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Work on digital migration project underway
Work on digital migration project underwayArticle

The work of switching off analogue transmitters as part of the government's digital migration project is ongoing...

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DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge
DBSA launches second edition of Youth ChallengeArticle

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge...

5 May 2021

High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET College
High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET CollegeArticle

The MTN SA Foundation has launched a state-of-the-art multimedia centre for students with disabilities at Vhembe TVET in Makwarele Campus, Limpopo...

4 May 2021

Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for you
Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for youArticle

LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies are becoming more widely available and can potentially cater for virtually any budget, this has started to change...

Theolin Moodley 21 Apr 2021

Icasa publishes final regulations to transform the ICT sector
Icasa publishes final regulations to transform the ICT sectorArticle

Final regulations to facilitate transformation and diversity in the ICT sector have been published. They expand on key requirements in the draft regulations...

Peter Grealy, Nozipho Mngomezulu, Karl Blom 14 Apr 2021

AfriGIS achieves level 1 B-BBEE status
AfriGIS achieves level 1 B-BBEE statusArticle

AfriGIS, South Africa's leaders in geospatial science and geospatial information solutions, recently announced that it has achieved a level one Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status...

Issued by AfriGIS 12 Apr 2021

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Challenging 6 informal sector mythsArticle

Technology liberates. To understand if the informal sector is ready to adopt tech innovation, certain myths need to shattered, says Kim Furman from Synthesis...

Kim Furman 7 Apr 2021

Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemployment
Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemploymentArticle

The pandemic has picked an existing wound in our country's socio-economic skin. Stats SA recently reported that the youth unemployment rate in the country had increased...

Nkosinathi Mahlangu 7 Apr 2021

Drawing the battle lines for the future of ICT: Telco vs TechCo
Drawing the battle lines for the future of ICT: Telco vs TechCoArticle

In order to survive the disruption driving change across sectors, the telecommunications industry has to take account of changing technologies and the challenges these changes bring...

Sudipto Moitra 1 Mar 2021

Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021
Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021Article

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

25 Feb 2021

What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?
What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?Article

Unemployment in South Africa remains an alarming issue. The country has among the highest youth unemployment rates globally with 58% of 15-24-year-olds not working. To add to the challenge, we are facing the rapidly changing skill set that is required by businesses...

Jake Willis 11 Jan 2021

Tap, tap, tap and grow
Tap, tap, tap and growArticle

It has been a year of reckoning: a year that lit a fire beneath online payments in South Africa, transforming e-commerce while creating immense economic pressure...

Karen Nadasen 22 Dec 2020

2021 will challenge ICT to speed up the digital transformation journey
2021 will challenge ICT to speed up the digital transformation journeyArticle

There has never been a better time for ICT resellers to reinvent themselves as services businesses. Those that get it right will be positioned to grow faster than the market in 2021...

Gary Pickford 10 Dec 2020

How brand South Africa can digitally be elevated, reimagined
How brand South Africa can digitally be elevated, reimaginedArticle

A degree of forward-moving momentum and technology adoption has been created by the pandemic, and now is the time to embrace this momentum and lay the foundation for grassroots digital transformation in the public sector sphere...

Farhana Safedien 28 Oct 2020

Key points of Audio and Audio-visual Content Services Policy Framework
Key points of Audio and Audio-visual Content Services Policy FrameworkArticle

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) released a White Paper containing a framework for the provision of audio and audio-visual content services on 9 October 2020. The DCDT invites interested parties to comment on the proposals outlined in the White Paper by 30 November 2020...

Peter Grealy, Nozipho Mngomezulu, Karl Blom and Wendy Tembedza 20 Oct 2020

Praesignis reaches transformation milestone on B-BBEE scorecard
Praesignis reaches transformation milestone on B-BBEE scorecardArticle

Praesignis is thrilled to announce their latest achievement of attaining a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 1 Contribution Status - the highest BEE rating achievable...

