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2 weeks ago | March 27, 2020

Covid-19 affects tourism industry

The coronavirus epidemic is putting up to 50 million jobs in the global travel and tourism sector at risk, with travel ...

New era for hospitality industry beckons

International tourism is in uncharted waters, as economic effects of the novel coronavirus continue to impact global ...

2 months ago | February 14, 2020

‘Moonshot thinking’ can transform entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs shouldn’t be happy doing just a little bit better than yesterday. They need to think huge — as big as ...

SA’s 10 best-selling passenger cars

According to Naamsa, South Africa’s January 2020 new vehicle sales came in at 39 475 units, representing a fall of 8,1 ...

Apple Watch outsold entire Swiss watch industry

The Apple Watch outsold the entire Swiss watch industry in 2019, according to a new report.

Econet launches YoPlay Hunt game

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe on Wednesday launched YoPlay Hunt — an Augmented Reality (AR) technology-based mobile game that ...

$30 hotel fee makes guest angry . . .

At what point do the laws of supply and demand become simply insulting? And when do they make sense?

Half of UK’s 10-year-olds own smartphones

Fifty percent of the UK’s 10-year-olds owned a smartphone in 2019, according to a report by media regulator Ofcom.

Compelling wildlife vision @ Save Valley

Against the backdrop of a continuum of constantly shifting ecological systems — at least nine habitats are said to make ...

Sao Tome: World of wonders

Wander amidst the faded colonial splendour of Sao Tome, the capital of  Sao Tome and Principe — it’s easy to be charmed ...

2 months ago | February 7, 2020

Is there anything else in Africa?

I was the fly on the window at the New York Times Travel Show; walking from booth to booth listening to how African ...

Advertisers upstage politicians with celebs

Advertisers turned to laughs and big-name celebrities for the biggest TV advertising event of the year, Sunday’s Super ...

Revolutionary techs unused, forgotten

Tokyo Telemessage, the country’s only remaining pager provider, shut down its radio signals this week, following decades ...

2 months ago | January 31, 2020

Cars can now ‘talk to traffic lights’

Drivers will soon be able to avoid idling traffic lights thanks to cutting-edge tech from SEAT that knows when the ...

Of compatriots, entrepreneurial competence

Zimbabweans scattered across the world are known to demonstrate guts to create own tables against all odds and compete ...

Can we call iPad a computer yet?

In late 2009, one of the worst-kept secrets in technology was that Apple planned to launch a tablet of some sort, ...

Why Africa needs to focus on tech for labour

At a recent town hall meeting with the president of Yale University, Peter Salovey, hosted by Techpoint, many ...

Kobe’s death puts focus on helicopter safety

For the vast majority of Americans, helicopters are hardly a routine form of transportation. But a high-profile ...

Climate change threatens arenas

Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium will host about 65 000 fans on Super Bowl Sunday. While the biggest battle in football will ...

Israel finds treasure

JERUSALEM. — A treasure trove of 232 ancient coins from 2 500 to 500 years ago were discovered in a thief’s home in ...