DSTV South Africa Announces Price Increase. Zimbabwe to follow?

An announcement has been made by MultiChoice South Africa that the cost of DSTV bouquets go up with effect from 1 April 2017. This increases the cost of their packages by between 4-7%, but interestingly, even at the new prices that will come into effect, Zimbabwe’s will still be paying more. No communication has come […]

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Blackberry OS market share hits the 0.0% mark

Things are not looking good at all in Blackberry’s back yard with their shrinking market share falling to a rock bottom 0.0%. According to Gartner analytics Blackberry managed to ship out 207 000 smartphones in Q4 2016 which is a 22.8% decline from its Q4 shipments in 2015 of 906 000 units. Recently Blackberry partnered […]

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Facebook launches Bots Developer Challenge for Middle East & Africa with cash prizes & mentorship. Here’s how to take part

If you are a developer in Africa or the Middle-East, Facebook has extended a challenge to you. The company is holding a competition to encourage the development of innovative bots for its Messenger platform. Called the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge it’s been announced as a contest which will recognise and reward developers who are able to […]


1,500 students currently receiving free education through Zimbabwe’s STEM initiative

There are at least 1,500 students across Zimbabwe that are currently getting a free education as part of the national STEM Initiative launched in 2016. According to Open Parly this information was recently shared with a parliamentary committee by the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Professor Jonathan Moyo. Zimbabwe’s STEM Initiative which was introduced at the start […]