How SA’s Competition Watchdog Plans to Regulate Digital Economy?

The arrival and rapid rise of the digital economy presents South Africa with an opportunity to reverse the pervasive, triple scourge of unemployment, inequality...
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Startup Plans to Upend South Africa’s Freelance Market

South Africa's gig economy, which is made up of freelance, short-term, and on-demand work, is growing. Since the lockdown was imposed at the end of...

Afrovation Group Answers The Call to Nurture a Small, Yet Capable Army of Women in ICT

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has - in the recent past - said that South Africa needs a “capable army”...

Data Redefined as the New Essential Commodity

The world is all abuzz with the focus on the next most precious resource of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), data - the “black-gold”...

Nexio’s New CEO Mickey Mashale Talks Future Plans, 4IR, and Digital Transformation

TechFinancials interviewed Mickey Mashale, the new boss of Nexio, in a wide-ranging discussion that touched on women's equality, empowerment, digital transformation and the fourth...

Faxing is Alive and Well in 4IR

In 2018, the Mail & Guardian ran a story under the headline “Who the fax is still sending faxes?” Surprisingly they found “it still...

Industrialisation or Imperialism? Three 4IR Policy Considerations that can Change the Face of Africa

There is little doubt that there is now a mass understanding, or at the very least, mass awareness, of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)....

President Ramaphosa Receives Report on Fourth Industrial Revolution

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to place 4IR at the centre of South Africa’s economic...

Tech Partnerships Offer Best Options for African Development

Technology offers the best opportunity for Africa’s advancement, and African countries have the right to choose which countries and companies they partner with in...

4G Networks Support Communities Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Much of the current hype in the telecommunications space focuses on the roll-out of 5G technology, the new mobile networks that will power the...

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MTN MoMo Launches Additional Services To Help SA During Challenging Times

MTN’s Mobile Money solution, MoMo, has launched some new functionalities aimed at assisting South Africans during challenging economic times. These include the new food...

Audi and Wayde van Niekerk Release an Inspiring #Lane8 Campaign

Audi has utilised its brand partnership with South African Olympic runner and world record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, in a brand campaign which is...

Ozow Zero-Rates Data Costs to Ensure South Africans Can Access Digital Payments

Digital payments company Ozow, has launched the Ozow Revolution. According to the company, the Ozow Revolution is a visionary effort to make digital payments available...