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TFG Africa sees online growth after closing 29 stores

The fashion retail giant posts Q1 online shopping turnover growth of 23.2%, with its e-commerce revenue contributing 9.8% to total group turnover.


IBM targets SOEs, enterprises with new Cloud Satellite

Instead of establishing a data centre region in Africa, IBM opts to trial the Cloud Satellite service, anticipating rapid adoption in South Africa.


ICT industry veteran Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON

Former Datacentrix MD Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON as executive VP of the ICT solutions company, taking over from Eugene le Roux.


Experts warn against posting COVID-19 vaccination card online

By posting images of their vaccination cards on social media, people expose themselves to a broad range of cyber risks, warn security experts.


Rapid payments system to shake up SA’s banking sector

The industry-wide Rapid Payments Programme, led by BankServAfrica, is poised to radically transform the financial industry, allowing instant payments across all banks.


University of the People targets SA's tertiary students

The online global institution records strong demand from South African students requiring affordable, accessible higher education alternatives.


Twitter plays catch-up with e-commerce feature

The social media platform tests a feature that allows users to shop directly from a brand's profile, as it attempts to match its rivals.


Universities scramble to regain lost ground, fund new tech

As the education sector counts the cost of disrupted learning, South African universities are forced to reprioritise their IT spending to accommodate hybrid learning models.

27 Jul

SA consumers still favour low-cost feature phones, says Nokia

Nokia manufacturer HMD Global says feature phones still make up its biggest category, as more South Africans opt for cheaper devices with basic features.


SA mobile users fall prey to malicious payment apps

South Africa ranks among the countries most affected by mobile fraud in Africa, with 29.5% of mobile transactions identified as suspicious by Evina.

23 Jul

SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy

Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.


More locals take to Cisco Webex for remote working

The networking giant sees a 30% to 40% increase in the use of its video-conferencing solution locally, as more firms opt for remote working policies.

Sibahle Malinga
ITWeb senior news journalist.

Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb senior news journalist.