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Fourth Industrial Revolution

Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa’s development through digitalisation

By Jessie Duarte, Special Adviser on Africa to the UN Secretary-General Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities, among other factors. However, this narrative of “Africa Rising” was skewed from the onset, as it focused mostly on …

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COVID-19: Fast tracking the adoption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in SA’s dual economy

Technology and digital access are the kingmakers in a post-COVID-19 world. The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation on an unprecedented scale. As British-American entrepreneur and author Andrew Keen was quoted as saying: “We are surviving through this pandemic because of technology. Everyone is sitting at home, and their window to the world is through their smartphone.”

How the 4th Industrial Revolution and Covid-19 are changing the face of CSI donations

It’s common company practice to stick to a three-year cycle to update and upgrade employees’ computers and laptops, but many of these devices still have years of use to go. So, instead of sending them off to the recycling depot, rather follow DriveRisk’s example in donating them to a worthy cause. Here’s how the country …

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