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#datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

#datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

August 21, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

biNu, the company responsible for the Moya Messenger app, announced on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, that it’s partnering up with MTN South Africa in a bid to enable mobile subscribers in the country to access certain websites and apps at no charge to mobile data. So, instead of subscribers using their mobile data to visit [&hellip...

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8 South African fintech startups awarded funding

8 South African fintech startups awarded funding

August 21, 2019 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments (0)

On Tuesday, 20 August 2019, Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI) in partnership with AlphaCode announced that it has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at over $104 000 to eight of SA’s most promising financial services startups.  All businesses are...

4 exciting results from the South Africa Mobile Network Experience report

4 insights into the South Africa Mobile Network Experience report

August 21, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mobile analytics company, Opensignal has released a report analysing the mobile network experience in South Africa. The report, utilising 105,883 devices and recording over 259,426,348 measurements from 1 May to 29 July 2019, covers everything from 4G...

Energizer's newest smartphone now available in South Africa

Energizer’s newest smartphone now available in South Africa

August 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments (0)

The Energizer Power Max P600S is equipped with an ultra-powerful 4500 mAh battery which lasts more than 16 days in standby mode and 12 hours in use. It comes with a Fast Charge 12V charger and a USB-C cable.  According to the company, the Power Max P600S is...

Vox introduces new offering for South African startups

Vox introduces new offering for South African startups

August 20, 2019 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vox, an integrated ICT and Infrastructure provider is on a mission to provide startups with access to a wide variety of IT infrastructure – as well as the management thereof. This will be done through a Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) offering in...

6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features

6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features

August 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Unless you’re a tech-aficionado, learning how to use your newest smartphone’s features and functions can be a little tricky — and more often than not, by the time you’ve gotten the hang of them, it’s time for an upgrade.  That’s why just one...

Google launches CS First program in South Africa

Google launches CS First program aimed at South African learners

August 20, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments (0)

On 15 August 2019, Google South Africa launched the CS First program which according to Google was created by educators aims to teach South African learners the fundamentals of computer science. This program will strive to educate over 30,000 South African...

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

August 19, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced that it now proudly offers industrial cybersecurity in South Africa through a partnership agreement with Indegy, a leader in industrial cybersecurity that protects industrial control...

what3words announces partnership with South African emergency service provider

August 19, 2019 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Geo-location technology company, what3words announced on Monday, 19 August 2019, that it’s partnering with South African emergency response service, ER24. The collaboration aims to enable faster response times in case of an incident. what3words has...

New Canon small business printer now available in South Africa

New Canon small business printer now available in South Africa

August 19, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Drive Control Corporation (DCC) announced on Friday, 16 August 2019, that Canon’s new G-Series range is immediately available in South Africa.  David Ah-Tow, Canon product specialist at DCC, says “Each printer is designed for the demands of frequent...

Gamers at the ASUS booth during rAge 2018. Image sourced from rAge.

ASUS South Africa to launch inaugural Republic of Gamers Invitational at rAge 2019

August 18, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 16 August 2019, ASUS South Africa announced the inaugural ROG Invitation which, according to a rAge press release, will be South Africa’s richest short-form Counter-Strike tournament. The prize pool is $9,900 and will span a period of one month. The...

South African Internet speed rankings released

South African Internet speed rankings released

August 15, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

  QuotesAdvisor.com released their latest report on Internet speed in South Africa on Wednesday, 14 August 2019. The report shows that South Africa ranks in the top 100 countries for broadband speed in the world, taking the 76th spot but still falls...

Startup installs fire detection technology in homes across South Africa

Startup installs fire detection technology in homes across South Africa

August 14, 2019 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments (0)

South African startup, Lumkani, announced on Wednesday, 14 August 2019, that it has installed early warning fire detection systems in 20,000 homes across South Africa. To date, Lumkani has equipped 40,000 high fire risk homes in several of the country’s...

South Africa: Over 2000 principals receive reporting mobile devices

South Africa: Over 2000 school principals receive reporting mobile devices

August 14, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Over 2000 Samsung Galaxy A30 devices were handed over to school headmasters across the Gauteng province on Tuesday, 13 August 2019. The devices support the administrative processes underpinning e-platforms and will become a focal point of communication...

SABC Acting COO and GE: Technology resigns

August 13, 2019 • People, Southern AfricaComments (0)

On 12 August 2019, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced the resignation of its Acting Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Group Executive: Technology, Dr Craig van Rooyen. Dr van Rooyen cited personal and family reasons as his reasons...

South African school gets high-tech computer centre

South African school gets high-tech computer centre

August 13, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments (0)

On Thursday, 8 August 2019, Kwazi Mshengu, KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education, officially opened the Siqongweni High School high-tech computer centre. The provisions, donated by Aberdare Cables, was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his visit to the...