SA must embrace technology to tackle socio-economic problems

September 17, 2018 12:57 pm0 comments
Mike Harris, Gartner Executive Vice President, Research

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – STAKEHOLDERS must make the most of modern  technologies to overcome prevailing economic challenges bedeviling South Africa, experts said at the opening of a key information technology summit in Cape Town. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo opened on Monday in the midst of economic and political upheaval, including rising unemployment, the […]

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Local app could be solution to global water woes

September 14, 2018 11:08 am1 comment
Female Eastern Cape innovator, Thulisile Volwana solution tackling water
leakages crisis. Photo by Savious-Parker Kwinika, CAJ News

DURBAN – A TECHNOLOGY solution created by two South African youngsters, who interestingly have no relevant background in science and technology, could well end the water leakages and spills afflicting many municipalities around the world. Known as the TUSE App, the technology is anticipated to eventually halt the imminent global shortage of the precious liquid. […]

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Converting digital revolution into development revolution

September 13, 2018 4:45 am0 comments
Huawei Vice President for Carrier Business Group, Jianjun Zhou

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Durban‎ DURBAN – INNOVATION, inclusivity, infrastructure and investment are critical factors to boost economies, bridge the digital divide and leverage the power of information and communication technology (ICT) to advance sustainable development. This is according to International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Secretary General, Houlin Zhao,who was speaking at the Huawei […]

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