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Tuta-Me: connecting learners with tutors by cellphone

With a touch of a few buttons on their cellphones, learners in South Africa now have access to tutors through the Tuta-Me app. Melissa Javan More...

Mama puts power in mom’s hands

South Africa is the second country in the world to introduce Mama, a mobile information service that improves the health care knowledge of pregnant women and new mothers.

Cellphones for the sight impaired

Cellphones for the sight impaired

South African cellular operator Vodacom has launched three new "speaking phones" to make cellular communication accessible to customers who are blind or partially sighted. Users do not have to pay extra for the text-to-speech software, as it is subsidised by the company.
Vodacom's R5.6bn African expansion

Vodacom’s R5.6bn African expansion

South African cellular company Vodacom is spending US$700-million (about R5.6-billion) to acquire Gateway Telecommunications, Africa's largest independent provider of interconnection via satellite and terrestrial infrastructure - giving it an instant foothold in lucrative markets like Nigeria.
SouthAfrica.info Mobile

SouthAfrica.info Mobile

Stay connected wherever you are with our new mobile version of SouthAfrica.info.
The cellphone as learning tool

The cellphone as learning tool

Amid debate on growing cellphone usage in schools, South Africa's Meraka Institute is piloting a project that makes use of innovative applications to turn the handheld devices into instruments of learning.
Game's up for cellphone thieves

South Africans love their cells

South Africans are extremely happy with their cellular service providers and the effect of cellphones on their lives, independent research has found. Digital guru Arthur Goldstuck expects the cellular market - currently at about 18.5-million users - to reach the landmark 50% of SA's population "within a year".
Game's up for cellphone thieves

Game’s up for cellphone thieves

A huge blow has been struck against cellphone theft in South Africa with the signing of an agreement between the country's cellular service providers, Business Against Crime and the SA Police Service that will render all reported stolen cellphones useless.

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