Satellite-based Internet services continue to grow and will begin to compete with fibre and mobile broadband in the coming years. Click here to discuss this article.

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Satellite Internet will take on Fibre and LTE in South Africa

Continue Reading Driving Equity and Quality in Education with Technology – Uganda

Driving Equity and Quality in Education with Technology – Uganda

Together with host nations and strategic partners, MTN has supported in the establishment of the Africa COVID Communications and Information Platform (ACCIP) driven by the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC) to assist countries on the continent respond to the impact of COVID-19. 

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MTN assists with the development of the Africa COVID Communications and Information Platform

Continue Reading RCS and SES Networks Expand Partnership with SD-WAN Service – automobilsport.com

RCS and SES Networks Expand Partnership with SD-WAN Service – automobilsport.com

Mukuru and WorldRemit join forces to help Zimbabweans in the diaspora send money home safely and affordably

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WorldRemit expands its network of remittances into Zimbabwe

Ghana’s Telecom Regulator, the National Communication Authority (NCA) has declared SCANCOM (MTN) Ghana as the Significant Market Power (SMP) in Ghana

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MTN declared as the Significant Market Power (SMP) in Ghana

Big Data analysis to secure dematerialized transactions?

Continue Reading Combating money laundering and terrorism financing through Big Data analysis

Combating money laundering and terrorism financing through Big Data analysis

Evolve. Change. Thrive with IoTThe Internet of Things will help business models evolve in times when change is the only constant.
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Evolve. Change. Thrive with IoT

A greener future for IT Asset DisposalBy 2050, the amount of e-waste will more than double to 120 million metric tons a year if nothing is done to tackle this massive problem. Data erasure could be the answer, but only if processes are implemented as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy.
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A greener future for IT Asset Disposal

#YouthMonth: Kgabo Legodi believes access to the internet is the biggest challengeThis Youth Month, together with Pride Factor Academy, young and confident ‘thought leaders’ share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth through a series of videos.
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#YouthMonth: Kgabo Legodi believes access to the internet is the biggest challenge

Digital migration – taking Supply Chain Management (SCM) to the cloud – helps enterprises achieve end-to-end visibility of their supply chain

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Business continuity demands a supply chain with end-to-end visibility

Single digital source for partners to tap into and expand Microsoft knowledge, learning, and skillsets

Continue Reading Westcon-Comstor Launches Engaging Digital Experience with Microsoft World

Westcon-Comstor Launches Engaging Digital Experience with Microsoft World

Disruption vs interruptionExperts speak of disruption in glowing and, dare we say, often exaggerated terms. However, an idea the industry hasn’t investigated thoroughly enough is that of interruption.
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Disruption vs interruption

The new normalAs the world continues to mount a courageous and defiant stand against the Covid-19 pandemic, we are all driven to reconfigure the way we think, conduct business and live in a society in transition.
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The new normal

YID-Tech program connects youth to entrepreneurship and job opportunitiesIn November 2019, Citi Foundation and TechnoServe launched the Youth Ideas Development Technology (YID-Tech) Program, a 12-month entrepreneurship development initiative.
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YID-Tech program connects youth to entrepreneurship and job opportunities

Africa may have the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in the world, and woman business owners are glaringly absent in the African technology ecosystem

Continue Reading Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Addresses the Shortage of Women-led Tech Start-Up

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Addresses the Shortage of Women-led Tech Start-Up

Using cloud industry trade secrets to cut costsThe recent pandemic has forced companies to go digital and companies that have already gone digital increased their capacity. The concept of 4IR in South Africa has had a slow uptake compared to developed countries. With the recent situation, in order to survive both individuals and companies have had to embrace and adapt.
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Using cloud industry trade secrets to cut costs

#StartupStory: Go live with Send it - SA's live streaming platformHow we interact with one another and the events that we attend have changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re not going to be gathering together in person anytime soon. Fortunately, technology has played an indispensable role in connecting people and allowing many businesses to pivot their operations to offer their services and products online.
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#StartupStory: Go live with Send it – SA’s live streaming platform

It's time for businesses to be more creative, innovativeOne thing is certain, and that is that the Covid-19 pandemic has shone an uncomfortable spotlight on how challenging it can be for businesses of every size, and across every industry, to continue with business during times of crisis.
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It’s time for businesses to be more creative, innovative

Cyber attacks disguised as CVsAt the end of May, CNN reported that more than 40 million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits since the coronavirus pandemic put the US economy on hold in March. In fact, 1 in 4 Americans has filed for unemployment during the pandemic – the highest the country has had in its history, surpassing even the era of the Great Depression in the 1930s.
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Cyber attacks disguised as CVs

In the new normal, everything is up for review. When we think about personal computing, most of us would instinctively choose the mobile option. But is this the best choice for all environments? 

