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Xiaomi distributor Mobile in Africa plans to open stores in South Africa focused on promoting and selling the fast-growing Chinese smartphone brand, its head, RJ van Spaandonk, said on Thursday. Mobile in Africa, which is a sister

Fast-growing Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is coming to Africa. The company, which is now one of the largest smartphone makers worldwide, has appointed Mobile in Africa to represent it 50 African countries. Mobile in Africa is headed by RJ van Spaandonk

The rand nose-dived against major foreign currencies on Monday hitting a new three-and-a-half year low of R8,97/US$, before recovering slightly. The slide means gadgets and computers are about to get a lot more expensive, though not necessary

It appears there was method in Gijima’s madness after all. The JSE-listed IT company that earlier this year said it would buy all its employees Apple iPads has signed the first systems integrator agreement in Southern Africa with Apple. Gijima will assist with the support

Apple’s iPad could go on sale in SA within a matter of weeks. Core Group, Apple’s sole local distributor, has confirmed it is in talks with the US company about bringing the tablet computer to the country.

Core Group executive director Rutger-Jan van Spaandonk says the company has held “lengthy discussions” with Apple and that Core will distribute both versions of the iPad – the cellular-ready product and the Wi-Fi-only configuration – exclusively to the SA market.