Showing posts with category "technology"

Electric flying taxis take centre stage

Electric flying taxis took centre stage at the Singapore Airshow this week as pressure to cut emissions and rebound from the pandemic leads airlines to invest in short, battery-powered hops to spur...

February 17, 2022
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Government takes Huawei South Africa to court over employment equity violations

The Department of Employment and Labour has filed court papers against Huawei Technologies South Africa due to non-compliance with employment equity policies.

February 11, 2022
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Musk says Starship will be ready for launch in ‘couple of months’

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said the Federal Aviation Administration may grant environmental approval at the company’s south Texas site as soon as next month, paving the way for the launch of Starship...

February 11, 2022
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technology

South Africa looking at introducing remote-working and other visas

South Africa will consider the adoption of remote-working and start-up visas as part of a push to attract more skilled workers.

February 10, 2022
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New ‘WhatsApp laws’ could stop future riots and social unrest in South Africa: experts

President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the release of an expert panel report on the July 2021 unrest seen in KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng.

February 7, 2022
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More South Africans are moving to this island – as it targets skilled tech and finance workers

With a population of around 86,000 people, the Isle of Man most likely boasts the highest percentage of South African expats in the world, with figures currently sitting at around 10% of the popula...

February 4, 2022
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NASA is funding a telescope in South Africa to detect asteroids that could wipe out a city

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande has announced the launch of the new ATLAS asteroid alert system telescope in South Africa.

February 2, 2022
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technology

South Africa to look at 3D-printed houses and space as part of tech push, says Ramaphosa

As the country strives to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa says science and technology have a key role to play in economic recovery.

January 24, 2022
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What to expect from fintech in South Africa in 2022, including strong plays from Vodacom and MTN

Fintech has gone mainstream and is no longer a niche sector. There are now over 26,000 fintech companies globally that employ half a billion people, says Dominique Collett, a senior investment exec...

January 21, 2022
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Standard Bank points to work opportunities in these fields – and the types of jobs that will be automated

South African businesses are already seeing AI-based automation being deployed in digital and communication spaces, with this trend set to continue over the coming year, says Michael Daniels, head ...

January 21, 2022
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technology

Audi is building a massive electric car charging network in South Africa

German carmaker Audi has announced a partnership with GridCars to install ultra-fast charging stations across South Africa.

January 20, 2022
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technology

Cryptocurrency to be regulated in South Africa by the end of 2022: Luno

Crypto regulation is imminent in South Africa with formal guidelines expected to be introduced before the end of 2022, say experts at South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Luno.

January 17, 2022
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technology