Naspers drops 4% on the day but is still more than 85% up for the year, with other rand hedges generally doing well
In Zimbabwe, meanwhile, Wilf Mbaga, editor of The Zimbabwean, has high hopes for the Emmerson Mnangagwa presidency
The DA leader says the ANC has only 18 months left in government and believes coalitions can help deliver a new national identity
The Cape Town mayor says the city has funded schemes with R2.6bn of its own money, but more is needed if ‘day zero’ is to be pushed out even further
Revenue from operations elsewhere in Africa rockets
Despite its many problems, Fitch says ‘potential fiscal consolidation measures after the ANC’s elective conference in December’ could work in the country’s favour
There’s still a final hurdle to pass before Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies signs the financial sector code
The former president, as well as reviled Grace Mugabe, granted immunity and assured of their safety in Zimbabwe, sources say
Proudfoot says Du Toit’s versatility and world-class ability makes him indispensable to team
For the first time, Global NCAP has crash-tested five cars on sale in SA as part of its Safer Cars for Africa campaign
An Israeli start-up plans to use 3D-printed legs — that is, additive manufacturing — on its spacecraft for its lunar landing, possibly by the end of March
The magazine says all-new vehicles or those with newly updated technology are more likely to have a ‘wonky engine’; vehicle makers, including ...
Smartphone users worldwide spend more than three hours a day on their phones, Stellenbosch University researchers say
Across the bottom of the screen there is a thin software bar in lieu of the home button, and a user can drag it up to the middle of the screen to open the phone
Nigerian scientist turns current thinking on artificial intelligence on its head — and creates a device that can breathe in and smell the air
There are a number of mobile apps that tackle the problem of the language barrier
The company that powered the careers of Hendrix and Nirvana hopes that by encouraging people to keep playing, it can double the size of the industry
Survey shows more than 25% of organisations have not built, customised or virtualised any mobile app in the last year, and IT spend on mobile apps is slowing
Andy Rubin says it’s ‘weird’ that people have to fight with the technology supposed to simplify their lives and should be able to decide what features they ...
Small sellers were the first to cash in on the spinning gadget after the product went viral on the internet, writes Anna Nicolaou
China’s Xiaomi, which makes a budget-priced fitness band, is the second-largest vendor, with global market share of 15.5%
Most people do not know who to call in an emergency, writes Sarah Wild
Want to see how technology is reinventing real estate? SA Home Owner magazine, published by Times Media, has launched on its website a virtual reality tour of ...
A crowd-funding campaign and social media advertising helped raise R3m, which is 1,500% of the R192,257 target, to create the Straton Watch brand
Doppler Labs is pioneering a new gadget category, ‘hearables’ — earphones that can augment sounds from the world around us. Tim Bradshaw tried them out
Josh Petri reviews Zwift — digital training software that takes the virtual cycling experience a step further than its rivals
The three-dimensional technology can help improve customer experience with property, tourism, vehicle and retail sectors obvious candidates
The hand-eye co-ordination expert warns of deterioration across all sports
There’s a good reason for the gap: no one can predict which objects consumers and businesses will want to connect to the internet
Acting against abuse on social media platforms is arduous, not least because of Facebook’s own policies, writes Fiona Forde
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