The Code4CT program, which ran for the first time in July, frames coding in a slightly different way than usual. Girls are taught coding skills alongside Human Centered Design and use these skills to solve practical local challenges. The approach proved highly effective.…Continue
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2nd SID Conference Presents The Head of the UNEP’s Sub-regional Office in South Africa and Regional Programme Coordinator for Southern Africa.
Dr Cecilia Kinuthia-Njenga…Continue
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Tech4Africa turns five. Feels all grown up and SxSW like.
In 2006 when founder Gareth Knight first conceived of Tech4Africa, his vision was to bring SxSW to Africa, so that people wouldn't have to travel to Austin to soak up the knowledge, inspiration and networking it is well known for.
2010 saw the first event in Johannesburg, and, next week the 5th event will be held in South Africa’s biggest city. Tech4Africa is also in its 4th African city, having been to…Continue
Added by Zinnia Peens on October 1, 2014 at 12:43 — No Comments
There is at present a lot of talk and hype about the growth potential of the African continent and more so of the potential of extracting value from the African mobile consumer. You don't have to look far to find the mass of articles, blog posts and research forecasts and insights on how best to tap into this potentially lucrative market. Wired.co.uk has gone as far as writing an article with the headline:…Continue
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“The words we use to describe fundamental accounting concepts, like ‘income’ and ‘expense’, were used by 15th-century Venetian merchants to…Continue
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BiD Network hosted Get in the Ring: the Investment Battle of Africa
Kigali, Rwanda – BiD Network hosted this year’s Regional Final of Africa of Get in the Ring: the Investment Battle. Entrepreneurs, investors and experts from all over Africa and beyond came together on the 18th of September in Kigali, Rwanda, to be part of the event. Ten promising African entrepreneurs were selected by BiD Network to compete against each other for one spot in the International Final…Continue
Added by Lianne du Toit on September 30, 2014 at 20:24 — No Comments
Join us at the CIO Conference on 29 and 30 October in Sandton, Johannesburg, for insights on BYOD, Mobility, Big Data, Enterprise Security and POPI compliance.
Register today for the CIO Challenge!
Francis Cronje - Franciscronje.com - (How POPI is going to impact your Enterprise)
Jeff Kahn - MD Synergy Financial Services - (MC and Creating a Winning IT Team)
Ina Meiring & Ahmore Burger Smidt - Directors - Werksmans…
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10-10 Event Early Bird ENDS on 1st OCTOBER!
Silicon Cape community members qualify for a 15% discount (use promo code "Silicon Cape" for your discount.
Top local and international Speakers, 10 best start-ups across the African continent competing for an ell-expenses trip to Silicon Valley,…Continue
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As part of the World Design Capital initiative #WDC297, the Stellenbosch Innovation District (SID) presents a platform in 2014 to build…Continue
Added by Kelly Wykerd on September 29, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments
By Eric Edelstein, co-founder of Entrepreneur Traction
Mind-set, connectedness and government support are everything when it comes to building and sustaining a far reaching tech culture set to breed innovations across the globe.
If it is a key imperative for tech businesses to replicate their business models and product innovations on an international scale, some key insights and lessons can be learnt from…Continue
Added by Ariel Navarro on September 28, 2014 at 9:06 — No Comments
SOUTHERN AFRICAN VIRTUAL SCHOOL becomes FIRST MAJOR INTERNATIONAL PARTNER to offer CAREER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL
SOUTHERN AFRICAN VIRTUAL SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH CENGAGE LEARNING’S ED2GO AND SMART HORIZONS CAREER ONLINE EDUCATION TO DELIVER AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS…Continue
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Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg is now "Powered by Standard Bank of South Africa".
As a Platinum Sponsor, Standard Bank will also be offering a sponsored prize to the winning team at the Lean Jo'burg workshop.
Insider Sale and Early Bird…Continue
Added by iAFRIKAN on September 25, 2014 at 11:10 — No Comments
The greater a site's experience, the more it entices the visitor. And by experience i don't refer to only the graphical interface - that's just part of the bigger picture.
UX professionals are able to offer great marketability, branding and usability through the various tools & techniques they use (e.g. expert evaluation, RESEARCH, usability analysis, wireframes, etc. etc. etc.). Using UCD (user centered design) methods to ensure the usability of a site is tuned for…Continue
Added by Alan Williams on September 25, 2014 at 10:47 — No Comments
Silicon Cape will be featuring a business from our Startup community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form here.
PHP South Africa
Who are you and…Continue
Added by Deidre Luzmore on September 24, 2014 at 21:14 — No Comments
A lot of exciting things have been happening at MzansiStore.com #HandmadeInSA world. From hosting their first Pop up Shop in July 2014 to being named one of the Top 30 SA eCommerce sites by uAfrica.com in…Continue
Added by Adele Bezuidenhout on September 24, 2014 at 21:00 — No Comments
Smart-IT Accounting Software is a very affordable, fully comprehensive, highly advanced, easy to use, powerful, user friendly accounting management system.
Smart-IT Accounting Software has an excellent workshop management system with very comprehensive & fully automated job cards. Our workshop management system will manage your workshop with 100% efficiency with regards to inventory control, stock control, stock management & time management of your mechanics &…Continue
Added by Mark John Waite on September 24, 2014 at 5:55 — No Comments
It landed in my inbox with all the appeal of a dead cod delivered through the letterbox – an invitation to sign up for yet another SharePoint fan boy gathering. What, I asked myself, would ever persuade me to tag along to that Trekkie convention for software? For me it’s the equivalent of wearing a chicken suit at a dinner party. As I hastily unsubscribed from the mailing list I wondered how much longer we’d have to watch SharePoint's zombie-like stagger to the grave. This once-great…Continue
Added by Dele Sikuade on September 23, 2014 at 14:33 — No Comments
17 and 18 November 2014 will be key days for not only South Africa’s Business…Continue
Added by Mieneke van der Merwe on September 23, 2014 at 13:27 — No Comments