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The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled African economies but also offers an opportunity to reinvent economic systems on the continent and make small businesses more resilient, says VP and Senior Director for Economic Growth at Creative Associates International’s. “We are seeing digital solutions and transformation and awareness among political and business...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. South Africa announces the start of its first COVID-19 vaccine trial, and MTN set to release its 5G network next week. CERN prepares to build a massive super collider that is...
Satellite and fixed internet provider Zuku seems to be looking into releasing a decoder loaded with Android TV in the future, combined with Google Play and YouTube. The service is available in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi & Zambia. https://twitter.com/BeingWesh/status/1276064934338555909?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1276064934338555909&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftechweez.com%2F2020%2F06%2F25%2Fzuku-might-release-android-tv-decoder%2F New images circling social media might give an indication of what this...
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced that the agency's headquarters in Washington DC will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African-American female engineer to work at the aerospace company. Jackson, who passed away in 2005, started her NASA career in the segregated West Area Computing Unit of the agency’s...
A new study shows that Satellite TV reception increased by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; SES currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent. SES has unveiled the results of its annual Satellite Monitor survey, which...
Apple took to the online stage at WWDC to officially unveil iOS 14, in its words, "the biggest update ever to Home Screen". The update includes "redesigned widgets and the App Library, a new way to tap into the App Store with App Clips, powerful updates to Messages, and...
The Large Hadron Collider is the world's highest-energy particle collider at 27 kilometres in length. It is also the largest machine ever built by human hands, according to CNET. Now, the machine's operators, the European Organization for Nuclear Research - CERN, is planning to build a second, even larger collider. This...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Facebook launches a youth education programme in Sub-Saharan Africa, Orange probing entry into the South African and Nigerian markets, and Amazon opens up 3000 positions for South Africans to work...
The global spend on IT devices is forecast to plunge by $108bn year-on-year, falling to $590bn in 2020, according to data gathered by LearnBonds. This major decrease can be attributed to the COVID-19 outbreak which has caused IT spend to slip by 8% - thousands of companies are cutting their...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. The world is slowly settling into the new normal, and companies are starting to change accordingly. Google launched COVID-19 travel restriction alerts, and Mukuru partners with World Remit to increase...
There are now over 1.25 million individual domain names registered within South Africa’s flagship CO.ZA Internet domain, according to the ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR). “It speaks volumes that CO.ZA has powered over the 1.25 million mark during the current lockdown as anecdotal evidence suggests South Africans are increasingly snapping...
The premier pop-culture expo of South Africa has been called off in the traditional sense this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in a similar fashion to every other expo or trade show around the world since February. Show organisers Reed Exhibitions and ReedPOP had been faced with a...
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Chaos has erupted in the United States and as the world reacts to the protests and violence, the social media sphere begins to reflect this. This week in tech, Anonymous...
The latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report reveals fresh insights on consumer attitudes toward sustainability challenges - and how technology could help them to make a greater positive impact. From governments and businesses to millions of school children going on strike as part of Fridays for Future - the question of how...
The major fuel price hike scheduled for tomorrow (3 June) is going to further hurt the economy and have a major impact on deeply indebted consumers. This is after the petrol price in the country slumped to a 21-year low as South Africa descended into a nationwide lockdown. All grades...
SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station, bringing the companies first crew to the orbiting platform. The crew's arrival completes another part for SpaceX's first crewed mission with the Crew Dragon, which successfully blasted off on 30 May from world-famous lift-off point Cape Canaveral,...
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