision making. Not only can it benefit consumers, but IOT can also transform enterprises by increasing...

Tech heavyweights behind IoT Forum Africa 2019

March 26, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Tech heavyweights behind IoT Forum Africa 2019

Today marks the commencement of the 2019 IoT Forum Africa.  The event will take place from 26 to 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, and will assemble upwards of 400 of what can be considered Africa’s tech...

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

March 25, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on What can we expect from Apple’s ‘Show Time’ event today?

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 event where the company is expected to announce its highly anticipated video streaming service....

Internet Solutions sponsors IOT Forum Africa 2019

Internet Solutions Sponsors IOT Forum Africa 2019

March 25, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet Solutions Sponsors IOT Forum Africa 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 & 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand,  South Africa. Offering attendees the...

Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

March 24, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Renowned broadcaster, Bronwyn Nielsen to host IoT Forum Africa 2019

One of Africa’s most experienced, respected and well-known broadcasters, Bronwyn Nielsen will host the third IoT Forum Africa, set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa on 26 – 27 March. Nielsen has 25 years of...

Turning talent into skills and skills into success

March 22, 2019 • Education, Events, West AfricaComments Off on Turning talent into skills and skills into success

As the African continent prepares for a period of profound change, with the launch of a drive to create a common free trade area, increasing exposure to global markets and technological innovation affecting every sector, this year’s eLearning Africa will...

Ms Pinky Kekana, Deputy Minister at Department of Communications

SA Deputy Minister of Communications to deliver keynote address at IOT Forum Africa 2019

March 19, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Deputy Minister of Communications to deliver keynote address at IOT Forum Africa 2019

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana, is set to deliver a keynote address at the third inaugural IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place on 26 – 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The...