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The compliance of managing data integrity in the insurance industry

Data has become one of the most precious commodities in business today. The continually evolving digital environment means companies must adapt or risk getting left behind. For insurers, there needs to be a balance between delivering innovative solutions while meeting...

Siemans- Corruption to Cost Nigeria 37% of its GDP

Siemans, a multinational company operating in Nigeria, has said that if the public and private sectors in the country do not come together to fight the corruption which is plaguing Nigeria, it will cost the nation 37 percent of...

Africa’s growing – are you waiting for change?

It’s an exciting time to be in Africa. According to the Institute of Security Studies, Southern Africa (excluding South Africa) is projected to have the highest growth rate of any region in the world over the next 15-20 years....

Kenya, Senegal maximise the Net the most

Kenya and Senegal have been identified as two African countries in which the internet is having the most significant economic impact. A report entitled Lions go digital: The Internet's transformative potential in Africa, released by management consulting company McKinsey, lists countries according to the...

Internet – billion dollar opportunity knocks for Africa’s GDP

According to a recent study by international consultancy firm McKinsey & Co and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Internet and broadband rollout could contribute in the region of $18 billion towards the Continent’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Details of...

SME’s need to tap into African e-commerce explosion

The advent of e-commerce has significantly boosted opportunities in the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) sector - which currently accounts for 40% of South Africa’s GDP and 60% of the workplace in formal employment. However, despite e-commerce enabling SMEs to...

Power, intelligent systems at the heart of the ‘smart city’ concept

The ability to leverage off eco-friendly technology, apply intelligent systems and create a sustainable knowledge-based economy is just one of several challenges that lie between regions and their acquiring ‘smart city’ status. This is the view of those at the...

End of the African telecoms boom?

The upsurge in Sub-Saharan African mobile telecommunications seems to be subsiding as companies continue to saturate the market in a bid to gain more clients. The levels of investment in the sector and how businesses aim to win over...

IBM offers qualified SMEs access to Global Financing

IBM South Africa today announced that credit-qualified small and medium businesses will be able to access IBM’s Global Financing’s $1 billion pot of funding made available to SMB’s, to take advantage of a new suite of advanced technologies such as...

Q&A: Is Africa on the brink of a networked society?

Ericsson held a media briefing today 12 October 2011, to discuss  key findings in the 'global economic impact of increased broadband speeds' research report. Mobile data traffic continues to grow, doubling from the second quarter of 2010 to the second quarter...
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Using AI for First Job Opportunities for South African Youth

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tools such as Google's AI model and Gemini serve as the ultimate career companion, guiding graduates...
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