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Shaping the economy with service

The past few years have been categorised by significant changes in the technology landscape across the globe. From emerging technologies to the refinement of entrenched methodologies to the exploration of new technology frontiers – business, country, sector and vertical...

Brand value in a blockchain economy

As William Shakespeare so aptly stated, “What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Brands conjure up a perception in your mind, one that is both factual and emotional. They...

Focus on digital skills, technology to reignite South Africa’s manufacturing sector

The manufacturing industry's role in the South African economy has seen a long and sustained decline: from contributing nearly a quarter of GDP in the 1980s, the sector added a mere 13% to the country’s GDP in 2016. Job...

South Africa: Blockchain startup to service R50 billion Township economy

Ekasi-bucks, a blockchain startup company based in South Africa, will be looking to make an impact on South Africa's Townships by providing Financial systems to Township-based small businesses. These businesses operate in an economy estimated to be worth R50billion...

E-COMMERCE TO BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH

Entrepreneurship and Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMME’s) are the catalyst to achieving economic growth and development in South Africa. This according to the South African Government who has prioritised their advancement. Kevin Tucker, founder of PriceCheck - Africa’s largest...

Mastercard to Support Development of Ghana’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

Mastercard, in support of Ghana’s Vision 2020 goals, has committed its support to helping the country to develop a cashless economy, in furtherance of its push to be an economic powerhouse in Africa. This was highlighted during a recent discussion...

Africa’s telecoms market to be worth $65bn by 2018

The African telecoms market is set to be one of the main growth success stories for the telecoms sector in the next 5 years. This is according to a new report entitled Sub-Saharan Africa telecoms market: trends and forecasts...

The February Jobs Report in Two Simple Charts

The U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs in February, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%, its lowest level since December 2008. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:

IBM expanding African operations

Multinational technology and consulting corporation IBM, has announced the opening of a new office on the island nation of Mauritius. According to a press statement released on Wednesday, the new office is meant to “strengthen IBM’s ability to provide solutions...

AITEC East Africa attracts 100 German delegates

The 2nd AITEC East Africa ICT Summit, an event that brings the world to Kenya in a discussion of current issues in ICT, will be held on2-3 November 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of the conference is: “We have...
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Global Strategic Alliance to Deliver Comprehensive Cyber Resiliency

Kyndryl and Veeam Software have established a strategic alliance aimed at delivering resilient services to customers globally. This partnership integrates...
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