Millennials and fintechs are redefining financial services

Millennials have received an especially bad reputation in the media over the past decade, characterised as lazy and entitled, and attributed as the reason for the so-called “death” of a number of industries, from the diamond industry to even beer and...

What merchants and consumers need to know about RMS

When South Africa became the first country in the world to launch Authenticated Collections (Debicheck), replacing EDO (AEDO & NAEDO) with DebiCheck in 2021, consumers and merchants breathed a collective sigh of relief. Now Registered Mandate Services (RMS)...

Bridging learning gaps through edutech

Students have had to adapt to new ways of learning as many learners endured major disruptions within their curriculum such as at-home distractions and changes of schedule leading to students experiencing learning gaps in their education. The South African educational...

Satellite connectivity improves patient outcomes

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted weaknesses in healthcare provision infrastructure in many countries, including South Africa. During the last two years, ease of access to healthcare became a vital determinant of people’s experiences of the virus, and their chances of...

Making SA sport stadiums EPC-compliant

The EPC regulations published in December 2020 mandate the display of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for all sport facilities such as stadiums larger than 1 000m2 (if they are state-owned) or 2 000m2 (if they are privately-owned). With the December 2022...