South Africa’s New Finance Minister for a “New Dawn”


President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the return of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister of South Africa.

The president wasted little time in bringing about effective change in the country’s ministerial positions in an effort to shake things up from the cabinet of Former South African President Jacob Zuma, in what he terms as a “New Dawn” for South Africa.

Nene was the country’s finance minister for 18 months between May 2014 and December 2015, when he was axed in favour of then little-known MP David “Des” van Rooyen. Continue reading

Inspiration: Budding scientist becomes a beacon for South African youngsters interested in electronics


Dintwe Africa Teboho is an Electronics graduate that builds gadgets
that makes understanding technology  easier. He says “In a world where
technology is a crucial part of our lives, it’s fundamental that we
are able to understand it from a young age”. Continue reading

News: How the African Union’s Agenda 2063 aims to boost economies and drive growth across the continent


One of the main aims of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 is Visa free
travel across the African continent. It’s been billed as a major
talking point in recent years by the African Union (AU). Continue reading

News: The AWIEF is set to award female entrepreneurs that are steering Africa into a brighter future



The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum is an organisation geared towards growing, investing and developing African women-led businesses and initiatives in the broad areas of technology, inclusive infrastructure and related sectors, creative industries, and sustainable food production that shape Africa’s sustainable future. Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Is it enough to restore consumer confidence in their brand?


It’s official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 releases to the public on the 23 August 2017.

However, we all remember the Galaxy Note 7 fire debacle and Samsung’s lack of adequate quality control measures that led to phones exploding in customer’s pockets. This severely impacted Samsung’s bottom line almost immediately in terms of consumer confidence and subsequently led to them making losses in excess of 30 Billion Rand in their Smartphone business. Many die-hard and loyal customers of the South Korean tech giant’s handsets jumped ship overnight in favour of their rivals, Apple Inc.

However, Samsung recently announced a successor to the troubled Galaxy Note 7, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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