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While there has been a lot of hype around the South African financial technology space, investors are, to some degree, missing the depth and vibrancy in the emerging “health-tech” sector.
The Reserve Bank pioneered Project Khokha to drive consensus and adoption of blockchain systems in South Africa’s financial sector, a highly proactive action similar to other astute emerging markets such as Dubai and Singapore.
If former communications minister Roy Padayachie was doing the Guptas’ bidding, as his predecessor, Siphiwe Nyanda, now suggests, it’s deeply disappointing.
Over 60% of all transactions in South Africa are conducted in cash, and this increases to as much as 90% in rural areas where both informal retailers and low-income levels prevail
Taking the right precautions might require a little time and effort but doing so could mean the difference between being a victim of the next major data breach, or not.
The idea of a wireless open-access network is the central plank of government’s ICT policy. But this requires the release of significant amounts of high-demand spectrum, which regulatory and policy failure prevent from happening.
At Radio Days Africa last week, the deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana, stressed the benefits and importance of implementing digital radio in South Africa, calling DAB+ “a game changer”. While the radio industry is gearing
Eskom published a JSE stock exchange announcement earlier this week warning its bondholders that there may be more bad news relating to irregularities when it releases its financial results for the year ended