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3:30
Thursday

PwC outlines $1bn investment in digital strategy

The firm unveils a new global strategy, in which $1 billion will be channelled towards its digital initiatives and to increase its headcount in SA.

2:10
Tuesday

Prosus nabs another edutech firm in R35bn deal

The GoodHabitz acquisition provides enterprise clients with cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management, and digital learning content.

5:40

South Africa makes bold moves to regulate crypto assets

The Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group releases a paper which takes the position that the country should begin to regulate the crypto-currency markets.

2:10
Tuesday

Econet unit, Huawei form smart battery, solar pact in Africa

Under the deal, the Huawei Smart Energy Fusion product will initially be rolled out in selected DPA markets, namely Zimbabwe, Zambia, SA and Kenya.

4:10

New initiative to set SA on path to become digital nation

IQbusiness and Business Unity South Africa announce the launch of SAtion, an initiative to move the country forward into economic recovery and digital growth.

2:30
Monday

Tesla willing to accept Bitcoin if miners utilise clean energy

Pretoria-born billionaire Elon Musk says Tesla will resume accepting payments using the digital currency when crypto-currency mining uses more clean energy.

2:10

Dutch firms to virtually descend on SA for SANL Tech Week

The companies will later this month attend the SA-Netherlands Tech Week, to explore synergies in fintech, healthtech and smart logistics.

6:20

Thumbs up for Ramaphosa's move to end load-shedding

The renewables sector welcomes the decision to amend the Electricity Regulation Act to increase the licensing threshold for embedded generation projects.

4:10
10 Jun

Wind sector is ready and eager to blast load-shedding

The industry calls for the immediate release of available additional capacity from operational wind farms into the national grid, as load-shedding infuriates citizens.

3:30
9 Jun

CSIR, Deloitte collaborate on WEF’s 4IR centre in SA

The organisations agree to work together within the context of the World Economic Forum Affiliate Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in SA.

6:30

Uptick in South Africa’s digital skills proficiency, report shows

As the race to build digitally-skilled South Africans intensifies, data shows more people are engaging with mobile forms of learning to upskill themselves.

2:40

MultiChoice hastens call centre automation with AI-powered chatbot

The bot can clear decoder errors, check balances, reconnect products, make payments, manage holiday access and change viewing packages.