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Is your school PoPIA compliant?

As schools and other tertiary institutions require a vast amount of personal information concerning their teachers, students, as well as students' parents, they are one of the industries that will feel the impact of Protection of Personal Information Act the most.

2 days ago

MTN warns of service disruption in Nigeria due to rising insecurity
MTN warns of service disruption in Nigeria due to rising insecurity

MTN's service in Nigeria could be disrupted as a result of rising insecurity in different parts of the country, the local unit of South Africa's telecoms group said on Tuesday.

15 Jun 2021

HyperionDev secures over R50m in funding to expand to the US and UK
HyperionDev secures over R50m in funding to expand to the US and UK

HyperionDev has announced that it has raised over R50m in 12 weeks in an edtech Series A fundraiser. The company said the combined funding strategy attracted over 1,500 investors from more than 20 countries, culminating in one of the largest ever edtech Series A fundraises in Africa.

15 Jun 2021

Key considerations for retailers accelerating e-commerce
Key considerations for retailers accelerating e-commerce

With the value of online retail in South Africa topping R30bn in 2020 - and projections of R42bn in 2021 - retailers across the country are gearing up to accelerate their e-commerce and m-commerce efforts.

15 Jun 2021

6 critical PoPIA compliance steps to take before 1 July
6 critical PoPIA compliance steps to take before 1 July

The eleventh hour is upon businesses who are not Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) compliant. The effective date of 1 July is upon us.

By Rian Schoeman 14 Jun 2021

Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch
Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch

Lagos-based entrepreneur Ogechi Egemonu was selling more than 500,000 Nairas (R16,720,02) worth of watches, shoes and handbags on Twitter per week.

By Nneka Chile 14 Jun 2021

Customer experience reimagined post-Covid
Customer experience reimagined post-Covid

Tech trends shaping the customer engagement experience in the financial services sector is seeing a growing competition from challenger banks and new technologies that can help traditional players enhance their customer experience and keep up with the disruptors. One of the most contentious issues for many businesses is how to create a unique customer experience to retaining customers and attracting new ones. Progressive development that has taken place during the "post-Covid" world is the massive application of digital technologies and the emergence of new competitors.

By Katlego Tong, Issued by Israel Trade Office to South Africa 14 Jun 2021




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