JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM has announced the launch of arguably Africa’s first short message service (SMS) Emergency Service for Deaf, hearing and speech impaired customers. The SMS service is free and exclusively provided for Vodacom Prepaid, Contract and Top Up customers who are disadvantaged. It now provides deaf and hearing impaired customers with the
by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – KENYA, Morocco and Nigeria have received global awards for initiatives that utilise information and communication technologies (ICTs) to attain the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The trio of African
by SAVIOUS KWINIKA CAPE TOWN – SAP, the global software corporation, has opened its first Next-Gen Lab on the African continent with the aim to foster closer collaborative relationships between universities, students and the broader corporate sector.
from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – THERE are concerns South African utilities might leave it too late until about 7 million prepaid electricity meters become obsolete by 2024 when the system that runs credit tokens run out