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Vodacom and Google South Africa give smartphones to deep rural communities free of charge to drive Digital Inclusion

Vodacom and Google South Africa give smartphones to deep rural communities free of charge to drive Digital Inclusion

JOHANNESBURG – Vodacom Limpopo Region, in partnership with Google South Africa, will give  hundreds of residents with Android powered smartphones at no cost  in eleven villages across the  Limpopo province. This forms part of Vodacom and Google’s continued efforts to reduce the digital divide and offer many who reside in deep rural communities in Limpopo […]

Joburg approves adjusted budget set to boost local economy

Joburg approves adjusted budget set to boost local economy

The City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Council has approved the 2020/21 Adjustment Budget, which prioritises major infrastructure projects, economic revival, and continued service delivery. In his presentation of the adjusted budget in Council on Friday, 26 February 2021, the Member of Mayoral Committee (MMC) for Finance, Cllr. Jolidee Matongo indicated that the prioritised items for adjustment […]

Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida in conversation with Dr Sindi as #MindfulMondays focuses on teen depression

Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida in conversation with Dr Sindi as #MindfulMondays focuses on teen depression

Miss South Africa 2020 Shudufhadzo Musida will be focusing on teen depression in her next #Mindful Mondays conversation to mark Teen Suicide Prevention Week.  Musida’s guest is GP and social media influencer Dr Sindi van Zyl and the two will talk about teen depression; its causes and symptoms; are boys and girls affected differently; how does […]

Valentine’s Day spend likely to decline, says FNB

Valentine’s Day spend likely to decline, says FNB

 Valentine’s Day spend is expected to decline this year, amid a pandemic that has strained household budgets and limited entertainment options. Contrary to this year’s anticipated decline in Valentine’s spend, past trends have indicated that consumers have been spending more each year on categories such as chocolatiers, flowers, general gifts and jewellery. According to FNB’s […]

City of Joburg mourns the passing of stalwart Mme Rebecca Kotane (108)

City of Joburg mourns the passing of stalwart Mme Rebecca Kotane (108)

The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Geoffrey Makhubo, on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, has expressed his deep condolences at the passing of stalwart, Mme Rebecca Kotane. Though better known as the widow of the former SACP general-secretary and ANC leader Moses Kotane, Mme Kotane was a freedom fighter and an […]

Vodacom contributes R10 million to new Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Response Fund 1

Vodacom contributes R10 million to new Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Response Fund 1

JOHANNESBURG – Vodacom has pledged R10 million to fund a private sector-led, multi-sectoral Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) Response Fund 1 to support the implementation of the National Strategic Plan (NSP), and the wider GBVF response in the country. Pioneered by the International Women’s Forum South Africa (IWFSA) and the Presidency in collaboration with several […]

CARLING CURRIE CUP REWARDS ALL TEAMS AS THE VODACOM BULLS ARE CROWNED CHAMPIONS

CARLING CURRIE CUP REWARDS ALL TEAMS AS THE VODACOM BULLS ARE CROWNED CHAMPIONS

THE VODACOM BULLS CROWNED CHAMPIONS IN CARLING BLACK LABEL’S INAUGAURAL YEAR AS TITLE SPONSOR Diepsloot, Johannesburg:  In a year where global sports and entertainment was hard-hit by restrictions due to COVID19, South Africa’s leading beer brand partnered with SA Rugby as title sponsor of the Currie Cup. The partnership set out to inspire consumers and […]

TOUGH TALKING MOERANE CONDEMNS RAMPANT CABLE THEFT ACROSS THE CITY

TOUGH TALKING MOERANE CONDEMNS RAMPANT CABLE THEFT ACROSS THE CITY

Nie Cele In a drive to curtail cable theft in the City, Jozi’s electricity distributor City Power has counteracted this nefarious act by replacing the copper cables with aluminium bundle cables. This come in the wake that, since the start of the current financial year, cables worth over R14 million were stolen, plunging many suburbs […]

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