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African Start-Ups Shine as Global Tech Innovation Leaders

African Start-ups have gained international recognition by the World Economic Forum, as part of the top 100 most promising tech companies worldwide. These pioneers of the tech industry in Africa are tackling issues like financial inclusion, climate change, and...

The African Internet Connectivity Journey is on its Path to Global Economic Success

Africans are getting ready to take over the world. This may not be a sentiment the developed world tends to agree with, but it is time to acknowledge the facts. Around 17% of the world’s population resides in Africa...

Is Africa Ready for Digital Enablement?

The World Economic Forum (WEF) believes that there are five hotspots that need to be targeted by the public sector in Africa and the theme that underpins them all is… digital. Digital is the infrastructure that the public sector...

Are We Facing A Global Skills Crisis?

The World Economic Forum believes that business across the globe could be facing a reskilling emergency. According to them by 2022, 42% of core skills required to perform existing jobs are going to change. Technology skills, for example, will be...

South Africa ranks 117 out of 149 countries in gender wage fairness

In celebration of Women's Month, Accenture, Nedbank, MTN and Business Engage have partnered to host the 2nd annual Voices of Change event on 08 August that aims to encourage men and women to play leading roles on gender parity...

MTN Group CEO to give insights on investing in digital growth

MTN is participating in the World Economic Forum's Annual Meetings taking place from 22—25 January 2019 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The yearly gathering of the world's top leaders from politics, business, civil society and academia, typically recaps major developments on the...

The digital divide – where are we now?

From a purely observational standpoint, it might seem like humanity has now bridged the digital divide. Wherever you go in today's world you are sure to see someone scrolling through pages on their smartphone or doing something in daily...

Eskom poses systemic risk to the South African economy

Eskom brought out a JSE stock exchange announcement earlier this week warning its bondholders that there may be more bad news relating to irregularities when Eskom releases its financial results for the year ended March 31, likely to be...

Four questions Public Sector should be asking about Blockchain

Twenty-seven million. That’s the number of search results for “blockchain”. Six million results returned for “What should I know about blockchain?” In a recent TechCrunch article, Jason Rowley noted that over the past 14 months, “blockchain and related startups have...

Are we overlooking the critical aspect of the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

You haven’t been feeling well this week. You make an appointment with your doctor, who’s actually a computer that assesses you and writes a prescription for flu medication. You take the prescription to your pharmacist, also a computer that...
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Regular Vigilance Crucial for Spotting Software Breaches

Chief Technology Officer for Obsidian Systems, Karl Fischer, says "Constant vigilance is essential to identifying software security breaches." Fischer recounts,...
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