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PT SportSuite and Bristol Sport win at 2021 Sport Technology Awards
PT SportSuite and Bristol Sport win at 2021 Sport Technology AwardsArticle

PT SportSuite and partners Bristol Sport are thrilled to have been announced winners at the 2021 Sport Technology Awards - in the Partnership category!...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 10 May 2021

Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sector
Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sectorArticle

South Africa's informal economy, made up of thousands of small businesses in city centres and townships across the country, represents a massive opportunity for job creation and economic growth...

Mandla Khupe 3 May 2021

African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data
African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU dataArticle

South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

28 Apr 2021

Edge computing: Revving 2021 up for your 5G future
Edge computing: Revving 2021 up for your 5G futureArticle

Edge continues to serve as the thread that sews the seams of our high-tech lives together today - and reinforces the fabric of our 5G-charged futures...

Tony Bartlett 16 Apr 2021

Upsurge in consumer spend on digital services - FNB data
Upsurge in consumer spend on digital services - FNB dataArticle

FNB data reveals an upsurge in customers who are spending on home delivery, video and music streaming apps for convenient access to services...

14 Apr 2021

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa
David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South AfricaArticle

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2021

National Treasury awards Vodacom with new mobile communication services contract
National Treasury awards Vodacom with new mobile communication services contractArticle

The National Treasury has chosen to retain the services of Vodacom, awarding the company with a new mobile communication services contract...

31 Mar 2021

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Reinventing supply chains with digital platformsArticle

It is time for the many pockets of digital progress to give way to digital transformation...

Vukani Mngxati 29 Mar 2021

ByDesign launches digital marketing agency
ByDesign launches digital marketing agencyArticle

Johannesburg-based Communications Firm ByDesign has launched a new stand-alone digital services business, ByDesign Digital, as a major component of its journey towards becoming a fully integrated, full-service communications company...

3 Mar 2021

Telecoming partners with Ounousa to provide female-oriented entertainment content
Telecoming partners with Ounousa to provide female-oriented entertainment contentArticle

The partnership applies, for the moment, to Tunisia and Egypt. African markets are key for Telecoming's international expansion and the female segment shows significant potential for the mobile business...

26 Feb 2021

A Valiant digital transformation
A Valiant digital transformationArticle

2021 may have started off rocking for some, but for Valiant this year is just getting started with a new extended set of digital services: Valiant Connect, Valiant Performance and Valiant Production...

Issued by JNPR 24 Feb 2021

Adclick website launch 2021
Adclick website launch 2021Article

Adclick Africa, one of South Africa's leading performance marketing agencies launches its new website in 2021...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 12 Feb 2021

Airtime vouchers - VAT now or later?
Airtime vouchers - VAT now or later?Article

The correct VAT treatment of vouchers for digital services has been a grey area for many years. Towards the end of 2020, mobile network provider MTN applied for a declaratory order to obtain clarity in this regard...

Aneria Bouwer and Sduduzo Mhlongo 27 Jan 2021

4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CX
4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CXArticle

The impacts of Covid-19 won't be temporary and customer experience (CX) as we know it is coming to an end. Luckily, we can all learn from the changes to come...

Charlotte Adelgaard 13 Jan 2021

Dr Tijsbert Creemers-Chaturvedi, managing director and partner, Boston Consulting Group
Retail banks need to beef up their offering or risk losing 15-25% of their revenueArticle

Regulatory changes, rising customer expectations, new competition, and technological advancements are weakening the daily interactions that cement the relationship between banks and their clients...

Tijsbert Creemers-Chaturvedi 5 Jan 2021

IATA appoints new regional VP for Africa and Middle East
IATA appoints new regional VP for Africa and Middle EastArticle

Kamil H. Al-Awadhi has been appointed the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) regional vice president for Africa and Middle East (AME)...

23 Dec 2020

Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru
3 contributors to dynamic banking partnershipsArticle

Many of the new, dynamic and nimble digital ecosystem, which have touched very sphere of banking and financial services, are the result of an alliance between fintech players and more established, traditional banking partners...

