Monthly Archives: March 2019

Huawei’s FreeLace neckbuds pair and charge by plugging into your phone

Huawei has a quirky new idea for wireless earphones, and I’m into it. The company’s new FreeLace neckbuds can be disconnected from one another, exposing a USB-C plug that can be jacked into your Huawei phone to facilitate seamless Bluetooth pairing or simply charge up the buds. This eliminates the need for a separate charging cable, and it sidesteps one

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Energy efficiency key to stable electricity system

Energy efficiency is the short term answer to balancing electricity supply and demand, says Energy Minister Jeff Radebe. “Energy efficiency is our best hope in the short term of balancing electricity supply and demand. It is a fact that a successful energy efficiency programme results in the reduction of municipal revenues and we would be doing municipalities a disservice if

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7 men to appear in Ptoria North court for ‘Fake’ cash heist

Pretoria – One man including six employees for fidelity have appeared in Temba magistrate court on Friday for allegedly staging a fake cash in transit heist. The men were remanded in custody until next Friday. The men, aged between 29 and 55, were linked to a heist in Makapanstad, outside Pretoria, on 13 March. They were arrested last week Tuesday

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Future Africa launching soon

Dr Eshchar Mizrachi,  Research Fellow at the University of Pretoria’s (UP’s)  soon-to-be-launched Future Africa campus –  a meeting place for discussions on trans-disciplinary research adjacent to UP’s Experimental Farm in Hillcrest –  says Africa has and faces challenges that can appear overwhelmingly complex and immutable. He says Future Africa began its journey by co-creating solutions for the important challenges that

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Premier to address gangsterism in Bloemhof

North West Premier, Professor Job Mokgoro, will today engage the community of Bloemhof in a bid to tackle gang related violence. The Premier’s visit forms part of the provincial government’s effort not only to tackle gang related violence but also service delivery challenges. “Bloemhof has been marred by acts of gangsterism for over a period of three years, which led

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