Vodacom spends over R200 million to expand rural coverage

Vodacom's 4G base station

Vodacom’s 4G base station by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM has spent R207 million (US$14,8 million) to upgrade network infrastructure across the Free State and Northern Cape provinces during the 2020/21 financial period. It has spent R67 million during the period deploying new sites in deep rural areas. A total of 40 new sites have More...

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OPPO A74 5G
By On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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OPPO enhances foray into SA’s 5G space

OPPO A74 5G by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – COMPETITION in South Africa’s fifth-generation (5G) smartphone space is intensifying with the launch of the OPPO A74 5G. With this latest addition, there are More...

Huawei Cloud AI
By On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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‘Roaring 20s’ poised to power South Africa’s digital future

Huawei Cloud AI by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE fifth-generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks (5G), artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing have emerged as the catalysts More...

MTN Nigeria
By On Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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MTN lists N110 billion in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – MTN Nigeria has issued N110 billion (US$4,12 billion) fixed rate bond in the West African country that is its biggest market. The Series I, seven-year, More...

Chicken Avian Influenza
By On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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Avian epidemic plunging poultry industry into turmoil

Chicken Avian Influenza by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – STAKEHOLDERS are divided over South Africa’s prospects of containing the Avian Influenza (AI) as the outbreak spreads in the commercial hub of Gauteng. The More...

MOU signing between Supreme Spring (South Africa) and Springs and Bolts Company Limited (Ghana); from left to right: Gino Singh (Business Development Manager - Supreme Spring), Sunil Kumar Tyagi (Chief Operating Officer – Springs & Bolts Company Limited), Mark Barley (Managing Director - Supreme Spring), Derrick Asamoah Boahen (Managing Director - Springs & Bolts Company Limited), Christo Hechter (Commercial Director - Supreme Spring), Moffat Mampuru (Supreme Springs Plant Manager - Plant
By On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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SA motor sector explores West Africa business opportunities

MOU signing between Supreme Spring (South Africa) and Springs and Bolts Company Limited (Ghana); from left to right: Gino Singh (Business Development Manager – Supreme Spring), Sunil Kumar Tyagi (Chief Operating More...

Maize crop in South Africa
By On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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‘Africa has the potential to feed the world’

Maize crop in South Africa from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN – FINANCIAL institutions and researchers have pledged to work closely with African leaders to address rising hunger on the continent More...

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi,
By On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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MTN introduces disadvantaged scholars to new digital world

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – AN investment of more than R1,249 million (US$86 579) will empower disabled tertiary students in the northern Limpopo More...

Kaspersky threat intelligence
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Kenya, Nigeria, SA record increase in mobile threats

Kaspersky threat intelligence by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN – CONSUMERS must remain vigilant in their online activities following revelations of a surge in cyber attacks in Africa’s biggest economies. Research More...

Absa bank
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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‘Racist’ banks sucked into ANC factional battles

Absa bank by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African banks have come under pressure from unions following the financial institutions’ targeting of indigenous firm, Ayo Technologies. ABSA has cut ties More...