Innovations
4:30
Friday

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.

1:40

FNB brings estate planning online

The bank now lets customers draw up their own wills via its online banking platform.

4:10
Thursday

Fintech innovation at local govt level

Novus3 and BBD are working together to develop their software capabilities while servicing clients in Africa and exploring opportunities abroad.

1:30

Six innovators selected for Industry 4.0 Challenge

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, in partnership with Standard Bank, offers support and funding opportunities to six tech start-ups.

3:40
Tuesday

Apple unveils new iPhones, smartwatch, TV+

The company introduces iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, as well as Watch Series 5 and a video subscription service.

5:20

Roadblocks ahead in SA’s solar push

The stagnation experienced by the South African renewable energy market results in growth being overshadowed by the likes of Egypt.

4:50
Tuesday

The sky is blue: 4IR is here

Already innovative in the digital space, Africa needs to teach critical thinking skills to continue fostering entrepreneurship and a tech-savvy workforce, says Phathizwe Malinga, managing director of SqwidNet.

4:30

Renewables body CEO slams uncertainty in SA’s energy sector

Government has plunged the renewables sector into limbo because of policy indecision, says SAWEA’s Ntombifuthi Ntuli.

3:10

Flip phones take centre stage at IFA 2019

Europe's biggest consumer technology show, IFA 2019, kicks off, and thousands of exhibitors are introducing their latest products.

5:50

Renewables allure increases in SA

Rising electricity prices, power outages and gas emissions are some of the factors driving the increased interest in renewables, say experts.

2:50

Huawei unveils 5G chipset for next Mate 30 Series

The Chinese telecoms giant reveals 5G system on a chip that will power its next Mate 30 Series of smartphones.