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Founded in 1998, Canada’s Communitech is the sort of start-up incubator and new business creator any country would dream of. What started as a small group of entrepreneurs looking to support one another and other new businesses, the Communitech network now includes more than

Rich Mulholland started his working career as a roadie, hauling gear on and off stage and operating the lighting at gigs for the likes of Iron Maiden and Def Leppard. Now 38, Mulholland runs Missing Link, South Africa’s largest presentation specialist

This was not your typical car race. There was no revving of engines at the starting line, no screeching of tyres — just a gentle silent forward movement and they were off. We had gathered at the northern gate of the CSIR in Pretoria for the start of the Sasol Solar Challenge. For the next two weeks, 13 solar-powered

Samsung Electronics’ highly anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, has launched in SA. The phone has been available from mobile operator Vodacom since the end of last month. Billed by some as the handset that could eat into the market share of Apple, with its iPhone 4S, the S3 is available starting

SA will host the largest part of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, science & technology minister Naledi Pandor said on Friday. The SKA committee met in the Netherlands on Friday to decide whether SA or Australia (with New Zealand) would get to host the core site of the project. The committee

Last Friday, TechCentral’s Craig Wilson travelled to Yzerfontein, the site of the West African Cable System landing station in SA. He took these pictures