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Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa

The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 8 at 16:00 South Africa time kicks off another five sessions of its successful webinar series in partnership with faculty from Harvard Business School, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders - the largest ever gathering of c-suite executives in Africa. The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 8 at 16:00 South Africa time. The first…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Western Cape Education offers temporary classroom assistant posts during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

WCED offers temporary Classroom Assistant posts during the national disaster

The WCED is asking candidates who wish to be considered as temporary classroom assistants during the national state of disaster to register their profiles on our online system as part of our Classroom Assistant initiative. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how schools operate, with safety guidelines in place to…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 30 June

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 49 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 1824

As of 1pm on 30 June, the Western Cape has 15 819 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 62 157 confirmed cases and 44 514 recoveries.  Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 62 157 Total recoveries 44 514 Total deaths 1824 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 15 819 Tests conducted…

Source: Kaspersky |

Digital misunderstanding: 55% of Nigerian parents have conflicts with their children because they spend too much time on the phone

It turns out, not all the parents keep up with current trends online and have enough knowledge about content that their children prefer

Modern parents have to constantly educate themselves and keep up to date when it comes to the Internet trends. There is a strong reason for it – their children. If parents do not know what is popular on the Net, they can have misunderstandings or even conflicts with their children.…

Source: MainOne |

MainOne Celebrates 10 Years of Enabling West Africa’s Digital Revolution

Since inception, MainOne has invested in over $400m in infrastructure in West Africa as part of its efforts to bridge the digital divide and enable the digital economy

MainOne (, West Africa’s leading provider of Wholesale and Enterprise connectivity and data center services celebrates 10 years of delivering innovative, world-class service in West Africa. Ten years ago, the company launched its operations with the commissioning of the first private submarine cable on the West Coast of Africa. The…

Source: Bizcommunity |

Bizcommunity - community, immunity and unity are in our name

As the media brand with the word 'community' in our name, social cohesion is in our DNA

This July #BizUnity Month will replace the former Mandela Month but, still, retain the same objectives - focusing on companies standing together for good! This is a prime opportunity for a sponsor to be seen to be standing up and together for SA business. Sticking together, in familiar circles, is a natural…

Source: KnowBe4 |

Security: An African success story

Global expertise, locally relevant security insights – African Cyber Security Culture event

In June 2020, KnowBe4 ( hosted the inaugural Africa Cyber Security Culture Conference 2020 that invited delegates and speakers from across the continent, and the world, to discuss security culture and the impact of the global pandemic. Held on 11 June, the event hosted industry experts from Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda,…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation's (DIRCO) Fourth Quarter Performance Unsatisfactory, International Relations (IR) Committee

The aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic will negatively impact on small businesses

The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has voiced concerns over the performance of the Department of International Relations in the fourth quarter. The Chairperson of the committee, Ms Tandi Mahambehlala, said it was a concern that the department struggled with adhering to the required 30-day payment rule to…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

Coronavirus - Morocco: Delivering the basics - Enhancing food security and social assistance in northern Morocco

Thanks to USAID COVID-19 response efforts, they have the means to tackle the issues that have exacerbated existing vulnerabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on the livelihoods, social dynamics, and service provision in underserved urban neighborhoods in Morocco. Cramped lodgings hold families and idle breadwinners in forced confinement, producing spikes in domestic violence, despair, as well as increased food insecurity. Until recently, civil society (CSO) partners…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

Coronavirus - Morocco: In the midst of coronavirus, USAID/Morocco supports distance learning for deaf and hard of hearing students

Increased recognition of Moroccan Sign Language (MSL) as a language by providing training to teachers and administrators on MSL

“When COVID-19 hit Morocco and the schools closed, we quickly shifted to distance learning with the main goal of providing continued learning for our students”, said Mr. Boukili, the inclusive education official at Morocco’s Ministry of Education. “We soon realized we were only focusing on the tip of the iceberg!”…