Internet Connectivity

Speed up education in Africa with 5G

Doing so will increase the chance of achieving the world’s 17 sustainable development goals

Internet of Things needs more cowbell

If you want to jump-start your industry, connect your appliances, vehicles and, yes, even your cattle

Let there be light: Using home-grown photonics to close digital access divide

The transmission of information through particles of light may be the solution to closing the gap between the internet haves and have-nots

Academics make jump to lightspeed internet

Data and computing initiatives are joining forces to forge a high-speed research network for South Africa.

Connectivity can bring quality education to all

Government must expedite its broadband roll-out plan if its higher learning goals are to be met.

The gadgets that will connect 2015 to your past and future

It's customary, in January, to make predictions for the year ahead. Arthur Goldstuck sees 2015 as the year of connections.
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Better Internet connectivity for South Africa?

New Communications Minister Yunus Carrim took reader questions on broadband, the SABC and more in our live M&G Hangout. Watch the highlights.

Internet traffic to grow fourfold by 2016

A study has revealed that the boom in mobile internet devices and tablet computers in use will help quadruple web traffic in the coming years.

Cuba’s internet revolution edges forward, with limits

Yoan used to earn $25 a month working as a computer technician for a state company -- and an extra $500 selling internet access on Cuba's

TAKE 2: Seacom launches with little fanfare

While the arrival of the Seacom cable is great news for bandwidth starved SA, the launch at Neotel's Midrand data centre was a damp squib.

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LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences