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COVID-19 Deaths in Africa Fall by Nearly 94% in 2022 says WHO

COVID-19 deaths in the African region are expected to decline by almost 94% in 2022, compared with 2021 which was the pandemic’s most lethal year, a new modelling by World Health Organization (WHO) finds. This comes while cases are estimated...

The Importance of 4IR in South African Education

Education is one of the most important aspects of the overall economic, cultural, social and technical development of a country. Unfortunately, the educational opportunities for the underprivileged are often repressed and are of low quality. Years of isolation and marginalization...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, internet speed and connectivity tester Ookla released its global market analysis reports, ranking the fastest internet service providers...

South Africa to Produce Over 100 Million Pfizer Vaccines A Year

Pharmaceutical heavyweights Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to partner with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce their COVID-19 vaccines at a facility in Cape Town. First announced on Wednesday, this deal will see more than 100-million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19...

Addressing Data Storage Challenges in Healthcare Can Empower its Digital Transformation

The healthcare industry has been one of the greatest beneficiaries of digital transformation in the last 12 months. Essential remote care services, critical real-time hyper-localised data in tracking pandemic trends, and the rapid rollout of a worldwide vaccine have been...

Kenyans Will Now Pay More for Internet & Calls Following Finance Act Ruling

A new amendment in Kenya's Finance Act of 2018 sought to change taxing on telephone and internet services from 15% to 20%. The change is set to go live today, 1 July. The amendment has seen criticism in the country...

6 Surprising Future Tech Norms Shaped by the Pandemic

The move to handling essential elements of everyday life online, prompted by the global COVID-19 pandemic, will remain a fundamental reality for people around the world long after the pandemic has passed, a comprehensive new consumer report by Ericsson...

Ghana Sees Huge Surge in Digital Communications with COVID Pushing Customer Experience

To a large extent, enhancing the customer experience (CX) has been a game of catch-up for most organisations in Ghana, until the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic which significantly accelerated the uptake of digital channels by enterprises last year. As...

How COVID-19 Has Driven a Cashless World Through Contactless Payments

Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, contactless payments have become the world's preferred payment method. In addition to being safer from a viral transmission perspective, contactless payments are also faster, and integrating multiple contactless payment methods assists small businesses to...
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Novus Holdings Invests R55 Million in AI Innovation Company

Novus Holdings has invested R55 million in Bytefuse, an AI company, to enhance its enterprise-scale solutions. Maski, an AI-powered tutoring...
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