New online presence boosts Joburg tourism prospects

Joburg tourism

JOHANNESBURG – JOHANNESBURG, South Africa’s and the continent’s economic hub, is making the most of technology to position itself as a leading business tourism destination. This follows the launch of the Visit.Joburg, a new online platform, by Joburg Tourism. Joburg’s pay-off line, “Visit. Work. Play”, features prominently on the More...

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Refugee kids
By On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Refugee kids to access education through digital passport

JOHANNESBURG – MILLIONS of children in conflict and disaster prone situations are to receive education following a partnership between the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Microsoft. The partnership More...

Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana (second on the left) and his family meeting with Yi Xiang, Senior Vice-president of Huawei (first on the right), and Li Peng, President of Southern Africa Region of Huawei (first on the left) in Beijing
By On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Botswana banks on Huawei to drive digital transformation

Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana (second on the left) and his family meeting with Yi Xiang, Senior Vice-president of Huawei (first on the right), and Li Peng, President of Southern Africa Region of Huawei More...

fibre
By On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Internet exchange growth boosts Cape connectivity

CAPE TOWN – CAPE Town’s Internet Exchange (CINX) has been extended to a third location thereby boosting internet connectivity in the coastal city. Malcolm Siegel, Internet Service Providers’ Association More...

The Future of Education
By On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Fourth revolution provides kids with access to learning

JOHANNESBURG – EDUCATING children in a way that ensures their space in the future working environment is critical to enabling the growth and stability of South Africa, a technology executive has said. The More...

Trek4Mandela initiative
By On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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SA ICT leaders mobilise for sanitary towels

JOHANNESBURG – THE administrator of South Africa’s cyberspace, ZA Central Registry (ZACR), has pledged to support 100 girls with access to  sanitary towels every month for three years. Coinciding with More...

financial inclusion
By On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Digital innovation to promote Africa financial inclusion

JOHANNESBURG – DIGITAL technology for small merchants is set to drive Africa to a new era of financial inclusion. This is according to experts at the just-ended Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) More...

Lucky Masilela, ZACR CEO
By On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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South Africa marks three decades on the web

Lucky Masilela, ZACR Chief Executive Officer JOHANNESBURG – THE ZA Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating 30 years of administering South Africa’s presence on the worldwide web. Its presence includes More...

eKasi Tech Fest
By On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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New tech innovations tackle township youth unemployment

JOHANNESBURG – THE upcoming eKasi Tech Fest in Soweto will enhance the emergence of gaming, animation and virtual reality as key future employers of township youth in South Africa. Set for October18-20, More...

Cyber attacks
By On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Cyberattacks:A view of security from the front line

Cyber attacks By Martin Walshaw Balancing resources as security challenges rise is a major strategic problem for today’s business leaders. The list of brands whose credibility and finances have been damaged by More...