US-Based Investor SixThirty Invest in SA’s InsurTech Firm Click2Sure

SixThirty, US-based tech venture capital fund, is making a big bet on South Africa's InsurTech company Click2Sure. SixThirty is a venture capital fund and...
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How Public Sector Organisations Can Become As Adaptive As The Threats They Face

Public sector organisations are facing a multitude of new challenges and threats that are testing responses and capabilities built in a more stable world. Responding...

South Africa Needs A National Database Of Addresses: How It Could Be Done

by Antony K Cooper, Samy Katumba,  and Serena Coetzee, Addresses provide people with a social status: a sense of identity and being recognised as a...

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”...

You Can Now Buy Electricity, Airtime and Data Using Bitcoin

South African FinTech company Centbee launched a new feature in its Bitcoin wallet today that allows you to purchase prepaid electricity, airtime and data....

MTN Nears 100 Million Data Users

MTN added 2.9 million data users across its operations in Africa and the Middle East in the first quarter financial results for the year...

COVID-19 Highlights South Africa’s Need for Local Level Social Data

by Julia de Kadt The COVID-19 pandemic is a fundamentally social and societal event. The virus spreads between people, and impacts individuals, households and communities....

ICASA Calls on Mobile Operators to Offer Free Services During Coronavirus

South Africa's communications watchdog on Thursday called on mobile operators to offer free services during the coronavirus situation. The country has recorded the highest number...

Rain Continues to Expand its 5G Coverage

South African mobile data network operator rain, which recently launched its intelligent 5G transport network, continues to invest in its 5G network across the...

MTN’s Earnings Jump as More Data & Mobile Money Customers Sign Up

MTN, Africa and the Middle East biggest mobile phone operator delivered a strong set of results for the year to end-December 2019, as it...

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