African businesses must rethink growth strategies as societal fabric shifts

Nearly two years of disruption to the fabric of society has resulted in a collective shift in people's relationships with work, consumerism, technology and the planet, pushing companies to design new ways of doing business. This is according to the 15th annual Fjord...

Call for job creation to top SONA agenda

The number of South Africans who are employed has plunged by 2,1-million since Covid-19 first hit local shores, translating to an alarming average of over 3 800 fewer breadwinners each day. Eustace Mashimbye, CEO of Proudly South African believes job creation must...

Cybersecurity top investment priority for industry ecosystems

Powered by the platform economy that emerged over the past five years, industry business models are transforming from linear-based value chains to integrated ecosystems by leveraging shared data and insights, applications, and operations and expertise. In the future...

InstaDeep flies the flag for African AI innovation

Born-in-Africa artificial intelligence (AI) company InstaDeep has raised $100-million, welcoming high-profile backers including BioNTech and Deutsche Bahn, to help scale its decision-making AI products that solve real-world problems. The startup, which co-developed an...

Sales budgets tipped for 2022 increase

A Gartner survey of CSOs in 2H 2021 identified the top three investment areas to be sales enablement, digital marketing and sales operations programs. "CSOs are adjusting their expanding budgets in 2022 to become better prepared for what could be foundational shifts...

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Telkom comments on SIU investigation

Telkom has issued a statement regarding the Government Gazette 11385, published yesterday (Tuesday 25 January 2022) giving the Special Investigative Unit (SIU) authority to investigate several matters including contracting and possible maladministration regarding the...

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