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4:30

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.

5:30

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.

5:50
Tuesday

MTN lights up next-gen 5G network in SA

Launching today with 100 sites, MTN’s 5G network covers areas of Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.

2:10
Tuesday

Naspers eyes bigger market share in educational tech

The company strengthens its education tech business through expansion and investing a further combined R1 billion in two start-ups.

3:20

5G to contribute over $7.5tn to global GDP by 2030

The opportunities presented by 5G will result in productivity gains and operational efficiency, boosting economic growth in the next decade, says ABI Research.

3:30

Gauteng’s Industry 4.0 blueprint at an ‘advanced’ stage

Gauteng Provincial Government works towards developing a fourth industrial revolution strategy, to push forward the province’s modernisation agenda.

4:20
26 Jun

IBM machine learning tech helps Gauteng track COVID-19 infections

IBM Research Africa develops cloud-based technology to help the Gauteng government monitor, track and predict coronavirus infections.

4:40

Wind sector targets R400bn post-COVID-19 economic recovery

The sector estimates the wind sector alone will invest between R300 billion and R400 billion and create 25 000 jobs in South Africa by 2030.

6:20

Close ICASA and create a digital regulator, says Ngcaba

ICT veteran Dr Andile Ngcaba says ICASA’s law in its current state cannot drive digital transformation, amid mooted changes for the telecoms regulator.

2:40
23 Jun

Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment

UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.

3:00
23 Jun

Vodacom, Microsoft debut digital education platform for SA learners

The platform enables remote learning with affordable connectivity, also giving learners access to educational tools, apps and resources.

3:50
23 Jun

World’s innovative firms struggle to stay on top

Company executives’ commitment to innovation drops significantly, resulting in difficulties in making success repeatable.