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Afrika's youth need to become job creators

Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise.

How ready is South Africa for 5G?

The move from 4G to 5G will be anything but straightforward. Fifth generation networks will not only host new service types, but require new infrastructure and network design to support them. Are SA’s telcos ready? Understanding the evolution Until now, mobile networks – spanning 2G, 3G and LTE/LTE-A – were

Opportunities and challenges of the platform economy in South Africa

Accenture's South African business along with South Africa's Gordon Institute of Business Science have published a new report that looks into the platform economy and whether South Africa is ready for the shift it presents or not. Titled "South Africa: Winning with Digital Platform", the report also present

South Africa is not prepared for the coming change of Artificial Intelligence

According to a research report titled "Artificial Intelligence - Is South Africa Ready", in 5 years’ time, more than half of consumers and enterprise clients will select products and services based on a company’s Artificial Intelligence (AI), instead of the company’s more traditional “brand”. The report,

Report suggests that ride hailing apps boost women's income in Egypt and South Africa

A newly published report titled "Driving Toward Equality: Women, Ride-Hailing, and the Sharing Economy" suggests that ride-hailing platforms like Uber, Careem, and Taxify are boosting women's incomes in South Africa and Egypt among many other countries evaluated. The report by the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) also

South African enterprises trail their global counterparts in leveraging technology for their customers' benefit

Accenture, the global management consulting company, recently published their "Accenture Technology Vision 2018" report which surveyed more than 6,000 businesses across 19 industries in 25 countries including South Africa. One of the key revelations in the report is that South African businesses are lagging their global counterparts

Mastercard and USAID are looking to transform refugee settlements into digital communities

Mastercard and USAID, the United States' Agency for International Development, have announced their public-private coalition that is looking to transform refugee settlements in Afrika into digital communities. They hope to achieve this by bringing together technology, solutions, and experience from multiple sectors to transform refugee settlements into digitally-connected communities. The