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Young South Africans are shut out from work: they need a chance to get digital skills
Young South Africans are shut out from work: they need a chance to get digital skillsArticle

Most young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa continue to be denied access to information and communications technology because of poor infrastructure and the digital divide...

Walter Matli 1 day ago

A volume of the Law of Kenya sits on a judge’s desk during trial. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images
Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be doneArticle

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and mitigate the spread of Covid-19...

Mercy Muendo 2 days ago

What migration to the cloud means for small businesses
What migration to the cloud means for small businessesArticle

Running a small business is no easy task, especially during the digital migration. We have seen many companies switch from fixed business IT infrastructure to mobile, more easily accessible cloud options. But what does this change mean for small businesses?

Robert Marston 5 Aug 2020

Scan Display built the largest Covid-19 hospital in Africa
Scan Display built the largest Covid-19 hospital in AfricaArticle

Scan Display designed and built Africa's largest dedicated Covid-19 temporary hospital at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa...

Issued by Scan Display 30 Jul 2020

Top 10 ways to navigate the new normal
Top 10 ways to navigate the new normalArticle

Never before have companies, individuals, organisations, societies and other entities and their staff been compelled to adapt to such massive change in such a short space of time due to the exigencies of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's how you can navigate this situation when working from a home environment...

23 Jul 2020

10 best wired and wireless networking solutions for remote working
10 best wired and wireless networking solutions for remote workingArticle

Here are 10 of the best wired and wireless solutions for remote workers, starting with four solutions by brands and then six solutions that you might not have heard of before...

Issued by SA Shares 23 Jul 2020

Telkom migrates customers from copper to fibre-based internet
Telkom migrates customers from copper to fibre-based internetArticle

Telkom is transitioning its customers from copper-based internet to new-generation fibre technology in all fibre-ready regions across South Africa.

22 Jul 2020

Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, executive head of coal operations, Exxaro.
Covid-19's positive legacy to miningArticle

The mining sector relies on stability and predictability to remain operational and productive. The current global predicament is something that no-one would've been able to predict until it was too late...

Nombasa Tsengwa 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

Amazon creates 3,000 new virtual customer service jobs
Amazon creates 3,000 new virtual customer service jobsArticle

Amazon has announced the creation of 3,000 new virtual jobs in customer service in South Africa this year...

18 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage your 'dough' with DoughGetters
#LockdownLessons: Manage your 'dough' with DoughGettersArticle

Murray Barnetson and Willem Haarhoff, founders of DoughGetters Accounting, share how the company is surviving the Covid-19 storm...

Evan-Lee Courie 8 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19
#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19Article

The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties. One of which is the fact that studying and working from home in a seamless, comfortable and effective manner, is a privilege very few possess...

Tasia Matlala 29 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solving
#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solvingArticle

Wayne Flemming, founder and managing director of Brandtruth//DGTL shares his views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

Juanita Pienaar 28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industry
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industryArticle

The team at PayProp share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how their organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 27 May 2020

The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classes
The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classesArticle

The internationally-renowned Academy of Digital Arts has just launched a brand-new, real-time virtual short course offering, blending the best of live, instructor-led teaching with the convenience and accessibility of remote learning...

Issued by Academy of Digital Arts 25 May 2020

CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown market
CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown marketArticle

As South Africa enters another week of the nationwide lockdown, the business focus has shifted from enabling employees to work remotely to now planning for what the new normal is likely to look like...

Tim Wood 25 May 2020

South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemons
South African entrepreneurs making lemonade from lemonsArticle

Covid-19 struck without notice. Some have found a way to harness their cookie jar. Here are their stories. We hope you find them inspiring, practical, and encouraging...

Issued by Doughgetters 22 May 2020

#MusicExchange: Jann Klose
#MusicExchange: Jann KloseArticle

Singer, songwriter Jann Klose commemorates his dearly departed manager in an emotional lockdown-produced music video...

Martin Myers 20 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

L-R: Bayanda Gumbi, database officer; Feryal Domingo, operations director; and Jacques Swart, operations coordinator, Inyathelo.
How to host a webinar like a proArticle

Inyathelo has provided tips not only for other NPOs, but also for other organisations considering hosting a webinar, while keeping costs down...

19 May 2020

A look at live marketing workshops for entrepreneurs
A look at live marketing workshops for entrepreneursArticle

Spottmedia recently conducted their first free live Marketing Workshop for Entrepreneurs over a period of 4-5 days and found it to be cost efficient, effective, and convenient.

13 May 2020

Shaun Duvet, Anything Goes demonstrate AG Virtual showcase tech with the help of DJ Fresh
Shaun Duvet, Anything Goes demonstrate AG Virtual showcase tech with the help of DJ FreshArticle

Through his company, Anything Goes, South African DJ and entertainment entrepreneur Shaun Duvet recently demonstrated the technology of the AG Virtual showcase with the help of DJ Fresh...

13 May 2020

4 tips to setting up an online classroom
4 tips to setting up an online classroomArticle

With physical classes at schools and universities suspended until further notice, teaching online has become the new normal. The teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) industry, which has leveraged online learning as a primary tool for many years, could provide useful insights for teachers looking to set up or improve their online classrooms...

12 May 2020

Can we really be productive and collaborative working from home?
Can we really be productive and collaborative working from home?Article

Many employees do not have access to Wi-Fi or stable internet connections during the pandemic, therefore companies have to think of other ways to ensure productivity at home...

Mandy Duncan 11 May 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Ruan Fourie, SEO specialist at Starbright Solutions
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ruan Fourie, SEO specialist at Starbright SolutionsArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Ruan Fourie, SEO specialist at Starbright Solutions...

