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The answer to business growth is innovation
The answer to business growth is innovationArticle

In the midst of a major technology revolution, South Africa continues to face multiple challenges such as high unemployment, slow economic growth and declining productivity to mention a few...

Vukani Mngxati 3 May 2020

Emerging technology and data can reduce the impact of a pandemic
Emerging technology and data can reduce the impact of a pandemicArticle

Governments the world over are battling to project and plan for the scale of the crisis, hoping to save as many lives as possible...

Jeremy Potgieter 16 Apr 2020

South African biotech company provides surface disinfection against Covid-19
South African biotech company provides surface disinfection against Covid-19Article

Preparing now to flatten the curve...

Issued by The Lime Envelope 1 Apr 2020

Applications open for Design Innovation Seed Fund
Applications open for Design Innovation Seed FundArticle

Applications are now open for the Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF)...

19 Mar 2020

#IABInsightSeries: Trends transforming the digital economy (JHB)
#IABInsightSeries: Trends transforming the digital economy (JHB)Article

The second IAB Insight event of the year and 14th episode of the series focused on the future of work and the trends that are transforming the digital economy.

Jessica Tennant 5 Mar 2020

Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows
Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellowsArticle

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

24 Feb 2020

New university to advance tech innovation in SA
New university to advance tech innovation in SAArticle

Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister, Blade Nzimande, has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement on the establishment of a new University of Science and Innovation...

20 Feb 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

#BehindtheSelfie with... Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership
#BehindtheSelfie with... Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer LeadershipArticle

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership and Emerce Commerce, as well as #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

Leigh Andrews 11 Feb 2020

HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent
HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talentArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, offers insight into how technology and education can help economic growth in Africa...

Imran Salie 6 Feb 2020

Lerato Mosiah, CEO: Health Funders Association
#BizTrends2020: The future of healthcare is nowArticle

Medical schemes in South Africa are facing a watershed moment with the imminent threat to their future role and overall existence under the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

Lerato Mosiah 6 Jan 2020

The 'digital paradox' facing the media industry in 2020
The 'digital paradox' facing the media industry in 2020Article

Technology will continue to redefine the media landscape in 2020, creating opportunities and challenges for marketers...

Issued by Kantar 9 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

#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills
#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skillsArticle

In an effort to prepare the youth for the needs of a changing global economy, Dieudonne Allo developed a program that equips learners with future-fit skills such as coding, entrepreneurship and design thinking...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Nov 2019

Etihad Engineering unveils 3D printing lab
Etihad Engineering unveils 3D printing labArticle

Etihad Engineering has collaborated with EOS and BigRep, both leading 3D printing technology providers, to open the region's first additive manufacturing facility with Design and Production Approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency...

18 Nov 2019

3 Ways to kickstart your global expansion
3 Ways to kickstart your global expansionArticle

For many of South Africa's fast-growing technology companies, expansion into new countries and markets is a top priority...

Leon Coetzer 7 Oct 2019

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Africa is ripe for investmentArticle

Even though economic growth is slowing globally, technology innovation is unlocking unparalleled opportunities for countries all over the world, especially in Africa....

Julien Fouriot 4 Oct 2019

Bosun Tijani, CEO at CcHUB.
CcHUB acquires iHub in landmark dealArticle

Kenya's iHub is acquired by Nigeria's CcHUB - the first time on the continent that a tech hub has acquired another...

27 Sep 2019

Celebrating the Executive Course on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for Sustainable Development delegates
Celebrating the Executive Course on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for Sustainable Development delegatesArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria hosted delegates from the Technology Innovation Agency and Richard's Bay Industrial Development Zone who were attending the Executive Course on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for Sustainable Development...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 Sep 2019

Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa
Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern AfricaArticle

On 30-31 July 2019, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted over 500 delegates representing the entire fresh produce supply chain in Cape Town at the 9th Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 28 Aug 2019

Advertising Week reveals speaker line-up
Advertising Week reveals speaker line-upArticle

Global thought leaders coming to Johannesburg for inaugural Advertising Week Africa...

21 Aug 2019

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SAIMI awareness campaign to boost SA's maritime cultureArticle

The South African International Maritime Institute has partnered with a team of maritime stakeholders to launch a national Maritime Awareness Programme aimed at growing a national maritime culture and pride in the country's oceans environment...

16 Aug 2019

Securing sustainable business growth in post-election SA is a question of strategy and customer experience
Securing sustainable business growth in post-election SA is a question of strategy and customer experienceArticle

Applying the lessons of customer-centricity perfected by the Big Tech giants like Google and Amazon and strategically applying these in our own context is key to building long-term and sustainable business success...

Grant Sieff, Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 30 Jul 2019

City of Cape Town partners with Africa Tech Week
City of Cape Town partners with Africa Tech WeekArticle

Africa Tech Week will bring together entrepreneurs, investors and leaders of the tech world to equip them and their organisations with the tools necessary to excel in twenty-first century business...

Issued by Topco Media 30 Jul 2019

Why company culture trumps tech
Why company culture trumps techArticle

Technology has enabled organisations to deliver more innovative solutions in the workplace to provide for a more compelling environment. This, however, should not happen to the detriment of the company culture...

26 Jul 2019

10 wireless technology trends for 2019 and beyond
10 wireless technology trends for 2019 and beyondArticle

Wireless technology plays a key role in today's communications, and new forms of it will become central to emerging technologies...

