Google announces Plus Codes in Google Maps

While most people take having a fixed, physical address for granted, 2-billion people across the globe either don’t have an address or have an address that is hard to locate. This makes it difficult for people to find them, particularly in an emergency. This is...

Low-data app to track Covid-19 in SA

The Global Surgery Foundation (GSF) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with Slalom, the University of Cape Town’s Global Surgery Division supported by the Rali and Makentse Mampeule Foundation, have launched a...

Telkom slashes uncapped data prices

Telkom reduces has reduced prices and removed caps on its copper-based DSL broadband portfolio to new customers. The pioneering promotional prices starting from R199 for an initial 6 month period aim to enable access for those who currently do not have fixed...

Platform helps young mothers struggling during pandemic

The Messages for Mothers (M4M) platform launched by the Perinatal Mental Health Project (PMHP) is a one-stop online resource developed in response to COVID-19 and the lack of targeted messaging for vulnerable mothers who are concerned for their children, families and...

Is the future of fitness events online?

With the Covid-19 pandemic shutting down gyms and fitness facilities across South Africa, the fitness industry is tapping into the growing phenomenon of hosting online events – which is not only enabling businesses to continue operating, but in many cases grow...

2020 Sasol Solar Challenge postponed to early 2021

The 2020 Sasol Solar Challenge (SSC) has been postponed until early 2021. The event is provisionally scheduled to take place from 19- 26 February 2021 instead of September 2020 as initially planned. Participating teams will be able to register until the end of...