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#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected city
#IABSummit19: Dudu Mkhwanazi to speak on the connected cityArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Dudu Mkhwanazi, CEO of Project Isizwe, to find out what to expect from her talk on 'the connected city' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to her...

Jessica Tennant 22 May 2019

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#IABSummit19: The new nowArticle

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed IAB SA CEO Paula Hulley to find out what to expect from this year's theme and insights...

Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2019

2018 Connectivity Hero of the Year announced
2018 Connectivity Hero of the Year announcedArticle

Cambium Networks has announced that Duduzile Mkhwanazi from Project Isizwe is the 2018 Connectivity Hero of the Year...

25 Feb 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!Article

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up
BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line upArticle

Bizcommunity invites you to join us as four 'Afro-futurists', all published authors, all experienced global keynote speakers and trend consultants, impart their knowledge in one intensive morning session...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Dec 2018

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named
Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 namedArticle

Etion's Teddy Daka and Absa's Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA's IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry's top annual awards...

3 Dec 2018

Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018
Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018Article

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...

25 Oct 2018

Internet inclusion and its transformative power in Africa
Internet inclusion and its transformative power in AfricaArticle

The recently released Internet Inclusive Index: Bridging Digital Divides report gives South Africa the number one ranking on the African continent...

Kevin South 16 Oct 2018

12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow
12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrowArticle

Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent with Africa's international ambitions and potential firmly in their grasp...

Peter Pedroncelli 24 Apr 2018

Data costs impacting African economies
Data costs impacting African economiesArticle

Education is food for the mind. It nourishes the brain. It develops intellectual and emotional maturity. Collectively it creates innovative people who improve their economy...

Duduzile Mkhwanazi 12 Feb 2018

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Start thinking in a 'mobile first' mindsetArticle

According to the latest November stats from Effective Measure, 'South Africa Online', a whopping 67.38% of unique browsers came from mobile itself...

Graham Du Plessis 27 Dec 2017

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Internet access is your basic right, here's whyArticle

Your municipality is responsible for providing you with the services you need to satisfy your basic needs, according to the South African Constitution.

Duduzile Mkhwanazi 9 Oct 2017

#InnovationMonth: Municipalities can make sustainable free Wi-Fi a reality
#InnovationMonth: Municipalities can make sustainable free Wi-Fi a realityArticle

Everybody loves free Wi-Fi. Nobody ever wants to see it switched off. It has proven its worth by helping citizens improve their education, enhance job skills, find employment, easily access news...

Dudu Mhkwanazi 5 Sep 2017

Impact BBDO MEA, Regional Agency Group of the Year at Loeries 2017.
#Loeries2017: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The full list of winners for the 39th Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on 20 August 2017 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all...

20 Aug 2017

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#Loeries2017: All the Saturday night winnersArticle

The Saturday night winners of the 39th Annual Loerie Awards, which took place on 19 August 2017 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all...

19 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: All the Shared Value and Service Design finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Shared Value and Service Design finalists!Article

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Shared Value category, which is sponsored by Unilever, and in the Service Design category, sponsored by Accenture Interactive...

15 Aug 2017

Dudu Mkhwanazi
New CEO for Project IsizweArticle

Project Isizwe has appointed Dudu Mkhwanazi as its new CEO. Mkhwanazi is deeply committed to enabling social justice and empowering South Africans through free access to the internet...

1 Aug 2017

Tshwane citizens save over R1bn through Project Isizwe
Tshwane citizens save over R1bn through Project IsizweArticle

The vast majority of Tshwi-Fi users use prepaid airtime for their mobile phones. Without free Wi-Fi, users would be paying 25c/MB...

21 Jul 2017

#Loeries2017: All the finalists by agency, school and brand!
#Loeries2017: All the finalists by agency, school and brand!Article

All the finalists for this year's Loeries Awards have been announced. Here are the total entry numbers per agency, school and brand...

11 Jul 2017

Tim Genders (South Africa) presenting Afri-Fi: Free Public Wi-Fi.
Mozilla Equal Rating Innovation Challenge winnersArticle

With its Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, Mozilla called for creative and scalable ideas to provide affordable access to the open internet. The winning teams were from India, South Africa, and Brazil...

5 Apr 2017

Alan Knott-Craig to speak at SACSC Research Conference
Alan Knott-Craig to speak at SACSC Research ConferenceArticle

Alan Knott-Craig, former Mxit CEO and founder of non-profit organisation, Project Isizwe, will join a list of speakers at the SACSC annual Research Conference...

3 Apr 2017

Big winner of the night Ogilvy, on stage for their best digital agency award.
All the 2017 IAB Bookmark Award winners!Article

Ogilvy was recognised as the best agency, with the KFC brand, one of its clients, recognised as the brand of the year at the IAB Bookmark Awards 2017, held at The Galleria in Sandton...

Danette Breitenbach 16 Mar 2017

Multichoice SA Holdings achieves four Oliver Top Empowerment Awards category nominations
Multichoice SA Holdings achieves four Oliver Top Empowerment Awards category nominationsArticle

Multichoice SA Holdings has broken a 16-year record by being designated a finalist in four major categories of the Oliver Top Empowerment Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Mar 2017

IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017
IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017Article

The IAB SA has announced the Bookmark Awards finalists for 2017. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down a record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists, each demonstrating talent and digital innovation in their respective categories...

22 Feb 2017

Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist
Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlistArticle

Five semi-finalists have been chosen to progress to the next phase of Mozilla's $250,000 Equal Rating Innovation Challenge...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Jan 2017

City of Tshwane bags international award for TshWi-Fi TV
City of Tshwane bags international award for TshWi-Fi TVArticle

The City of Tshwane's mission to be the most connected city on the African continent continues to garner international acclaim...

