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4:40

Growing Africa’s start-up digital economy in a pandemic

Even in the middle of a global pandemic, 2020 was a groundbreaking year for African start-ups, with nearly 400 companies securing over $700 million worth of investment.

2:50

Intensified efforts to make antenna-based Internet a reality in South Africa

The Technology Innovation Agency supports Gauteng-based start-up FibrePoynt to develop antenna-based high-speed fixed Internet.

2:40
Thursday

Online platform to support, connect nurses in Africa

Local company Patient Health readies to launch Afrinurse, an online platform that provides emotional support to nurses across the continent.

3:40
Thursday

Manufacturing firms looking to sustain innovative ways of working post-COVID

Research commissioned by ServiceNow shows that while the pandemic enabled an environment for innovation within manufacturing , there is still work to be done to secure long-lasting digital transformation.

2:50
Thursday

4Sight, Cognius.AI form strategic partnership

4Sight will collaborate with Cognius.AI in creating solutions that leverage Cognius.AI’s Sofia conversational AI platform for the enterprise market.

3:10

Mega wind energy facility switched on in ECape

The 123MW Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility reached commercial operations on 1 May, and is expected to generate over 477GWh of renewable power each year.

4:00

SA’s electric vehicle uptake slowly accelerates

South Africa leads Africa’s electric vehicle adoption rate, but falls behind other developing countries like India and Mexico, says the Global EV Outlook.

3:30
Tuesday

MTN looks to connect 60K homes with Supersonic AirFibre

The first commercial rollout of the fibre-quality connectivity solution will commence in Soweto, Mamelodi, Fairlands and Honeydew.

2:20

Township tech innovations provide real-world solutions

Three teams receive top awards in a hackathon that challenged entrants to build innovative applications to aid the struggling creative industries in SA.

2:20

Corruption leads to backlogs in online licence booking system

The transport minister confirms initial investigations show corruption is the reason online booking slots have been unavailable at various Gauteng Driving Licence Testing Centres.

2:10
30 Apr

AURA looks to spread wings to more markets

The South African security start-up sets its sights on Mexico and Nigeria later this year, following expansion into Kenya and the UK.

3:30

SASSA adds online feature to disability grants process

The social security agency partners with GovChat to pilot an online booking system for medical assessments for beneficiaries of disability-related grants.