Sizwe’s Green Smart Centre powers education

Education is key to economic growth and a country’s economic performance is directly linked to the skills of its workforce and the quality of its education system. Skills shortages and challenges in delivering quality education in rural areas in South Africa...

Making technology in retail work

A shop sends its valued customer, John, a text message about a sale on a brand of shower gel. It is John’s favourite scent, the perfect size, priced at a discount, and timed just as John arrives home to discover he’s run out of shower gel, which means he...

FNB unveils mobile banking for the underbanked

First National Bank (FNB) has announced the launch of eWallet eXtra, a mobile bank account that allows unbanked and underbanked South African consumers to use a feature phone or a smartphone to open a bank account without ever walking into a branch. eWallet eXtra will...

Lenovo signs up sports sponsorships

Lenovo has entered into a multi-year sponsorship partnership with Scuderia Ferrari – starting with the 2018 season which kicked off in Melbourne on 25 March. The partnership will see brand exposure through the placement of the Lenovo logo on the side wing and...

Embrace a connected retail environment

The increased connectedness of consumers is contributing to a more dynamic environment – one where expectations on what the buying experience must entail are evolving. By Leon Coetzer, UK CEO of redPanda Software Thanks in part to the African mobile phone market...

Enter now for Applications Olympiad

James Selby was a DJ while still at school, and the only learner in South Africa to get 100% in the Applications Olympiad first round in 2016. Selby went on to achieve a silver medal in the finals. When asked recently what he would say to learners about the benefit of...