Finalists for top MTN women in ICT awards revealed

August 27, 2018 5:47 pm0 comments
Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa has announced the shortlisted candidates for the prestigious Women in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) – Partnership for Change Awards. Some 24 nominees will vie for eight awards. Among the major categories are the Lifetime Achiever Recognition Award (Women Pioneer), which recognises a woman who has longstanding […]

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Africa’s first blockchain protocol re-imagines digital assets’ future

May 23, 2018 10:47 am0 comments
South African blockchain and cryptocurrency co-founders, Riccardo Spagni, Naveen Jain and Dan Teree

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A CONSORTIUM co-founded by South African blockchain and cryptocurrency expert, Riccardo Spagni, has announced a new open source blockchain protocol specifically for digital assets. Tari, as the protocol is called, has the backing some of Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital funds, and is set to redefine […]

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Expert advocates for tech adoption to revamp utilities

April 18, 2018 8:09 pm0 comments
SAP on smart cities

JOHANNESBURG – AFRICA’S utilities, some facing violent protests over poor service delivery, have been encouraged to embrace modern technologies to enhance their operations. The recommendation by technology expert and industry adviser, Hannes Venter, comes in the wake of the so-called fourth industrial revolution that sees today’s hyper-connected consumer expecting a reduced environmental […]

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