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Interview: Project Isizwe CEO Duduzile Mkhwanazi

In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Project Isizwe CEO Duduzile Mkhwanazi on the non-profit’s plans for rolling out free Wi-Fi in South Africa following the dissolution of the company’s agreement with the City of Tshwane.

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Tshwane free Wi-Fi here to stay

Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga has assured residents of the greater Pretoria region that the free public Wi-Fi offering, known as TshWi-Fi and deployed by the not-for-profit Project Isizwe, will not be scrapped

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Tshwane Wi-Fi ‘unlikely’ to be halted

Project Isizwe, the not-for-profit company behind TshWiFi, Tshwane’s free public Wi-Fi initiative, is confident the project will continue under the city’s new, Democratic Alliance-led administration, despite a planned mayoral review. Isizwe

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Tshwane launches city-wide crime safety app

After a months’ long incubation period, Project Namola is finally live in the City of Tshwane. The safety application went live and demonstrated faster response times for metro police vehicles in

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Project Isizwe goes uncapped for Christmas

As Tshwane residents enjoy their traditional holiday at the coast, there’s a Christmas treat in store for visitors and those who remain behind. Project Isizwe, charged with implementing the City of Tshwane’s Wi-Fi build programme, announced that from 24 to 26

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Tshwane doubles free Wi-Fi data

The City of Tshwane has doubled the daily data allowance on its public Wi-Fi programme. “Tshwane free Wi-Fi daily cap has been increased from 250MB to 500MB per day,” said Project Isizwe

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Knott-Craig to step down as Project Isizwe CEO

Alan Knott-Craig will step down as CEO of the not-for-profit Wi-Fi company at the end of the year in order to focus his energies on his new business, HeroTel. Current Isizwe chief operating officer Zahir Khan will take the reins from Knott-Craig on 1 January

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SA tech prize to beat ‘white, male bias’

One technology entrepreneur at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University stands to win R100 000 as part of a programme to encourage diversity in information and communications technology (ICT) in South Africa. NMMU and nonprofit Happimo NPC are

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Tshwane free Wi-Fi reaches a million users

The City of Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi programme hit a milestone of a million unique devices on Wednesday. The free Wi-Fi roll-out programme is part of the metro’s eKaelo strategy to boost engagement and government response with citizens. “It’s just a number, but it’s a

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