The contact centre is the ideal 4IR training ground

Zain Patel, Managing Director, Merchants says many soft skills are not taught through educational curricula, and rather need to be honed through the right type of experience.
Zain Patel
Aug 12, 2020

New app touted as COVID-19 ‘health passport’

The CovidPass app promises to restore confidence in the travel industry and push the revival of tourism, says the World Economic Forum.

Africa's chance at a quantum leap

The World Economic Forum on Africa promises to shine light on Industry 4.0, as Africa looks to capitalise on the opportunities.
Jul 29, 2019

Kenya mulls over ICOs for citizens

Local taskforce recommends development of digital asset framework to enable citizens to raise funds via ICOs.

Zim back online after High Court ruling

Emerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after cancelling scheduled trip to Davos for WEF.
Oct 4, 2018

Telecommunications key to SSA's projected economic growth

Economist predict slower than expected growth, but research shows the promise of opportunity in telecoms.
Mar 2, 2018

Egypt's ICT minister on charm offensive at MWC 2018

Yasser ElKady met with senior representatives from Qualcomm, ICANN and ITU in an effort to sell the North African country's ICT sector.
Sep 29, 2017

'Africa's manufacturing sector needs renaissance'

Technology and globalisation is changing the way manufacturing contributes to development, say industry analysts and experts from the World Bank.
Jul 12, 2017

SA, Kenya step up efforts to develop ICT skills

New projects implemented in both countries aim to prepare young people for the market.
Jun 5, 2017

Rwanda's comms regulator and Electoral Commission at loggerheads

Regulator has rebuffed National Electoral Commission's plan to regulate social media ahead of August 2017 Presidential Election.
May 25, 2017

GE gears up to spearhead industrial digital transformation in Africa

Company emphasises the value of data, IIoT, connected machines as part of Africa's industrial digital transformation.
Apr 10, 2017

Software communities can lift SA's economy

Sheldon Lyne, GM, Operations, Entelect, said the software industry is well-positioned to buck the trend and create jobs, spear innovation.