South Africa

Total 178 Posts

Craig McLeod on building and scaling tech startups

In this episode of The Tefo Mohapi Show, Craig McLeod, CEO of BoxCommerce shares with us what it takes to build a tech startup that scales. Craig also shares insights on venture capital, the importance of having the right team, and more.

The 411 on storing documents (must keep for 5 years)

If you want to run an efficient business that can electronically create, store, and manage its documents, Electronic Records Management systems are a must for your company. What’s more, these systems allow collaborations to run smoothly.

5G fake news lead to burning of cellphone towers

During the first week of 2021, at least 3 Vodacom and MTN towers were vandalized by "protesters" who believed they are 5G towers. They falsely claimed that 5G towers cause the spread of COVID-19, a false claim being made worse by more 5G fake news going viral in South Africa.

The cost of innovation in South Africa's car manufacturing industry

Automation and the use of robots in manufacturing, combined with new working methods and systems, can have negative social impacts on workers. Increased automation threatens job security in South Africa’s auto industry.

South Africa's notable data breaches and data leaks in the past half-decade

For the past 5 years, South Africa has experienced some notable and rather concerning data breaches and leaks. More concerning is also that none of the businesses or organizations have been officially investigated or suffered any punishment.

Veli Ngubane talks about how diversity can grow the creative industries

In this episode of The Lead Creative podcast, Veli Ngubane, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at the Avatar Agency Group, talks about the importance of representation in boardrooms and agencies which leads to more diverse and culturally representative brand communication and advertising.

Fixing South Africa’s taxi industry

South Africa's government has initiated a process to formalize and regulate the country’s large, yet informal minibus taxi industry, to make it viable and free of violence.