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#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyond
Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyondArticle

Africa Tech Week is the golden opportunity to showcase what's hot in tech in Africa - a platform to demonstrate to the rest of the world the continent's super powers...

Issued by Topco Media 28 Apr 2021

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

A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGI
A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGIArticle

In Part 1, Edward Herridge took a look at the genre of apocalyptic entertainment being popular because it accesses an atavistic fear of technology that mushroomed into the human subconscious...

Edward Herridge 20 Apr 2021

The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right now
The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right nowArticle

Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report, which details the eight most sought-after jobs in the IT sector right now...

19 Apr 2021

Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robot
Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robotArticle

Customers who opt-in will have their pre-ordered pizzas arrive in a fully autonomous vehicle made by self-driving delivery company Nuro...

19 Apr 2021

Tech trends that cannot be ignored in 2021 and beyond
Tech trends that cannot be ignored in 2021 and beyondArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated reduced physical human interaction with more people engaging online now than ever before...

Emanuel Osanga 16 Apr 2021

LG's smartphone business unit to close down
LG's smartphone business unit to close downArticle

Following a continuing loss in the market, LG has decided to withdraw from the smartphone business...

6 Apr 2021

SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-off
SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-offArticle

The Pegasus Vertical Business Jet is entering its next phase with two quarter-scale models to be ready for testing and engineering by May 2021...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 1 Apr 2021

Photo: Barrick Gold Corporation
4IR in mining might not mean job lossesArticle

The mining sector contributed R361.9bn to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and employed more than 400,000 people last year...

Rembuluwani Nembudani & Yushanta Rungasammy 31 Mar 2021

NWU competition discovers and develops next generation of female engineers
NWU competition discovers and develops next generation of female engineersArticle

Are you a high school girl looking at the world around you and imagining ways in which you can make it better? You may be part of the next generation of female engineers...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 25 Mar 2021

Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emerge
Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emergeArticle

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' latest report has revealed that agricultural losses from natural hazards continue to soar, inflicting economic damage and undermining nutrition...

23 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needs
Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needsArticle

A team of experts from Enterprises UP recently completed a study, supporting the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority's ongoing research into the impact of the Fourth Industrial Resolution...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 19 Mar 2021

Developing these skills now for careers of the future
Developing these skills now for careers of the futureArticle

In a rapidly changing world of work, it is time to ensure schools are deliberately developing those skills which will be in high demand...

19 Mar 2021

The next generation of print
The next generation of printArticle

Now is an important time for the print industry. It's a time of change and where new and emerging technologies are influencing its future. The print industry is unique...

Jimmy De Waal 9 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

Chris Soal bags Dior Lady Art project collab
Chris Soal bags Dior Lady Art project collabArticle

Chris Soal, an emerging South African artist, uses unconventional found objects such as toothpicks and bottle caps in conjunction with concrete and other industrial materials...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Mar 2021

Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our future
Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our futureArticle

It's safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they've brought and the changes they've wrought...

Howard Plaatjes 19 Feb 2021

Developer salaries in South Africa revealed
Developer salaries in South Africa revealedArticle

OfferZen, a tech talent marketplace, recently released its 2021 State of the Developer Nation report, which is a data report on developer careers in South Africa...

9 Feb 2021

Product design to racial justice: Global plan to promote ethical AI
Product design to racial justice: Global plan to promote ethical AIArticle

From reducing bias in product design to tackling racial injustice, more than 100 businesses, governments and non-profits launched a global initiative...

Zachary Fagenson 29 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?
#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?Article

Dion Chang, one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts, kicked off BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

Endeavor SA's entrepreneurs raise 4x capital YOY
Endeavor SA's entrepreneurs raise 4x capital YOYArticle

Despite prolonged global market uncertainty, Endeavor South Africa has reported significant growth in their portfolio of disruptive tech businesses...

25 Jan 2021

2021 - The year of authentic visual immersion
2021 - The year of authentic visual immersionArticle

Here are eight key trends that will affect online retailers in 2021 from Craig Bellingham, founder and CEO of Studio[K]irmack...

Issued by Studio[K]irmack 19 Jan 2021

Tasmika Ramlakan, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
#BizTrends2021: A challenging year anticipated for SA retailersArticle

The circular relationship between retail sales, consumer spending and employment in SA means retailers are unlikely to be able to 'sell' themselves out of the situation in which they now find themselves...

Tasmika Ramlakan 18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined
#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclinedArticle

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyond
#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

Popularised by the US Army as a result of the extreme conditions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the acronym VUCA - volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - was widely used to refer to our pre-Covid world... Then the pandemic hit...

Faeeza Khan 4 Jan 2021

Africa Teen Geeks launches free coding and robotics holiday programme for kids
Africa Teen Geeks launches free coding and robotics holiday programme for kidsArticle

In partnership with Apodytes and Unicef South Africa, Africa Teen Geeks is running a free holiday coding and robotics classes from 4 to 22 January 2021. Classes will be conducted virtually in Zoom, the Ms Zora platform and YouTube...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 4 Jan 2021

Is it time for matric exams to go digital?
Is it time for matric exams to go digital?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has already put traditional ways of assessing learners to the test, but so has the leaking of two of the 2020 Grade 12 papers...

