Reports emerged on Tuesday that Zimbabwe’s government has moved to block citizens’ access to social media – and, in some instances, access to the Internet altogether – as violent protests spread across the troubled Southern African nation.
Eskom expects to report a loss of more than R15-billion in the year to 31 March, a record for any state-owned company.
The South African National Space Agency has been selected by the International Civil Aviation Organisation to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace.
Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of Huawei Technologies, broke a years-long silence as his technology empire faces its biggest crisis over three decades of existence.
After becoming the first country in the world to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, China is planning four more missions to get samples back before studying the feasibility of a lunar research base.
Apple didn’t mind paying a modest technology fee to Qualcomm when it first launched the iPhone, but times have changed.
Helios Towers has earmarked $100-million (about R1.4-billion) for spending on telecommunications infrastructure in South Africa in the next three to four years.
Samsung Electronics is building up to the launch of its latest Galaxy smartphone in February with billboards teasing its big unveiling event.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appears to have deleted a tweet in which she told Vodacom to “shut up”, accusing the mobile operator of a “poor PR stunt” related to its “settlement” with former employee Nkosana Makate.
Telecommunications tower operator Helios Towers has entered the South African market, promising big investments in infrastructure as the country moves to 5G.