Plummeting data costs fire up township e-sports

Soweto Gaming Theatre

Soweto Gaming Theatre by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – THE South African mobile gaming sector is experiencing unprecedented growth as the cost of mobile data declines. This is good news for the country’s 11 million gamers, including those in the previously disadvantaged townships, colloquially referred to as “ekasi”. “The plunging More...

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Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany
By On Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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Sub-sea fibre cable makes historic landing in Mauritius

Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS –THE landing of a submarine cable in Mauritius paves the way for a new breed of applications and services More...

Eric Xu
By On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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Huawei eyes self-driving car tech in optimisation drive

Eric Xu by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI is planning a foray into self-driving car technology as it enhances its software engineering capabilities as part of its optimisation drive to boost business resilience. This More...

Volkswagen Rwanda
By On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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Rwanda a blueprint for e-mobility in Africa

Volkswagen Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI – THE introduction of a set of electric vehicles maintains Rwanda’s position as a leader in sustainable mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Volkswagen More...

MTN tower
By On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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R50 billion investment retains MTN as network of choice

MTN tower by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN’s R50-billion infrastructure investment over the past five years is paying off after the operator was again adjudged the best mobile network in South Africa More...

Mobile fraud
By On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Mobile fraud in Africa dealt a blow

Mobile fraud from AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – AN alliance between some leading technology companies is anticipated to eradicate mobile fraud, which cost Africa US$4 billion last More...

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi,
By On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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MTN distributes tablets, shoes to local schools

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa Foundation is handing over 1 000 pairs of school shoes and 900 tablets to boost the academic performance More...

Kenya Revenue Authority
By On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Kenya embraces digital platforms in tax collection drive

Kenya Revenue Authority from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – THE Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is promoting the use of digital channels at the onset of the final phase of the tax return filing More...

Microsoft Corporation
By On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Thousands in SA earn digital skills during pandemic

Microsoft Corporation by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – ABOUT 300 000 people in South Africa have acquired digital skills during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They are among over 30 million people in More...

South African poultry
By On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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‘Dumped’ imports ruffle SA poultry’s feathers

South African poultry by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE South African poultry industry is wary of the alleged harm by chicken imports from Brazil and some European Union (EU) countries. According to stakeholders More...