Cape Town railway station to close platforms for system upgrade
Cape Town railway station to close platforms for system upgrade

Several platforms at Cape Town railway station are expected to close from 26 February until 30 January 2019 to allow for a signal system's upgrade.

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 hours ago

#StartupStory: Tech startup sets its sights on disrupting the local logistics sector
#StartupStory: Tech startup sets its sights on disrupting the local logistics sector

Arlax is a centralised B2B logistics marketplace with the aim to bridge the gap between suppliers and transporters with a tech-enabled platform that manages the distribution process seamlessly.

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme.

1 day ago

In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again
In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again

As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, U.S. airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets to screen passengers and luggage more quickly. All these projects are often touted as "airports of the future," in which air travel will be faster, more efficient and more enjoyable than ever before.

By Janet Bednarek 18 Jan 2019

Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season
Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season

The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1,612 people lost their lives on the country's roads from 1 December 2018 to 8 January 2019.

17 Jan 2019

Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI
Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI

French retail giant Carrefour is using artificial intelligence to optimise its inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics company SAS into its supply chain.

17 Jan 2019

Transit advertising (A 'Quantum' leap into commuters)
Transit advertising (A 'Quantum' leap into commuters)

Ordinary South Africans use taxis as a mode of transport daily to run errands. Almost 70% of working-class citizens use minibus taxis also known as 'Quantum' to get to work and back. These automobiles are also home to many of our South African household brands. It is believed to be a powerful brand carrier as it holds the highest brand recall when fully wrapped in a vinyl that provides 100% brand exclusivity.

By Omphemetse Mokwena 16 Jan 2019

New road laws for the new year?
New road laws for the new year?

With the road death toll over 700 within a few days of the start of December, it appears that the same decrease in road fatalities of the last festive season is unlikely. It is this high number that prompted the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) to suggest major changes to laws and licensing in South Africa.

16 Jan 2019

SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities
SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities

South Africa's international reputation has also been enhanced, with the country now seen as a leading player in the space science sector.

16 Jan 2019