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4 Core Challenges Faced by Fintech Innovators

By Kim Humby, NomaniniAt the inaugural African Fintech Unconference, organised by Nomanini and the Bankable Frontiers Association with the support of the Mastercard Foundation,...

Is Another Tech Bubble Brewing?

by Gerrit Smit, head of equity management at Stonehage FlemingWith global technology stocks enjoying strong returns, the big question is whether another tech bubble...

Creating Wealth Across Africa

By Africa RankerThe most successful companies in Africa are spread across the continent, from north to south, and east to west, though of the...

Public Wi-Fi—To Browse or Not To Browse: We’ll Answer the Question

By Karen Mesoznik, SaferVPN What You Should Know About Public Wi-Fi Usually when you’re preparing for an upcoming trip, your mind runs through the usual concerns and...

Five Trends Set To Impact African Telcos In 2019 And Beyond

by Sherry Zameer Africa's appetite for communications technology remains undimmed. Coming late to the telecommunications party, in a way, has proved to be advantageous: in many...

Women Troll on Dating Apps Just as Often as Men

by Evita MarchOnline dating is an increasingly popular way for people to find love, but that also makes it an attractive target for those with...

Have a look at the New Nissan Pick-Up NAVARA, which could...

by Gugu LourieApart from  a wonderfully laid back lifestyle, the Western Cape Province has wonderful views that make driving in open spaces a genuine...

Too Many Tabs – Why Some People Can Multitask Online And...

The internet may be the most comprehensive source of information ever created but it’s also the biggest distraction. Set out to find an answer...

Customer Experience: The Marriage Of Marketing And Tech

by Paula Sartini For many years marketing and technology departments have worked independently, meeting a specific mandate. Marketing has traditionally focused on creating awareness of brands...

Fibre VS. Satellite: What Tech Comes Out Tops For SA’s Broadband...

by Bernard Greyling With more and more South African neighbourhoods receiving the infrastructure necessary for fibre connectivity, the question that the average South African should be...

How AI is Redefining the Human Experience

by Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates, NTENTChange is always difficult. Especially when presented to a species advanced enough to recognize it as it’s happening. To the human...

South African Financial Services Landscape is Set to Change – here’s...

by Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode, a Rand Merchant Investments club for fintech startup entrepreneursFrom digital banks to mobile-payment solutions, technology is set to...

Prejudice In The Tech Industry Is Spilling Into Technologies

By Desmond RhodesTechnology, by nature, cannot be discriminatory. It can’t hold prejudice beliefs against anyone, and won’t treat anyone differently because of their color, race,...

Thousands of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Into Themselves – Here’s Why

Thousands of people in Sweden have inserted microchips, which can function as contactless credit cards, key cards and even rail cards, into their bodies....

How Startups and Businesses can Ensure Privacy

By Talal ZuberiEntering an industry among multinational giants is easy, but retaining your position and surviving is the tough part. As soon as you create...

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