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How organisations can stay future fit
How organisations can stay future fitArticle

Even before Covid-19, businesses faced increasing pressure to focus on transformation, but after the disruptions of the last year, the pandemic has presented organisations with new challenges to adapt to...

23 Apr 2021

Harkrishan Singh, director of application development, AlphaCodes
The new reality for financial servicesArticle

Now more than ever, the customer is king, and financial services organisations need to be able to cater to changing demand...

Harkrishan Singh 21 Apr 2021

Holistic schools development mitigates Covid-19 impacts
Holistic schools development mitigates Covid-19 impactsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic had a significant impact in 2020 on South Africa's schooling system...

Steven Lebere, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 16 Apr 2021

Government and institutions must collaborate for effective delivery of education
Government and institutions must collaborate for effective delivery of educationArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has paved the way for a hybrid model in education - but governments need to act so that progress from the past year is not lost...

13 Apr 2021

10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of Covid
10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of CovidArticle

Stacey Brewer, co-founder and CEO of Spark Schools, shares 10 lessons she's learned over the past 12 months...

Stacey Brewer 24 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving culture
How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving cultureArticle

Covid-19 has laid bare the social divide. It's also prompted an unprecedented global giving culture, says Neptal Khoza, head: corporate social investment at Capitec Bank...

17 Mar 2021

Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisation
Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisationArticle

Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities...

Cristina Duarte 16 Mar 2021

Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?
Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?Article

The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups...

Yara M. Asi 15 Mar 2021

Servicing a divided market
Servicing a divided marketArticle

Sikota Suuya Bones, media director at Dentsu Zambia, believes consumers and clients in his market are going to adapt to, adopt and combine new and old media to ride the wave of change...

Issued by Dentsu 15 Feb 2021

Sacap launches Bachelor of Social Work degree
Sacap launches Bachelor of Social Work degreeArticle

As a frontrunner in educating innovative change agents, Sacap (The South African College of Applied Psychology) has launched a Bachelor of Social Work degree...

Issued by SACAP 5 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

The mega-trend that will make or break SA education
The mega-trend that will make or break SA educationArticle

Back in 2011, the South African government published its National Development Plan (NDP), which aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030, using education as a cornerstone. If this happens, it said, the unemployment rate would drop to 6% by 2030...

Kathryn Garden 21 Dec 2020

Bett MEA gives international recognition to Snapplify Foundation for inclusion in education
Bett MEA gives international recognition to Snapplify Foundation for inclusion in educationArticle

The Snapplify Foundation has won the 2020 Bett MEA Inclusion Award for its work providing digital content and e-learning tools to students who need these most...

Issued by Snapplify 15 Dec 2020

Forge Academy launches new fully-inclusive AI lab
Forge Academy launches new fully-inclusive AI labArticle

The lab offers a programme for South African youths that is modelled on Finnish education principles and equipped with Nokia smart technology. Startup businesses can also access special funding, laboratory time, Wi-Fi, think tanks, and smart technologies...

26 Nov 2020

First Black Friday and festive season since Covid-19 - what can we expect?
First Black Friday and festive season since Covid-19 - what can we expect?Article

As millions of people in South Africa brace themselves for the Black Friday shopping bonanza, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that a lot more people will choose to look for their deals online...

Yaron Assabi 26 Nov 2020

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South Africa is testing digital technology to detect outbreaks of respiratory diseasesArticle

Global mobility has increased and the world has become more connected. But this comes with a greater risk of the spread of respiratory diseases, particularly pneumonia, which is a leading cause of death in children under the age of five and the elderly...

Cheryl Cohen & Sibongile Walaza 5 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: How brands can connect with Generation Z
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: How brands can connect with Generation ZArticle

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Praise Majwafi a young marketing consultant and creative at the Alinea Marketing Master Class to find out South African businesses can connect with the next consumer...

22 Oct 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
How South African SMEs can rally for a strong 2021Article

Life has never been easy for small business owners. Even in a 'normal' year, keeping your own company afloat is rife with challenges, but 2020 upped the ante significantly...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Oct 2020

Xperien lends a helping hand to the forgotten class
Xperien lends a helping hand to the forgotten classArticle

Xperien has launched a CSI initiative to support forgotten students at middle-class independent and private schools...

