south africa

  1. Jamie McKane

    From Brazil to South Africa and back in 98ms

    From Brazil to South Africa and back in 98ms Angola Cables recently launched its second AngoNAP data centre, cutting the ribbon on its new facility in Fortaleza, Brazil on 16 April 2019. This follows its first data centre being built in Angola, where the company is headquartered.
  2. Jamie McKane

    South Africa - Only slightly better than war-torn countries

    South Africa - Only slightly better than war-torn countries The government’s incompetence related to digital migration and mobile spectrum allocation are causing tremendous damage to the local telecommunications market and the economy as a whole. Access to additional spectrum will make it more...
  3. Jamie McKane

    South Africa has great tech skills

    South Africa has great tech skills South Africa has talented people with world-class technical skills working in its IT sector, according to the co-president of Workday, Chano Fernandez. Fernandez was speaking to media at a recent event in Johannesburg, where he was asked about Workday’s plans...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Government turns to renewable energy as Eskom breaks down

    Government turns to renewable energy as Eskom breaks down With South Africa’s state electricity utility in dire financial straits and straining to meet demand, the government has reverted to courting independent renewable energy producers to help power the continent’s most industrialized...
  5. J

    [2019] Question about ordering from Amazon in South Africa

    I've never ordered anything internationally before and I really don't understand the procedure. I hear a lot of thieving that occurs in Johannesburg and I don't want to risk anything without knowing the facts. So I hear Amazon uses a private courier- for the standard international shipping...
  6. 12race

    Buying a used Lexus in South Africa - 2011 LEXUS IS 250 ES or EX

    First time poster, AMAZING platform I've been using for research for the last 6 years though! I'm hoping to open up a thread that can give some fresh and relevant info on owning a Lexus. Important facts like the average service costs, common problems (if any because so far all I'm finding is...
  7. G

    Is a Subaru a good choice for a first ever car?

    For my first car. I want it to be a Subaru, I would prefer an sti but my wallet says no. I want an 07 Hawkeye 2.0R there are two in my area for sale and are stock. My questions are: Should I get a Subaru? Are they a good fit for a first car? Personally I think so but I would like your...
  8. S

    South African post office stealing

    I ordered a parcel through dhl and the tracking for it has been fine up until today when it said that my parcel has been delivered to a S S FEBRUARY in BERTSHAM. It was meant to be in a Durban. Anyone know what the procedure to follow. I’ve emailed those low iq individuals at customer service...
  9. Jamie McKane

    South African energy minister fires nuclear corporation's board

    South African energy minister fires nuclear corporation's board South African Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has dissolved the board of the Nuclear Energy Corporation, suspended the chief executive officer and appointed Rob Adam as chairman and Don Robertson as interim CEO, his department said...
  10. Jamie McKane

    South African economy emerges from recession

    South African economy emerges from recession South Africa emerged from its first recession in almost a decade in the third quarter as recoveries in manufacturing and agriculture contributed to an increase in economic growth. Gross domestic product rose by an annualized 2.2 percent in the three...
  11. T

    Racial Classification Post-Apartheid

    In the Apartheid Era, racial classification was governed by the Population Registration Act (1950) and enforced by government officials, courts and the Office for Race Classification. This act used various criteria (much of which were terribly humiliating, including the infamous Pencil Test) to...
  12. NeonNinja

    ZAF Twitter Giveaway Pages

    HungryLionSA - once or twice every week. MTNza - almost every Fridays.
  13. L

    South African Gaming Community Discord - Stormrage Gaming

    Hey all! Since Discord now has servers in South Africa you are all welcome to join Stormrage Gaming. Let's bring the community aspect back into gaming
  14. A

    USPS Packages ‘stuck’ in Customs

    I ordered 2 products from reputable companies in the US. Its been about 6 weeks aimce it should have been delivered yet whenever the i check the tracking number on USPS it just says out for delivery. I have a suspicion that these packages are just sitting at customs and nothing is happening...
  15. Nivea

    Black Desert Online now available on our steam store!

    Hey guys, BDO finally came to our steam store and it's Turkiye and Middle East servers! So I picked up BDO for R40 and I'm glad I did! The Game is LOADS of fun and i love every minute of it, its better than ESO and GW2 imo. The PvE is a bit of a grind but it's really not that bad, there are so...
  16. C

    Spotify South Africa Prices confirmation

    So over the past couple of days we have been teased a little more about Spotify making their big debut in South Africa, with an uncertainty put on pricing. I opened up my spotify this morning to find a large Sponsored Banner in Spotify - which does not usually show up unless I'm VPN'ed into a...
  17. N

    Selling On Amazon

    Anyone selling stuff on Amazon for a profit or knows how it works??
  18. S

    Receiving a Parcel from Germany

    So I purchased some items from a seller in Germany and they Posted it to me through Deutsche Post DHL. In the past they used Fedex which took only 6 days to get to me and the items were in good condition. Even though I paid the same for shipping this time (40 euros) they sent it with a different...
  19. S

    playerunknown's battlegrounds servers in South Africa petition

    We nearly have 10k signed EDIT:Good news...