Back to school in the mobile age

Keeping children safe from predators means parents must now ensure their protection extends to the digital realm. “A parent’s physical protection is no longer adequate in our connected age where the digital and real worlds collide,” says Ilonka Badenhorst, GM of SA’s...

What to expect from next-generation native messaging

While Short Message Service (SMS) remains the most popular chat app in some parts of the world, including Africa, it is fast evolving into a technology that businesses can rely on to meet the changing expectations of today’s connected consumer. By Douglas van...

The life-changing magic of following your passion

Youth unemployment continues to be a massive issue in South Africa. According to StatsSA, the youth unemployment rate in South Africa rose significantly to 58,2% in the third quarter of 2019 from 56,4% in the previous period, reaching its highest level since the first...

The future for tourism and technology

Will 2020 herald in the decade of flying cars, AI concierges and holograph meetings with clients and colleagues across the world “Tourism has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation,” says Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa, CEO of Jurni....

Trends that will shape travel experiences in 2020

Travelport has shared its 2020 trends that will shape travel experiences as we start the next decade. Through independent research with thousands of global travellers – including 500 in South Africa, , Travelport has uncovered the major forces that will become...

Know your credit score before applying for car finance

You’ve been for the test drive, you have your heart set on that new car, and you’ve negotiated a price that you can comfortably afford. You have enough money to put down a deposit, and you earn a sufficient sum to afford the anticipated monthly repayments....