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#NGODigitalSpaces, NGOs and social media

#NGODigitalSpaces workshops in South Africa taught people in the non-profit sector about using social media to gain the trust of potential donors and supporters....

BitHub brings digital currency to South Africa

Digital currency is seen as "disruptive innovation" that can solve Africa-specific needs, serve the unbanked, and play a transformative role. All this and more is on the cards for Cape Town's BitHub, which will host regular workshops and events on digital currency and fintech innovation.

‘Game-changers’ for the Western Cape: 2015 State of the Province Address

In her State of the Province Address delivered on Friday 20 February, Premier Helen Zille outlined the Western Cape government's five strategic goals to build a highly skilled, innovation driven, resource efficient, connected and high opportunity society for all. Read the full speech here.

Cape Town rolls out free Wi-Fi in public buildings

By June 2015, the City of Cape Town plans to have connected 61 public buildings and public access hot spots with free Wi-Fi as part of its R1.3-billion seven-year broadband network strategy.

Cape Town rolls out free Wi-Fi in public buildings

By June 2015, the City of Cape Town plans to have connected 61 public buildings and public access hot spots with free Wi-Fi as part of its R1.3-billion seven-year broadband network strategy.

Five points about the future of innovation in South Africa

US-based blogger Ngozi Onuoha was part of a group of seven journalists from UK, US and China taken on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town by Brand South Africa earlier this year. This is what she found.

Five points about the future of innovation in South Africa

US-based blogger Ngozi Onuoha was part of a group of seven journalists from UK, US and China taken on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town by Brand South Africa earlier this year. This is what she found.

What makes South African cities competitive?

When it comes to their competitiveness, South Africa's biggest cities fare well against other emerging metros. But they have a tough battle to reach the same levels as some of the world's most developed regions. Yet Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay and Durban have plenty of strengths in their favour.

What makes South African cities competitive?

When it comes to their competitiveness, South Africa's biggest cities fare well against other emerging metros. But they have a tough battle to reach the same levels as some of the world's most developed regions. Yet Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay and Durban have plenty of strengths in their favour.

Foreign journalists get the inside story

Preconceptions were blown out the water when a group of reporters landed in Johannesburg on their first visit to South Africa. The city – and indeed the country – was not what they had expected. And in turn, they intend on informing their readers back home about their positive experiences.