City of Johannesburg

Ride-hailing app Taxi Live Africa begins expansion

After successfully operating in Durban and signing up 3 000 partner drivers, locally-developed Taxi Live Africa expands to Gauteng.


e8 Revolution uses tech to tackle hunger created by COVID-19

Using the ADDaBIT fintech platform, e8 has cut out the logistical nightmare of getting food into the hands of those who need it.


City of Johannesburg budgets R40m for free WiFi

The city readies to bring free WiFi connectivity to more public areas, after allocating R40 million for the 2020/21 financial year to expand the service.


Governing bodies threaten shutdown of 'Bolt's manipulative system'

The South African E-hailing Association and the E-hailing Operators Interim Committee are demanding the halt of Bolt’s new low-cost service, Bolt Go.


Prof Vilakazi looks to build high-tech start-up ecosystem around Wits

The new Wits vice-chancellor’s dream is to create a local version of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the University of Witwatersrand.

14 Jul

Public cloud services under cyber security threat in SA

Accidental exposure continues to plague local organisations, with misconfigurations exploited in 39% of reported attacks in the country, says Sophos.


Vumacam reviews surveillance system as POPI Act kicks in

Vumacam audits operational guidelines and systems, to assess compliance with the newly promulgated Protection of Personal Information Act.

Jun 30, 2020

e-Government boosts GP’s COVID-19 screening systems

The Department of e-Government introduces a Web-based pre-screening application to facilitate coronavirus screening and employee management for provincial departments.

Jun 23, 2020

COJ expands e-services to reduce service centre visits

The City of Johannesburg adds regional-based e-mail addresses for revenue-related queries so that residents can continue to practise social distancing.

Jun 12, 2020

Security gurus weigh in on SA’s latest cyber attacks

The latest cyber attacks on local organisations highlight criminals are continually on the lookout for ways to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts.


Joburg residents use tech to preserve suburb

Residents of Melrose North and Birdhaven in Johannesburg are turning to digital conservation to protect their environment.


Geekulcha announces 2020 Top 15 Young Geeks

The annual awards are held to honour local youth making notable moves within the South African tech space.