SAP Africa names Tracy Bolton as COO

Tracy Bolton

SAP Africa has appointed company veteran Tracy Bolton as chief operating officer, the company said on Tuesday. Bolton, who has worked in various roles at SAP for the past nine years, has 25 years of experience in Read more

Rescue South Africa’s SMEs with telco innovation: Trabel

Covid-19 has hit small and medium enterprises hard, with declines in revenue and staff layoffs the most common impact of the pandemic, according to a recent meta survey by the Small Business Institute (SBI).

Trabel, a Western Cape-based technology Read more

Eskom lays out plan to kick its coal habit

Eskom CEO André de Ruyter has laid out a funding plan to help the company, which generates the bulk of South Africa’s power from coal, transition away from the use of the dirtiest fossil fuel.

De Ruyter said the Read more

Transnet to lift force majeure after ‘ransomware’ attack

State logistics firm will lift the force majeure it declared at its container terminals from Monday, after a cyberattack, believed to be a ransomware incident, hampered operations.

The force majeure — a contractual clause invoked when factors outside a Read more

Western Cape Blood Service hit by cyberattack

The Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) was hit by a cyberattack on Thursday morning, forcing the non-profit to resort to manual, offline processing while it restores its systems from backup.

WCBS spokeswoman Marike Gevers confirmed to TechCentral on Thursday Read more

No data compromised in Transnet cyberattack, initial assessment finds

The Durban port in KwaZulu-Natal

The public enterprises ministry said late on Wednesday that preliminary assessments showed that Transnet and its customer data had not been compromised by a recent cyberattack.

The state-owned logistics firm has restored operations at Read more

Tech specs to look out for with Huawei’s MateBook 14 and MateBook D 15 i3

Huawei’s MateBook 14

The all-new Huawei MateBook 14 and MateBook D 15 i3 have some impressive specs that will make your teachable moments that much more informative.

A decent screen is a key factor

In our increasingly technology-centred world, Read more

Is the crypto market finally back on track?

With many crypto investors jealously watching on as gold and equity investors’ assets keep climbing, is it possible that cryptocurrencies have just hit the turning point that many have been waiting for?

The crypto market has shed over 50% Read more

Stefanutti Stocks moves cloud seamlessly back home

The construction industry hasn’t changed in centuries and is ultimately still laying bricks and building buildings. Yet construction giant Stefanutti Stocks has not only been able to transform the face of its IT department as an early adopter of Read more

Booze ban, other curbs may be lifted as third wave recedes

Government said the third wave of coronavirus infections has passed its peak, a development that could give it scope to ease a ban on alcohol sales and other restrictions.

The country recored 14 858 new cases in the Read more