Andy Jury 11 Dec 2020

Social Lab triples in size with global client wins
Social Lab triples in size with global client winsArticle

During one of the toughest financial years of recent history, Social Lab South Africa is proud to report a period of extraordinary growth. Amidst a variety of account wins, the team has grown its billings by 300% and tripled its team size...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 2 Dec 2020

Mark Tomlinson joins Hoorah Digital as chief innovation officer
Mark Tomlinson joins Hoorah Digital as chief innovation officerArticle

Renowned in the industry as one of the foremost digital minds, Mark Tomlinson has become the latest addition to the top team at Hoorah Digital...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 Nov 2020

BrandTruth relaunches as Valiant
BrandTruth relaunches as ValiantArticle

After a year of significant growth, BrandTruth has decided to rename itself as Valiant, alongside the launch of an extended set of digital services...

Issued by Valiant 25 Nov 2020

How connectivity, tech is disrupting the maritime sector
How connectivity, tech is disrupting the maritime sectorArticle

While the maritime sector is beginning to reap the benefits of integrating smart solutions in its operations, there are barriers that it needs to overcome to ensure that it optimally leverages the adoption of technology...

Khaya Mbanga 12 Nov 2020

New Google-IFC report: Africa's internet economy worth $180bn by 2025
New Google-IFC report: Africa's internet economy worth $180bn by 2025Article

A new report unveils the estimated worth of Africa's internet economy in five years time and the factors contributing to this overall growth...

12 Nov 2020

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Don't mistake having an online store for true omnichannel retailingArticle

The age of the mall is waning. That phrase sends property fund managers into a cold sweat. But it's not just the lower foot traffic as a result of Covid that is to blame for the pressure on brick-and-mortar stores...

11 Nov 2020

Top things to look out for at 2020 Africa Tech Festival
Top things to look out for at 2020 Africa Tech FestivalArticle

The virtual Africa Tech Festival is upon us with the AfricaCom Awards kickstarting the 2020 edition of AfricaCom...

10 Nov 2020

Publisher's Toolbox supports investigative journalism in partnership with Daily Maverick
Publisher's Toolbox supports investigative journalism in partnership with Daily MaverickArticle

Having been a part of the South African media landscape for over 10 years, Publisher's Toolbox is committed to supporting Mzansi's publishing industry in any way possible. Our ongoing relationship with Daily Maverick is proof...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 10 Nov 2020

Telecommunications in the spotlight
Telecommunications in the spotlightArticle

The largest telecommunications event on the African continent will take place virtually from the 10 to 12 November. Join us at the Africa Tech Festival and visit our Business France booth...

Issued by Business France 6 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Covid-19 has driven digital work technology adoption forward by nearly 5 years
#EvolutionofWork: Covid-19 has driven digital work technology adoption forward by nearly 5 yearsArticle

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, Boomtown's all-female digital department shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

Jessica Tennant 3 Nov 2020

How the pandemic accelerated us into the digital economy
How the pandemic accelerated us into the digital economyArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has pivoted the world to be a more digital place. For the first time, many of us worked remotely, bought groceries online and stayed in touch with family through video...

James Pomeroy 29 Oct 2020

Standard Bank, Mastercard and Google collaborate to help SMEs
Standard Bank, Mastercard and Google collaborate to help SMEsArticle

Standard Bank, Mastercard and Google announced a collaboration to help SMEs move their businesses online, accept digital payments and attract more customers...

22 Oct 2020

Darrel Orsmond, financial services industry head, SAP Africa
Four ways banks can win the customer affinity battleArticle

The confluence of economic pressures, the impact of the pandemic and the changing consumer habits brought by the experience economy trend is forcing banks to reimagine how they deliver products and services to customers...

Darrel Orsmond 21 Oct 2020

CX+ Retail 2020. The South African and global ranking
CX+ Retail 2020. The South African and global rankingArticle

Kantar has combined insights from the CX+ 2020 study with an understanding of the new customer landscape across different retail sectors in Covid-19 times and into recovery, releasing the first-ever CX+ 2020 retail ranking across grocery, general and fashion retail...

Mark Molenaar, Issued by Kantar 20 Oct 2020

The future of apps is lite
The future of apps is liteArticle

Going Lite isn't cutting corners on extras, but accelerating on core purpose and delivering on that without breaking the data bank...

