Google is pumping major investments into Africa, with its most noteworthy new ventures being the roll-out of free public Wi-Fi hotspots and a new high-speed undersea cable to boost Internet connectivity.
Author Suren Naidoo
Transnet has officially put its world record-breaking 375-wagon train into operation on its manganese line between Sishen and Saldanha Bay.
The licensing of new spectrum and “the cleaning out of spectrum” will boost South Africa’s economic growth through the roll-out of a fully fledged modern 5G network, a senior Huawei executive has said.
Massmart will have to take a long, hard look at its embattled Massdiscounters division to turn the group’s fortunes around, and this should include a rationalisation of its Game and DionWired stores.
Pioneering South African online kitchen and homeware retailer Yuppiechef is opening more physical stores in an omni-channel retail push.
South Africa’s first fully fledged smartphone factory is to open at Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone north of Durban, as pan-African investment conglomerate Mara Group proceeds with its plans to invest R1.5-billion into the project.