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South Africa’s Budget to Deal With COVID-19 Fails to Pave Way for More Equal Society

by David Francis and Imraan Valodia The COVID-19 pandemic has not only generated a far-reaching social and economic crisis in South Africa, but is also...

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining and so Does COVID-19

by Suraya Hamdulay One of the most encouraging outcomes of the Coronavirus pandemic is the opportunity to literally stop, reflect and introspect. One of the...

No Shelter From the Storm for Middle Class in Mboweni’s Budget

by Tendani Mantshimuli and Vimal Chagan  On Wednesday, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tabled a national emergency budget outlining reprioritisation of spending in light of the...

Why the Global Investor Community Should Invest in Africa’s Tech Startups

By Kashira Naidoo and Zach George According to UNICEF's Generation 2030/Africa Report, over the next three decades, almost two billion babies will be born in...

COVID-19 Offers Valuable Lessons for Businesses and their Data Science Divisions

There's no doubt that the lessons COVID-19 has taught the world have been plentiful, often painful, but very valuable. The data science function has certainly...

Beyond Broadband: How FTTH Powers Economic Growth, Education and Sustainability

Fibre-based, ultra-high-speed access networks are revolutionising the way we connect with each other and the rest of the world. Changing how we work, learn...

Is Technology Taking Away Key Experience in Learning?

The new world order revolves around technology. We would be doing ourselves an injustice, as professionals, if we assumed we would be unaffected, we...

China’s Quantum Satellite Enables First Totally Secure Long-Range Messages

by Harun Šiljak In the middle of the night, invisible to anyone but special telescopes in two Chinese observatories, satellite Micius sends particles of light...