Zubeida Goolam, Issued by Valiant 12 Oct 2020

Making distribution digital
Making distribution digitalArticle

Andrew Moodley, chief digital officer at Axiz, has spearheaded the launch of a platform that he hopes will not just digitally transform Axiz, but will be the foundation used across parts of the distribution company's parent group Alviva...

Issued by Axiz 8 Oct 2020

Boomtown enhances its digital service offering
Boomtown enhances its digital service offeringArticle

Following the promotion of Cayleigh Zambonini to digital integration manager, Lisa Snyman to digital project manager and Liesl Silverman to digital copywriter, as well as the appointment of Brenda Ulay as community manager and content creator, Boomtown has enhanced its digital service offering to ensure a 'digital first' mindset across the business and for its clients...

Issued by Boomtown 1 Oct 2020

Tshimologong Precinct
Why we should be making cities smart, rather than building new smart citiesArticle

Covid-19 has highlighted underlying vulnerabilities that undermine South African citizens' quality of life. These include growing inequality, limited and/or aging infrastructure, and a shortage of public resources to address these challenges...

Tijs van den Brink 23 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

Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing director
Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing directorArticle

Since taking over as the managing director for Michelin South Africa, Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie has led the business, and its 10 cluster of countries, through major shifts that have built on the work of his predecessors...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 17 Sep 2020

How is the pandemic affecting global fintech? N'Gunu Tiny explains
How is the pandemic affecting global fintech? N'Gunu Tiny explainsArticle

N'Gunu Tiny, founder and executive chairman of the Emerald Group, is an expert in fintech, blockchain and innovative tech...

Issued by Monetary Library 16 Sep 2020

What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?
What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?Article

With a region as large and as vast as Africa, it is difficult to imagine a fully connected continent where every individual across all demographics, and every business across all sectors can harness the power of cloud computing...

14 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

Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recovery
Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Africa faces many challenges on its path to becoming a global economic competitor. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa's development can either be a massive barrier to advancement - or, the spark that lights the fire...

Amrote Abdella 27 Aug 2020

95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliant
95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliantArticle

Schools are increasingly embracing the digital universe and now the Covid-19 pandemic has stratospherically accelerated the adoption of online communication and digital strategies for South African schools...

27 Aug 2020

Record number of tech companies advertising on MyBroadband
Record number of tech companies advertising on MyBroadbandArticle

MyBroadband launched a record number of new advertising campaigns in recent months as South African companies look for value for money and the best return on investment...

Issued by MyBroadband 21 Aug 2020

Ring lap record for Michelin-shod Porsche Panamera
Ring lap record for Michelin-shod Porsche PanameraArticle

The new Porsche Panamera, fitted with specially developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, has set a new lap record for 'executive cars' on the 20.832-kilometre Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 18 Aug 2020

New partnership a boost to Absa's rewards programme
New partnership a boost to Absa's rewards programmeArticle

For Absa, the partnership adds depth to its Absa Rewards programme, offering the bank's customers access to the growing e-hailing and food delivery sectors. The partnership also marks the first time that Bolt has partnered with a bank rewards programme...

6 Aug 2020

Cheaper access to internet is top of ATU's agenda
Cheaper access to internet is top of ATU's agendaArticle

Over the last decade, the global ICT landscape especially in Africa has experienced a rise in connectivity and access to online media....

5 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apart
#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apartArticle

Bhekani Bright Ndebele, founder of Sports Mvt, a digital sports media and entertainment agency, talks to us about their exclusive focus on women's sports and how it sets them apart from other digital agencies...

Juanita Pienaar 4 Aug 2020

Vodacom Financial Services partners Alipay as technology provider
Vodacom Financial Services partners Alipay as technology providerArticle

Vodacom Financial Services has announced a technology partnership with Alipay...

20 Jul 2020

PT SportSuite Video OTT: "Clubs can be broadcasters in their own right"
PT SportSuite Video OTT: "Clubs can be broadcasters in their own right"Article

PT SportSuite CEO Rich Cheary sat down to discuss the launch of the PT SportSuite Video OTT platform, a comprehensive streaming service tailored for sports organisations...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 20 Jul 2020

Gearing up for transformation
Gearing up for transformationArticle

South Africa is lacking a sense of urgency when it comes to digital transformation...

14 Jul 2020

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