Gaming

Finished at 23, eSports players peer nervously into retirement

In the most frenzied eSports games, players can be finished by 23 because reactions supposedly slow after that

American teen ‘Bugha’ becomes solo Fortnite champ, winning $3-million

At just 16 years of age, Kyle Giersdorf became the video game's first champion, and a millionaire

Fun and games that change lives

Professional gaming can mean earning big bucks for elite competitors. It also fosters problem-solving skills in casual players

Netflix gets its game on at E3 with ‘Stranger Things’

The streaming television powerhouse is looking to expand its original shows into other media

South African team wins international gaming award

Bahiyya Khan and her team — Claire Meekel, Abi Meekel, and Tim Flusk — won the award for their work on ‘after HOURS’

Berlin gaming house the stuff of Legends

eSports teams have descended on the city for an event that tests much more than the players’ skills

Gaming medicine: Virtual reality is bringing real-time relief for chronic pain

Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.

In praise of the beautiful e-game

Virtual football is putting more South Africans into the boots of their on-field heroes

Slice of life: A cool new voice in gaming

'In 2012 everyone else was blogging about food and fashion but there was no cool black voice talking about gaming'

Fak’ugesi digifest’s for everyone

Don’t be put off if you’re a novice to all things digital. It’s a great place to explore, experiment and learn

Pokémon Go finally available in South Africa, much of Africa

South African trainers no longer have to game the system in order to enjoy the augmented reality game.

Pokémon GO floods social media as gamers dump their keyboards to hunt for cyber beasts

You've no doubt seen your social media timelines and newsfeeds inundated with posts about Pokémon Go. Here's an explainer on what it's all about.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income