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GirlCode – flexing muscles since 2014

GirlCode – flexing muscles since 2014

GirlCode, the social enterprise aimed at empowering young girls and women within technology, was started locally in 2014 by chairwoman, Zandile Keebine. Keebine had attended a hackathon specifically for women and here saw the importance of diversity in the industry.

“Female talent and inclusion in problem solving and developing real-world, relevant solutions is critical to finding solutions for everyone,” says Keebine.

“GirlCode has since grown from strength to strength.

“In the tech industry we don’t often see many women – in particular, black women in senior positions,” says Keebine. “Without female role models in these positions, young...

Obama Foundation wants Tshimologong’s Lesley Williams

Obama Foundation wants Tshimologong’s Lesley Williams

Johannesburg’s leading digital innovation hub, Tshimologong Precinct, announced that its CEO, Lesley Williams, has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of...

HomeFixer App launches

HomeFixer App launches

At last an App to help fix any household related issue at the touch of a button. HomeFixer was recently launched by Renaldo Bothma, 2018 Namibian...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?… no! It’s bananaphone! 

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?… no! It’s bananaphone! 

More commonly known as the Nokia 8110, there’s no doubt you’ve seen this weird and wonderful contraption around.

The retro design was made famous by...

The future of smartphone photography – AI

The future of smartphone photography – AI

Just a week after Huawei launched its highly anticipated P20 and P20 Pro in Paris, South Africa, specifically Jo’burg, was spoilt with its own...

Truecaller now backs up

Truecaller now backs up

If you haven’t heard about Truecaller yet, I have to ask: where have you been? It’s the answer to all of your prayers, well,...

SA at risk of data breaches – phishing report

SA at risk of data breaches – phishing report

A recent release by PhishMe, a leading provider of human phishing defence solutions, demonstrated some shocking findings in terms of security incidents stemming from...

Facebook introduces Messenger Kids

Facebook introduces Messenger Kids

Facebook just last week rolled out a preview of one of its latest apps, Messenger Kids. And, as expected, there’s been plenty of publicity...

FORUS – real financial inclusion is here

FORUS – real financial inclusion is here

What’s really in a name?… Everything. Let me introduce to FORUS: FREE, OPEN, REAL TIME, UBIQUITOUS, SECURE

So, despite the launch of dozens of mobile payment platforms...

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