South Africans want to stay in SA

South Africans are significantly less willing to relocate to a new country physically than in 2018, according to a new study Decoding Global Talent, Onsite and Virtual by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network. The study included almost 209 000 participants in...

New talent strategies needed for post-Covid realities

South African companies realise that the post Covid-19 period requires new thinking on talent and skills retention, embracing technology, incorporating sustainability in business models, and investing more in employee well-being, benefits and engagement. These are...

Meteor explodes in dramatic fireball over the UK

A fireball that thousands of people witnessed exploding across the sky in the UK was likely a meteor entering the atmosphere, and spreading debris on to the Earth’s surface as it broke up. On Sunday evening (28 February), the meteor fireball, moving at incredible...

Comet makes a pit stop near Jupiter’s asteroids

After traveling several billion miles toward the Sun, a wayward young comet-like object orbiting among the giant planets has found a temporary parking place along the way. The object has settled near a family of captured ancient asteroids, called Trojans, that are...

Standard Bank customers face multiple deductions – updated

Standard Bank customers may find they have less money than they expected in their bank accounts today, as some transactions have been deducted multiple times. The bank has issued this operational alert to customers: "We are aware that recent credit and debit card...

Port delays surge during pandemic

Congestion at major global seaports spiked in the second half of 2020, with ships requiring the loading and unloading of over 6 000 containers per visit spending an average of over 83 hours in port, a rise of 20% year-on-year, according to the latest Port Performance...

Gootloader secretly infects users

Criminal operators have turned the infection method for "Gootkit" financial malware into a complex delivery platform for a wide range of malware, including ransomware. Sophos researchers have named the delivery platform, "Gootloader". Gootloader attackers reach their...

Liquid Telecom says subsea network unaffected by cable outages

Liquid Telecom has issued a statement saying it ensured continuity of service to its customers during the recent outages of the SEA-ME-WE 5 and EIG submarine cables. The group operates an intelligent subsea cable system that automatically reroutes network traffic...

Proudly SA summit goes virtual

Proudly South African will be hosting its ninth annual - and first-ever virtual - Buy Local Summit & Expo from 8 to 10 March 2021. A vastly different format from previous Buy Local Summits, this event will focus on conversations that educate, inform, and entertain...

UK leads in PC shipments to schools

The rapid response of local authorities, schools and central government during Covid-19 school closures has made the country by far the leading shipper of mobile PCs to schools in Europe, according to Context. Context's weekly data monitors the IT channel, in...

New talent strategies needed for post-Covid realities

South African companies realise that the post Covid-19 period requires new thinking on talent and skills retention, embracing technology, incorporating sustainability in business models, and investing more in employee well-being, benefits and engagement. These are...

M&A deal-making aids Africa’s economic recovery

Africa should be considered a promising component of merger and acquisition (M&A) strategies, in spite of the relatively small M&A market size and the impact of Covid-19 on economies, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Africa's M&A...

Meteor explodes in dramatic fireball over the UK

A fireball that thousands of people witnessed exploding across the sky in the UK was likely a meteor entering the atmosphere, and spreading debris on to the Earth’s surface as it broke up. On Sunday evening (28 February), the meteor fireball, moving at incredible...

Attacks on Covid-19 response industries double

Cyberattacks evolved in 2020 as threat actors sought to profit from the unprecedented socioeconomic, business and political challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, IBM Security X-Force observed attackers pivoting their attacks to businesses for which...

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Gain and maintain public trust for your online business

Covid-19 has propelled businesses across all sectors to not only focus on being the best in the world, but on being the best for the world. This means that they must maintain their "social licenses to operate"--with public trust as their currency. According to Riaan...

Tech advances could help to break the silence of GBV

President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address earlier this month said it was important for law enforcement agencies to reduce the backlog of gender-based violence (GBV) cases in the country. This comes after he named GBV the second pandemic in our...

Iress, Listcorp connect SA investors and companies

Financial technology business Iress has partnered with Australian investment information service, Listcorp, to launch a new digital platform where listed South African companies can meet with investors. Listcorp is a digital platform designed to facilitate...

