Fourth industrial revolution

SA readies 4IR blueprint

The 4IR commission will engage with stakeholders to chart the way forward for the country’s fourth industrial revolution direction.


SA falls behind global counterparts in blockchain, AI

New research finds that only 9% of local enterprises have deployed blockchain platforms, largely due to a lack of a viable business case.


Africa can lead fourth industrial revolution, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa bets on positioning South Africa not only as an adopter but a leader of the next digital revolution.


STEM skills must gather STEAM

Emotional intelligence and social and communication skills will play a crucial role in SA’s fourth industrial revolution and complement STEM training.


SA hosts Digital Economy Summit of holographic proportions

President Cyril Ramaphosa readies to be the first head of state to deliver a keynote address via holographic projection, at the inaugural Digital Economy Summit, in Midrand today.


Gauteng’s 4IR advisory panel in the works

Premier David Makhura announces plans to develop the province's own fourth industrial revolution advisory panel.


SONA 2019: Thin line between dreaming and doing

Maslow had it right. You can't expect functioning societies if people don't have access to the basics.


Spectrum framework coming, Ramaphosa promises

President Cyril Ramaphosa affirms the spectrum policy directive will be issued next month, noting it is key to reducing data costs.


Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation drives 4IR skills in schools

The organisation aims to integrate ICT solutions in schools, targeting over 1 million learners in SA.

Jun 13, 2019

Pinky Kekana: 4IR must benefit South Africans

The deputy communications minister calls on the tech industry to help create a brighter future for all South Africans.

Jun 5, 2019

SA millennials fear impact of Industry 4.0 on jobs

A Deloitte study shows South African millennials are pessimistic and uneasy about their future career prospects.


Comms ministry finds stability in Ndabeni-Abrahams

The ICT industry lauds the decision to retain minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in her post, noting it signals much-needed continuity in a department characterised by leadership instability.

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