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Vexospark brings computer and business training to rural Limpopo

Vexospark Community Technology Centre is run in various rural communities across Limpopo. More than 16,000 women have benefitted from this initiative. Melissa Javan More than 16,000...

Snailboy races up the global charts

Nobody thinks of snails as cute and cuddly critters, but Snailboy is an unconventional hero. And he is rapidly growing his fanbase. The South African mobile phone game is a download hit in the US and China.

Computer labs for Alexandria learners

Computer labs for Alexandria learners

Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu handed over computer laboratories to Alexandria Primary School and Ukhanyo Secondary School in Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday as the province geared up to celebrate Mandela Day.

Investing in African youth

The Rockefeller Foundation is investing $100m in a seven-year project to assist a million young people in Africa through jobs and skills in the information communication technology sector. Its focus will be on high potential youth who lack access to jobs and economic opportunities.
Citizens in charge of their destiny

The Luthuli Learning Centre & Project Zenzele

Project Zenzele holds free computer training classes for the unemployed and children of the community, but will mainly focus on those with disabilities, in the uMnini Trust Area in KwaZulu Natal. The project is still in its early stages and needs assistance, especially with books for the library.

Digital drum boosts computer literacy

A homegrown information and communication technology innovation, ingeniously housed in old oil drums, has made it onto Time Magazine's list of the top 50 inventions in the world for 2011.
Hi-tech solution to fix roads

Student boffin is top programmer

Kieran Ekron, a computer programming student from Johannesburg University, has won the national leg of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup for an application that simulates crowd behaviour in football stadiums. Ekron will take on his peers for the world title in Poland in July 2010.

Windows 7 goes African

Software giant Microsoft’s latest version of its Windows operating system, Windows 7, will be made available in 10 African languages, five of them official South African languages.

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Hi-tech help for SA schools

Rural schools in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal will soon enjoy the benefits of well-equipped computer centres, thanks to a multi-million rand sponsorship from British Telecom and the United Nations Children's Fund.
'Tin-can-do' connects rural areas

‘Tin-can-do’ connects rural areas

"I can't believe I'm surfing the net," exclaims Agnes Mdluli's daughter, with a tin can and a bicycle spoke connecting their PC to the web. The "cantenna" is one of many innovations being explored to connect remote communities to the internet.

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