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Desktops the preferred choice for home workers

Agency Scope Insights: Reducing marketing complexity in a big tech, big data environmentSpare a thought for today’s marketing executives as they face not only the most empowered consumers ever, but a rapidly changing marketing ecosystem and the need to manage both, writes Johanna McDowell, CEO of the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) and Scopen Africa managing partner.
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Agency Scope Insights: Reducing marketing complexity in a big tech, big data environment

#StartupStory: Kasi Mobile - SA's first township-based mobile network providerOn 1 June, Lemok Group launched South Africa’s first township-based mobile network provider, Kasi Mobile, following the launch of its Libra by Lemok smartphone late last year.
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#StartupStory: Kasi Mobile – SA’s first township-based mobile network provider

How NetFlorist pivoted to essential goods in 36 hoursRyan Bacher, co-founder and MD of NetFlorist, says he’s never worked harder than he has during the last two months – a believable statement considering the online retailer, one of South Africa’s oldest, completely transformed its product offering during the nationwide lockdown.
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How NetFlorist pivoted to essential goods in 36 hours

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Continue Reading How SD-WAN delivers secure networking for the new world of work

How SD-WAN delivers secure networking for the new world of work

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Continue Reading Nutanix Announces Xi Frame for virtual work world

Nutanix Announces Xi Frame for virtual work world

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Continue Reading Gilat Telecom offers VSAT services to whole of Africa

Gilat Telecom offers VSAT services to whole of Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world is in the middle of a global pandemic that has resulted in national lockdowns, and a hard reset of society towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 4IR is happening faster than ever before.
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The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]

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Continue Reading Smallholder farmers in Ghana benefit from Farmerline’s WHO COVID-19 Messages in 7 Local Languages

Smallholder farmers in Ghana benefit from Farmerline’s WHO COVID-19 Messages in 7 Local Languages

E-commerce startup Yebo Fresh easing access to food supplies in townshipsYebo Fresh, a local grocery delivery startup servicing township areas in Cape Town, is helping township residents access vital food supplies safely during the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. The delivery element of the business is, in addition, assisting charities grappling with the idea of how to get food parcels into informal settlements where issues such as access and crime may raise concerns.
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E-commerce startup Yebo Fresh easing access to food supplies in townships

Uptake in automated dimensioning systems as e-commerce expandsAs e-commerce ramps up in South Africa due to lockdown, Bidvest Mobility, a leader in mobile computing and barcoding solutions, has experienced an uptake in the demand for automated dimensioning systems for inbound and outbound shipping operations…
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Uptake in automated dimensioning systems as e-commerce expands

#StartupStory: EquityMaven understands the true value of your businessEquityMaven, a local fintech startup, plans to disrupt traditional business valuation services by offering highly detailed, investment banking-style valuations online.
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#StartupStory: EquityMaven understands the true value of your business

New Media acquires digital solutions agency Swipe iXNew Media has announced its acquisition of digital solutions and specialist development house, Swipe iX.
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New Media acquires digital solutions agency Swipe iX

Understanding the importance of the experience economyEven though the concept of the experience economy has been around for more than two decades, it is only recently that companies have discovered the potential of delivering customer value in ways that extend beyond products and services. Creating this customer intimacy on a more experiential level will be critical for success in the digital world.
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Understanding the importance of the experience economy

logistical firm, Dellyman, said the outbreak of COVID-19 has seen business demand leading to double-digit growth. This is a proof that aggregating logistics assets is the right solution to the challenge of same-day delivery in the country

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Dellyman Nigeria strengthens business during pandemic

The Nigerian government has taken steps to further promote its cashless policy by encouraging the use of alternatives for transacting businesses without carrying cash

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Nigeria takes step to encourage cashless

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Continue Reading Ghana unveils new APP to track large gathering attendance

Ghana unveils new APP to track large gathering attendance

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Continue Reading STORMAGIC extends portfolio into encryption solutions

STORMAGIC extends portfolio into encryption solutions

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Continue Reading 9mobile pivots for growth, announces Alan Sinfield, new CEO

9mobile pivots for growth, announces Alan Sinfield, new CEO

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Continue Reading Windhoek’s 5G plans opposed

Windhoek’s 5G plans opposed

Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times - scoring an own goal [Part 1]Ben Jansen van Rensburg, director at Neo Retail Solutions, shines a spotlight on what the real issues are for retailers during the pandemic and reveals what they should be focusing on if they are to survive.
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Continue Reading Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times – scoring an own goal [Part 1]

Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times – scoring an own goal [Part 1]

Africa is the only region in the world where more women than men choose to become entrepreneurs, but this is not happening in the African Tech ecosystem

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More African woman entrepreneurs needed in technology sector  

The Africa Data Centres Association has announced free hosting of 2U servers for apps used in the fight against the coronavirus

Continue Reading Free Hosting of 2U servers helps Fight Covid-19 in Africa

Free Hosting of 2U servers helps Fight Covid-19 in Africa

#YouthMonth2020: SA's youth speak outThis Youth Month, together with Pride Factor, through a series of videos, young and confident ‘thought leaders’ share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth.
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#YouthMonth2020: SA’s youth speak out

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Continue Reading Vaya Africa launches environmentally friendly vehicle in Zimbabwe

Vaya Africa launches environmentally friendly vehicle in Zimbabwe

Are you ready for the 4IR?Business leaders are currently facing two high-level challenges: the need for business model innovation and identifying how best to use the next generation of technologies.
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Are you ready for the 4IR?

#StartupStory: FinYou helps add value to SMEsFinYou is a purposed-based lending solution that links merchants with funding from financial institutions. It allows merchants (retailers, educational institutions, e-commerce business etc.) in various industries to offer their customers the ability to finance the purchase of their goods or services, through leveraging off the FinYou system.
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#StartupStory: FinYou helps add value to SMEs

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]Looking around our country and at the lives of our people during this crisis, no one can deny the overwhelming importance of internet access – for scholars, for workers, for citizens and for commerce. The internet enables it all.
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The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]

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Continue Reading ICT sector grows GDP contribution to 14.07%, says NBS

ICT sector grows GDP contribution to 14.07%, says NBS

#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties since it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020. Its effects have ranged from minor inconveniences to vastly devastating circumstances to many, depending on the country in which they live as well as the resources that have been available to them when new precautionary regulations were enforced in an attempt to control the spread of the disease.
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#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19