As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers.
Eskom is forced to implement Stage 6 loadshedding in South Africa, Apple gears up to launch a whole host of new devices and we discuss how mobile money has influenced Kenya in becoming the Silicon Savannah.
Finally, the 10 countries in Africa that have the most expensive petrol at the pumps.
Find out more about this week’s top articles:
Over the last decade, Kenya has witnessed significant technological growth, with the country now considered among the leading nations on that front in Africa.
Dubbed Silicon Savannah, the East African nation has become the reference point for technological advancement not only in the region but also on the entire continent.
Eskom CEO, Andre De Ruyter, said on Tuesday that the South African power utility could implement stage 6 load-shedding that same evening.
According to reports Apple is gearing up to release a bunch of new devices in 2022 and 2023.
This mass launch includes four iPhone 14 models, three Apple Watch variations, several Macs with M2 and M3 chips, the company’s first mixed-reality headset, low-end and high-end iPads, updated AirPods Pro earbuds, a fresh HomePod and an upgraded Apple TV.
Fuel prices the world over are skyrocketing as the Russia-Ukraine conflict draws on and continues to impact a world economy already weakened from COVID-19.
Here is a list of the 10 countries in Africa with the highest fuel prices.