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Remote solution makes alcohol testing more accessible

By: Cameron Mackay     27th May 2022 Alcohol testing equipment supplier Alcohol Breathalyser’s new iSober Breathalyser application (app) and cloud service will contribute to making alcohol testing solutions more affordable and accessible for remote workers and drivers. The iSober app and cloud service is a Bluetooth breathalyser... 

Ethiopia's State telecom launches 5G services in capital

By: Reuters     10th May 2022 State-owned operator Ethio Telecom launched a fifth-generation (5G) mobile phone service on Monday in a key step ahead of competition from new entrants in an industry that has been closed for international players. Next-generation 5G networks can provide data speeds at least 20 times faster than... 

Huawei launches programme to develop ICT skills in sub-Saharan Africa

By: Natasha Odendaal     29th April 2022 Information and communications technology (ICT) group Huawei has launched its Leadership, Employability, Advancement and Possibilities (LEAP) digital skills development programme to build the ICT skills of more than 100 000 people across sub-Saharan Africa within three years. The programme, which... 

MTN Business, Huawei ink 5G MoU with mining companies

By: Natasha Odendaal     15th April 2022 A new memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been inked by MTN Business, Huawei Technologies South Africa, Miniandante Mining Company and Minetec Smart Mining for the provision of fifth-generation (5G) technology equipment and connectivity in the mining industry. Under the agreement, MTN Business... 

Telkom Financial Services launches mobile point of sale tool for SMMEs

By: Natasha Odendaal     14th March 2022 Telkom Financial Services has launched a new fintech tool for small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) that enables them to make and receive payments through their mobile phones. The Telkom Pay Mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) application serves as a mobile speed point machine that can be used... 

South Africa takes Huawei's local unit to court over employment rule breaches

By: Reuters     11th February 2022 South Africa's labour department said it had filed court papers against telecom equipment group Huawei Technologies' local business over alleged employment rule breaches. China's Huawei employed approximately 90% foreign nationals against 40% as permitted by regulations, the South African... 

In2IT to see over 200 young tech graduates complete first leg of its internship programme

29th November 2021 Digital technologies firm In2IT Technologies is in the process of concluding the first leg of its internship programme, which saw 186 young unemployed graduates complete the three- to 12-month training course. The programme is a bridging course for graduates who have completed technology-related... 

Collaboration emphasised as mining sector modernises

By: Natasha Odendaal     19th November 2021 As South Africa’s mining sector makes steady progress towards digital transformation ambitions, delegates at the latest Huawei Mining Summit have reiterated the need for partnership and collaboration to shift the industry into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In line with this, the exploration... 

Whistle-blowing app launched to help in the fight against corruption 

By: Donna Slater     10th November 2021 Professional advisory firm BDO on November 10 launched its BDO Tipoffs mobile application (app), enabling anyone willing to blow the whistle on misconduct to report offences anonymously. According to the company, the BDO Tipoffs app has been purposefully designed to be simple to use. It is... 

Going digital now ‘more real and urgent than ever’ – Huawei

By: Natasha Odendaal     29th October 2021 New growth opportunities in digital technologies are increasingly emerging and becoming an important measure to increase effective investment and stimulate the development of the digital economy, says Huawei South Africa CEO Spawn Fan. “We believe that new growth opportunities have arrived.... 

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