Yearly Archives: 2010

Mobile opportunities in Africa

New survey results show that Africa is set to become a central focus of global telecommunications operators and vendors in the next five years, shaking off its reputation as a market only for brave investors and opening up for business and investment.
Mobile networks in tower-sharing deal

Bidvest buys UK seafood distributor

Bidvest buys UK seafood distributor

South African diversified industrial group Bidvest is to acquire the whole of Seafood Holdings, a leading national fresh seafood producer and distributor in the United Kingdom, for £45-million (about R473-million).
South Africans 'already winners': Zuma

South Africa’s World Cup passion

South Africans united as never before during the 2010 Fifa World Cup - and Bafana Bafana weren't the only object of our flag-waving, vuvuzela-blasting enthusiasm. Ghana felt the love, too, as did every foreign visitor to the Rainbow Nation in its finest hour since 1994. One year later, the memories live on.
Chess moves are life moves: Zuma

Chess moves are life moves: Zuma

Quick thinking was the order of the day at the recent Moves for Life chess tournament in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal. Moves for Life patron Jacob Zuma was in attendance, squaring off against some formidable youngsters - and planning the next move in taking the game to even more South Africans.
SA develops rooibos flavour wheel

SA develops rooibos flavour wheel

A new rooibos flavour wheel will help producers, marketers and consumers to better appreciate the delicate tastes and aromas of this uniquely South African - and internationally popular - tea.
Notetaker: talking computer for the blind

Notetaker: talking computer for the blind

Two researchers at South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research have developed a portable talking computer that "speaks" four South African languages - with more still to come - for use by blind people.
Helping the SA Diaspora to give back

Helping the SA Diaspora to give back

Acknowledging the important role the South African Diaspora can play in shaping the future of the country, Homecoming Revolution has launched an online giving community to enable South Africans living abroad to connect with thousands of good causes across the country.
2010 Fifa World Cup: success stories

World Cup highlights SA football year

2010 was an outstanding year for South African football - and sport in general - but picking out the highlight is easy. It doesn't belong to any individual sportsman or woman or team, but to the country as a whole for the hugely successful hosting of the Fifa World Cup, played in Africa for the first time.

Crime lit in South Africa – a new phenomenon

The new phenomenon of crime fiction on the local literary scene may well help to boost the culture of reading in South Africa.
New life for indigenous classics

MTN appoints new CEO

With strong experience in doing business on the African continent, MTN’s new CEO is expected to take the telecommunications giant’s vision and strategy forward.
Telkom mobile to launch soon

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