South Africa’s GDP could grow by 45.2% in third quarter – Reserve Bank

South Africa’s economy could expand by an annualized 45.2% in the third quarter, according to central bank forecasts. The monetary policy committee used that estimate for the quarterly change in gross domestic... Read more »

How South African companies are fighting the pandemic and recession

South African businesses have had to respond to the coronavirus and lockdown restrictions since March. At the same time, the country’s economy is in its longest recession in 28 years, with millions reported to... Read more »

The PlayStation 5 is selling out in South Africa

Barely 24 hours after pre-orders launched in South Africa, the PlayStation 5 gaming console has sold out at several of South Africa’s biggest online gaming retailers. Searching ecommerce stores including Takealot, BT... Read more »

What it is like to own a Tesla Powerwall in South Africa – Photos

Tesla recently launched a website for South Africans to directly place orders for its Powerwall 2 backup battery system. A single Powerwall 2 unit offers an electricity storage capacity of 13.5kWh, and... Read more »

This is how the COVID-19 Alert South Africa app works

During his recent address to the nation, President Cyril Ramaphosa asked all South Africans to install the COVID-19 Alert SA app, which the Department of Health launched at the beginning of September.... Read more »

The cheapest 4K TVs and monitors to buy for your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X

The next-generation of gaming consoles, the Sony PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Xbox Series X, are around the corner. Microsoft has confirmed the Series X will be launched on 10 November 2020, with... Read more »

Become an exclusive partner of New Star Networks South Africa

Johannesburg-based hosted telephony solutions provider New Star Networks (NSN) is expanding their IP telephony partner family and wants you! New Star Networks (NSN) is a revolutionary telecommunications provider servicing the B2B environment... Read more »

Inside Game’s new concept store – Photos

Game has launched its first future-ready concept store at the Mall of Africa in Johannesburg. Innovations that are being piloted at the store include self-checkout counters, price check booths, sampling vending machines,... Read more »

South Africa’s downward spiral since 1990

Economist Mike Schüssler has published a graph of South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) per capita which paints a pitiful picture of the country’s financial situation. In 1990, South Africa’s GDP per... Read more »

Oppo smartphones coming to South Africa

Oppo has said it will officially launch its products in South Africa. The company did not state when it would officially launch local operations or a new product lineup in South Africa,... Read more »

PlayStation 5 South African pricing revealed

PlayStation South Africa has revealed the South African pricing for its upcoming PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition consoles. The consoles were announced in a live event on 16 September, alongside... Read more »

Massive discounts in the Kloppers Birthday sale

In celebration of their 53rd Birthday, Kloppers is offering great discounts on the best gadgets and electronic devices, including Bluetooth speakers, TVs, cameras, laptops, fridges, washing machines, and other kitchen appliances. The... Read more »

SA records 1 923 new cases, 64 more coronavirus related deaths – Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa’s news leader.

South Africa has recorded 1 923 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 653 444. The country has also recorded 64 new COVID-19 related fatalities, bringing the total... Read more »

Tesla Powerwall officially launches in South Africa – Here is what it costs

Tesla has officially rolled out its Powerwall backup energy product to South Africa. Powerwall is a home battery that stores excess energy for use when you need it, provides backup power to... Read more »

Join Open5GCon – Red Hat’s global virtual debate

Open collaboration and innovation are at the heart of Red Hat’s operations. That’s why the multinational software leader has organised Open5GCon – a global virtual conference taking place on 30 September 2020... Read more »

Sony launches new 4K TVs in South Africa – Pricing and details

Sony has launched its new range of TVs in South Africa, which includes a new OLED UHD model. Four new TV models with various size options will be available in the country... Read more »

Moving SA to Alert Level 1 up to President: Mkhize – Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa’s news leader.

Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize says that moving the country to Alert level 1 is a decision that is taken by Cyril Ramaphosa after a consultative process. Ramaphosa addressed the nation in... Read more »

Apple unveils Watch Series 6

Apple pulled the wraps off its latest flagship smartwatch – the Apple Watch Series 6 – during its “Time Flies” event on Tuesday. Apple COO Jeff Williams said the Series 6 “completely... Read more »

The two IT skills which are now in big demand in South Africa

CareerJunction has released its latest CareerJunction Index (CJI), which revealed that systems/network administrators and software developers are in big demand. The CJI is based on data gathered from the CareerJunction website and... Read more »

Apple unveils its most powerful iPad ever

Apple revealed two new iPad models at an event on 15 September – the new iPad Air and the iPad 8. Both devices feature improved hardware, with the iPad Air and iPad... Read more »

Eskom’s colour-coded power warnings are back – Here is what they mean

Eskom’s real-time televised Power Alert updates are being broadcasted again, providing feedback on the national grid using a colour-coded system. “Eskom has re-introduced the real-time televised Power Alert updates to the public... Read more »

SA ready to move to Level 1 lockdown: Professor Karim – Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa’s news leader.

Chairperson of the COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, says after the reported decline of coronavirus infections, South Africa is ready to move to Alert Level 1 of the lockdown.... Read more »

The current state of High Performance Computing – A digital Boston HPC Roadshow

Join Boston and the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) for their 2nd annual HPC roadshow – this time coming to you digitally. As the digital wave advances, High Performance Computing (HPC)... Read more »