Haller Farmers: Restoring African Land for Over 50 Years – Tempemail

The Haller Farmers app is taking advantage of Africa’s increasing mobile penetration by equipping the next generation of farmers with knowledge, information and education through technology.  The app — which was developed for farmers by farmers — takes its unique name from UNEP Global 500 Laureate, Dr Rene Haller, who Continue Reading

Microsoft Offers OCR Support for Official South African Languages – Tempemail

Microsoft has revealed it would add Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support for two of South Africa’s official languages, Afrikaans and Zulu. “Adding support for these languages is part of Microsoft’s mission to build meaningful cognitive products and services that improve local engagement,” says Rory Preddy, Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft South Continue Reading

Opera Unveils African Inspired Chat Service in Kenya – Tempemail

Opera has launched the newly dedicated chat service Hype in Kenya. Built into the mobile web browser Opera Mini, this service is expected to enable seamless surfing, chatting and sharing content– without compromising speed or driving increased data consumption. “Chat services and browsers are apps people use every day and Continue Reading

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Proven ‘Less Effective’ Against South African Virus – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE A lab study by Pfizer and BioNTech has shown that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven ‘less effective’ against the South African variant by producing “lower levels of neutralizing antibodies”. According to Bloomberg, the results are “part of tests of its vaccine against a lab-created virus that Continue Reading

Telkom Introduces Unlimited Voice Plans for South African Businesses – Tempemail

Telkom has introduced an unlimited voice plan offer for small businesses in South Africa. This product is expected to allow subscribers to save up to 30% on calls for just R199 per month. “Through the unlimited voice calls product, we are subsidising the Small & Medium Business customers who have Continue Reading

AstraZeneca Vaccine Only ‘Minimally Effective’ Against South African COVID-19 Variant, says Researchers – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has proven ‘minimally effective’ against the South African variant, according to the Wits Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics (VIDA) research unit. So far, South Africa has received one million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. In an official report, researchers from South Africa Continue Reading

Why SMEs are the Lifeblood of the South African Economy – Tempemail

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent a staggering 98% of business in South Africa today. The fact that SMEs also employ between 50 and 60% of the country’s workforce and are responsible for a quarter of the job growth in the private sector – according to McKinsey – means they Continue Reading

The African Millennial Population Can’t Get Enough of Bitcoin – Tempemail

Bitcoin for beginners: The how to guide. When the pioneering cryptocurrency Bitcoin came on the scene, many people assumed this currency would be most relevant for people in the developed world. However, African millennials are rapidly upending stereotypes about Bitcoin adopters. Why Bitcoin Is So Attractive For Young Africans Some Continue Reading

MTN Donates $25 million to the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme – Tempemail

Sourced from TheTechieGuy (https://thetechieguy.com/) MTN is donating $25 million to support the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. This is expected to secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for Disease Continue Reading

$1 Million for African Students to Start their British Studies Online – Apply Today with Unicaf – Tempemail

Tuition fees have burdened many young people financially and pushed others to abandon their dreams as the high cost was discouraging. Without a doubt, a scholarship is one way to earn a degree and start your career debt-free. Many talented but disadvantaged students get to study in western universities with Continue Reading