New app for small-scale fishing industry

A free app – co-developed by academics, government, civil society and fishing communities – will be the lynchpin in the government’s efforts to launch and roll out a small-scale fishing industry in South Africa. Traditional and artisanal fishing communities, according to an Equality Court ruling in 2007, have been consistently marginalised during both apartheid and…

Moovah! – free wifi for Jozi’s taxis

Via htxt.africa How often have you sat in the back of a taxi on your way to work or back home, wishing that you could easily connect to the internet without using your mobile data or draining your smartphone’s battery? Well, Absa thinks that they have the perfect solution for you. The bank launched its Moovah!…

Hear hear for the hearScreen app

To do a hearing screen test on each and every Grade 1 learner entering the South African school system is easier said than done. Current equipment used can also be quite cumbersome and costly – and needs a degree of training for the tests to be done well. Luckily audiologist Prof De Wet Swanepoel’s team…