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Innovation, digital economy engine to drive SA’s growth

The country’s post-COVID-19 economy must focus on innovation and the digital economy, advises trade and industry deputy minister Nomalungelo Gina.


New app connects customers to SMEs

Kwebo aims to empower small businesses, bringing them closer to consumers in a one-stop peer-rated platform.

Sep 28, 2020

New report says measured spectrum allocation key to digital economy

The allocation of spectrum is an opportunity to utilise communications tech for economic development for the country as a whole, says a World Wide Worx study.

May 20, 2020

Mastercard aims to bring 1bn people into digital economy by 2025

The payments tech firm expands its financial inclusion efforts beyond the 500 million of the past five years, looking to bring a billion people into the digital economy.


Pressing history’s fast-forward button

SD-WAN is one of the fast-emerging technologies set to play an important role in establishing a new paradigm for value creation in the digital age.

Mar 19, 2020

Digital economy companies take a punch as COVID-19 spreads

Analysts weigh in on the impact of coronavirus on digital economy firms, stressing the need for aggressive awareness and communication to sustain the businesses.

Dec 12, 2019

Digital economy to bring rise to 21st-century unions

In 2020, a new breed of strong trade unions will rise to fight for workers’ rights and champion the role of technology.


President side-lines ICT expertise on advisory team

Analysts criticise president Cyril Ramaphosa’s newly-appointed Economic Advisory Council, saying ICT expertise has been ignored.

Sep 23, 2019

Zensar boss urges overhaul of SA immigration laws

Sandeep Kishore believes restrictive immigration laws are affecting SA’s competitiveness at global stage.

Aug 23, 2019

Reinvent, repackage, rinse, repeat

Think your business isn't threatened by digital disruption? Think again.


New ITA boss prioritises transformation, skills development

Thabo Mofokeng plans to turn the Information Technology Association of SA into a catalyst for participation in the digital economy.

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.

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