Tag Archives: city of Johannesburg

DevConf is back with a bang

DevConf, an exclusive conference dedicated to South African developers returns in April 2022.  The much-anticipated return of DevConf, an exclusive conference dedicated to South African developers, means that once again software developers can gather in-person to network, and be inspired by a range of topics applicable to software development. Run as a virtual event in 2020, DevConf’s founders are […]

How to avoid falling victim to rising vehicle scams

South Africa’s biggest banks are warning customers about a marked increase in vehicle purchase scams. Criminals place adverts for fake vehicles online at hugely discounted prices to lure in buyers hunting for a great bargain. Sameer Kumandan, Managing Director of SearchWorks, an innovative platform which allows consumers to perform live, accurate vehicle searches and valuations as well […]

Low interest rates fueling property buying boom: Finder.com’s economist panel

59% of panellists say the property buying boom will last for at least another year 54% say the boom is negatively impacting the rental market 97% say the SARB will hold the repo rate this week South Africa’s property buying boom isn’t going to slow down anytime soon, according to Finder.com’s SARB repo rate forecast […]

Is Johannesburg The City of “AI” Gold?

Recently announced research by the AI Media Group, Cape Town, South Africa, points towards Johannesburg fast becoming the continents Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tech Capital of Africa Launched in early 2018 the AI Media Group set out to create a new hybrid analysis, trade & advisory operation to build one of the largest communities of technology practitioners […]

South Africa: The Protection Of Personal Information Act (POPIA); Mandatory Appointment Of Information Officer – What You Need To Know

By Chido Pamela Mafongoya, Centurion Law Group With the Fourth Industrial Revolution at play and the increase of internet usage, the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) was designed to ensure the protection of personal information when being processed. The main aim of the POPIA is to protect data subjects from security […]