Survey reveals extent of SA’s ICT skills deficit

Black IT Forum

Black IT Forum by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – SOME 25 skills are in shortage within South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Data Scientist, ICT Security Specialist, and Data Management Manager are considered the top three skills that are the scarcest. This is according to the ICT Sector Survey 2021, whose report More...

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Huawei Cloud
By On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Huawei targets increase in Africa Cloud market share

Huawei Cloud by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI is projecting a rapid growth of its Cloud business in the continent, partly because of a shift to such technology during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The More...

Cape fires
By On Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Counting the losses from the ravaging Cape fires

Cape fires by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN – WHEN Lisette Lombard started her routine trail run this past Sunday morning, nothing seemed amiss. Atop the Devil’s Peak, she was even enjoying the small plume of More...

Cell C Head Office
By On Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Cell C reports multibillion-Rand loss

Cell C Head Office by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – CELL C believes its turnaround strategy is yielding improved financial performance despite a R5,5 billion loss in 2020. Zaf Mahomed, Chief Financial Officer More...

Altron Group Chief Executive, Mteto Nyati
By On Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Altron buys digital signatures firm Lawtrus

Altron Group Chief Executive, Mteto Nyati by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – ALTRON, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed company, has acquired digital signatures services firm, Lawtrust, in a deal worth R245 More...

Soweto Gaming Theatre
By On Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Plummeting data costs fire up township e-sports

Soweto Gaming Theatre by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – THE South African mobile gaming sector is experiencing unprecedented growth as the cost of mobile data declines. This is good news for the country’s More...

Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany
By On Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Sub-sea fibre cable makes historic landing in Mauritius

Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS –THE landing of a submarine cable in Mauritius paves the way for a new breed of applications and services More...

Maize crop in South Africa
By On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Fuel spike piles pressure on agro sector

Maize crop in South Africa by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE rapid increase in the price of fuel is putting pressure on agriculture input costs as South African farmers harvest last summer’s crop and prepare More...

MTN tower
By On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

R50 billion investment retains MTN as network of choice

MTN tower by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN’s R50-billion infrastructure investment over the past five years is paying off after the operator was again adjudged the best mobile network in South Africa More...

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi,
By On Monday, April 12th, 2021

MTN distributes tablets, shoes to local schools

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa Foundation is handing over 1 000 pairs of school shoes and 900 tablets to boost the academic performance More...