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Africa’s first connected cars set for September

(L-R) William Mzimba – Chief Executive Officer, Vodacom Business; Mteto Nyati – Chief Executive, Altron Group; Andrew Kirby - President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TOYOTA Motors South Africa (TMSA) is to drive what is possibly Africa’s first connected vehicles following a partnership with Vodacom and Altron Netstar. As of September 1, all new Toyota and Lexus models sold in South Africa will come standard with in-car Wi-Fi including 15GB free data as well as a […]

Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

US President Donald Trump with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilities of agencies downgrading the country’s sovereign rating. This depreciation spells further doom for motorists, with the price of fuel increasing again in September. The […]

Africa defiant amid global smartphone sales decline

Top smartphones manufacturers in 2018

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SUB-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East are set to defy an ongoing slump in worldwide sales of smartphones. These regions are the only global zones to record straight growth between 2018 and 2021. Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to record the most impressive growth with 88,753 […]

Huawei Y9 2019 Prime availability date, pricing revealed

Huawei Y9 2019 Prime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Huawei Y9 Prime 2019, one of the most eagerly-anticipated smartphones in the local market, will be available in South Africa on August 1. It is the first gadget the Chinese firm is to launch in Africa’s most advanced economy since Huawei was slapped with some restrictions by […]

Honor confirms continued usage of Google’s Android

Huawei Honor 20 Pro

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IN major boost to mobile clients using Honor handsets, the company has announced that Google and affiliated programmes would continue to operate on its devices. The announcement follows the recent lift of the United States ban. Raymond Liu, Head of Honor South Africa articulated the company’s position as a […]

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