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Digital tech can boost health

But the pros and cons of mobile apps have to be carefully considered before they are adopted

Watch list: Four things that could change healthcare as we know it

Fact may be stranger than science fiction as artificial intelligence moves into consulting rooms.

Lowering mobile costs and taxes can benefit governments

Mobile phone technology has the potential to connect Africans in an unprecedented manner, but access is still a challenge to overcome.

Xenophobia: Refugees get an sms service to report abuse

Often sidelined outsiders can now use their cellphones to establish their rights, get answers about general issues and lodge complaints.

In Tanzania, a new weapon in the war on rabies: mobile phones

Rabies kills more people in sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else besides India. But a new rabies monitoring app could change that.

Solar power, text messages fight maternal deaths in rural Cameroon

Solar power, solar electricity and mobile technology are helping to reduce the rate of maternal mortality in Cameroon.

Mobile tech: A malaria-fighting secret weapon for Africa?

Is mobile technology the malaria-fighting secret weapon Africa’s been waiting for?

Smartphone makers bring us virtual reality headsets

Virtual reality headsets led the charge in the maelstrom of new gadgets to expand phones’ capabilities at the Mobile World Congress 2016.

CES 2015: Intel unveils button-sized computer module for wearables

During a keynote address at the International CES 2015 expo in Las Vegas this week, Intel unveiled its smallest computing module yet.

Something on the side: easy home surveillance

Sean Bacher tests the Vox Guardian Eye Lite camera, Oakley Gearbox, Astraphobe Lightning Protection System, Beats Pill XL and My Friend Cayla doll.

AppDate: Healthy eating with Jawbone UP

Sean Bacher highlights the latest trending mobile apps.

How to pick an educational app

Learners have hundreds of educational apps at their fingertips, but how do parents choose the right ones for their children? Here are some guidelines.

Help’s at hand for connected moms

Simple phone services are stepping in to help women who can't seek clinical advice in person.

Please Cure Me: Medics dial it down

Medical apps could drastically improve lives, but can't be accessed by those who need them most.

War play on the streets of Jo’burg

Google’s rather addictive Ingress app has people exploring their cities in ways they would not otherwise dream of.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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