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Microsoft announces digital skills program to help 25 million people worldwide

Microsoft has announced a new global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of 2020.

South Africa: Vodacom, Microsoft partner for Connected Digital Education initiative

Vodacom Business and Microsoft have partnered to provide access to continuous, connected digital learning for South Africa’s education institutions, educators and learners through their Connected...

Nigeria: Unity Bank, Dynamiss partner to boost e-Learning

Unity Bank Plc has partnered digital learning solution provider Dynamiss, to provide low-interest credits to schools to boost access to digital learning resources in Nigeria.

How remote-enabled higher education institutions can thrive post-COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has affected over 1 million South African learners in higher education alone. One thing...

Harnessing data insights to boost student success

There is an increasing trend towards leveraging data-driven insights into student behaviour to enhance attainment, retention and student well-being, as higher education institutions begin...

Cisco offers free ICT training to students across Africa

In an effort to ensure the continuity of education and to help empower people for jobs of the future, Cisco is making available free...

Egypt’s Fintech Startups partner GEMS for payment solutions in Education

Egyptian fintech startups Klickit and Paymob are officially enabling digital payments for educational entities affiliated with global advisory and educational management firm...

Mobile operators provide free internet access for students across Africa

Major mobile telephone operators that are part of UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition have stepped up efforts to improve connectivity by providing free...

South African Edu institutions embrace a new digital reality

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound and indelible effect on all aspects of society, sweeping in disruptive changes to the...

GoDaddy graduates to teach digital skills workshops in underserved communities

GoDaddy, the company empowering everyday entrepreneurs, today announced that more than 70 South Africans have graduated its digital skills workshops and are...

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FASTA and Mastercard launch South Africa’s first virtual credit card

South African fintech, FASTA, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, the country’s first virtual Mastercard credit card.

Need of the Hour: Dedicated Networks for Industrial Connectivity

With Industry 4.0, the manufacturing and logistics industries are in the midst of digital transformations to increase automation and efficiency. There is...

How mobile tech is driving strong retail sales

There can be no doubt that the next era of retail success will be defined by the friction-free, or ultra-convenient, shopping experience....

Samsung could ditch in-box phone charger

According to reports, Samsung may ditch the inclusion of chargers in the boxes of some of its smartphones from as early as 2021.