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5 African Blockchain Companies to watch

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5 African Blockchain Companies. Blockchain is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the tech industry. When people think of Blockchain their initial thought lean towards cryptocurrencies and fintech; it is however far more than just a new payment [Read story...]

2017 budget: We’re being watched – Moneyweb.co.za

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Moneyweb.co.za2017 budget: We're being watchedMoneyweb.co.zaAs finance minister Pravin Gordhan prepares to present the 2017 budget, the entire country is aware that there's a lot more at stake than whether or not South Africans will be paying [Read story...]

Rare coin set to break record in online auction

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Sammy Marks golden tickey reaches R399K… and counting! The rare 1898 Sammy Marks golden tickey coin opened for bidding on www.bidorbuy.co.za last week. Since the opening bid of R1 there has been a fierce war of bidding and counter bidding, that has [Read story...]

New ICT sector codes to prompt new era for BEE

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Soria Hay of independent investment bank and advisory firm Bravura. In the State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma highlighted that radical economic transformation remains at the core of South Africa’s economic strategy and the new BEE IC [Read story...]

Twitter users take on Internet Blackout in Cameroon

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Twitter reaction to #BringBackOurInternet, Cameroon’s Internet Blackout. Five weeks ago, parts of Cameroon’s English speaking sectors had their Internet access cut off due to protests over an alleged government bias in favour of French-speaking Came [Read story...]

African startup using AI to produce news stories

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Controvert Media using AI to write news stories. Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet. Artificial Intelligence robots – or “bots”, a [Read story...]

Opposition flays Zuma over address – Times LIVE

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Times LIVEOpposition flays Zuma over addressTimes LIVEParliament witnessed a subdued response to President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address yesterday as EFF and COPE MPs boycotted debating his speech. Save & Share. Tweet · Emai [Read story...]

White House under pressure over Russia links – RTE.ie

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RTE.ieWhite House under pressure over Russia linksRTE.ieUS politicians, including some leading Republicans, have called for a deeper inquiry into White House ties to Russia. Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives [Read story...]

SONA2017: a few thoughts – News24

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Times LIVESONA2017: a few thoughtsNews24Listening to President Zuma's state of the nations address, yesterday, 10 February 2017, just a few comments. I wonder who writes that speech. I wonder if Pres Zuma actually knows what he is reading, and ac [Read story...]

Over 554 million records stolen in first half of 2016

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Amr Kamel, Microsoft GM in the West, East, Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands. More than 554 million data records were stolen during the first half of 2016, a 31% increase from the previous six months – and that was just from the enterprises [Read story...]

Pandemonium in Parliament – News24

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News24Pandemonium in ParliamentNews24Riot police move in to form a wall between Economic Freedom Fighters and ANC supporters outside Parliamenton Thursday evening. (AP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send u [Read story...]

Nigerian price comparison site acquired by Silvertree

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Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s TopCheck, forming Africa’s largest price comparison group. Nigerian price comparison site, TopCheck, has been acquired by Africa’s leading Internet Platform, Silvertree Internet Holdings, for an undisclosed amount. I [Read story...]