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DevConf 2017 highlights top coding challenges

Algorithmic bias, blockchain, coding challenges and local hacking under the spotlight at SA’s largest developers’ conference

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South Africa is UK’s Investment Destination

0% of British businesses are of the view that the Government should prioritise trade with South Africa

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Big Names On Board For The Property Buyer Show In Cape Town

The Property Buyer Show, a first of its kind exhibition taking place in April at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, has attracted big names as sponsors giving first-time home buyers and property investors a comprehensive understanding of everything involved in purchasing a property.

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Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected Industries conference

South Africa’s key automation and industrial control event, Africa Automation Fair, will this year host a high-level conference on Connected Industries in line with growing international focus on the ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the advanced, connected industries of the future.

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Agritech Expo Zambia to Spur Agriculture in South Africa

The award-winning event, Agritech Expo Zambia, is presented by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and returns to Chisamba for the fourth edition from 27-29 April 2017. “Zambia is an exciting market to explore, not just for South African suppliers to the agriculture sector, but also for South African farmers” says Liam Beckett, commercial director for the upcoming Agritech Expo Zambia. Agritech Expo Zambia is organised by Spintelligent, leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, and the African office of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the UK.

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uShaka Marine Park: Of Dashing Dolphins, Dieting Sharks, and Phantom Ship

The winds blow to the north, as if pushing the docking ships out of the harbor. A few meters above the ship roars a helicopter carrying the captains expected to dock the ship into Durban Harbor. Quite interesting, is the fact that foreign pilots are not allowed to dock in the vessels; you see the horizon of the approaching port, nurse down your sea sickness, curl back and vacate the cabin for the tough guys of Durban Port to guide the ship in. The morning is bright, the shiny sand seem to be calling, with such an allure you have to muster inner strengths to say no, and turn left through the gate to the mighty uShaka Marine Park. This park is Life, at least where the marine ecosystem is concerned.

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Stick Man Sweeps Four Kidscreen Awards

Stick Man

Stick Man, Triggerfish Animation Studios collaboration with Magic Light Pictures, won four awards at the Kidscreen Awards this week, making it the most awarded animation on the night. Stick Man beat Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas and Bruno & Boots: Go Jump In The Pool to win Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie for Kids. The 26-minute short film also took home Best Direction for Jeroen Jaspaert and South African co-director Daniel Snaddon; Best Music; and Best Design. Triggerfish Animation Studios is a Cape Town-based film and Entertainment Company.

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9 Financing Options for SMEs

When the dream becomes a reality and you’re an entrepreneur with an exciting new business plan, one of the biggest headaches will be how to finance your SME.

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From Mob Programming to Blockchain: DevConf 2017 covers it all

DevConf 2017 will present the hottest topics to SA’s developer community this year

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Africa Needs to Refocus Its Attention on the Urgency of Economic Diversification – Davies

Davies further pronounced that the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” will offer new opportunities to achieving inclusive and sustainable growth by fast tracking market integration in Africa through industrial corridors and regional integration

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