Last night South Africa's national men's football team - Bafana Bafana - won its game against Ethiopia, opening the SA side to the possibility of moving forward in qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Now, SA needs to defeat the last seed of Group G Zimbabwe on 11 November,...
South Africa's official digital vaccine certificate website went live last week, and while the site took off shakily, it is now fully operational. That means that fully vaccinated South Africans can now use the website to obtain their digital vaccine certificate. The certificate authenticates that users have been fully inoculated...
Vantage Data Centers, a leading provider of hyperscale data centres, has announced the beginning of construction on its new R15-billion ($1.01-billion) data centre campus in Midrand, near Johannesburg, South Africa. The first phase of the 80MW campus is scheduled to come online in the third quarter of 2022 and will...
Load shedding is a reality that every South African business needs to manage. The good news is that there is a wide range of affordable backup solutions on the market that can help your business to stay productive when the lights go out. Even better news is that you can use...
Tech giant Microsoft has announced that it has expanded its Azure Availability Zones, making them generally available in the Johannesburg data centre region (SA North) of South Africa. Azure Availability Zones form an important building block of comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery strategy by ensuring resiliency and availability of...
Vodacom, one of South Africa's largest telecoms, as well as one of the most successful telecom companies in Africa has announced the launch of its new 'super app' - VodaPay. Now live, the app can be accessed in the Google and Apple app stores and is available to customers on...
Internet security provider Kaspersky has blocked more than 206,000 mobile malware attacks across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region in just 6-months measured, between January to June 2021. Out of these attacks, a combined 30,000 originated from Nigeria (14,071), Kenya (10,697), and South Africa (5,499), respectively. Significantly, for...
MyBroadband Insights has released its Q3 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows the network quality of several of South Africa’s top telecoms gauged by a number of factors, including download and upload speeds, and latency. The report is based on results recorded between 1 July 2021 and 30 September 2021....
South Africa's Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has launched a new payment gateway enabled by one of the country's largest lenders - First National Bank (FNB) - that will allow motorists to register, renew and pay for their license discs through the NaTIS online platform. The RTMC is already witnessing...
According to the global Brand Trust survey by cybersecurity company Mimecast, almost three-quarters (74%) of South African consumers would stop buying from a brand if they fell victim to a phishing attack involving that brand, with 93% of South African consumers expecting their favourite brands to ensure their...
South Africa and Kenya are set to be removed from the UK's so-called Red List of travel destinations as of Monday 11 October 2021, along with 46 other countries, many of which were in Africa. Countries on the controversial list are those that the UK requires travellers who have recently...
Today, South Africa's vaccination certificate site has officially gone live. The site has been live since Tuesday, but South Africa's government said that it was merely being tested at the time. Now, vaccinated individuals in Africa's most developed nation can officially receive their inoculation certificates that can be "used to...
Last month, US-based fintech unicorn startup Chipper launched its free Chipper Cash app in SA to facilitate peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfers and instant cross-border payments in Africa. According to a statement from the company, the Chipper Cash app was created to make money transfers easy and efficient for Africans at...
MTN is introducing new MyMTN Home Uncapped Fixed LTE to South Africans starting from R499 per month for speeds up to 10Mbps. “We are excited to introduce MyMTN Home Uncapped Fixed LTE gives customers high-speed uncapped streaming, endless connectivity, and coverage with always-on reliability and a seamless start with a...
On Thursday morning, South Africa's power utility Eskom issued a warning that it may be forced to implement load-shedding across the country at short notice. Eskom is now urging the public to reduce its power usage as its electricity generation system is under pressure due to a series of generating...
Teraco Data Environments, one of Africa’s largest vendor-neutral data centre and interconnection services providers, has announced the completion of Phase 1 of CT2, its new hyperscale data centre in Brackenfell, Cape Town, which is now the largest data centre in the Western Cape province of South Africa. According to a...
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