VodaTrade enables the growth of small suppliers

Vodacom Financial Services has announced an expansion of its services to include a supplier portal called VodaTrade, where the small supplier will be able to go digital and connect with bigger business partners. This digital trading platform is set to support small...

Building greater sustainability, climate resilience in West Africa

Across Africa, urban centres are rapidly expanding as the continent's large - and growing - youth population seek better fortunes in the city. By Titilayo Adewumi, regional sales director: West Africa at SAP In 2020, Kinshasha was the world's 17th-largest city by...

Girl students to explore various careers in technology

GirlCode’s Virtual Career Day will be hosted on Monday, 8 March 2021 in celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day that is themed #ChooseToChallenge. The career days are part of the numerous offerings that the non-profit extends to its beneficiaries and were...

Perseverance Rover reaches Mars with the help of open source OS

After years of preliminary work by NASA and a traversed flight distance of 292 million miles, the Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars on 18 February 2021. One of the main goals of the Mars mission is to search for signs of primeval microbial life. The rover...

How the ‘broken window’ theory affects cybersecurity matters

Here at Networks Unlimited Africa, we are applying the 'broken window' principle when looking at our internal cybersecurity posture and how it affects business processes. By Stefan van de Giessen: GM: cybersecurity at Networks Unlimited Africa The term 'broken window'...

Believe in the power of technology, says Huawei VP

Technology holds significant benefits for humanity, and digital technology can be an indispensable tool for helping the United Nations achieve its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This was the view of Huawei senior vice president and board member Catherine Chen,...

Apex BI rolls out international growth plan

Apex BI - a provider of technology expense management (TEM) software - has announced the roll-out of strategic growth plans with a partner expansion programme that encompasses international markets. Apex BI's software solutions deliver enhanced management and...

DevOps and Security Manager at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:The strong leadership & technical expertise of a DevOps and Security Manager is sought by a leading E-Commerce platform to build and operate large-scale systems to ensure security, high availability, and scalability of the platform. The ideal candidate...

Outbound Sales Agent at Gro-Direct

The successful candidate should have positive energy, an ability to identify new opportunities, have excellent verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail, have the ability to form partnerships with potential clients in assigned territory and must...

Mid QA Engineer (Automation) at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:If you're all about scripting & security, then bring your love of all things QA automation and a desire to ensure the best experience for the customer as the next QA Engineer sought by a rapidly growing E-Commerce platform. You must possess a Degree in...

REGIONAL FINANCE MANAGER

Position: Regional Finance ManagerLocation: Johannesburg SouthSalary: R 400 000 - R 500 000 The successful candidate will report to the Companies Operations Finance Manager and will be responsible to manage the financial and administration functions of the Branches...

Industrial Designer at The Focus Group

Relevant Industrial Design qualification Experience in the Shop Fitting industry a bonus Strong understanding of furniture manufacture principles for bespoke projects across the commercial and hospitality industries Ability to take concept designs to working drawings...

Senior Data Modeller

responsible for designing, implementing and documenting datamodelling solutions which include but not limited to the use of relational, dimensional and NoSQL databases within the Department. Supporting projects and other initiatives that span across the organisation....

Software Developer at Datafin Recruitment

ENVIRONMENT:A leader in cloud-based analytics solutions seeks a self-driven & passionate Software Developer to join its Dev team where you will apply your technical expertise on a sophisticated cloud-based performance measurement product suite. Your initial focus...

Specialist Solutions Analyst (6 months contract)

Are you in the market for a New Contract opportunity? We have a 6-months contract opportunity open for a Specialist Solutions Analyst within a Financial Service industry. Responsibilities Work as part of a DevOps team, leverage specialist analysis & testing tools,...

Cloud Engineer

An exciting company responsible for manufacturing one of the leading power vehicles have a great opportunity available within their automotive space for a Cloud Engineer to join their dynamic team. Location: Midrand/Rosslyn/Home Office rotational Min years experience:...

Accountant General

Our client in the Public Sector has an EE opportunity available for an Accountant General. This position will be based in Pretoria.Requirements:An NQF level 8 (Honours/CTA) degreeA Masters (NQF level 9) in Accounting / CA(SA) / MBA qualification will be an added...

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