Labour union squabbles with MTN over COVID-19 in workplace
Higher education makes strides in screening for COVID-19
Over 600 000 students and staff in the post-school education system have used the HealthCheck assessment tool to screen for coronavirus.
When your known known is actually an unknown known
Denis Bensch, CIO of FlowCentric Technologies, appeals to businesses conducting COVID-19 temperature screening to please be conscientious about it.
UJ develops 3D-printed ventilator to treat multiple patients
Engineers at the university develop portable 3D-printed mechanical ventilators that have a customisable base plate to treat multiple patients.
COVID-19 hits SA telecoms sector, dozens of stores closed
The pandemic hits the sector hard, resulting in stores being temporarily closed for deep cleaning and staff placed in quarantine.
Africa slow to develop flexible drone regulations for healthcare
Despite ground-breaking drone applications in Africa, regulators have been slow to develop legislation to keep pace with the evolving technology.
GovChat platform evaluates schools’ COVID-19 readiness
The citizen engagement platform enables ordinary South Africans to take a poll, rating schools’ COVID-19 safety and preparedness as more learners return to classrooms.
Tech start-ups paint contrasting picture of COVID-19 impact
While it’s not business as usual for tech start-ups, the coronavirus pandemic has presented a contrast of both opportunities and drawbacks.
GirlCode hosts virtual hackathon to find COVID-19 solutions
GirlCode’s first virtual hackathon will challenge female coders to develop local solutions to the global coronavirus crisis.
SA private hospitals step up tech efforts to fight COVID-19
Local private healthcare facilities Netcare, Mediclinic and Life Healthcare turn to tech to improve efficiency as the coronavirus sweeps through SA.
Fighting the pandemic: The advancing role of technology
COVID-19 will be a significant catalyst for digital transformation, particularly when it comes to alternatives to personal contact and touch interfaces.
e-Government boosts GP’s COVID-19 screening systems
The Department of e-Government introduces a Web-based pre-screening application to facilitate coronavirus screening and employee management for provincial departments.