Digitilisation partly blamed for latest SA job losses

Public outrage over MultiChoice's plans to retrench workers

Public outrage over MultiChoice’s plans to retrench workers by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE loss of thousands of jobs, partly because of digitilisation, in South Africa in recent days, does not augur well for employment creation in the short term in the continent’s most advanced economy. This is according to an economist days More...

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By On Monday, June 24th, 2019

Tech crucial in future SA polls but cybercrooks lurk

Cybercrime by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – TECHNOLOGY offers the greatest promise of overcoming the challenges encountered in South Africa’s recent elections but cybercrime is a major risk to these More...

Participants at a Code like a Girl initiative
By On Friday, June 21st, 2019

Coding prepares girls for a digital future

Participants at a Code like a Girl initiative by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – MORE than 500 school-going female learners will in the coming days learn the language of coding as part of efforts to narrow More...

Oil and Gas Mozambique
By On Friday, June 21st, 2019

Equatorial Guinea entry to Portuguese bloc under spotlight

Oil and Gas Mozambique from JEAN OSCAR-PIERRE in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea MALABO – THE Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) is exploring the capacity of the oil and gas industry in Equatorial More...

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans
By On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Distrust deters South Africa adoption of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – A LACK of understanding and trust are hindering South Africans from using cryptocurrencies. This is according to a report by a global More...

South Africa's mining watches closely ANC elective conference
By On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Global interest in DRC mining industry

DRC mining attracts world from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – MORE than 3 500 international mining experts and local stakeholders from more than 50 countries are to converge More...

Cullinan mine
By On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

SA mining sector needs defence against cyber threats

Cullinan mine by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African mining companies risk crippling shutdowns and threats to human safety if they fail to adequately protect their infrastructure against cyber-attacks. The More...

By On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

MTN Rwanda pays millions to mobile money clients

MTN-Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda  KIGALI – MTN Rwanda has started paying out Frw93 million (US$102 762) interest to its 2,7 million Mobile Money customers for the first quarter of 2019. Payment More...

Crude oil theft in Nigeria, file photo
By On Monday, June 17th, 2019

Most wanted Nigeria oil theft kingpin gunned down

Crude oil theft in Nigeria, file photo from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – NIGERIAN troops have shot dead one of the country’s most notorious cultist and main oil theft suspect. However, the More...

Artificial Intelligence
By On Friday, June 14th, 2019

The current state of South Africa’s analytics market

Artificial Intelligence by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – EXPERTS have urged decision makers to make the most of opportunities made possible through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics, among other More...