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‘Experience’ takes centre stage as tech and business leaders meet at Saphila 2019

Technology and business leaders descended on Sun City for Saphila 2019 to discuss the role of new and evolving technologies in addressing key public and private sector challenges at Saphila 2019. Saphila is a biennial conference for SAP users, partners and customers focused on knowledge-sharing around innovation, implementation and service delivery using SAP technologies. Cameron […]


AI Expo Africa launches AI art challenge

AI Expo Africa, the largest business focused AI event in Africa, has launched a grand challenge to create an original piece of artwork or music that leverages AI. There will be one winner for each category (visual art and music) and winners must be citizens of an African country and living in Africa. Awards will […]


African Fintech leaders to take centre stage in London

Last year saw increased investment by local and international investors in African Fintech ventures with a total of US$284.6 million invested in 2018, making Fintech the most invested sector. Levelling the playing field for the unbanked and financially underserved in Africa has created opportunities for new ventures to disrupt traditional banks, through Machine Learning and […]


Johannesburg gets ready for Digital Transformation Congress 2019

The second annual Digital Transformation Congress returns to Johannesburg that will be attended by senior business executives and enterprise IT vendors from leading organisations such as Petro SA, Transnet, Nedbank, Sasria SOC, Eskom, Loreal, Liberty Group, Alexander Forbes, Parmalat, Adobe, T-Systems, TransUnion, Braintree and Darktrace. Hosted by IT News Africa, this year’s summit will take place on July 30 at The […]


Industry powerhouses back Saphila 2019

The African SAP User Group (AFSUG) has announced key sponsors for its biennial conference for SAP users, Saphila, including industry heavyweights such as Deloitte, one of Africa’s leading professional services firms, which holds ‘diamond’ sponsor status, and SAP Africa as ‘headline’ sponsor. Saphila 2019 – which takes place at Sun City on June 10 and […]


Ideco CEO on legal identity for all in Africa

True digital identity is about a vast interoperable ecosystem that paves the way to infinitely improved government service delivery that will empower millions across Africa, according to identity innovation specialists Ideco. Speaking ahead of ID4Africa, to be hosted by the South African Department of Home Affairs in June, Idecco CEO Marius Coetzee says it will […]


Transform your business with Machine Learning

With this video, discover how to transform your business with the power of Machine Learning with Markus Noga at his Best Run Theatre session at SAPPHIRENOW 2019.


Westcon-Comstor to showcase full security portfolio at ITWeb Security Summit

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa will be a sponsor at the ITWeb Security Summit and will use the event to provide customers insights into different security solutions to secure their business. The emphasis today is to develop inherent security solutions that can scale across a business’s assets, whether they are on premise or in the cloud, as […]


Elingo backs true cloud disruption at MyBroadband Cloud Conference

Elingo, a top tier Gold Partner of Genesys in Africa and level 2 BB-BEE contributor, is a proud sponsor of MyBroadband Cloud Conference in South Africa, to be hosted on June 6, and will present an overview of the disruptive power of true cloud. The Conference is targeted at the country’s top cloud, hosting and […]


Security summit aims to strengthen firms’ cyber resilience

In an increasingly connected, digital world, cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks, the methods and tools in use by today’s threat actors, and the latest legal and […]


Decision Inc to highlight real-time innovation at Saphila 2019

Decision Inc is to sponsor the upcoming Saphila 2019 conference taking place at Sun City, South Africa, from June 10 to 11. The biennial event for SAP users to connect, create and collaborate will see Decision Inc showcasing its expertise in data analytics and financial planning, highlighting best-practice examples, and discuss the next-generation real-time planning […]


Teen’s drone hack exposes poor security controls for Internet of Things devices

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Cyber Security Weekend 2019 that took place in Cape Town South Africa, Reuben Paul, a 13 year old, 7th grader known as the “Cyber Ninja”, was able to hack into a drone, exposing the gaping holes in the security measures of millions of every day gadgets and technology devices, that are […]


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