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SOUTH AFRICA: INTERNET FOR ALL BY THE YEAR 2020

May 28, 2017 • Government & Tech, South AfricaComments (0)

Government is forging ahead with its plans to connect 22 million South Africans to the internet by 2020. Yes Internet for all by the year 2020. Known as ‘Internet for All’, the initiative is a partnership between the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services and its social partners, and the World Economic Forum (WEF). The …

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Biggest South African technology stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 • South Africa, Telecoms & MobileComments (0)

2016 has seen many big developments in the local telecommunications and technology market, including several significant acquisitions. In June, Liquid Telecom – a pan-African telecoms group majority owned by Econet Global – entered into an agreement to

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Hypercube: recovery manager to bring failed Zimbabwean hub back to life

December 21, 2016 • South Africa, Start upComments (0)

A little over a year ago, Hypercube Hub, Zimbabwe’s first tech hub and co-working space announced that it would be shutting down for good having been in operation since 2013. The team cited the tough economic challenges plaguing the country plus a failure

Aurecon: Solving world hunger – the key to thinking big is in thinking small!

December 14, 2016 • Design & Technology, South AfricaComments (0)

This glimpse of the future was crafted by: Rebecca Stapleton and Nick Quinn Blog excerpt: The earth is in a bit of a pickle (pun intended). According to the World Bank, we will need to produce 50% more food to feed 9 billion mouths on the planet by 2050.

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Aurecon: Smart engineering delivers spectacular new Dubai resort

December 14, 2016 • Design & Technology, South AfricaComments (0)

In late 2012, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai, announced the construction of the Jumeirah Al Naseem. He emphasised how Dubai’s tourism infrastructure