News and updates from the continent


Circular economy drives Fourth Industrial Revolution

Circular economy drives Fourth Industrial Revolution

Feb 2, 2016

Entrepreneurs create and bring to life new technologies, products and services, building new markets and jobs along the way. And like any economy aiming to move ahead, in South Africa we need lots of them ~ Hermann Erdmann, CEO, REDISA

Maximising data resources to protect water resources

Maximising data resources to protect water resources

Jan 11, 2016

Water crises: “One would assume that we would be more cautious when it comes to water usage and wastage and that conservation would be a priority for everyone. ” ~ Kroshlen Moodley, GM: Public Sector and Utilities at SAS

Mega Water Corp to change SA’s water supply landscape

Mega Water Corp to change SA’s water supply landscape

Dec 1, 2015

“Water supplies are a global concern and in South Africa, they have been developing towards a crisis that could come to rival electricity supply,” ~ Mega Water Corporation founder and CEO Rudy Roberts.

eWaste offers great opportunity for economic growth

eWaste offers great opportunity for economic growth

Dec 1, 2015

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) forecasts that obsolete computers, both in China and in South Africa, will rise by 500% in 2020 compared to their 2007 levels.

Tech waste disposal: It’s all about the money

Tech waste disposal: It’s all about the money

Nov 5, 2015

Data breaches are hard enough to control – but when they toss old computers in the trash or ‘erase’ the hard drive of old laptops, they could be releasing confidential data into the wild.

REDISA’s international recognition for local success

REDISA’s international recognition for local success

Nov 3, 2015

Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa has been recognised for its innovative and efficient systems for the second consecutive year at the Oracle Awards.