ICT trends watch

Headline: Solar backpack entrepreneur brightens pupils’ lives

Date: 06 January 2016

Publisher: BBC News

Eco-friendly entrepreneur Thato Kgatlhanye is the founder of Rethaka Repurpose Schoolbags, which designs and manufactures school bags from recycled plastic bags in South Africa.

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Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-35235410

Headline: The African ICT landscape: Six trends to watch in 2016

Date: 03 January 2016

Publisher: My Broadband

As governments increasingly see connectivity as a critical means to encourage economic growth, we can expect them to become more involved in the market

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Link: http://mybroadband.co.za/news/general/150143-the-african-ict-landscape-six-trends-to-watch-in-2016.html

Headline: Are we really in the middle of an IT revolution?

Author: Dan Matthews and Martin Gunnarsson

Publisher: Bizcommunity

Date: 16 January 2016

The start of 2015 saw some attention-grabbing predictions suggesting major changes were afoot in the IT industry. We took some of these predictions and looked at them under the microscope to see whether the developments they suggested came true.

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Link: http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/379/139485.html