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12
Mar

South Africa’s top banks reduce advertising spend while digital banks grow

Ornico research for the periods from 1 November 2017 to 31 January in 2018, compared to 1 November 2018 up to 31 January 2019 shows a decrease in advertising spend among top banks. The two periods show a decline of 38% in terms of new advertisements flighting for the first time.

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07
Mar

How big data can help manage waste

Analytics and big data can lessen the amount of waste being created. The World Bank predicts that municipal waste generation is expected to reach 2.2 billion tonnes by 2025. Smart waste collection technology is expected to grow globally from USD57.6 million in 2016 to over USD223.6 million in 2025.

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06
Mar

Infographic: South Africa’s SONA 2019 media coverage and social media analysis – #SONA2019

This infographic provides key media themes on SONA including #SONA2019 conversations on Twitter, which are geographically tagged as being in South Africa as the time of this research. 

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27
Feb

Digital banks and disruption in South Africa’s banking industry

Banking in South Africa will see a massive shift in 2019 with, TymeBank, Bank Zero and Discovery Bank all ramping up their services.

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