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In a South African first, FNB opens up banking app to all

October 24, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on In a South African first, FNB opens up banking app to all

South African financial provider, FNB announced on Wednesday, 23 October 2019 that – for the first time – it’s opening its award-winning Banking App for all consumers in South Africa regardless of who they currently bank with. Thanks to the aptly named project, the FNB AppVenture, all South Africans will have the opportunity to explore...

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South Africa gears up for the Huawei nova 5T

October 23, 2019 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa gears up for the Huawei nova 5T

Earlier this week, Huawei announced that the newest edition to the Nova series would be coming to South Africa on Friday, 1 November 2019. According to the tech giant, the nova series has been designed as the standard for trendiness for millennials and...

ESET unveils upgraded security solutions for South Africans

October 23, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ESET unveils upgraded security solutions for South Africans

On Tuesday, 22 October 2019, ESET – an internet security company – unveiled the latest version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Internet Security (EIS) and ESET Smart Security Premium (ESSP). These upgrades cover multiplatform integration, advanced...

Vodacom launches new 4G smart feature phone

October 22, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom launches new 4G smart feature phone

South African network provider, Vodacom launched a 4G smart feature phone on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. The Vodacom Vibe 4G is said to have been designed for users who are looking for a smart, yet affordable device and is priced at R299. The Vibe 4G smart...

South Africa’s best mobile network revealed

October 22, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s best mobile network revealed

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q3 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report, based on 314,751-speed tests performed by thousands of Android Speed Test App users, documents five...

KnowBe4 Africa expands continental reach thanks to Cyber Security Africa partnership

October 22, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on KnowBe4 Africa expands continental reach thanks to Cyber Security Africa partnership

Security awareness training company, KnowBe4 Africa announced on Monday, 21 October 2019, that has chosen Cyber Security Africa as its African distributor. The company says it aims to make access to its cybersecurity awareness training platform easier for...

INTERVIEW: The days of one-dimensional service providers are over, says MTN CEO

October 21, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: The days of one-dimensional service providers are over, says MTN CEO

“With the emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), mobile technology innovation and quality network infrastructure become crucial to reshaping and improving living standards for more people. Mobile network operators need to be agile to...

6 things you should know about South Africa’s first smartphones

October 21, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 things you should know about South Africa’s first smartphones

Proudly South African smartphone manufacturer, Mara Phones officially launched the first smartphone manufacturing facility in the country on Thursday, 17 October 2019. The plant – located in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal – was possible thanks to a...

1-grid launches SMB registration feature in South Africa

October 20, 2019 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on 1-grid launches SMB registration feature in South Africa

South African web-hosting company, 1-grid.com announced earlier this week that it has launched a unique business registration feature. Small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now register their company and its equivalent website address at the same time....

South African tech startup aims to go national by end of 2019

October 18, 2019 • General, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on South African tech startup aims to go national by end of 2019

WRAPP (Waste Recycling App) is a South African mobile app that brings independent truck owners and customers together. The fast-growing app-based service gives businesses and professionals a quick and convenient way to remove waste from worksites. Using the...

Paratus connects rural school in Namibia

October 18, 2019 • Company News, Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on Paratus connects rural school in Namibia

Paratus Namibia announced on Friday, 18 October 2019, that it has provided the Kwakwas Primary school with Internet access through its range of VSAT products – as part of its commitment to empower future generations. The school also received a...

UberGo launches in 6th South African city

October 18, 2019 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on UberGo launches in 6th South African city

Global ride-hailing service, Uber is officially launching in East London with uberGO – making it the sixth city with access to the platform across South Africa.  With this launch, Uber hopes to provide locals and visitors to the city with the...

The Huawei Watch GT 2 is now available in South Africa

October 17, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on The Huawei Watch GT 2 is now available in South Africa

Huawei’s next-generation device, the Huawei Watch GT 2, is now available in South Africa. This fitness-focused wearable comes jam-packed with some of the latest technological advancements from Huawei – helping users enhance their quality of life...

FNB launches digital entrepreneurship programme in South Africa

October 16, 2019 • Company News, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on FNB launches digital entrepreneurship programme in South Africa

South African financial services provider, FNB announced on Tuesday, 15 October 2019, that – in the wake of its commitment to help entrepreneurs – it’ll be launching a new digital app-based entrepreneurship learning programme –...

Software AG Innovation Tour 2019

October 11, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Events, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Software AG Innovation Tour 2019

Earlier this month, Software AG kicked off the South African leg of its much anticipated Innovation Tour 2019 at Langhams Executive Conferencing in Fourways. The event brought together thought leaders, visionaries, guest speakers, solution experts and a crowd...

Facebook fights fake news in 10 Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa

October 10, 2019 • Company News, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook fights fake news in 10 Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it plans on expanding its Third-Party Fact-Checking programme to 10 additional African countries. In partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP), the France 24 Observers, Pesa Check and Dubawa, this programme forms...