E-commerce boom leads to delivery services headache
Some shopping sites struggle to meet delivery timelines as they experience between 20% and 50% growth in online sales.
SASSA enables changes for easier access to COVID-19 grant
The South African Social Security Agency opens its system to approved beneficiaries of the COVID-19 grant, allowing them to alter banking details online.
Gig workers endure financial pressure, lifestyle changes
An estimated 80% of e-hailing drivers and delivery services employees in SA now earn less than R4 000 per month due to the impact of COVID-19.
ICT tenders: National Treasury eyes procurement data
This week sees National Treasury on the hunt for improved data analytics.
Data, fintech services boost MTN Nigeria in half-year
Demand for data and digital services grew significantly, but the telco experienced a decline in demand for voice services in the mass market segment.
Diabetes telemedicine platform attracts local investment
Johannesburg-based telemedicine company Guidepost receives a joint investment from local funding arms Endeavor and AlphaCode.
Call to start-ups to enter justice innovation challenge
Submissions for the annual Innovating Justice Challenge close on 5 August.
White paper: Connected devices in the time of COVID-19
What trends in IOT and other device communications reveal about the state of work during the pandemic – and the future of IT security.