Issued by Praesignis 13 Oct 2020

2021 applications now open to entrepreneurs as Innovator Trust declares 'the future of tech, powered by women'
2021 applications now open to entrepreneurs as Innovator Trust declares 'the future of tech, powered by women'Article

If you are a woman driving change in business, the Innovator Trust is looking for you! Innovator Trust launched a powerful, new 'Women in Tech' campaign, promoting women-owned businesses in the ICT sector...

Issued by Innovator Trust 16 Sep 2020

Accelerating Africa's digital future
Accelerating Africa's digital futureArticle

As a continent with very high potential for growing economies, how can African countries accelerate their digital adoption and leapfrog into a new era of socio-economic prosperity?

Fadi Pharaon 31 Aug 2020

The evolution of 4G in Africa
The evolution of 4G in AfricaArticle

Africa has come a long way in its digitisation journey from mobile telephony to broadband - connecting and digitising entire sectors economies, jobs, education, healthcare, government and societies...

Talla Guisse 17 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industryArticle

As Vodacom's chief officer of Corporate Affairs, an executive director at Vodacom South Africa and chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation, Takalani Netshitenzhe, believes toxic masculinity is one of the biggest challenges in the work place for women...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

Managed services for mobile operators during a pandemic
Managed services for mobile operators during a pandemicArticle

Artificial intelligence and automation provide the performance, flexibility, and scale to pave the way for new levels of connectivity...

Sunaina Davet 11 May 2020

Digital transformation vital to improve service delivery
Digital transformation vital to improve service deliveryArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic lays bare the urgent need for a government-driven strategy to propel digital transformation in the public sector and greater South African society...

Andy Dikobo 7 May 2020

Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sector
Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sectorArticle

Those that we support and those who support us are on the verge of collapse due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Marc Lubner, Hedley Lewis, Kelly du Plessis, Lauren Pretorius, Cassey Chambers 4 May 2020

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Hi-tech platform set-up to curb fake newsArticle

Government has set-up a hi-tech monitoring and evaluation platform in an effort to ramp up state capacity to monitor and respond to misinformation and fake news proliferating during the Covid-19 outbreak...

17 Apr 2020

Mobax secures partnership with Jarana
Mobax secures partnership with JaranaArticle

As South Africa moves ahead to becoming a major player in the gig economy, a lot of challenges need to be addressed when it comes to the telecommunications industry that will enable this vision and put the country on the global map...

Lola Lazarus, Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 9 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Why Nigeria's hotel sector is set for a good year, despite challenges
Why Nigeria's hotel sector is set for a good year, despite challengesArticle

As one of Africa's largest economies, Nigeria has made significant strides in diversifying its oil-dependent economy, focusing on sectors such as technology, tourism, transport, and electricity, from gas to renewables...

1 Apr 2020

IT training: Skills transfer, an essential part to play for companies
IT training: Skills transfer, an essential part to play for companiesArticle

In the context of Africa's digital transformation, the next generations must be trained in the future professional requirements induced by the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Laurent Sarr 30 Mar 2020

Food processing is exempt from the Covid-19 lockdown
Essential services and businesses allowed to operate under lockdownArticle

In a bid to contain and slow down the spread of the coronavirus in the country, South Africa will go on a nationwide lockdown at the stroke of midnight on Thursday for 21 days, with the exception of essential services...

24 Mar 2020

The Trialogue Business in Society Conference: 20/20 vision
The Trialogue Business in Society Conference: 20/20 visionArticle

Join more than 400 corporate, non-profit, government and academic delegates for a dynamic exchange of ideas on how to enhance responsible business efforts to create meaningful impact in development...

Issued by Trialogue 5 Mar 2020

Embracing hyper-automation for business growth
Embracing hyper-automation for business growthArticle

Hyper-automation is considered to be one of the most important trends in the ICT sector today...

Rousseau Kluever 5 Mar 2020

MultiChoice establishes Innovation Fund
MultiChoice establishes Innovation FundArticle

MultiChoice Group announced the establishment of the MultiChoice Innovation Fund...

