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Uber Eats Reveals the Language of Food Spoken by South Africans

Uber Eats reveals the language of food spoken by South Africans

October 1, 2018 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Uber Eats reveals the language of food spoken by South Africans

Did you know that pizza is South Africans’ favourite Italian dish, with 80% of people making it their meal of choice and only 20% picking pasta? Would you be among the 55% of folks who celebrate a special occasion with an ice-cream or the 45% who do so with a milkshake? Do you, like 56% [&hellip...

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Born through artificial insemination, lion cubs Victor and Isabel at the Ukutula conservation centre, near Pretoria, September 14, 2018. Picture: Phill Magakoe / AFP

World’s first artificially conceived lion cubs born in South Africa

October 1, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on World’s first artificially conceived lion cubs born in South Africa

A lioness at the Ukutula Conservation Center and Biobank in South Africa’s North West province has given birth to two cubs conceived via non-surgical artificial insemination, using fresh semen from an adult male lion at the same facility, in a world first...

The Cloud is not a buzzword it simply makes running an organisation easier and more efficient

The Cloud makes running an organisation easier and more efficient

October 1, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on The Cloud makes running an organisation easier and more efficient

“Our whole company is Cloud-based, we don’t actually have an office!” is something you might hear in a meeting, or read about in an article. Everyone is talking about the Cloud, but what is it actually? The Cloud is a network of servers, and each server...

Uber Eats celebrates 2-years of effortless eating

Uber Eats celebrates 2-years of effortless eating

September 30, 2018 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Uber Eats celebrates 2-years of effortless eating

It all started in Johannesburg in 2016 and five cities later, Uber Eats continues to deliver on its mission to making eating effortless at any time, for anyone. Uber Eats have transformed food delivery from pizza on a Friday night to an increasingly important...

HPE takes teraflop computing to space – and beyond

HPE takes teraflop computing to space – and beyond

September 30, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on HPE takes teraflop computing to space – and beyond

Imagine a future where astronauts aboard a spaceship, or exploring Mars, can leverage supercomputing power to conduct simulations, run artificial intelligence (AI) applications, collect, analyse and then transmit data back to Earth, in real time, clearly and...

Comstor Southern Africa offers SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

Comstor Southern Africa offers SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

September 30, 2018 • Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Comstor Southern Africa offers SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

Comstor Southern Africa is pleased to announce that customers in South Africa now, as a result of the extension of its distribution contract, have access to the full range of end-to-end IT infrastructure management software solutions from SolarWinds....

Schneider Electric powers up South African classrooms

Schneider Electric powers up South African classrooms

September 29, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Schneider Electric powers up South African classrooms

Schools all over the country are getting on the technology bandwagon, bringing tablets into the classrooms and incorporating them into lesson plans. The devices are often used to access online resources, and educators have come to rely on these resources as...

Nokia 5.1 arrives in South Africa

Nokia 5.1 arrives in South Africa

September 29, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia 5.1 arrives in South Africa

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced that the new Nokia 5.1 is now available. The signature aluminium unibody design has been refined to achieve ultimate quality, style and feel in the hand, while still retaining the rigidity and reliability...

Vodacom partners Global Citizen to drive social action through zero-rated website and app

Vodacom partners Global Citizen to drive social action through zero-rated website and app

September 28, 2018 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom partners Global Citizen to drive social action through zero-rated website and app

Vodacom has announced a major partnership with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen. Through this partnership, Vodacom is essentially extending an invitation to its customers to commit towards engaging the social issues that currently affect the...

Finalist for the 4th AppsAfrica Innovation Awards revealed

South Africa: Woolworths launches in-app shopping

September 27, 2018 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Woolworths launches in-app shopping

Woolworths has launched in-app shopping in a bid to create a completely integrated customer experience via the app. The Woolworths app is a fully integrated retail app where customers can get daily inspiration for Food and Fashion, view their WRewards loyalty...

Asteroid and NAPAfrica sign MoU to cooperate in Africa

Asteroid and NAPAfrica sign MoU to cooperate in Africa

September 27, 2018 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Asteroid and NAPAfrica sign MoU to cooperate in Africa

Asteroid and NAPAfrica have announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the two organisations, and to collaborate on developing African Internet interconnection. The...

Former Director of SKA-SA wins NRF Lifetime Award

Former Director of SKA-SA wins NRF Lifetime Award

September 26, 2018 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Former Director of SKA-SA wins NRF Lifetime Award

Today, Dr. Bernard Fanaroff who led the effort for South Africa to win the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope ‘which will be world’s largest telescope’ and the design and construction MeerKAT radio telescope, was honoured with the...

The new app forms part of EasyPay’s strategy to offer its customers a wide choice of convenient payment options and improve the overall bill-paying experience

South Africa: Mastercard and EasyPay take the friction out of bill payments

September 26, 2018 • General, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa: Mastercard and EasyPay take the friction out of bill payments

South Africans can now buy prepaid utility services or pay their accounts from approximately 600 bill issuers with the new EasyPay Mobile app using Masterpass, the global digital payment service from Mastercard. Announced today at the Mastercard Connecting...

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is now on-stream and open for commercial traffic.

SACS cable goes live

September 26, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SACS cable goes live

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is now on-stream and open for commercial traffic. The new digital information highway is the first and fastest link between Africa and the Americas with the lowest latency and will provide a more direct routing for...

Free State gets an ‘ATM pharmacy’ to cut patient waiting times

Free State gets an ‘ATM pharmacy’ to cut patient waiting times

September 25, 2018 • Healthcare, Southern AfricaComments Off on Free State gets an ‘ATM pharmacy’ to cut patient waiting times

A groundbreaking ‘ATM pharmacy’ that gives patients with chronic illnesses repeat medication in under five minutes, was unveiled during Pharmacy Month in Bloemfontein. The first Pharmacy Dispensing Unit (PDU) in the Free State is at Twin City Mall, a...

Kandua, a proudly South African online platform that links homeowners and building maintenance managers

South African tech startup creates more work opportunities for artisans

September 25, 2018 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South African tech startup creates more work opportunities for artisans

Kandua, a proudly South African online platform that links homeowners and building maintenance managers to rated and vetted artisans (with a history of job reviews), has just announced a partnership with French homeware improvement retailer Leroy Merlin....