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Monyai excels in male-dominated electrical engineering

Khomotso Merriam Monyai, is one such South African young lady, who grew up in poverty engulfed places, but forced herself into the male-dominated engineering industry as she defied all odds to stardom

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG - KHOMOTSO Merriam Monyai is testament that with the necessary support, women can reach their goals in a male-dominated industry. In what is a familiar story amid youth unemployment and waning opportunities in South Africa, she found herself stranded after matriculating at Residensia Secondary School in Sebokeng. Both her...

Newcomers top DSTV Premiership standings

Richards Bay against Marumo Gallants

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - NEWLY promoted Richards Bay are leading the 16-team DStv Premiership standings after a commendable start to the campaign. The KwaZulu-Natal side’s goalless draw against Marumo Gallants at the King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium in Durban on Tuesday placed them at the top. They have four points, following their 2-0...

OPINION: Why you should use a VPN while traveling?

Virtual private network (VPN)

by DANIEL MARKUSONPRETORIA - AS International VPN day approaches, an expert shares why a VPN is a must for travelers According to a survey conducted by NordVPN, 50% of travelers use public Wi-Fi while on the road. However, only 20% of them use a VPN (virtual private network) to protect themselves while being connected...

US$300 million for Africa data centre rollout

Datacentres in Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE PRETORIA - THE United States Development Finance Corporation is funding, to the tune of $300 million, the rollout of data centres across Sub-Saharan Africa. The funds will be used for the purposes to develop, build and operate these facilities. This announcement by US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, in South...

Gender violence hindering equality: Ramaphosa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA PRETORIA - PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has lamented the prevalence of gender-based violence among the biggest obstacles towards achieving full and meaningful gender equality in South Africa. It remains a hindrance 66 years after thousands of women marched on the Union Buildings, the official seat of the government, to protest against apartheid pass...

SA, Zambia rise in FIFA women’s rankings

AFCON mission accomplished! The victorious Banyana Banyana return home with the African crown.

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - RECENTLY-crowned Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) champions, South Africa, and semifinalists, Zambia, have moved up the global rankings. This after their impressive showing at the tournament that was held in Morocco in July. South Africa, now ranked 54th, moved four places up the Federation of International Football...

Web providers call for extended data rollover

ICASA logo

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG - THE Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) must swiftly finalise pro-consumer amendments to its End-User and Subscriber Service Charter (EUSSC) Regulations. The call by the Internet Service Providers of SA (ISPA) comes at a time food and transport costs are on the rise. ISPA believes if adopted,...

Huawei job fair matches graduates with employers

Huawei ICT Academy graduate from Taletso TVET College, Bongani Shoshana

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - SEVERAL South African graduates have been placed in internships and permanent positions following the recent Huawei Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Academy Job Fair. The job fair is designed to promote local Huawei-certified ICT Talent to Huawei partners and offer them the opportunity to advance their careers and further enrich Huawei's...

Email-based cyber attacks spike

Trend Micro Senior Sales Engineer, Zaheer Ebrahim

by SAVIOUS KWINIKAJOHANNESBURG - AFRICA must rethink cyber security amid a spike in email threats over the past year. Trend Micro Incorporated, the cyber security firm, recently reported that 74 percent of the total threats blocked using their products in 2021 were email based. This amounts to 33,6 million cloud email threats,...

Adapt IT enters Indian Ocean hotel market

Adapt IT Group CEO, Tiffany Dunsdon

by TINTSWALO BALOYIJOHANNESBURG - SOUTH African-based Adapt IT Holdings has concluded a transaction with AGILEUM Hospitality in Mauritius. Adapt IT Group CEO, Tiffany Dunsdon The acquisition is through the former’s Mauritian entity, Adapt IT International. The transaction includes the Oracle Hospitality rights to service the Indian Ocean hospitality...