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Data Management as a Service is a solution for the mining digital revolution

Data Management as a Service is a solution for the mining digital revolution

May 14, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mining has always been an intensive industry, from the perspective of resources, time, labour and people safety. The ability to analyse and derive intelligence from vast amounts of data generated across the various aspects of any mine is a revolution in this sector. With the incorporation of the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as [&hellip...

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Schneider Electric introduces mySchneider Electrician Rewards Programme

Schneider Electric introduces mySchneider Electrician Rewards Programme

May 14, 2019 • Mining & EnergyComments (0)

Schneider Electric, has announced the introduction of a mySchneider Electrician Rewards Programme for electricians. The programme is aimed at rewarding residential and small building electricians for making good choices when they purchase Schneider Electric...

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

Partners for Possibility joins Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 13, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Partners for Possibility (PfP) has been confirmed as a strategic partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit 2019. PfP is the flagship programme of Symphonia for South Africa (SSA), a national non-profit organisation, based in Bellville, Cape...

Oil & gas cyber risk grows as IT-OT air gap closes

Hiperdist partners Pelco Networks for distribution across West and East Africa

May 13, 2019 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, West AfricaComments (0)

Hiperdist, a regional value-added distributor has announced a strategic partnership with Pelco for the West and East Africa regions. Santosh Sansare, General Manager of Hiperdist said, “We are glad to partner with Pelco, one of the leaders in security...

WATCH: TME Education launches an Electronics Lab in Mityana, Uganda

May 11, 2019 • East Africa, Education, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on WATCH: TME Education launches an Electronics Lab in Mityana, Uganda

At the beginning of this year, TME Education opened an electronics lab in cooperation with St. Elisabeth Girls School in Mityana, Uganda. The facility was inaugurated by workshops conducted by the project’s ambassador in Uganda, Patrick Ssonko. TME...

Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

May 10, 2019 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

South Africa’s e-tailer, Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated into strong business results. One year in, and Accelerated Mobile Apps (AMP) and Progressive Web Apps...

ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

May 10, 2019 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

Rwanda based Platform as a Service start-up known for its ‘Smart Business in a Box’ solar-powered kiosks, ARED, has announced that it has set up 10 such kiosks with 10 women micro franchisees; thereby marking its expansion into its first international...

Takealot expands e-commerce offering

Takealot expands e-commerce offering

May 9, 2019 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Takealot expands e-commerce offering

South Africans can now shop for luxury beauty brands online at Takealot.com and Superbalist.com. The online retailers have extended their offering to include Estée Lauder, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, Glamglow, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Aramis and Lab...

Applications for the inaugural student entrepreneurship week open

Applications for the inaugural student entrepreneurship week open

May 9, 2019 • Education, StartupsComments Off on Applications for the inaugural student entrepreneurship week open

  SFAN (Stars From All Nations) has announced the launch of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Week for budding entrepreneurs on the continent. Africa is the youngest continent in the world with about 60 per cent of its population under the age of...

Coding should be taught at an early age says experts

Coding should be taught at an early age says experts

May 7, 2019 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Coding should be taught at an early age says experts

There is a lot of talk in South Africa about the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the need for education in the country to start preparing learners for the future world of work from a young age. Unfortunately, in South Africa, resources are often...

Takealot launches nationwide pickup points in South Africa

Takealot launches nationwide pickup points

May 6, 2019 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Takealot launches nationwide pickup points

South Africa’s online retailer takealot.com has launched over 25 collection facilities across the country. Its flagship Takealot Pickup Point at the New Road off-ramp in Midrand spans the N1 highway, the busiest highway in Africa, allowing motorists...

The true cost of downtime in the mining sector

The true cost of downtime in the mining sector

May 6, 2019 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on The true cost of downtime in the mining sector

The South African mining industry has performed poorly over the past ten years, with its contribution to the national GDP having halved since 1994. Year-on-year production fell by 3,3 per cent in January, according to Statistics South Africa, with downtime,...

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

Speakers from leading Institutions Join Education Innovation Summit

May 3, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Speakers from leading Institutions Join Education Innovation Summit

The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and is set to radically transform the way we live and work. The digitization of information, unprecedented access to data, automation, artificial intelligence, robotics and the democratization of knowledge will...

Fortinet continues efforts to close the cyber skills gap

Fortinet continues efforts to close the cyber skills gap

May 3, 2019 • Education, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortinet continues efforts to close the cyber skills gap

Fortinet recently announced it continues to train and educate in a bid to close the cybersecurity skills gap by rolling out even further expanded training and education initiatives. Recent additions to the company’s education and training programming...

South African Reserve Bank currency mobile app receives global recognition

South African Reserve Bank currency mobile app receives global recognition

May 3, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African Reserve Bank currency mobile app receives global recognition

A mobile app developed for the Reserve Bank has won an International Association of Currency Affairs Award. Shortlisted amongst digital banking platforms from the Bank of Canada and the Reserve Bank of Australia, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) currency...

Public agency launches new digital platform in Senegal

May 2, 2019 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Public agency launches new digital platform in Senegal

The Agency for Universal Health Coverage in Senegal has launched a new digital platform, sunucmu.com. The platform is the first of its kind to have been fully designed and developed by a public agency on a global scale. L’Agence de Couverture Maladie...