The Seda NMB ICT Incubator has been relaunched as the Nelson Mandela Bay I-Hub in Kwantu Towers in Govan Mbeki, Port Elizabeth.
2 days ago
Over the next five years digital technologies will dramatically disrupt how consumers will engage with retail brands well into the future.
Simon Holt 2 days ago
When I was a child, the prospect of going to a theme park was a wild and exhilarating experience, however now it doesn't quite stir up the same feelings! Similarly, the ownership of cryptocurrency isn't the rollercoaster ride it used to be even though it is still perilous.
Claude Schuck 2 days ago
M&A activity in the technology and telecommunication sectors in Africa and the Middle East will more than quadruple in 2018, from 2017 - this is according to Baker McKenzie's Global Transaction Forecast, developed in association with Oxford Economics. The report shows that M&A in the tech and telecoms sector in Africa and the Middle East was valued at $1.2 billion in 2017. This is predicted to increase to $5.9 billion in 2018 and a further $5.9 billion in 2019, before decreasing to $3.9 billion in 2020.
2 days ago
Patricia Baum Salgado 3 days ago
Rocketmine has released its State of Drone Report 2018. According to the report, in such a rapidly evolving and growing sector of the economy, adherence and implementation of firm guidelines, safety standards, and compliance will result in growth and a business advantage for the South African drone industry to compete in this developing and under-regulated sphere of the global economy.
3 days ago
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi has launched a mobile app that will provide commuters with real-time public transit information, timetables and fares for Gauteng-based public transport operators.
3 days ago
Interoperability is the key to achieving blockchain adoption at scale, even though this creates competition between currencies. The most important factors are liquidity, speed and cost, said Stefan Thomas, chief technology officer at Ripple, in his keynote address at the recent Blockchain Africa 2018 conference.
Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago
The Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) will hold a public hearing regarding a matter lodged by Transnet (SOC) against MTN for the latter's alleged refusal to port certain numbers to another mobile network operator in line with the number portability regulations.
3 days ago
FAO has launched the Fall Armyworm Monitoring and Early Warning System (FAMEWS) mobile app, which provides valuable insights on its behaviour in Africa and guide best response. The app enables farmers to identify, report the level of infestation, and map the spread of this destructive insect, as well as to describe its natural enemies and the measures that are most effective in managing it.
15 Mar 2018
The ten-week 2018 Top Tech Tools for Women in Business course, hosted by the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will kick off on 4 April 2018.
12 Mar 2018
Africa's agricultural sector is of immense importance to the world. With one-quarter of the world's arable land, Africa is expected to play a leading role in ensuring the global population - expected to grow to nine billion by 2050 - has access to a secure source of food. This has led the World Bank to predict that Africa's agricultural sector will grow to $1 trillion by 2030.
Paul McKane 22 Feb 2018