Navigating MTN’s 30-Day Prepaid Plans: Data, Voice, and Text Deals, and the Challenges They Present

MTN South Africa: A Brief History   MTN Group, originally known as M-Cell, was founded in 1994 and has since grown into a multinational telecommunications company, providing voice, data, and text services. MTN South Africa, a subsidiary of the MTN Group, is known for its robust network and a variety of prepaid deals that cater … Read more

Melon Mobile: A Bitter sweet Experience

Note: The title refers very much to the initial onboarding experience for me as a blind client. This may change, depending on my experience for the rest of the testing period. A new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), Melon Mobile, has recently soft-launched for users who registered to beta test its services. The official launch … Read more

My Guide Dog, Brooke, and I Deserve Better – A Call for Change in Ride-Hailing Services

A picture of Brooke, my guide dog.

Hello, friends and supporters. My name is Hanif Kruger, and I am the manager at the Assistive Technology Centre at the South African National Council for the Blind. I’m proud to contribute to the Africa Conference/Career Expo, focusing on Disability, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.   However, today I need to share a recent experience that … Read more

Longevity Foods from Japan and Their South African Alternatives

In a recent article published by CNBC, nutritionist Asako Miyashita shared five foods commonly consumed in Japan that contribute to the country’s impressive longevity. As a South African blogger, I’d like to summarize this fascinating insight and discuss some alternative foods available locally that offer similar health benefits.   Asako Miyashita credits Japan’s long-living population … Read more

MeAndYouMobile: Unleashing the Power of Customizable Mobile Plans

Introduction:   In today’s fast-paced digital world, staying connected is more important than ever. With so many mobile providers offering a variety of plans, it can be challenging to find the perfect package that caters to your unique communication needs. That’s where MeAndYouMobile comes in, providing an array of flexible and customizable bundles to ensure … Read more