24 Jul 2019

'Levelling up' on quality education
'Levelling up' on quality educationArticle

Bojane Segooa has a lifelong passion for education. Not only is she currently completing her Master's degree in Innovation, while working as a senior lecturer at Unisa's department of financial accounting...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 11 Jul 2019

Winners of the 2018/19 Science Oscars
Winners of the 2018/19 Science OscarsArticle

The NSTF-South32 Awards - known as the 'Science Oscars' - were held at a prestigious gala dinner in Gauteng on Thursday, 27 June 2019...

3 Jul 2019

South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng addresses the audience at The Directors Event 2019. Image credit: Sunday Times.
The Directors Event 2019: Key insights revealedArticle

Key insights from The Directors Event, billed as the biggest board meeting, which brings leaders and key decision-makers together from the public and private sector to seek solutions to some of the country's many challenges...

3 Jul 2019

Dr Dan Wu, postdoctoral fellow in the RCSI Department of Chemistry and first author on the paper
Fluorescence imaging could transform cancer surgeryArticle

Bringing together expertise in chemistry and biotechnology, a research team from the RCSI has identified the potential benefit of fluorescence imaging as a way of detecting cancer cells during surgery...

2 Jul 2019

What's on at the 2019 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival
What's on at the 2019 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation FestivalArticle

The 2019 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival will be held at Wits University's Tshimologong Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg from 30 August to 8 September 2019...

2 Jul 2019

Primedia Outdoor celebrates 25 years of excellence
Primedia Outdoor celebrates 25 years of excellenceArticle

Primedia Outdoor, the largest wholly South African owned premier out-of-home media provider in sub-Saharan Africa, is celebrating its 25th anniversary...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 1 Jul 2019

Kevin Kruger joins BMi Research as new CEO
Kevin Kruger joins BMi Research as new CEOArticle

BMi Research has appointed Kevin Kruger its new chief executive officer...

Issued by BMi Research 20 Jun 2019

Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth Fund
Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth FundArticle

A new application round has opened for the R12.8-million CDI Growth Fund to boost SME growth and job creation...

12 Jun 2019

Vetting and background screening is crucial to successful cross-border expansion
Vetting and background screening is crucial to successful cross-border expansionArticle

Global economic pressures and tougher market conditions are driving business interest in cross-border business expansion strategies - and Africa is rife with investment opportunity.

7 Jun 2019

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Supporting digital entrepreneurs in NigeriaArticle

Facebook celebrates one year of NG_Hub, its flagship hub space in the heart of Yaba, in partnership with CcHub...

23 May 2019

UCT GSB professor joins prestigious global initiative to end energy poverty
UCT GSB professor joins prestigious global initiative to end energy povertyArticle

Professor Anton Eberhard has been appointed to the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty, which will be launched officially at the UN General Assembly in New York in September...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 17 May 2019

The energy sector needs tech innovation
The energy sector needs tech innovationArticle

South Africa is currently experiencing an energy crisis that requires the public and private sectors, along with households to work together...

14 May 2019

British Airways streamlines its biometric technology for international flights
British Airways streamlines its biometric technology for international flightsArticle

More than 250,000 British Airways customers have experienced a glimpse of the journey of the future by using their face as their identity to board a flight from the US in the last 18 months...

30 Apr 2019

Sun Exchange to solar power several Western Cape schools
Sun Exchange to solar power several Western Cape schoolsArticle

Sun Exchange has announced plans to solar power several Western Cape schools via its global funding platform...

11 Apr 2019

Data security critical for cloud-based solutions
Data security critical for cloud-based solutionsArticle

Traditionally, data used to be a physical asset that required on-site protection. However, in the digital age, data can be located anywhere in the world...

Stephen Garbett 8 Apr 2019

Understanding SA's 5G reality
Understanding SA's 5G realityArticle

Over the past year, it has become difficult to ignore the increasing hype and media noise around 5G...

Colin Thornton 4 Apr 2019

Quantum, AI turns computing into a 'loaded gun'
Quantum, AI turns computing into a 'loaded gun'Article

Quantum computing and AI and machine learning are dramatically changing the face of computing...

1 Apr 2019

Is your organisation customer centric?
Is your organisation customer centric?Article

By the year 2020, poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects. Will yours be one of them? What does it mean to be customer-centric?...

14 Mar 2019

Capitalising on tech innovation for 2019
Capitalising on tech innovation for 2019Article

With 2019 already in full swing, thoughts inevitably turn to what to expect later this year...

Riaan Graham 14 Mar 2019

Turning information highways into intelligent information superhighways
Turning information highways into intelligent information superhighwaysArticle

Wow, is it 1991 already? Yes, on this 28th anniversary of Al Gore popularising the phrase "information superhighway", Internet Solutions (IS) brings you an even better phrase: "the intelligent information superhighway" for a fully connected supply chain. How about that?

Roger Hislop 13 Mar 2019

False Bay College shines at the National WorldSkills Competition
False Bay College shines at the National WorldSkills CompetitionArticle

After an intense three days of competition at the Durban ICC for the National WorldSkills Competition, 23 of 65 medals over 19 categories were won by the WorldSkills Western Cape Team...

Issued by False Bay College 7 Mar 2019

4 tech trends to shape agriculture in 2019
4 tech trends to shape agriculture in 2019Article

Dawie Maree, Head of Information and Marketing for FNB Agriculture, says agricultural technology innovation is evolving at an unprecedented pace, leaving farmers with no choice but to adapt and reinvent themselves...

4 Mar 2019

10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programmeArticle

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme...

18 Jan 2019

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