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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday announced several high profile changes to his cabinet of ministers, including a new finance minister, new health minister and new minister and deputy minister of communications and digital technology. Ramaphosa announced that the current communications minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will be moved to the position...
Scores of South African users online have turned to social media to report that they are having issues connecting and using the Capitec Mobile Banking app. Many users are saying that they can't seem to log into the app. Some users are claiming that they are unable to access the...
Football is the most-watched sport in the entire world. What used to be purely TV-based entertainment has now moved to other platforms as well. You can live stream football matches on your phone, tablet, and also your PC. The truth is most football live streaming apps are essential for mobile...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, internet speed rankings were amongst the most popular articles for our readers, and Telkom South Africa launched eSIM support for certain devices. Finally, as women's month comes to a...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, Bitcoin smashed its previous all-time record high while anticipation for the November fuel prices in South Africa also tell of a different kind of record. MTN launches an impressive...
The search for commensurate rewards is one that drives the human pursuit in different sectors, from medicine, to tech, to artisanship and entrepreneurship is why tech talents leave the continent in search of greener pastures. Due to the ongoing trend where the immediate environment does not facilitate the growth and...
2020 can only be described as an unpredictable year, and one that brought with it some of the most dramatic shifts we’ve seen in the way we live and work. In a year of uncertainty, it’s safe to say that technology was the one constant – the platform that...
Amazon, Blue Origin founder and richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, blasted off towards the edge of space in his own rocket, the 'New Shepard'. Bezos has been competing with fellow billionaire Richard Branson, who flew into space aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket on 11 July, beating Bezos by...
In our modern world, the lives and stories of tycoons and magnates have resonated with almost all of us. Whether it be through humble origins, their original ideas that made them millions, or the controversies that line their path to the top. The world's top entrepreneurs are a talking point...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a "military operation" in the neighbouring country of Ukraine. Putin further called for Ukrainian soldiers to lay down their arms and surrender peacefully. The move has been met with outrage in the West, with appeals from across the globe urging the Kremlin to cease...
There’s no doubt that Africa has become increasingly active from an investment and economic perspective of late, with this thanks largely to a huge increase in mobile penetration rates and accessibility. To this end, smartphone sales in Africa grew to comprise 6.6% of the global marketplace in 2019, compared with...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week was capped by Telkom choosing who would fill its top executive role. Readers were also engaged by a story in which an AI-made invention won a patent in...
Yesterday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would move to adjusted alert level 1 as of 1 October 2021, meaning a host of lockdown regulations would be relaxed as the country enjoys the lowest level of lockdown since March 2021. During the national address Thursday evening, Ramaphosa said...
The Department of Treasury in the South African province of Gauteng has reportedly lost more than R6-million ($417,719.67) after it mistakenly paid for services in US dollars instead of South African rand. An erroneous payment of $20-million, instead of R20-million, was made as per e-Government payment advice for the cost...
The ANC, South Africa's ruling political party, has started an online crowdfunding initiative to aid the cash-strapped group in resolving its ongoing salary issues which have left some party employees aggrieved. The party shared a poster on social media, asking for contributions towards the party's fundraising attempts. Including an account...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, our readers sought information about Black Friday in South Africa, and around what President Ramaphosa had to say about the country's Startup Act that is currently being developed. Finally,...
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