South Africa

South Africa explores using AI tools to eradicate TB

Experts are currently discussing how AI can be used to enhance the diagnosis of both TB and silicosis in the country to address the current backlogs.
Phathisani Moyo

Biotech start-up Immobazyme secures $1.3m in investment

With the funds the company intends to double the size of its facility and expand its production capabilities.

Huawei celebrates Youth Month in SA by investing in interns

Interns are given extensive on-the-job training in information and communication technologies once they have been selected.
14 Jun

Video: Acer announces local monitor production in South Africa

Local production at its Boksburg assembly plant set to start in July.
12 Jun

SAP integration problems haunt Spar Group more than a year later

A decision has now been made to ‘’deploy a more cost-effective warehouse management system’’

Only tech can resolve SA's unemployment crisis

Tech leaders urge South Africans to embrace AI and automation to reverse the jobs crisis.

South Africa probes online trader Finbok for infractions

The South African Financial Sector Conduct Authority says the investigated parties did not refund clients or allow them to processing withdrawal from the platform.

South African start-ups launch Founders Cartel coalition

The coalition aims to bolster Africa's emerging tech ecosystem through mentorship and education programmes for start-ups.

Microsoft to host African Start-Ups AI Fest next week

Up to 10 000 start-ups will have access to industry-specific AI expertise to advance their businesses.

5G remains next major frontier in telecoms technology

According to a senior industry executive, 5G will accelerate the growth of the Internet of Things, resulting in enhanced automation, efficiency, and quality of life.
24 May

SA’s Telkom shareholders approve mast and tower business unit disposal

The resolution required to implement the disposal of Swiftnet was approved by the requisite majority of votes.

Singularity summit returns in physical format

Now in its sixth year, the Singularity Summit will cover a wide range of topics, including energy, food, leadership, medicine, robotics, technology, and the future of work.