The lecturers are aimed to provide a platform for government, policymakers, practitioners, industry leaders and academics to deliberate and recommend actionable strategies to accelerate digital transformation and innovation to enhance KZN public service delivery.

Innovation Dialogue on Blockchain

The Moses Kotane Institute in collaboration with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) hosted an Innovation Dialogue on Blockchain at UKZN, Westville Campus on the 1st of November 2019. Blockchain experts gave their presentations, alluding to blockchain as a solution to social cohesion, efficient tendering process, to improving the methods of tracking the quality of farm produce in agriculture and so forth.Blockchain use case Agriculture: Mr Nkosingiphile Cedric Shabangu (Techno Brain Group)

Mr Nkosingiphile Shabangu who is the country director for Techno brain group outlined the blockchain application on traceability in the food and beverages sector.  He emphasised the importance of being able to trace the quality and condition of food through blockchain technology.Blockchain use case Supply Chain Management: Mr Phumlani Ngcobo (uBungcweti Technologies)

Mr Phumlani Ngcobo who is the Managing Director of uBungcweti Technologies provided practical application of blockchain through the Assimilator Workflow Application. uBungcweti Technologies specializes on Supply Chain & Tender Management Software (Using Assimilator platform that’s powered by Blockchain).

Public Funding of Research, Development and Innovation in       South Africa

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Industrial Sustainability 4.0 Lecture

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KZN Smart Government Lecture 

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Drone Virtual Lecture

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Prof T. Marwala Explaining 5G

Digital Transformation Strategy

The Moses Kotane Institute hosted and facilitated the Consultative Workshop on KZN Digital Transformation Strategy in Durban today. The custodian of the strategy is the KZN Office of the Premier. Should you wish to participate in future, contact us at

The Second Digital Transformation Strategy

The second KZN Digital Transformation development session was held in Durban. This was facilitated by Thandeka Ellenson of Moses Kotane Institute. A team of experts submitted their inputs towards developing this strategy.