SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 sets new standards for technology and innovation on the continent

SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 sets new standards for technology and innovation on the continent: “An insightful and game changing event” –  Shaahid Kara “A summit that will change the future of Africa” – Chantel Smith ”What a time to be alive in Africa” – Mduduzi Hlope SingularityU South Africa has surpassed all expectations, hosting the third annual SingularityU South Africa Summit, to a full capacity audience of over 1 500 people. The summit, which took place in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 October 2019, aimed to address Africa’s … [Read more...]

‘The future of African e-commerce: The challenges of scaling on the continent’ 

‘The future of African e-commerce: The challenges of scaling on the continent’ : Karen Nadasen, PayU South Africa, Country Manager At present, e-business in Africa remains a challenge. It may be better than it ever has been, but the truth is that lower literacy and internet penetration levels continue to limit the growth on the continent. However, this will not remain the status quo for long, as smartphone proliferation increases, data costs decrease and usability improves. Wallets, now commonplace, are an excellent example of this’, … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Image taken from page 429 of ‘Actual Africa; or, the coming Continent. A tour of exploration, etc’

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Image taken from page 429 of 'Actual Africa; or, the coming Continent. A tour of exploration, etc' Image by The British Library Image taken from: Title: "Actual Africa; or, the coming Continent. A tour of exploration, etc" Author: VINCENT, Frank. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 010096.m.26." Page: 429 Place of Publishing: London Date of Publishing: 1895 Publisher: W. Heinemann Issuance: … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Feet Dry!! Having crossed the mighty Southern Ocean we join the African continent over Durban #TravellersLife #Qantas

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Feet Dry!! Having crossed the mighty Southern Ocean we join the African continent over Durban #TravellersLife #Qantas Image by Rog42 … [Read more...]