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Following the recent groundbreaking announcement by the South African Department of Basic Education that coding and robotics will be incorporated as school subjects for grades R – 9 from next year, Singularity South Africa is weighing in on the conversation regarding the accelerating evolution of education on the continent, with new speakers added to address this topic specifically at it upcoming summit. Both adult and youth education will have a dedicated focus at the summit that will take place on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October 2024 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, in collaboration with Old Mutual. Over 1,500 delegates are expected to attend. 5 Jul 2024 Read more

Reimagining education with AI and spatial computing
Having just celebrated Youth Day, it is a pertinent moment to reflect on where the country’s younger population is at, and how we can best support them to reach their full potential. According to Stats SA, the country currently has approximately 20.4 million people in the 15-34 age category, which represents a whopping chunk of the population at 63.3%. 18 Jun 2024 Read more

Plans announced for Singularity Summit 2024
SingularityU South Africa Summit to take place in collaboration with Old Mutual on 21 and 22 October 2024. 23 May 2024 Read more

Popular future-focused summit returns
SingularityU South Africa and Old Mutual have announced a collaboration, which will see the popular future-focused SingularityU South Africa Summit, return to Johannesburg this year. In its quest to future-proof Africa, the SingularityU South Africa Summit will take place on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October 2024 at the Sandton Convention Centre, with a focus to forge the future of Africa, through community, collaboration and exponential technologies. 18 Apr 2024 Read more

'Blue eyes' by Conor McCreedy fetches R8.2m at Art Basel, funds lifesaving NFT campaign in Africa
In an extraordinary blend of art, philanthropy, and digital innovation, the iconic art piece, 'Blue eyes sapphirus falco columbarius' has been sold for a staggering R8.2m at Art Basel in Switzerland. The artwork, a collaboration between globally acclaimed South African-born Conor McCreedy and renowned jewelry designer Suzanne Syz, is making waves not just for its unique design but for its significant philanthropic impact and its pioneering use of NFT technology. 30 Jun 2023 Read more

Peter Diamandis pioneers A360 Metaverse Space Adventure in Ubuntuland
The annual physical Abundance360 event (A360), took place in Los Angeles earlier this year and was attended by hundreds of people. The prestigious event, hosted by world-renowned futurist Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, is where visionary thinkers congregate to learn how to harness the latest technologies, create wealth and solve the world's greatest challenges. Now, for the first time, African thinkers will also have the opportunity to access these teachings. 19 Apr 2023 Read more

Celebrated SA artist Blessing Ngobeni steps into the metaverse
Blessing Ngobeni, the world-renowned, multi-award-winning South African visual artist, has entered the metaverse with a ground-breaking collection that combines physical art pieces with non-fungible token (NFT) digital versions. This collection comprises eight art pieces that are available as pairs, with each set including a physical piece and a digital NFT. 4 Apr 2023 Read more

Metaverse helps bring water to Africa
In a historic move, Africarare, Africa's first metaverse, has joined forces with non-profit organisation Innovation Africa to help deliver clean drinking water to people across the continent. The partnership seeks to empower rural communities by providing access to clean water and light, using Israeli solar, water and agricultural technologies, and in doing so, change lives through this innovative approach. 8 Mar 2023 Read more

Nedbank Golf Challenge tees off in the metaverse
True to its promise to lead in digital, go beyond banking, discover new marketing platforms and leverage new technology to better serve its customers, Nedbank recently announced its entry to Web3, having procured land in Africarare, Africa's first metaverse. Now the leading financial institution is inviting fans to enjoy all that the virtual world has to offer with the inaugural Nedbank Golf Challenge set to take place in Ubuntuland. 9 Nov 2022 Read more

CyberKongz go ape in Africa
One of the largest PFP Gaming franchise to set up home in Africarare 24 Oct 2022 Read more

Primedia drives assets into metaverse
Media giant Primedia Pty Ltd has made another forward-thinking leap. The powerhouse organisation that owns Primedia Outdoor, Primedia Broadcasting and award-winning news brand Eyewitness News, has now secured virtual real estate in Africarare, Africa's first metaverse. 11 Oct 2022 Read more

Virtual land for mahala
Africarare puts virtual land up for grabs. 23 May 2022 Read more

African metaverse sells out land in flash sale
149 plots of virtual land scooped up in a few minutes 4 May 2022 Read more

Sold out collection for first African metaverse
Africarare metaverse showcases African creativity - premiere of South African artist Norman Catherine - limited NFT collection sells out in two weeks. 26 Oct 2021 Read more

First African metaverse launches
Africarare metaverse to showcase African creativity
Premiere of South African artist Norman Catherine limited NFT collection
 6 Oct 2021 Read more

7 tech companies to be showcased to potential investors at summit
Online summit provides platform for local tech startups to access global investors 5 Oct 2021 Read more

Learning journeys announced for upcoming future-focussed summit
Programme released for SingularityU South Africa Summit in October featuring over 200 world-leading local and international speakers. 15 Sep 2021 Read more

South African women to take centre stage at upcoming future-focussed summit
SingularityU South Africa Summit in October set to host leading South African and global businesswomen 26 Aug 2021 Read more

SingularityU SA encourages optimism in future-focused summit
SingularityU South Africa Summit in October set to host over 200 world-leading local and international speakers 27 Jul 2021 Read more

Exponential Finance Summit to join forces with the SingularityU South Africa Summit later this year
SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit 2021
will combine with the SingularityU South Africa Summit in October
 8 Jul 2021 Read more

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