Prof Rita Niemann 21 Dec 2020

Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st century
Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st centuryArticle

We are in the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) which is replete with major disruptions in almost every aspect of our lives and in this respect education is no exception...

Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 21 Dec 2020

Basic Education to implement three-year recovery plan
Basic Education to implement three-year recovery planArticle

The 2021 academic year will start on 25 January for teachers and 27 January for learners with a three-year curriculum recovery plan to make up for lost time due to Covid-19...

18 Dec 2020

Automation and data-driven decision-making to power retail in 2021
Automation and data-driven decision-making to power retail in 2021Article

Retailers' interest in innovative technologies, solutions and new operating models continues to grow...

17 Dec 2020

Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher training
Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher trainingArticle

Said to be the first of its kind in the country, the iTeach Lab has officially been launched by Mancosa School of Education. The lab combines elements of Steam (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) in seven unique hubs designed to prepare and empower student-teachers for the 21st century...

9 Dec 2020

Ronald Ravel
The tech developments that will thrive in a post-Covid-19 eraArticle

While 2020 produced few new technological or business developments, it certainly accelerated many technology trends already in motion. In 2021, we'll see these trends continue to take off at speed...

Ronald Ravel 8 Dec 2020

#futurenow: Engineering, construction industry needs to urgently embrace digitalisation
#futurenow: Engineering, construction industry needs to urgently embrace digitalisationArticle

Speaking at the virtual #futurenow conference held by construction software company RIB CCS, John Sanei, futures strategist, human behaviour specialist and author, said, "When nothing is certain, anything is possible.."

8 Dec 2020

AfricArena 2020 Summit shines light on entrepreneurship, innovation and investment
AfricArena 2020 Summit shines light on entrepreneurship, innovation and investmentArticle

AfricArena held this year's annual Summit as a hybrid event; both in person at Workshop 17 in Cape Town and virtually via their web based AfricArena Air platform...

30 Nov 2020

Micro-fulfilment tech to power e-commerce warehouse services for faster delivery
Micro-fulfilment tech to power e-commerce warehouse services for faster deliveryArticle

Inospace CEO, Rael Levitt offers insight into the retail fulfilment picture, discussing how the consumer rush to online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated retailer moves toward space-saving and automation-powered warehouses...

Rael Levitt 25 Nov 2020

AfricArena announces speaker lineup ahead of 2020 Summit
AfricArena announces speaker lineup ahead of 2020 SummitArticle

AfricArena has announced the lineup of speakers for AfricArena Summit 2020 and AfricArena Air taking place on from 23-26 November 2020...

19 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

The forced industrial revolution: Part 1 - The precipice
The forced industrial revolution: Part 1 - The precipiceArticle

We can either be on the precipice of significant change, innovation and changing the prospects of future generations for good or, more frighteningly, on the precipice of obsolescence...

Issued by Axiz 5 Nov 2020

Webinar: Post-pandemic opportunities in packaging
Webinar: Post-pandemic opportunities in packagingArticle

Industry-expert panellists shared insights around the latest packaging trends and technologies at the recent Propak Cape Connect 'Opportunities in Packaging in the New Normal' webinar...

3 Nov 2020

Jason Dunn is the co-founder of Made in Space.
#SUSASummit: Jason Dunn - "The power of asking a different question"Article

These are the highlights of Jason Dunn's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

29 Oct 2020

Robotics - educational challenges and opportunities
Robotics - educational challenges and opportunitiesArticle

With the alarming levels of unemployment in South Africa, it's essential to identify where there are skills shortages and to encourage learners to study in those fields that present employment opportunities. An industry such as robotics is calling out for more engineers; however, there's a concerning trend that's taking place at school level...

22 Oct 2020

Youth training initiatives position SA as desirable services delivery destination
Youth training initiatives position SA as desirable services delivery destinationArticle

South Africa is currently an attractive destination for outsourced projects. Andy Searle, CEO of BPESA, details how the country has favourably positioned itself...

19 Oct 2020

Kyle Nel, CEO and co-founder of Uncommon Partners, Singularity University faculty member.
#SUSASummit: Kyle Nel on why strategic narratives are critical in a post-Covid worldArticle

These are the highlights of Kyle Nel's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

16 Oct 2020

Automation and IoT in the supply chain industry - what's next?
Automation and IoT in the supply chain industry - what's next?Article

With discussions around automation having moved up the global business agenda in recent years, supply chain companies have been looking at how this technology can help to revolutionise their sector...

Ronald Ravel 14 Oct 2020

Judges announced for BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2020
Judges announced for BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2020Article

The BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2020 have announced the panel of judges for the awards...

12 Oct 2020

The Space-Tech Innovation Challenge 2020 calls for entries
The Space-Tech Innovation Challenge 2020 calls for entriesArticle

An Africa-wide innovation challenge, modelled on the successful SA EO Challenge, is seeking the best ideas in the downstream application of space technology...

7 Oct 2020

The rise of robotics in the automotive industry
The rise of robotics in the automotive industryArticle

When it comes to industrial robotics, there's no doubt that its' greatest impact is in the automotive industry...

29 Sep 2020

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