Health 

RecoMed leads the way in Africa’s healthcare delivery platform businesses

RecoMed leads the way in Africa’s healthcare delivery platform business models underpinned by disruptive technologies.  RecoMed is South Africa’s largest and fastest growing online healthcare booking platform. Its mobile-friendly platform helps patients quickly find and make appointments with quality healthcare providers, 24/7, without any phone calls or paperwork. It gives healthcare professionals a proven way to grow their practices while improving the patient experience. RecoMed prides itself of connecting monthly over 100,000 patients and 1,500 providers with each other. “The importance of technology in enhancing the efficiency of healthcare delivery…

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BOAF Health 

BOAF: Paving the road for sustainable smart healthcare with Dr. Sindeep Bhana

As discussions sum up in preparation for the fourth edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa The1873 Drive continues to engage role players and panelists for the summit. On Friday afternoon the show hosted Dr. Sindeep Bhana, who is a specialist Physician and Endocrinologist at Chris Hani Baragwanath. Dr. Bhana regularly lectures medical students and will be part of the panel at the summit to be held on the 16 and 17 October respectively. He says the time has come to use artificial intelligence to curb problems faced in the healthcare…

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Education

CONFERENCES | EXHIBITIONS | INDUSTRY AWARDS Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality, and lays a foundation for sustained economic growth. This is no truer than in sub-Saharan Africa where poverty is high and opportunities plentiful. In South Africa alone 20 percent of annual government expenditure is invested in education, amounting to R254-billion. Spintelligent’s Education portfolio comprises of industry leading events, African EduWeek and Career Indaba. The Education portfolio holds a unique media partnership agreement with national and international broadcaster Mutlichoice, to provide unprecedented…

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Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action seemed like the best one, allowing others to willfully get on board? These two leadership styles, which I and other researchers refer to as dominance and prestige, respectively, reflect two fundamental strategies people use to navigate their…

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Budget Speech 2017 – Pravin Gordhan

CAPE TOWN – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver his annual Budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday evening. But for Gordhan and his team it will be a tough budget to deliver against the backdrop of a rumoured cabinet reshuffle – with him  and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas’s heads said to be on the chopping block. The rand extended its losses against the dollar on Tuesday ahead of Gordhan’s annual speech. The nomination of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to Parliament added to speculation of an imminent reshuffle‚ sending the…

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ICT Facts and Figures 2016

ITU releases 2016 ICT figures ICT services getting more affordable – but more than half the world’s population still not using the Internet ICT for Sustainable Development Geneva, 22 July 2016 New data released today by ITU, the UN specialized agency for information and communication technology (ICT), show that 3.9 billion people remain cut-off from the vast resources available on the Internet, despite falling prices for ICT services. ICT Facts & Figures 2016 shows that developing countries now account for the vast majority of Internet users, with 2.5 billion users…

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What The 1873 Network Is About

Posted by Frederick Koomson on Thursday, 16 February 2017

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21 February 1851 Barney Barnato is Born

Barney Barnato was born in 21 February 1851, Whitechapel slum of London. His original name was Barnett Issacs but changed it to Barney Barnatto when he was acting as a comedian. He followed his brother Harry to Cape Town in 1873 to seek fortune in the diamond rush that followed the 1866 discovery of diamond in Kimberly. He came to South Africa penniless, but within 10 years he was a millionaire and the Barnato Diamond Mining Company that he helped set up was a competitive rival of Cecil John Rhodes’…

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