PSICT Forum: Shining the spotlight on women in tech
Brainstorm’s next Public Sector ICT Enterprise Forum will be held on 4 December, under the theme 'Women’s Empowerment Through Technology’.
Digitisation, COVID-19 prompt reduced headcount at Absa
The bank reduces its total number of employees by 1 200 and institutes a hiring freeze, citing COVID-19 ramifications, combined with its digital strategy implementation.
Standard Bank Instant Money can now be collected in spaza shops
The bank expands its retail partner footprint for its Instant Money offering, so that it can bring this service to more South Africans, safely and securely.
South African banks snub social media conversations
In the new Banking Sentiment Index, Nedbank and African Bank emerge as the most responsive, while Discovery Bank is the worst at responding to customer queries.
SA banks see surge in e-commerce, contactless payments
South Africa’s big-four banks witness a drastic shift to e-commerce and digital transactions, as consumers opt for safe and convenient payment methods.
Digitisation, COVID-19 prompt jobs bloodbath at African Bank
Automation has led to redundancies and required the bank to evaluate its current resource capacity, which may necessitate reducing duplication of functions.
IT Personality, Visionary CIO nominations extended
The IITPSA President’s Awards nominations are open till 8 November.
MTN, Vodacom brands are the most powerful in Africa
MTN is Africa’s most valuable brand, with a value of $3.3 billion, while Vodacom is the continent’s strongest, with a score of 89.5 out of 100, says Brand Finance.