21 Feb 2020

Draft regulations on ownership and control in the communications sector
Draft regulations on ownership and control in the communications sectorArticle

Icasa has published its long-awaited draft regulations on ownership and control in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, for public comment...

Livia Dyer 20 Feb 2020

IT companies must get more women into tech roles
IT companies must get more women into tech rolesArticle

South African IT companies must get more women into tech roles in 2020...

14 Feb 2020

#EvolutionOfWork: Workplace most wanted list - is it hard or soft skills?
#EvolutionOfWork: Workplace most wanted list - is it hard or soft skills?Article

How do you measure someone's ability to manage their time? Or their ability to work as part of a team - or to lead that team to victory...?

13 Dec 2019

Proothveerajh appointed LexisNexis MD
Proothveerajh appointed LexisNexis MDArticle

Videsha Proothveerajh has been appointed as Managing Director of LexisNexis South Africa. She succeeds Billy Last, Managing Director for the last 26 years, who is retiring at the end of November 2019...

Issued by LexisNexis 6 Dec 2019

How 4IR is creating more jobs
How 4IR is creating more jobsArticle

With the world on the verge of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) that is set to fundamentally change how people engage and interact with each other and business, the focus now is on what the job market of the future will look like...

29 Nov 2019

African infrastructure investment exceeded $100bn in 2018
African infrastructure investment exceeded $100bn in 2018Article

Infrastructure financing in Africa Africa exceeded $100bn for the first time in 2018, but significant financing gaps still remain...

18 Nov 2019

Icasa's proposed sports broadcasting regulations: A bleak future for SA sports
Icasa's proposed sports broadcasting regulations: A bleak future for SA sportsArticle

The initial Sport Broadcasting Services Regulations 2010 have been lauded internationally for having adopted a sensible approach in balancing the needs of various stakeholders, including sports fans, sports federations, broadcasters and advertisers. The proposed amendments, however, tip the balance...

Kuhle Mavuso 21 Oct 2019

See CiTi 20th-anniversary celebration
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The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) recently celebrated its 20th-anniversary. Mayoral committee member for economic opportunities and asset management, Alderman James Vos, spoke at the event saying "The ICT sector is not only one of the fastest-growing industries but it also creates millions of jobs". To find out more about the anniversary, click here.

21 Oct 2019

CiTi celebrates 20 years of excellence
CiTi celebrates 20 years of excellenceArticle

The ICT sector is not only one of the fastest-growing industries but it also creates millions of jobs...

15 Oct 2019

ICT Skills Survey shows that 4IR is still waiting in the wings
ICT Skills Survey shows that 4IR is still waiting in the wingsArticle

A survey of skills trends in the South African ICT sector has been released...

9 Oct 2019

Dynamic DNA launches entrepreneurship programme
Dynamic DNA launches entrepreneurship programmeArticle

Dynamic DNA has launched a programme aimed at creating employment and promoting entrepreneurship opportunities in South Africa...

9 Oct 2019

Entries open for the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, IoT Conference & Awards
Entries open for the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, IoT Conference & AwardsArticle

2019 sees MTN Business bringing two events on the annual ICT calendar together. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards and IoT Conference & Awards...

22 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe on connecting ICT to education
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe on connecting ICT to educationArticle

We chat to Takalani Netshitenzhe, chief officer of corporate affairs at Vodacom Group to find out about her journey to the top and how Vodacom is using its expertise in ICT to offer modern solutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Aug 2019

Building Africa's budding tech ecosystem
Building Africa's budding tech ecosystemArticle

Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) has designed and co-developed incubator programmes with Innovator Trust to support, grow and inspire emerging tech entrepreneurs in Cape Town...

14 Aug 2019

New computer centre for Phembindlela Primary
New computer centre for Phembindlela PrimaryArticle

Thanks to a partnership between General Electric South Africa and Eskom, Phembindlela Primary School in Vukuzakhe Township recently received a new computer lab...

13 Aug 2019

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