Jessica Tennant 5 May 2020

The Jupiter Drawing Room's managing and strategy director Michelle Beh.
A day in the lockdown life of The Jupiter Drawing Room's managing and strategy director Michelle BehArticle

Managing and strategy director of The Jupiter Drawing Room, Michelle Beh's account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Apr 2020

IAB report surveys the local digital landscape
IAB report surveys the local digital landscapeArticle

Some high-level findings from the IAB SA Digital Landscape Report for 2020, as presented by Ryan Smit, MD at BMIT and head of the Measurement Council for the IAB...

Jessica Tennant 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloud
#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloudArticle

As the national lockdown saw the closure of schools and regular teaching methods, and the rise of homeschooling and virtual classrooms, companies in the edtech space have found it's their time to shine...

Shan Radcliffe 24 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of Aurecon
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of AureconArticle

Kate Roper, client director, health and education at Aurecon, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 24 Apr 2020

Woolworths allocates over R34m towards Covid-19 response
Woolworths allocates over R34m towards Covid-19 responseArticle

Woolworths has announced a commitment of over R34m to support a variety of initiatives to meet the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis in South Africa...

22 Apr 2020

Can SA handle the increased internet traffic?
Can SA handle the increased internet traffic?Article

Internet activity has spiked across the country during the lockdown and we should be careful in the type of content we consume...

20 Apr 2020

Demand for online English teachers increases during Covid-19 lockdown
Demand for online English teachers increases during Covid-19 lockdownArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen a global increase in demand for online English teachers. With average salaries between R190 and R560 per hour, depending on experience, teaching English online could be the solution for South Africans who find themselves struggling to make ends meet due to Covid-19 job losses...

17 Apr 2020

Creating and connecting through crisis
Creating and connecting through crisisArticle

The Academy of Digital Arts' plan of action for Covid-19...

Issued by Academy of Digital Arts 9 Apr 2020

Education in isolation: 5 tips for moving your courses online
Education in isolation: 5 tips for moving your courses onlineArticle

In this article, we'll cover five basic principles that will help educators to move their classes online...

Millie van der Westhuizen, Issued by EDGE Education 6 Apr 2020

Frustrated with slow internet speed? Here's why...
Frustrated with slow internet speed? Here's why...Article

It's important to know that there are thousands of people working online right now, which does constrain the internet...

Wayne Erradu 6 Apr 2020

Tax savings and productivity: How to make the most of a home office
Tax savings and productivity: How to make the most of a home officeArticle

Having a dedicated home office may allow you to claim a tax deduction from SARS if you are a full-time employee who spends more than half your working hours in your home office...

3 Apr 2020

Remote working: Collaboration in the time of Covid-19
Remote working: Collaboration in the time of Covid-19Article

R.E.M. might have been thinking about the current global situation when they sang, "It's the end of the world as we know it". But in times of crisis there is usually the opportunity to emerge stronger and better...

Jan Davel 2 Apr 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Migail and Morgan de Klerk of Rural Reach
#UnsungHeroes: Migail and Morgan de Klerk of Rural ReachArticle

Lepelsfontein has a population of approximately 1,000 people. There are no street lights, no running water, and no paved roads...

Ilse van den Berg 1 Apr 2020

Jessica Patterson, associate, Dommisse Attorneys
The essentials of a service agreementArticle

Although different in nature, business services all have a very important aspect in common - the agreement regulating the service that is being rendered...

Jessica Patterson 30 Mar 2020

Mobax signs key agreement with Radwin as South Africa looks towards the gig economy
Mobax signs key agreement with Radwin as South Africa looks towards the gig economyArticle

Mobax has recently signed a key partnership agreement with Radwin to roll out Radwin's comprehensive portfolio of Point-to-Multipoint and Point-to-Point wireless broadband solutions to its extensive base of telecommunication network operators and corporate clients...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 28 Mar 2020

#LockdownSA: Guide to working remotely
#LockdownSA: Guide to working remotelyArticle

For many businesses in South Africa, the coronavirus poses a massive threat. Remote and mobile working isn't particularly common...

25 Mar 2020

Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreak
Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreakArticle

There are several confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa and it's been reported that a school has closed down, meaning that many parents will be required to work from home...

12 Mar 2020

How 5G could take on-the-go gaming to new heights
How 5G could take on-the-go gaming to new heightsArticle

One area where 5G may have a big impact is online gaming...

Ernst Wittmann 5 Mar 2020

HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

Imran Salie 13 Feb 2020

Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
The war for the digital customer moves to the first mile as voice interfaces begin to matureArticle

The shift away from text-based and visual communication to multi-sensory (voice and visual) is one of the most significant trends to emerge from the next wave of artificial intelligence technologies...

Richard Mullins 5 Feb 2020

Emerging technologies are opening up opportunities in Africa
Emerging technologies are opening up opportunities in AfricaArticle

The world as we know it is becoming more digital than ever, and this is just the beginning. Emerging technologies are opening up new opportunities...

Nicolas Blixell 5 Feb 2020

How can cloud help educational institutions?
How can cloud help educational institutions?Article

With the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, paired with worrying skills shortages, the pressure is on universities and other tertiary education institutions in South Africa to admit more students...

Gomedi Makhongoana 20 Jan 2020

What does the future of technology look like for South Africa's SMEs?
What does the future of technology look like for South Africa's SMEs?Article

Over the past decade, technology has radically changed the way businesses operate...

Colin Timmis 17 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok
#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTokArticle

While it's not exactly easy to predict the future, there are a few musical movements that have seemed to gain momentum over the last year-or-so, movements that will hopefully be more relevant than ever, in the first year of our new decade...

Tecla Ciolfi 13 Jan 2020

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