Contradictions stifle SA classroom tech revolution

March 6, 2019 8:29 am6 comments
SA education versus technology revolution

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – INCONSISTENT policies between government and the department overseeing education are hindering the potential of technology to transform the South African educational landscape. This is according to technology executive as some factors hold back the integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into teaching and learning of the agenda of the continent’s […]

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Kenya’s digital economy worst hit by cyber-crime

March 4, 2019 8:37 am2 comments
Riaan Badenhorst, the General Manager at Kaspersky Lab Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – KENYA is increasingly becoming a victim of its renowned status as the continent’s leading digital economy. The East African country, the biggest regional economy, has emerged a favourite hunting ground for cyber-criminals with nearly 20 million internet-borne cyber-threats detected on computers in 2018, according to Kaspersky Lab Africa. This translates to […]

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Robotics revolution underway in South Africa

February 14, 2019 6:58 am0 comments
UiPath head of sales for South Africa Lenore Kerrigan

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SKILLS development is crucial to making the most of the robotic process automation (RPA) revolution and using it to grow jobs, rather than lose them. This is according to experts following the announcement by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s intention to introduce automation training at primary school level. However, while […]

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