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IBM marks World Water Day with the launch of a crowdsoucing project to help capture, share and analyze information about the water distribution system in South Africa. The project, called “WaterWatchers,” is driven by a new mobile phone application and SMS capability that will enable South African citizens to report water leaks, faulty…Continue
Added by Andrea Ayemoba on March 26, 2013 at 1:20pm — No Comments
Viridis Africa 2013, 15 & 16 October, Killarney Country Club, Johannesburg This October 15 & 16 will mark the third year Viridis Africa is to be held. It will be bigger, better, more defined and refined in achieving its stated goal of bringing together both investors and entrepreneurs from…Continue
Added by Suza Adam on March 23, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
On 22 March World Water Day will be celebrated globally. But South Africa has little to celebrate according to Harold Smook, founder of Urban Roots – Sustainable Communities Initiative and registered Professional Engineering Technologist.
“We can celebrate our water policies - the most progressive policies in the world, but when it…Continue
Added by Andrea Ayemoba on March 19, 2013 at 4:29pm — No Comments
Excited learners from P.T Xulu Secondary School in Vosloorus recently received a fully equipped computer centre and free data for a year from the Vodacom Millionaires SABC TV show.
This initiative forms part of the Film and Publication Board (FPB) "Back-2-School Campaign" that seeks to reach 24 000 learners across six provinces.
P.T Xulu Secondary School is one of the schools that benefited from the programme and received a computer centre that will…Continue
Added by Andrea Ayemoba on March 11, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Square Kilometer Array (SKA) South Africa, a business unit of the country’s National Research Foundation is joining ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, and IBM in a four-year collaboration to research extremely fast, but low-power exascale computer systems aimed at developing advanced technologies for handling the massive amount of data that…Continue
Added by Andrea Ayemoba on March 11, 2013 at 1:18pm — No Comments
The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has officially opened the Vodacom Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre in Vhembe, Limpopo. This centre is the realization of a partnership formed between Vodacom and the Limpopo Department of Education in order to help boost teacher training in the province.
Added by Andrea Ayemoba on March 11, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments
“In a country such as South Africa where solar energy is abundant, the sustainability of its usage through solar geysers and solar panels is…Continue
Added by Andrea Ayemoba on March 11, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments