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‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country

uKheshe: An app for the unbanked

Card holders can transfer money to each other at no cost, so an entire sub economy may evolve

​Shaping creative business minds for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Vega's Brand Challenge and Brand Activation allow students to see what it’s like to work with a real-life brief from a real-life client

IBM aims AI at Africa

Artificial Intelligence is seen as an advanced and dangerous technology, but IBM is showing how it can help solve problems in Africa

Mabe’s fingers in many pies

ANC spokesperson’s links to companies, apps and patents in controversial R49-million deal

Apps for the people by the people

Two young innovators are bringing information about taxis and kasi businesses to your phone

Goggle the asp that fits with your Leninist

The overenthusiastic spellchecker-cum-predictive-text function in the PathInput app turns ordinary text into a surreal fantasy, writes Shaun de Waal

Taking fewer risks with age is biologically determined

Study with gaming app shows that older people are less attracted by big rewards, and will take less risks to get them.

No fare, cry Uber taxi competitors

Rivals say the taxi service is using illicit loopholes to dodge paying tax and other regulations.

Shedding alerts: Apps to keep you in light about the dark

The uptake of various new apps is directly proportional to increased load-shedding and news coverage, but developers are yet to make any money.

AppDate: Easy mobile banking

Sean Bacher highlights the updated Standard Bank mobile app, the Kaspersky Free Fake ID Scanner, Centrallo and Battery Watch – Funny Voices.

Mobilise your medical history with apps

Sean Bacher looks at MyMedRec, Up Coffee, Documents To Go, Scanner Pro and Dragon Dictation - apps that help keep track of medical records and data.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA