Latest South African press releases

{pp}It seems that SA’s cellphone consumers are voicing their anger at paying through the nose when it comes to pay-as-you-go cellphone charges. The vast majority of cellphone users in South Africa pay upfront for their calls using the various voucher systems available from the various networks. The minority of cellphone…
Wednesday, 20 June 2007 12:56

SA's Mobile Shopping Arrived

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{pp}Jump Shopping (www.jump.co.za), South Africa's leading Online Shopping Search Engine has launched a mobile offering of its popular search engine.Jump Shopping Mobile fills a gap that exists in comparative shopping sites around the world: While shopping out in a local store, customers often wonder: "How much would I save if…
{pp}Social networks are book clubs for the young – only they meet every day, several times a day. If the middle-aged gossip face to face (how conventional) over books, the young connect over computers and cellphones and whatever channels of communication that hardware offers: sms, mms, jpeg and, with increasing…
{pp}Recently launched social network site MyVideo.co.za has already picked up some interesting content and is attracting young film-makers and musicians to the opportunity of sharing creative expression and opinion. But it has yet to go all the way and find its niche in the political and social discourse that is…
{pp}Scientists generally believe that Africa is the cradle of mankind. But where and when did human language originate and evolve? There is wide support for the view that also language emerged first in Africa. The merits and limitations of this view will be reassessed at a multidisciplinary, international conference –…
{pp}A mystical brotherhood; seeking to be ‘non-contemporary’ and in rejecting all false conventionalism, so searches for a poetic evasion in an almost lost world of unreal and languid beauty. David Krut Projects is bracing for their next exhibition of art and performance by the pre-Crapalite Brotherhood of Robert Whitehead and…
{pp}The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in partnership with Ernst & Young is pleased to announce the finalists for the Social Entrepreneur Awards South Africa 2007, acknowledging the positive impact of their efforts on South Africa through a focus on social change, innovation and sustainability.
Thursday, 14 June 2007 19:25

Predatory lending on borrowed time

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{pp}Much has been written about the fact that South Africa does not save, that it is in love with credit. The fact that there are now over 100 credit cards available in South Africa, a good 40 more than just two years ago, is evidence of this. And because each…
{pp}Did you love maths at school? Science, maybe… but maths? It seems South Africa conforms to cliché by continuing to avoid and, still worse, flunk Maths at higher grade. Yet one needs maths to get into most scientific and engineering courses at the tertiary level. This sorry state of affairs…
Thursday, 14 June 2007 19:15

SA website first to pay public for news content

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{pp}'MyVideo Breaking News' represents the first time South Africans can earn cash for compelling, relevant and exclusive video news content. Innovative video sharing site, MyVideo.co.za, is encouraging would-be (and genuine!) journalists to film newsworthy video content on a camcorder or mobile phone and then MMS or email their content direct…
{pp}South Africa’s best-known Toyota Fortuner is home after a year of non-stop adventure in which it has notched up more than 50 000km in 19 African countries without once missing a beat.The rugged 4x4 Toyota Fortuner 3.0 D-4D turbo-diesel nicknamed ‘Baobab’ – led 40 jubilant survivors in the 2007 Tour…
{pp}The Easter hunt is on and there’s very little to be found in the way of treasure from Telkom for those with family and loved ones overseas. No chocolate eggs secreted in vandalised telephone boxes or any special Easter discounts on calls. Their ‘Closer’ option however, would appear to be…

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