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Sibahle Malinga

Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb's portals journalist.

Africa Code Week trains 1.3m youth

11 Dec 2017Africa Code Week 2017 trained 116 800 youth from Southern Africa. (Image courtesy of SAP)

The continent-wide skills development initiative is on track to achieve its target of training 5 million African youth by 2025.

Katapult Accelerator seeks African tech start-ups

11 Dec 2017The Katapult Accelerator programme aims to assist entrepreneurs to improve their innovative solutions.

Those specialising in IOT, AI and VR could win US$150 000 cash in the Norway-based innovation challenge.

OCP, IBM partner to accelerate digital transformation in Africa

8 Dec 2017

Through the partnership, IBM will deploy advanced analytics and IOT technologies within local companies.

Travelstart acquires majority stake in

8 Dec 2017Travelstart founder and CEO Stephan Ekbergh.

The acquisition is part of Travelstart's strategy to reshape the online travel industry in Africa.

Aerobotics app helps farmers grow healthy orchards

7 Dec 2017Aeroview Scout uses artificial intelligence and algorithms to help farmers grow healthy trees.

The mobile app uses AI and algorithms to identify problematic trees.

Loyalty programme start-up Brandbook unveils mobile app

6 Dec 2017Brandbook co-founders Bakuena Ntshasa and Rorisang Posholi.

The start-up introduces a mobile app after recently securing equity and grant funding.

Online daters overshare professional info

5 Dec 2017Around18% of online daters admit to sharing professional information online.

Online dating habits are potentially putting large amounts of confidential business data at risk, according to a Kaspersky survey.

Uber collaborates with SAPS on driver safety

4 Dec 2017The Uber workshops aim to deliver meaningful safety content to drivers across SA.

The ride-hailing firm has collaborated with anti-hijacking trainers and the SAPS to deliver safety content to drivers across SA.

DHL introduces tech to monitor transported goods

30 Nov 2017Paul Stone, CEO of DHL Africa and MD South Africa

The Central Control Tower, provides customers with a bird's-eye view of all transported goods

Water saving challenge uses Dropula tech

30 Nov 2017The challenge aims to save 1 million litres of water a day at Western Cape schools.

The schools challenge is centred on using a cloud-based water monitoring device to measure and report on water use in real time.

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