Date archive forFebruary, 2019
Safaricom
By On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Safaricom makes history with 400G deployment

Safaricom from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – SAFARICOM has deployed a 400G network link, making its network among the first in the world to commercially deploy the solution. Announced at More...

Award winning, Huawei Mate 20 Pro
By On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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World’s best smartphone announced

Award winning, Huawei Mate 20 Pro by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE Huawei Mate 20 Pro has been adjudged the world’s best smartphone. It received the accolade at the 2019 GLOMO Awards at the Mobile More...

5G network
By On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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South Africa’s first 5G commercial network launched

5G network by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is among the first countries in the world to launch the fifth generation (5G) of cellular mobile networks. Rain, the mobile data-only network More...

Limpopo Marhula Annual Festival
By On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Marula festival ignites Limpopo tourism sector

Limpopo Marhula Annual Festival by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE Limpopo Tourism Authority (LTA) is making the most of the upcoming annual Limpopo Marula Festival to boost the travel and hospitality sector More...

Samsung Galaxy S10
By On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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MTN takes Samsung Galaxy S10 pre-orders

Samsung Galaxy S10 by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – THE recently-launched Samsung Galaxy S10 series is now available for pre-order at MTN, ahead of availability in March. Among the devices available for More...

Flour for bread
By On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Bread shortages imminent in Zimbabwe

Flour for bread from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – SHORTAGES of bread are looming in Zimbabwe amid revelations the country was left with a week’s supply of flour. The Grain Millers Association More...

Eric Xu
By On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Huawei commits $2 billion to enhance cybersecurity

Eric Xu by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI Technologies is investing at least $2 billion as part of a commitment to addressing cybersecurity. Executives said the investment would be used primarily More...

Finance minister Tito Mboweni
By On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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SA Budget 2019: Spending to exceed revenue

Finance minister Tito Mboweni by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  CAPE TOWN – SOUTH Africa will be spending more money than it will generate in the coming year. Presenting his Budget Speech in Cape Town on Wednesday afternoon, More...

Zimbabwe
By On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Broke Zimbabwe mulls barter trade for medicines

Zimbabwe from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – THE cash-strapped Zimbabwean government is considering barter trade with China and Russia in exchange for medical drugs that are in short supply More...

Angola oil production
By On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Hidden debt scandal could alienate Angola from investor community

Angola oil production from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – AS Mozambique cracks the whip on officials and cronies allegedly involved in the multibillion-dollar debt scandal, string indications More...