Trends and growth

Coega to develop R2bn aqua-farming facility

The Coega Development Corporation has announced plans to develop a R2-billion aqua-farming facility on 300 hectares of land at the Coega industrial development zone outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

Coega to develop R2bn aqua-farming facility

Solar wi-fi lamps to connect rural areas

South African-based technology company Net1 Mobile Solutions is preparing to roll out the Sun-e-light, a solar-powered lamp which also functions as a mobile phone charger and wi-fi hotspot, as part of a project aimed at opening up the digital world to people in rural areas.


Mobile video-streaming app for low-bandwidth Africa

A South African developed video streaming solution, specially designed to cater for the low-speed internet environment encountered in most parts of Africa, has been released as a free mobile application for Apple and Android phones.


Partnership to fast-track life-saving health innovations

The South African Medical Research Council and international non-profit organisation Path have launched a new partnership to speed up the development of sustainable, high-impact innovations capable of saving the lives of vulnerable women and children in South Africa and beyond.

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