ICTU Suspends Strike at Cell C

The Information Communications and Technology Union (ICTU) has suspended strike action by its members who work for Cell C. The nationwide strike at the embattled cellphone operator, sparked by...
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Own Your Digital ID This Summer

The arrival of Summer is the perfect opportunity for young South Africans to log onto the worldwide web and claim their digital identities within...

Why All Children Must Learn Code

by Bitange Ndemo Africacross the world, the conversion of information into a digital format – also called “digitalisation” – has increased productivity in the public...

Broadband Access a Developmental Imperative: Mboweni

There is a need to ensure broadband access for all in order to overcome social, economic and spatial inequality, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said...

Technology can Propel Africa’s Industrialisation

Technology can be used to unify and industrialise African economies, says Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel. “Data is to the 21st century what oil...

South Africans Upbeat about New Technologies, but Worried about Jobs

by Benjamin Roberts, Jare Struwig, Narnia Bohler-Muller, and Steven Gordon Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways. This...

Bringing more African Countries into the Digital Economy

By Byron Clatterbuck, CEO, SEACOM Since 2009, the African telecoms industry has come a long way in connecting people and businesses to reliable, affordable and...

Digital Economy: The Internet is a Key Enabler for Economic Access

The internet economy will reach $4.2 trillion in the G20 countries, including South Africa as a member state. If it were a national economy, the...

G20 Should Build Digital Economy Friendly to Growth, Jobs: Xi

By News Agency Staff Hamburg - Chinese President Xi Jinping says the Group of 20 (G20) members should build a digital economy that is friendly to growth and...

The Future of Business: Technology-led or Soon-to-be-Dead

By Cameron Beveridge, Director: Cloud, SAP Africa  The future of business is in the cloud. That is the message from global analysts as the latest IT...

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Vodacom To Spend R320 Million To Bring Broadband In KwaZulu-Natal

Vodacom will invest just over R320 million into the network across KwaZulu-Natal province during the 2020/2021 financial year. The lion’s share of the capital...

Capitec Wants to Democratise Investing in Stock Markets

Capitec Bank, South Africa’s largest digital bank, wants to democratise stock trading through creating new modern investing platforms. The bank is targeting its 4 million...

#REMAKE2020 With R100 Million In Rewards From MTN

While 2020 has certainly not been the year any of us imagined it would be, the Summer of 2020 is our opportunity to change...