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Entries open for top Africa innovation prize

Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2018 runner-up winner Collins
Saguru is congratulated by Rebecca Enonchong

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ENGINEERS from sub-Saharan Africa have been encouraged to enter the fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The deadline for entries is July 23. Founded by the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering, the Africa Prize is a six-month training programme which helps engineers become […]

Experts proffer solutions to biggest AI challenges

Desan Naidoo, SAS Africa Vice President

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IGNORANCE around optimisation, insufficient data or data governance as well as data and analytics skills demand outweighing supply have emerged the major challenges denying businesses making the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI). According to experts, AI is becoming pervasive in everyday life but many businesses still apply AI […]

Bakkiefy, the mobile app modernising movement of property

Bakkiefy innovator, Darlington Sibanda

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ARGUABLY a first in South Africa and most probably the continent, a new mobile application has been created making bakkie hiring services easily accessible to people who need to move their property. Bakkiefy, as the invention compatible with iOS and Android is known, is a brainchild of a […]

Using data to weather catastrophic effects of natural disasters

MORNE BEKKER Country Manager at NetApp South Africa

by MORNE BEKKER FROM Hawaii’s volcanic eruptions through to Cape Town’s drought, the world has seen its fair share of natural disasters over the last couple of months. A few weeks ago, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continued to eject a continuous stream of lava and a crest of ash into the atmosphere. At that stage, the […]

Chatbot Week Africa underway across continent

Craig Nel, Mobile and Cognitive Experience (MCX) Leader at Oracle Middle East, Africa

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ORACLE, the technology organisation, is driving awareness of chatbots for different industries across the continent. The awareness is held under the aegis of the Chatbot Week Africa, hosted in South Africa (Johannesburg and Cape Town), Mauritius, Kenya, Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja), Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana this week […]

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