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  • SAIPA: Accountants Must Pioneer AI Solutions

    SAIPA: Accountants must Pioneer AI Solutions

    January 17, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on SAIPA: Accountants must Pioneer AI Solutions

    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...

  • Create a cybersecurity culture

    January 16, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Create a cybersecurity culture

    ‘Cybersecurity’ is still a relatively new word, making its first appearance to reference “protecting a computer or computer system” in 1989. Since then, the term has evolved to incorporate every aspect of IT, information and...

  • 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...

  • 4 key trends that will strategically shape retail in 2019

    January 10, 2019 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 key trends that will strategically shape retail in 2019

    As convenience retail continues to grow as an industry sector, retailers must remain focused on the most significant trends that will see their businesses flourish, and in so doing, strengthen their standing in the ever-competitive retail environment....

  • Cassava Smartech will list on ZSE on December 18

    December 17, 2018 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cassava Smartech will list on ZSE on December 18

    Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe Limited (“Cassava Zimbabwe”) is set to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (“ZSE”) on Tuesday the 18th of December 2018. This follows the finalisation of all the conditions precedent to the demerger of Cassava Zimbabwe from...

  • Businesses and private operators to prepare for stricter drone regulations

    Businesses and private operators to prepare for stricter drone regulations

    September 28, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Businesses and private operators to prepare for stricter drone regulations

    Drone legislation will become significantly more stringent over the next decade, and hobbyists as well as businesses that depend on drones for their operations, may need to start planning now for how to manage their resultant increased risks. This is...

  • Why blockchain needs to be part of your supply chain strategy

    Securing your supply chain against political uncertainty

    September 21, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Securing your supply chain against political uncertainty

    Businesses across the world could be forgiven for feeling uncertain about the future of their supply chains. With major economies like the USA and the UK revisiting their longstanding trade agreements, deals that might have seemed watertight a few years ago...

  • Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    Empowering businesses to transform digitally

    September 17, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Empowering businesses to transform digitally

    The world has gone digital is a term we hear far too often nowadays, but it’s not exactly true. It is true that the world is transforming, but there is an increasing distinction between those who are leading the change and profiting from it, and those who...

  • Siemens CEO for Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa, Sabine Dall’Omo

    How to transform Africa’s manufacturing industry with data

    September 12, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on How to transform Africa’s manufacturing industry with data

    The value of data coupled with connected infrastructure and industrial ecosystems offers Africa a remarkable opportunity to create smart factories of the future. Data will be at the heart of reinvigorating Africa’s industrial prowess, creating new...

  • The future is bright for Angola’s economy and investment opportunities.

    Africa: Open for Investments

    August 28, 2018 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on Africa: Open for Investments

    The future is bright for Angola’s economy and investment opportunities. Just recently, government leaders unanimously passed revisions to the country’s Private Investment Law, which supports Angola’s diversification efforts in job opportunities and...

  • TuksNovation offers world-class technology development and commercial support through the technology and business development life cycles

    University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

    August 8, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

    The University of Pretoria has launched the TuksNovation, a new high-tech business incubator which will initially support postgraduate students within the different faculties as well as industry to create high-tech business startups and employment...

  • Kulula gets brand new app

    kulula.com steps up again to inspire start-ups with Primestars in 2018

    August 7, 2018 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on kulula.com steps up again to inspire start-ups with Primestars in 2018

    South Africa’s low-cost carrier, kulula.com is proud to announce that it has for a fifth year in a row partnered with Primestars to launch their Step Up to a Start-Up campaign for 2018, together with South Africa’s Minister of Small Business...

  • BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

    BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

    July 24, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

    More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 July 2018 for the BRICS Business Forum which will takes place as part of the 10th BRICS...

  • The role of leadership in combatting corruption & bribery

    July 10, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on The role of leadership in combatting corruption & bribery

    Tackling business corruption requires more than just a tick-box approach. It requires a strong culture, one that drives the company towards maintaining a visible and active compliance programme at all times. Starting at the top, company leadership that...

  • Top 3 opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    10 ways to grow your customer base

    June 28, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on 10 ways to grow your customer base

    Your customers are essential to your business’ success. And the more customers you have, the more sales and profit you’ll make. Your focus and time should be split between keeping existing customers happy so that they keep coming back and identifying...

  • Microsoft introduces a secure platform for doing business in the digital era

    June 25, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft introduces a secure platform for doing business in the digital era

    In the digital era, cybercrime has evolved to become a global plague, slowly sucking the life out of businesses and national economies. According to a recent report from McAfee entitled Economic Impact of Cybercrime — No Slowing Down, it is estimated that...