Gugu Lourie

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New Kid in Town: Can Kwesé Play Convince S.Africans to Binge-watch TV?

Every time a new player comes to South Africa to provide video-on-demand (VoD) services there is great fanfare, but with little success so far. The...

Is Africa Becoming the Dumping Ground for eWaste?

A growing amount of computer equipment from Western nations is being found on toxic eWaste dumps throughout Africa and is being pulled apart by...

Econet Eyes to Build More Content Delivery Networks in Africa

Econet Media – a subsidiary of Econet Group, plans to deploy more Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) across Africa to bring global video streaming channels...

Bitcoin Tested at South Africa’s Grocery Retailer Pick n Pay

South Africa's grocery retailer Pick n Pay is testing Bitcoin payments in-store. Cape Town-based FinTech business Electrum has enabled Pick n Pay to accept Bitcoin payments in-store.  The...

This South African Startup Wants to Challenge Twitter, Facebook’s Dominance

Queenstown born entrepreneur Siviwe Mgolodela, who is a BCom student at Stellenbosch University majoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, is the brains behind Unorthodox,...

Meet the Look Watch: The First IoT Enabled Standalone Smartwatch

The Look Watch is the first Internet of Things (IoT) enabled standalone smartwatch, developed by Laipac Technology, a Canadian company based in Toronto. The Ontario-based...

7 South African Drone Firms to Keep an Eye on

The use of drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems is forecast to grow exponentially. Globally the drone business is proving to be one of the...

FNB Has Sold Close to 100 000 Own Branded Smartphones

South Africa’s banking group FNB’s mobile phone business Connect has sold more than 75 500 own branded smartphones to its customers. FNB Connect has sold...