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South Africa sees the return of Global Legal Hackathon

February 7, 2019 • Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa sees the return of Global Legal Hackathon

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) and global law firm Baker McKenzie announced that Global Legal Hackathon is returning to South Africa this February. Global Legal Hackathon is an annual event through which lawyers, technologists and civil society come together to develop new solutions in legaltech, which will improve access to justice or...

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IoT Forum Africa 2019 to showcase latest innovations in IoT

February 5, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT Forum Africa 2019 to showcase latest innovations in IoT

Internet of Things Forum Africa returns to Johannesburg for the third year on 26 and 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by IT News Africa, IoT Forum Africa 2019 is shaping up to be bigger and better than...

Nigeria’s digital publishers set to speak at IPA in Nairobi

February 4, 2019 • East Africa, Events, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria’s digital publishers set to speak at IPA in Nairobi

Founders of Nigeria’s digital publishing company, Publiseer, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, will be speaking at the International Publishers Association (IPA) Seminar in Nairobi. The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable...

DRF2019 gives retailers new technology solutions to help businesses

January 30, 2019 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on DRF2019 gives retailers new technology solutions to help businesses

On Wednesday, 30 January 2019, the Digital Retail Forum (DRF) which took place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton sparked conversations about making digital innovation a key process within all retail organisations. The conference also led discussions on how to...

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Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

January 30, 2019 • Events, StartupsComments Off on Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

The city of Cape Town, in partnership with the department of science and technology (DST), is set to host the inaugural Africa Tech Week which will introduce African small businesses to digital solutions and future business strategies and development. The...

Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

January 21, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

Internationally acclaimed Cloud solutions provider, Oracle, has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital...

Explore the future of retail at Digital Retail Forum 2019

January 15, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Explore the future of retail at Digital Retail Forum 2019

There is so much more in store for the African retail industry. According to research conducted by PWC, many sub-Saharan African countries have emerged among the world’s fastest-growing economies. This kind of development is due, in part, to a great deal of...

Freshworks joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as sponsor

January 11, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Freshworks joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as sponsor

International business software company, Freshworks has been announced as a sponsor for the highly anticipated Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January 2019 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme...

Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

January 3, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

The 3rd annual IoT Forum Africa, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, is targeted at business leaders and IoT ecosystem participants in Africa, and will create a platform for all...

Ensure future retail success with DRF2019

Don’t miss these thrilling topics at the Digital Retail Forum 2019

December 29, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t miss these thrilling topics at the Digital Retail Forum 2019

On 30 January 2019, IT News Africa will host the Digital Retail Forum 2019 at the Hilton Sandton located in Johannesburg, South Africa. This highly anticipated event will cover the theme of “Harnessing Digital Technology for Next-Level Customer...

Argility joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as Silver sponsor

December 19, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Argility joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as Silver sponsor

Innovator of enterprise software solutions, Argility has signed on as a Silver sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January 2019 at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital Technology for...

Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

December 19, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term sitting at the tip of everyone’s tongue in the tech space. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be up to 21 billion connected devices globally and IoT will be at the forefront of this revolution. Many industry...

SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

SqwidNet has extended their partnership with IT News Africa by returning as a Diamond Sponsor for the 3rd straight year at the annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand...

Santander UK CIO announced as Digital Retail Forum 2019 keynote speaker

Santander UK CIO to speak at Digital Retail Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Santander UK CIO to speak at Digital Retail Forum 2019

Felipe Penacoba Martinez, CIO for Retail and Business Banking at Santander UK has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January, at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Themed...

Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

December 7, 2018 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019

  Smollan, a retail solutions company has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg. The forum will gather over 200 retail industry leaders and experts, who will...

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

November 29, 2018 • Events, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube

YouTube will livestream the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on 2 December, from 14:00 South Africa Standard Time (GMT +2). Fans who are unable to attend the event in Johannesburg can head to Global Citizen’s YouTube channel to watch it live. They can...