Kgaogelo Letsebe
Kgaogelo Letsebe
Portals journalist

Kgaogelo Letsebe (nee Mamabolo) is a journalist originally from Pretoria, Gauteng. She holds a BTech in Journalism from Tshwane University of Technology (Pretoria campus). With almost 10 years in the media and printing industry, KG as she is known, has honed her writing skills in various media sectors such as business, IT, built environment engineering, and food and beverage technology industry. As an assistant editor, her work has been used in The Butcher magazine, Food Processing Africa digital magazine and Food and Beverage magazine. When she's not frantically chasing deadlines, KG spends time with her husband and daughter, meditates to SA jazz tunes or indulges in African history books.

Apps aim to match clients with beauty salons

Friday

Former IT director Thuli Hlongwane hopes the Prim-U and Primlancer apps will create more entrepreneurs and more jobs.

Lebashe increases stake in RainFin to 75%

Wednesday

Online credit marketplace RainFin will use the sale proceeds to bankroll a new R1 billion fund targeting small businesses.

Chatbots part of the conversation in insurance industry

Traditional insurers are now exploring the potential of bots to offer customers a better user experience.

Social media data used to identify crime patterns

CSIR researchers deploy analytics, mapping and geolocation tools via public safety incident posts on these platforms to pinpoint trends.

SA's Colony Live opens offices in Texas

Monday

The audience engagement engine and data analytics platform has based this decision on the US being the biggest market in radio.

Ekasi Tech Fest returns to Soweto

The festival and gaming expo will take place at the Dlamini Multi-Purpose Centre on 19 and 20 October.

Mechatronics, coding and robotics initiative for schools

Africa Teen Geeks and the Gauteng education department will introduce these skills in Tshwane schools from January 2019.

Averda launches hazardous waste tracking system

TruTrak will enable healthcare institutions in particular to collect, transport and safely dispose of such material.

Sirtch takes on local giants Gumtree, OLX

The recently launched classified advertising platform is targeting an untapped market by offering its services in Xhosa and Zulu.

Former Microsoft man joins Webber Wentzel as CIO

Warren Hero's appointment to the newly created role supports the firm's increased use and adoption of technology.

Listen Longer, hearX launch in-ear monitoring solution

31 May

The app uses hardware and software technology to track the listening behaviour of users.

Tech conference collaboration boosts African start-ups

28 May

French tech conference VivaTech and AfricArena are partnering to build bridges between European and African entrepreneurial and investor arenas.