8 Dec 2016

TshWi-Fi scoops global award for Affordable Connectivity
TshWi-Fi scoops global award for Affordable ConnectivityArticle

TshWi-Fi, Tshwane's Free Wi-Fi project made possible by Project Isizwe, has won the Wi-Fi NOW award for Affordable Connectivity...

28 Oct 2016

ICASA to co-host DSA Global Summit in Cape Town next year
ICASA to co-host DSA Global Summit in Cape Town next yearArticle

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that its 2017 Global Summit will be co-hosted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), the South African national spectrum regulator...

21 Oct 2016

Internet and Social Media Summit to gather ICT heavyweights
Internet and Social Media Summit to gather ICT heavyweightsArticle

The Internet and Social Media Summit is to be held in Cape Town on 27 July, and will bring together local and international industry thought leaders...

20 Jul 2016

Tshwane wins global award for bridging digital divide
Tshwane wins global award for bridging digital divideArticle

The City of Tshwane received international recognition by winning the World Wi-Fi Day Award for Most Innovative City or Government Program to bridge the Digital Divide...

30 Jun 2016

Don't panic South Africa, the internet is coming
Don't panic South Africa, the internet is comingArticle

It's easy to get mopey and depressed when you read the papers. Violent crime. Rampant corruption...

Alan Knott-Craig 11 May 2016

Why govtech is a lucrative market for African startups
Why govtech is a lucrative market for African startupsArticle

African tech startups with solutions that make a difference to people's lives should look to partner with governments in order to turn their ideas into successful businesses...

Tom Jackson 12 Apr 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Top five ICT trends 2016
[BizTrends 2016] Top five ICT trends 2016Article

Businesses have to adapt and readapt continuously to keep up with or stay ahead of change. Either that or fall behind and fall away...

Cari Van Wyk 15 Jan 2016

The Best of Biz 2015: CSI & Sustainability
The Best of Biz 2015: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

We've compiled a #BestofBiz 2015 list for all our industries, from articles with the most views, the most-read contributors to the press offices with the most hits.

15 Dec 2015

AfricaCom Awards 2015 winners announced
AfricaCom Awards 2015 winners announcedArticle

The winners of the 2015 AfricaCom Awards have been announced. The awards took place on 18 November in Cape Town, and celebrated the ICT and technology industry in Africa...

19 Nov 2015

Major milestone for City of Tshwane Free Wi-Fi Project
Major milestone for City of Tshwane Free Wi-Fi ProjectArticle

Mayor of Tshwane, Cllr Kgosientso Ramokgopa has announced that the City of Tshwane's Free Wi-Fi project has achieved a major milestone....

11 Nov 2015

AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announcedArticle

As a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa, the AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance...

Issued by AfricaCom 21 Oct 2015

AfricaCom 2015: Awards shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015: Awards shortlist announcedArticle

The applications for 2015 were many and of extremely high quality, reinforcing the importance of the Awards as a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector...

20 Oct 2015

2015 South African Innovation Awards finalists
2015 South African Innovation Awards finalistsArticle

As part of the overall MyWorld of Tomorrow (MWOT) programme, the finalists for the SA Innovation Awards have been announced. These awards are aimed at recognising and celebrating innovation companies and individuals...

1 Oct 2015

Mxit Africa's best web app ever, says ex-boss
Mxit Africa's best web app ever, says ex-bossArticle

Instant messaging service Mxit is the best web application ever to be created in Africa, according to Alan Knott-Craig Jnr...

Gareth van Zyl 26 Aug 2015

Launch of new wireless internet provider imminent
Launch of new wireless internet provider imminentArticle

Alan Knott-Craig (Jnr) has announced the imminent commercial launch of a new Wireless Internet provider (WISP), HeroTel. HeroTel will provide fast, reliable wireless broadband at affordable rates to households and small businesses...

25 Aug 2015

Free internet zones for Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks
Free internet zones for Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranksArticle

Thanks to an initiative from Project Isizwe and the Open Society Foundation of South Africa, commuters at the two busiest taxi ranks...

31 Jul 2015

Faster and free connectivity with Tshwane Wi-Fi upgrades
Faster and free connectivity with Tshwane Wi-Fi upgradesArticle

Project Isizwe has confirmed that the City of Tshwane recently upgraded the maximum speeds on its free Wi-Fi network to 15 megabits per second...

30 Jul 2015

Ruckus Wireless: Wi-Fi is transforming transportation
Ruckus Wireless: Wi-Fi is transforming transportationArticle

Faster, more dependable Wi-Fi connectivity that works even in a crowded train, bus station or terminal is critical to meeting passenger and operational needs...

8 Jun 2015

Alan Knott-Craig Jr joins Business Tech Show line-up
Alan Knott-Craig Jr joins Business Tech Show line-upArticle

The Business Tech Show, taking place 25-26 August 2015 in Cape Town, has announced that the founder of Project Isizwe: Free Wi-Fi For Africa, Alan Knott-Craig Jr, will be presenting at the conference...

4 Jun 2015

Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bond
Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bondArticle

A free wi-fi project that has successfully taken root in Tshwane could set the pattern for social impact bonds in South Africa...

1 Jun 2015

Rural South Africa to get free Wi-Fi
Rural South Africa to get free Wi-FiArticle

Rural Eastern Cape is about to get high-speed internet service through a dedicated Wi-Fi connection...

28 May 2015

Funding Fair aims to connect entrepreneurs with investors
Funding Fair aims to connect entrepreneurs with investorsArticle

Government recently announced that it spent a total of R45m this financial year through various entrepreneurship programmes in the Western Cape to assist new business development with access to finance...

13 Mar 2015

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