Is Technology Africa’s Biggest Undiscovered Gold Mine? | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Technology has the potential to fundamentally transform societies. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and broadband are becoming central to the societal developments around the world – enabling rapid improvements to industrial production and societal services, positively influencing the way we live and interact with our environment. Africa is home to over a billion people and […]

Huawei Y7p – South Africa’s 1st HMS Device | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from Huawei Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Huawei has recently launched the Y7p smartphone to the South African market. The Huawei Y7p is available in Midnight Black and Aurora Blue from around R3,995 and is available through most major retailers. Thoughts on the Huawei Y7p The device is sleek and stylish. In classic smartphone fashion, […]

INTERVIEW: Rentoza – Africa’s First On-Demand Rental Platform | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

New startup Rentoza is Africa’s first on-demand rental platform. Started by a group of 4 South Africans convinced the stuff hiding in the bottom of their cupboards and garages should be paying rent for taking up so much space – stuff that they didn’t want to sell because they might need them again. So often […]

GovChat to Digitise Africa’s Largest COVID-19 Social Relief Campaign | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

GovChat, the South African civic engagement technology platform, has announced a partnership with the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to support the digitisation of the COVID-19 social relief grant application process. The partnership with GovChat could enable millions of unemployed citizens to access the largest social security programme on the African continent directly from […]

Vodacom Launches Africa’s First Live 5G Mobile Network | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Vodacom has switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in three cities – Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town – with further rollouts planned to other parts of South Africa. This network will support both mobile and fixed wireless services and is currently available on twenty-live 5G sites, 18 of which are in Gauteng and […]

South Africa’s Online Spending Habits during Lockdown | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

As the country enters into its fourth week of lockdown, South African consumers have embraced the concept of online shopping – not only for themselves but also to assist the many families who are in desperate need of financial relief during the COVID-19 crisis. This is according to Matthew Leighton, spokesperson from OneDayOnly.co.za, who says […]

INTERVIEW: Yebo – Africa’s First All-Factual VOD Platform | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The new normal of homebound lockdown and isolation is quickly becoming less of a novelty and more like a permanent state. Billions all across the globe have either settled or are settling into life with limited outside contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With sources of information and entertainment increasingly limited to the house, content […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Google Searches During Lockdown | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

With two weeks remaining, the nationwide lockdown is expecting to begin winding down as the government announced that the lockdown will be gradually eased. Still, South Africans continue to follow lockdown regulations, seek news and entertainment online and the country’s top ten Google searches reflect this. The top ten most searched terms on Google in […]

MTN Ranked as Africa’s Top Telecoms Brand, Report Shows | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Business Tech MTN has been ranked as the most valuable telecom brand in Africa in a recent annual report by Brand Finance, an independent brand valuation consultancy. The report stated that MTN’s brand value was boosted by a solid overall performance for the year, despite challenging economic conditions and regulatory challenges in some […]