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  • Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

    Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

    June 21, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

    Vodacom will offer over 500 school-going female learners from across eight provinces in South Africa the opportunity to learn how to code from 24 June – 05 July 2019. With this investment, Vodacom aims to narrow the gender digital divide at an early age in...

  • Vodacom enters digital payments market

    Mobile ad fraud and what you can do about it

    June 3, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Mobile ad fraud and what you can do about it

    If you take a moment to look around you, wherever you are, you will be hard pressed to find one person without a mobile phone. Chances are that you may even be reading this from your mobile device. Because of their convenience, mobile devices have become a...

  • South Africa, Fake, Government, Websites, Warning, Cyber Fraud, Security, Phishing

    DotAfrica commemorates Africa Day

    May 25, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on DotAfrica commemorates Africa Day

    In celebration of Africa Day, Registry Africa, the administrator of the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD), joins all one billion Africans in celebrating this special day. Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African...

  • Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

    Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

    April 25, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments Off on Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

    The developing world is venturing online. Thanks to a surge in smartphones, billions more people are connecting to the internet all over Africa, South America and Asia. In fact, last year saw a half of the global population using the internet for the first...

  • The talk is done - companies now want to see digital action

    The talk is done – companies now want to see digital action

    January 22, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on The talk is done – companies now want to see digital action

    South Africa is absolutely becoming a digitally maturing market. We can no longer talk about just early adopters or the few taking the lead in the digital revolution. For years Dell EMC and its peers have been sharing the message of digital transformation:...

  • Transforming today's digital revolution into a development revolution

    Transforming today’s digital revolution into a development revolution

    September 13, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Transforming today’s digital revolution into a development revolution

    ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao says innovation, inclusivity, infrastructure and investment form the “4 I’s” that are critical to boosting the economy, bridging the digital divide, and leveraging the power of ICTs to advance sustainable...

  • Ericsson, UNESCO scale up skill development in AI for youth

    Vodafone launches coding programme for youth in Ghana

    August 29, 2018 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Vodafone launches coding programme for youth in Ghana

    The Vodafone Ghana National Coding Programme launched in partnership at the Accra Digital Centre with the government will benefit 10 000 youth in the next five years.  The programme is part of Vodafone’s unique strategy to ignite Ghana’s digital...

  • It's time to look over the horizon at your Digital Future

    It’s time to look over the horizon at your Digital Future

    August 1, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on It’s time to look over the horizon at your Digital Future

    It’s unplannable, unstoppable and inescapable. That sounds like a tsunami, right? Not quite. It’s the 4th Industrial Revolution; a wave of exponential and converging technological progress that is washing over every facet of our world. It is...

  • 4 Way mobile can unlock innovation in retail

    Four ways mobile can unlock innovation in retail

    July 19, 2018 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Four ways mobile can unlock innovation in retail

    Much attention has been given to the phenomenal rise of e-commerce, as consumers delight in the convenience of shopping from the comfort of their homes. And as e-commerce interfaces have become ever more slick and seamless, with one-click payment systems and...

  • Sustaining hospitality – embracing the Industrial revolution 4.0

    Sustaining hospitality – embracing the Industrial revolution 4.0

    April 9, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Sustaining hospitality – embracing the Industrial revolution 4.0

    The hospitality sector is facing challenges unlike any other industry; with markets developing, economies fluctuating and consumer preferences evolving. If hospitality businesses don’t grow apace, they’ll have obsolescence built into them. It’s...

  • 5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    January 24, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    New research from Accenture highlights the impact of digital technologies on jobs and economies. It’s an important topic for South Africa as new local research indicates that more than a third of jobs in this country may be automated. A new Accenture...

  • Stop fraudsters from controlling your Online Banking this festive season

    Better banking through technology

    November 21, 2017 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Better banking through technology

    South Africa has been acknowledged for years for our sound, advanced banking system. However, at the onset of the fourth industrial revolution, with humans and technology interacting like never before, we face an interesting balancing act. Disruptive...

  • AfricaCom 2017

    AfricaCom 2017: Know-How is the key to driving the 4th Industrial Revolution

    November 9, 2017 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on AfricaCom 2017: Know-How is the key to driving the 4th Industrial Revolution

    The 20th staging of AfricaCom opened doors in Cape Town, South Africa and began to welcome over 13 000 delegates this week. The biggest Africa focused technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event in the world, celebrated two decades of bringing the brightest...

  • 5G - Are we there yet?

    Can IoT propel the insurance sector into the future

    August 31, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Can IoT propel the insurance sector into the future

    We are in the midst of a digital revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we do business, the way businesses operate, and how they interact with both customers and competitors. The world is gradually moving online in its entirety, one device – one...

  • Dimension data

    Teaching coding today will grow the economy tomorrow

    August 24, 2017 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Teaching coding today will grow the economy tomorrow

    It’s no secret that the digital revolution is going to create major disruption in the workplace. But the good news is if we are able to develop the skills necessary to support these emerging phenomena, then we have the opportunity to unlock great potential....

  • Building an effective data foundation

    Business Intelligence landscape perception and reality

    April 26, 2017 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Business Intelligence landscape perception and reality

    Organisations need to embrace the digital revolution in order to remain relevant and get the opportunities that come with digital transformation. An effective Business Intelligence systems help place the organisation’s processes in perspective while...