19 Oct 2020

How using a multi-channel approach can improve the employee experience for remote workforces
How using a multi-channel approach can improve the employee experience for remote workforcesArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic irrevocably redefined the way we communicate and work, remote working and mobile workforces have become central to doing business in the new normal. This means that organisations are having to develop new communication strategies and channels to create a collaborative remote working environment for employees to ensure Business Continuity (BC)...

Dharshan Naidoo 15 Oct 2020

Satellite technology gives SA tourism an opportunity to level the digital divide
Satellite technology gives SA tourism an opportunity to level the digital divideArticle

Satellite internet technology presents a just-in-time opportunity for South Africa's remote, power and income-challenged tourist businesses to remain visible, operational - and ultimately solvent...

13 Oct 2020

Companies should take advantage of this new generation skill...
Companies should take advantage of this new generation skill...Article

The past few months have seen massive disruption to academic years around the globe. Students who started the year on campus may end up finishing it at home. Keeping the academic year going has meant adapting to remote learning for learners and educators. But unlike some of their schoolgoing counterparts (and their parents), the current generation of students has been primed for remote and online learning...

Siphelele Kubheka 12 Oct 2020

Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technology
Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technologyArticle

From the mid-2000s onwards, the digital revolution raised hopes of democratic transformation and strengthening in Africa. But it hasn't quite turned out like that...

Nic Cheeseman and Lisa Garbe 2 Oct 2020

Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launches
Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launchesArticle

Orange has announced the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa...

30 Sep 2020

Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development
Public-private partnerships hold the key to future developmentArticle

For Africa to not just survive the current pandemic, but to thrive, investment into digital infrastructure is inevitable...

Ryno Rijnsburger 21 Sep 2020

Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth Map
Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth MapArticle

Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new tool anyone, anywhere can access to obtain multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are...

17 Sep 2020

African educators see Covid-19 as 'an opportunity' - survey
African educators see Covid-19 as 'an opportunity' - surveyArticle

eLearning Africa and EdTech Hub released the results of its survey, 'The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic on African Education' today. It revealed that 50% of surveyed African teachers, trainers and education technology specialists think the Covid-19 pandemic will turn out to be a "significant" or "very significant" opportunity for African education...

16 Sep 2020

Is traditional shopping a thing of the past?
Is traditional shopping a thing of the past?Article

As e-commerce surges and the landscape continues to shift, will brick-and-mortar shopping fall by the wayside...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 3 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

Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolve
Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolveArticle

In a recent webinar on 'Exploring post-Covid-19 property trends in South Africa', Associate Professor Francois Viruly, University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of the Urban Real Estate Research Unit, looked at the longer-term trends in the country's property market...

26 Aug 2020

Computational design tools streamlining workflows, disrupting old ways of working
Computational design tools streamlining workflows, disrupting old ways of workingArticle

The global digital economy is estimated to be worth at least three trillion dollars today. It is clear, as with all other exponential technology, that the leading countries are the ones who had early awareness, made the strategic choices and increased participation levels...

Selvan Murugan 26 Aug 2020

Rethinking the office: Like everything else, it needs to evolve
Rethinking the office: Like everything else, it needs to evolveArticle

According to Statistics South Africa, more than 77% of South Africans who were able to work during the lockdown period between April and May this year were working from home...

25 Aug 2020

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5 ways coronavirus is deepening global inequalityArticle

Before coronavirus, inequality was already increasing in many parts of the developing world...

Kunal Sen 19 Aug 2020

Kenya's internet balloons could help to bridge the digital divide
Kenya's internet balloons could help to bridge the digital divideArticle

Kenya has, in partnership with Google's sister firm Loon, launched a fleet of 35 internet balloons that will provide internet services to remote areas of the country...

Nixon Muganda 20 Jul 2020

5G brings opportunities for SA
5G brings opportunities for SAArticle

The recent launch of 5G technology in South Africa presents several highly attractive opportunities for consumers, carriers and the ICT industry...

