Treasury unveils portal to measure damage from July riots

Government says the portal will be used to establish the extent of the damage, so that it can make more informed decisions on the support mechanisms.


Dell blacklists looted computers, investigates vandalism

The technology firm blacklists all of its products stolen during the recent wave of violence and works with authorities to bring the looters to book.

Aug 4, 2021

Epson invests in warehouse, showroom in SA

The company opens its first local warehouse facility in Linbro Park, which it says will cut delivery times to distributors from more than a month to a week.

Jul 30, 2021

Mustek reopens KZN office as it counts cost of civil unrest

The company reopened its Durban office this week, saying it aims to restore local assembly and distribution as a priority.

Jul 16, 2021

Riot damages won’t exceed R20m, says Mustek

Temporary warehouse space has been secured and the group expects the razed Durban branch to re-open as soon as it is safe and practical to do so.

Jul 14, 2021

More local ICT firms impacted by rampant looting

Mustek and LG Electronics SA confirm destruction to their premises in KwaZulu-Natal, as rampant looting continues in some parts of the country.

May 31, 2021

Further hike in tech prices forecast as chip shortage lingers

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says chip supply shortages could take a couple of years to address, evoking fears of a further increase in tech prices.


SA hit by ‘worst electronic component shortages in 30 years’

Global supply chain constraints take a toll on SA’s tech distribution channel, resulting in skyrocketing prices and frustrated customers.

Apr 16, 2021

Acer Africa pins hopes on Google cable for Chrome Enterprise growth

The multinational PC corporation believes Google's Equiano cable project will fuel more demand for its Chrome Enterprise portfolio in SA.

Mar 1, 2021

Remote working boosts PC distributor Mustek

Revenue for the group continued the growth trajectory that started during the previous financial year due to surging demand sparked by remote working.

Feb 9, 2021

Mustek expects bumper profit in half-year results

The company emerges from a tense week-long labour strike in September, doubling its earnings in its half-year financial results.

Dec 14, 2020

Mecer unveils LTE-enabled notebook

The Mecer Smart notebook series has built-in LTE, designed for South Africans who need access to Windows and the Internet but who do not have access to WiFi.

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