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South Africa first country outside the US accredited for digital training for teachers

In a study run by Via Afrika, less than 35% of South Africa’s teachers had been trained in basic digital and ICT skills by 2011.  Five years later, the landscape has not changed much. Eiffel Corp, leaders in education technology across Africa have been accredited by Blackboard as the first partner worldwide to offer the […]

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Thought leadership: Towards a cashless society – Financial inclusion and consumer safety through digitisation

Use of hard cash as a percentage of total global payments is steadily declining but the key driver of its supply and demand is the consumer’s propensity to adopt alternatives such as digital transactions. The use of legal tender such as coins and notes has been declining in mature first world economies since the 1990s […]

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Sunrise Phase Sees Africa’s New Domain In World’s Top 10!

Great interest in dotAfrica (.africa) by trademark owners has seen the geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD) score within the top ten globally for the largest number of domain name reservations during the Sunrise Phase of the new gTLD’s launch process. In total, .africa recorded an impressive 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days […]

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Home loan application is approved – what next?

Once you’ve found your ideal property, made an offer and gotten your home loan application approved by the bank, the most crucial step to follow is registering and moving into your dream house. Dr Simphiwe Madikizela, Head of Special Projects at FNB Housing Finance, says “On average the property registration process takes about three months […]

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Brilliant YouCanDoScience Programme Now Online

The YouCanDoScience online curriculum based Physical Science programme for grades 11 and 12 is now launched.  It includes videos, notes, tests, memoranda and personal progress reports in Afrikaans and English. Linda Marais, the author, with more than 30 years teaching experience in Physical Science in various schools, never had a single learner who failed the […]

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FNB unveils FNBy and FNB Fusion Premier Accounts

FNB continues to deliver on its promise to offer customers better banking value and convenience through the launch of its ‘FNBy’ youth offering and ‘FNB Fusion’ Premier Account which combines a transactional account and credit facility with a linked credit card. These new offerings come into effect on 1 July 2017 simultaneously with the bank’s […]

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