Roll on 2018… the year’s 4 biggest tech predictions

19 January 2018, 11:46 AM
2018 will see the continued advancement of some key technology realms: most notably in the areas of Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and voice-enabled chat and Chatbot interactions.
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Brown has been sidelined: Analyst 21 January 2018, 9:39 AM

Minister for Public Enterprises, Lynn Brown seems marginalised when Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the new Eskom Board.

Africa should respond to Trump’s racist rant by taking the moral high ground 20 January 2018, 10:29 AM

Official reactions from Africa were appropriately critical of President Donald Trump’s credibly reported comments about not wanting more immigrants coming to the US from “shithole” countries. This included all those south of the Sahara. A few reactions even included constructive suggestions.

Ramaphosa should end SA’s presidential merry-go-round 17 January 2018, 8:09 AM

A Maths and Science academy in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape has received a major boost after welcoming four Cuban Maths and Science specialists.

Ramaphosa takes on ANC leadership role with alacrity: and clarity of intent 15 January 2018, 1:40 PM

Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected President of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, made his position clear when he delivered a much anticipated speech to mark the ANC’s 106th birthday over the weekend.

Does microfinance really alleviate poverty? The 34-billion-dollar question 14 January 2018, 8:45 PM

Despite around US$34 billion in funding and numerous microfinance initiatives to help entrepreneurs in the world’s poorest countries, informal moneylenders and predatory loan sharks continue to thrive.

H&M protest damaging EFF’s reputation: Analyst 14 January 2018, 7:57 AM

Political analyst Lesiba Teffo has described EFF members' ransacking of international clothing retailer H&M's shops in Johannesburg and Cape Town as a serious criminal act which could have unintended consequences. 

Pressure on Ramaphosa to sustain positive business mood: Analyst 12 January 2018, 9:24 AM

Investment analyst Nadir Thokan says there's pressure on ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver on issues such as employment and reducing inequality to sustain the current positive business mood.

Thabo Rakhale’s loan transfer – sign of self-hatred? 12 January 2018, 9:09 AM

For any African football person, in whatever capacity, to admonish African flair … that is self-hatred, writes Sipho Kekana. This is who we are and we are fighting it! We are victimising our jewels for shining. South Africa is not an extension of Europe. We are not a province of Europe.

South Africans are trying to decode Ramaphosa (and getting it wrong) 11 January 2018, 8:46 AM

During the Cold War, a new profession emerged – “Kremlinologists”, a hodge-podge of academics, journalists, other scoundrels, and commentators, who would study every minute detail of the behaviour of Soviet Union leaders when they were in public.

Political process must pave way for Zuma impeachment: Expert 10 January 2018, 7:19 AM

Constitutional Law expert Professor Pierre De Vos says political processes will determine whether  President Jacob Zuma is impeached or not.