Meta, Africa No Filter partner to boost VR content creators in Africa
Meta, Africa No Filter partner to boost VR content creators in Africa

Narrative change organisation, Africa No Filter, and Meta have partnered to launch a new programme called 'Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds'...

18 hours ago

The metaverse and data privacy: Will regulation keep up?
The metaverse and data privacy: Will regulation keep up?

From a privacy perspective, a number of concerns arise considering the metaverse and this cannot be ignored...

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt 3 days ago

Defining what's ethical in artificial intelligence needs input from Africans
Defining what's ethical in artificial intelligence needs input from Africans

Concerns have emerged about the accountability of AI and related technologies like machine learning...

By Mary Carman, Benjamin Rosman 29 Nov 2021

Digital transformation 2021, the year that was
Digital transformation 2021, the year that was

It is now evident that this global pandemic has created a paradigm shift away from how companies previously saw digital solutions...

Khaya MbangaBy Khaya Mbanga 25 Nov 2021

The self-driving trolley problem: how will future AI systems make the most ethical choices for all of us?
The self-driving trolley problem: how will future AI systems make the most ethical choices for all of us?

What would happen if AI systems had to make independent decisions and ones that could mean life or death for humans?

By Jumana Abu-Khalaf, Paul Haskell-Dowland 24 Nov 2021

Afrika Tikkun, Naspers Labs partner to position youngsters for the digital economy
Afrika Tikkun, Naspers Labs partner to position youngsters for the digital economy

Afrika Tikkun Services has partnered with Naspers Labs in a project that taps directly into the South Africa's future economic needs...

24 Nov 2021

South African retailers' readiness for the fourth industrial revolution
South African retailers' readiness for the fourth industrial revolution

A study commissioned by the W&R Seta reveals that more than 40% of retail businesses in SA have not explored 4IR technologies...

By Dr Beate Stiehler-Mulder and Kgaugelo Mehlape 23 Nov 2021

Winners of the 2021 Africa Tech Festival Awards announced
Winners of the 2021 Africa Tech Festival Awards announced

As the 24th Africa Tech Festival drew to a close last week, festival organisers named the winners of the Africa Tech Festival Awards...

15 Nov 2021

Green-tech and 4IR: Supporting a sustainable future
Green-tech and 4IR: Supporting a sustainable future

Imagine running your enterprise on current funds. No more revenues coming in. This is exactly how we are running our planet since 29 July...

By Kristof Symons 12 Nov 2021

The increasing trend of AI in advertising/marketing lead generation
The increasing trend of AI in advertising/marketing lead generation

Technology is moving at a faster pace than ever, and marketers are constantly seeking new ways to leverage new technologies to boost their brand's visibility...

11 Oct 2021

Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa
Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa

Google has announced a plan to invest $1bn over five years to support Africa's digital transformation...

6 Oct 2021

Digital Covid-19 vaccine certificates launch in South Africa
Digital Covid-19 vaccine certificates launch in South Africa

South Africa's digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate, which features a scannable QR code, has been launched by the department of health...

5 Oct 2021

Digitalisation in SA: From recovery to success
Digitalisation in SA: From recovery to success

Before 2020, digital tools and business-orientated tech featured on many businesses to-do lists and five-year plans but these certainly weren't and didn't need to be a huge focus...

29 Sep 2021

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Call for comment on 11 new 4IR Future Skills Qualifications

MICT Seta is calling for public comment on the 11 Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Future Skills Qualifications it has developed...

17 Sep 2021

Several ways small businesses can succeed in a digital world
Several ways small businesses can succeed in a digital world

The grit and innovation showed by small and medium businesses during a time of great change have been a triumph...

By Richard Chambers 16 Sep 2021

Is South Africa's retail sector ready for AI?
Is South Africa's retail sector ready for AI?

Globally, retailers have been able to use it to analyse consumer purchasing behaviour to better understand their market and improve their offering to consumers. Whether the same benefits can be realised in the South African retail sector depends on...

Wendy TembedzaBy Wendy Tembedza 15 Sep 2021

South Africa's new smart cities: a roadmap for transforming all our cities
South Africa's new smart cities: a roadmap for transforming all our cities

In 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa shared his dream for a new South African city that would be "driven by smart technologies of the fourth industrial revolution"...

Issued by AfriGIS 10 Sep 2021

Here's why technology needs to get out the way of digital transformation
Here's why technology needs to get out the way of digital transformation

Most companies today understand the need for digital transformation, but it can be all too easy to mistake digital transformation for simply adopting and implementing technology...

By Greg Gatherer 8 Sep 2021

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Kickstart your career in 4IR with Forge Academy's internship programme

Forge Academy is offering 33 interns the opportunity to grow their digital skillsets and gain valuable experience in 4IR disciplines...

7 Sep 2021

Mancosa launches the School of Information and Digital Technology
Mancosa launches the School of Information and Digital Technology

Mancosa has announced that it has launched the School of Information and Digital Technology (SIDT) in response to the demand for digital and IT education offerings...

2 Sep 2021






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