Travel Season is Back: Discover South Africa withTthese Great Travel Apps

Discover South Africa with these great Travel apps

Apps to help you get across SA.

South Africa is world renowned for have a diversity and beauty in landscapes that can not be matched by any other country in the world, from the famous natural landscapes, to the “dorps” and cities that are full of interesting discoveries. For many South Africans their ideal holiday is in Europe or other famous destinations they do however not realise the beauty that is available at their own door steps at the fraction of the price.

If you’re on the road looking for travel attractions and adventures, these Android apps recommended by Alcatel will help …read more

South Africa: Drone company raises $499,000 in funding

South Africa: Drone company raises $499,000 in funding

South Africa: Drone company raises $499,000 in funding. (image: JacarandaFM)

A Cape Town-based drone operator, UAV Industries, announced on Tuesday 24 October that the company has raised ZAR6.84 million (US$499,000) in funding from Glenheim Venture Capital Company, in what was the first direct investment made by Glenheim’s Section 12J fund.

The company, which was launched three years ago, offers drone training and leasing services, and according to UAV Industries the company has seen a 300 percent year-on-year growth off the back of a multi-million Rand turnover.

According to a report by Disrupt Africa, the investment from Glenheim’s fund, which was launched at …read more

Whats Hot @ AfricaCom 2017?!

AfricaCom 2017: Whats free to do at AfricaCom

Whats free to do at AfricaCom 2017.

The 20th AfricaCom conference in Cape Town on 7-9 November 2017 will be tackling the hottest topics for 2017, including IoT, Big Data, FinTech, digital health, sustainable power solutions, digital education and much more. While the conference is predominately aimed at C-suite executives, AfricaCom’s exhibition halls (two of them this year), provide a host of free content that attracts a broad array of citizens, many of whom are looking to connect with like-minded companies and individuals and get a glimpse of what the next ‘big thing’ will be – digitally speaking.

By registering for …read more

Manure to power BMW’s SA plant

BMW South Africa’s Rosslyn, Pretoria, plant will get up to 30% of its power through renewable energy from a biogas project, the German car maker announced on Friday. About 40 000 tonnes per annum of cattle manure and around 20 000 tonnes of organic waste will be fed into digesters that will produce biogas to drive

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Public health association joins Healthcare Innovation Summit

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The Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA) has been confirmed as a strategic partner for the upcoming 2015 Healthcare Innovation Summit.

PHASA is a voluntary organisation of individuals passionate about population health improvements and the reduction of health inequities, and whose work focuses on the prevention of disease, the promotion of health, and the improved functioning of the country’s health care system.

PHASA aims to:
– Advocate for the conditions for a healthy society.
– Promote teaching and research in public health issues.
– Support the publication of relevant materials.
– Encourage and facilitate measures for disease prevention and health promotion.

Sponsored by <a target="_blank" …read more