Mara, ‘truly’ SA-made smartphone, wants its mojo back
The management buyout team of Mara Phones SA moves swiftly to restart operations and retrain staff after acquiring the embattled smartphone business.
Management buyout of Mara Phones in the works
Mara Phones SA MD Sylvester Taku reveals an effort to turnaround the local operations through a management buyout.
Financier IDC blames COVID for Mara Phones woes
IDC is open to listening to offers from interested parties to take over the Mara smartphone manufacturing facility.
SA's hub of 'true' African smartphones goes bust
The Mara Phones KwaZulu-Natal smartphone manufacturing plant and its equipment are set to be sold on an offer basis, as mandated by its financiers.
Local device manufacturers get a bite of govt comms tender
Device manufacturers serving SA’s mobile carriers are set to score a big chunk of the newly-issued multibillion-rand government communications tender.
Mara guns for Samsung, Huawei, Apple in SA smartphone market
The “proudly African” smartphone manufacturer aims to be among South Africa’s top three smartphone brands, says newly-appointed MD Sylvester Taku.
Mara Phones welcomes new MD for SA
The African smartphone manufacturer announces the appointment of Sylvester Taku to lead its South African operations.
First Mara Phones franchise store opens in SA’s ‘heartbeat’
The Mara Experience Store opens its doors at Maponya Mall in Soweto, giving residents a chance to experience Mara Phones first hand.
Local outlets back SA-made smartphone
Mara Phones can be purchased from more local outlets, including two of the big-four banks.
Nedbank teams up with Mara Phones
The bank partners with Mara Phones to make the South African-made smartphones available to its clients.