9 Jul 2020

Covid-19 exposes lack of a digital roadmap
Covid-19 exposes lack of a digital roadmapArticle

Senior representatives from Dell Technologies and Pirelli agree that the acceleration of digital transformation is necessary to prepare for future disruptions...

7 Jul 2020

Local tech startup connects worldwide delegates to AIDS 2020: Virtual
Local tech startup connects worldwide delegates to AIDS 2020: VirtualArticle

Flexiroam Africa, a Cape Town-based travel technology will be providing a connectivity solution for the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020: Virtual) taking place from 6-10 July 2020.

3 Jul 2020

GirlCode to host virtual hackathon
GirlCode to host virtual hackathonArticle

The seventh instalment of the GirlCode Annual Hackathon, dubbed "Hack from Home" will be a virtual hackathon to overcome the Covid-19 challenges...

2 Jul 2020

The disconnected continent
The disconnected continentArticle

The IDC market outlook for Africa underscores the value of connectivity, the importance of ICT and the need to be more prepared when it comes to digital...

Sabelo Dlamini 1 Jul 2020

Storytelling: What the Class of 1976 can teach the Class of 2020
Storytelling: What the Class of 1976 can teach the Class of 2020Article

Every year, Youth Month presents an opportunity to transform South Africa's image as a global leader in the fight against poverty and inequality and as an advocate for empowering youth. But, there is the temptation to see what happened on 16 June 1976 as a memory disconnected from our reality, causing us to reminisce without changing our actions...

Issued by GO Content Lab 25 Jun 2020

Telkom connecting consumers to essential services through free digital portal, Freed@
Telkom connecting consumers to essential services through free digital portal, Freed@Article

Telkom launches the new Freed@ portal to bridge the digital divide between businesses and consumers. The portal allows businesses to create and share content that consumers are rewarded for engaging with...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 22 Jun 2020

Youth Day 2020: Safeguarding children's rights in the digital era
Youth Day 2020: Safeguarding children's rights in the digital eraArticle

On 16 June annually, South Africa commemorates the Soweto youth uprising of 1976. More than four decades later, the youth of today continue to grapple with a vast array of challenges to the full realisation of their fundamental rights, both on- and offline...

Avani Singh, Issued by IAB South Africa 17 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: A 12-year-old and their mobile device
#YouthMonth: A 12-year-old and their mobile deviceArticle

To celebrate Youth Day, we reached out to some of our younger crew members to find out about their lockdown learnings...

Elaine Wang 15 Jun 2020

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Africans are concerned about ills of social media but oppose government restrictionsArticle

When it comes to fighting Covid-19 in Africa, the internet and social media have been a double-edged sword. But concerns about misinformation extend beyond the Covid-19 crisis...

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 3 Jun 2020

SA's connectivity issue needs a boost
SA's connectivity issue needs a boostArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in South Africa's ICT networks and highlighted the challenges...

29 May 2020

Aim for the stars with satellite technology
Aim for the stars with satellite technologyArticle

With most of the world shut down to varying degrees in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, the importance of connectivity has been magnified...

Victor Stephanopoli 20 May 2020

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Event marketing and Covid 19: Navigating the digital divide is the new reality (albeit virtual)Article

The digital age has caught up to us in so many ways, and for companies that have not embraced its potential, there is just a short window within which to re-strategise with a greater opportunity to connect with an audience that was previously out of reach...

Melissa Bender 12 May 2020

Co-founder of MakeReign, Luke Engel.
Digital Agency Showcase 2020: MakeReignArticle

Last week Red & Yellow Creative School of Business held its 2020 Digital Agency Showcase online, free to attend because they believe education is the only way to drive meaningful transformation...

Juanita Pienaar 27 Apr 2020

What you need to know about the 1st digital National Arts Fest
What you need to know about the 1st digital National Arts FestArticle

The National Arts Festival team has outlined how the first digital version of the festival will work. The festival announced that it would enter the digital realm after it had to be postponed as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, and subsequent lockdown, in South Africa...

23 Apr 2020

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