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Why South Africa is failing to ride the digital revolution wave and what it needs to do

Workplaces are adopting new forms of advanced automation at a rate that suggests a digital revolution in the making.

DX spending in META region to top $58 billion by 2025

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), digital transformation spending in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region is set...

Cassava Tech and Japan’s Mitsui sign MOU to speed up digital transformation in Africa

African integrated tech firm Cassava Technologies, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd to facilitate...

Microsoft sets up Africa Transformation Office to empower millions

Microsoft’s Africa Transformation Office will drive strategic initiatives across Africa to accelerate digital transformation and economic prosperity Microsoft...

IFC and Liquid.Tech join hands to boost Africa’s digital ecosystem

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, by...

Developing digital transformation roadmaps

Insurers would do well to avoid getting caught up in all the hype surrounding digitalisation. There really is no one size...

Google commits $1 billion to support Africa’s digital transformation

Technology giant Google, plans to invest $1 billion in Africa over five years. This was announced by Google CEO Sundar Pichai...

ITU coalition aims to bridge the digital divide by 2030

New Partner2Connect coalition advances digital transformation and sustainable development in hardest-to-connect countries The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has...

Standard Bank and AWS to build African Innovation Lab

South Africa’s Standard Bank, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), are collaborating to jointly build an African Innovation Lab, which will act...

ATU and Nokia sign MoU to accelerate digital transformation in Africa

The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) and Nokia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digital transformation and the knowledge...

Cellulant, Gainde 2000 partner to advance digitization of payments for African Governments

Cellulant has entered into a 5-year partnership with Senegal based Gainde 2000 to offer an end to end Pan-African technology infrastructure...

5 reasons why 70% of digital transformations fail

Prior to the pandemic, digital transformation was likely a top goal for many companies, but for a handful, it was not....

The digital transformation of Africa’s transport sector is inevitable

The digital transformation of the transport sector has become inevitable, as it was one of the industries to be hit hard...

Use of collaboration tools rises 44% as pandemic surges

The uptake of collaboration tools for work over the past two years has seen a sharp rise, reaching 44% since the...

What is driving digital transformation in South Africa?

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa massively disrupted the market. Suddenly, people were forced to work remotely with the...

Hollard digitalises customer onboarding with SilverBridge

Insurance firm Hollard Namibia, has had its customer onboarding process digitalised by SilverBridge Holdings replacing the manual and paper-based process that was...

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