Author: Thurgood Mashiane

South Africa has long been a hotbed for sports enthusiasts and avid gamblers. For decades, the country’s vibrant sports culture and love for wagering have gone hand in hand. Recently bets on sporting events have dramatically evolved due to technological advancements, as such, there has been a dramatic transition in South African sports betting from offline wagers to internet platforms like Betway, thanks to the proliferation of both. This article examines the evolution of sports wagering in South Africa with a specific interest in the impact of various technologies. A historical overview In South Africa, wagering on sporting events has been…

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In 2020, Vodacom South Africa made history when it launched Africa’s first-ever 5G network. This was across Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town, and it represented a significant milestone for the country as well as the continent. There is a global race to roll out this wireless technology, as the future of web3 depends on everyone being able to always access high-speed internet. Over the last three years, people have pushed to increase access to this technology, but there’s still a long way to go. The First Nation to Launch 5G Africa is one of the next frontiers of the internet, as…

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Gambling has long been a popular leisure activity for South Africans. In recent years, iGaming has become the preferred option for most players, with the per-user revenue expected to reach a record US $239.60 in 2023. The annual growth rate is projected to sit around 8.20% between 2023-2027, which would translate to record numbers of both users and total revenue.  These figures represent a clear opportunity for economic growth in South Africa. However, due to current limits on legal online operations, most of that revenue is currently flowing out of the country. In this article, we will review the potential…

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From disorder arises order and this was proven after the initial chaos caused by the Coronavirus in the early months of 2020. People who were worried about how they will conduct operations and meet their daily expenses found themselves sticking their necks out through virtual meeting rooms. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the payments industry, causing disruption and uncertainty. However, it has also accelerated the adoption of digital transformation programs and the rise of fintech trends such as digital banking, borderless payments, and blockchain technology. With consumers shifting towards contactless and online shopping, digital payments and…

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Whenever we buy or sell assets, or write a will to pass on our wealth to a trust or our legal heirs, notarization is required for various types of documents, such as legal contracts, deeds, wills, powers of attorney, and other important legal documents. For instance, when buying or selling real estate, a notary public must witness the signing of the closing documents to ensure that all parties involved in the transaction have signed the documents willingly and without duress.  It is an essential step in asset management to secure the documentation in a manner that there is no unwarranted…

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The gambling industry has experienced a significant shift in recent years, with more people turning to online casinos for their gaming needs. South Africa is no exception, with the country witnessing a rise in the popularity of mobile online casinos. As internet connectivity becomes more widespread and smartphones become more affordable, more people are able to access online casinos, leading to the growth of this industry in South Africa. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the rise of mobile casinos in South Africa and explore the history of gambling in the country. A brief history of online…

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Reliable and effective communication is the linchpin of success in today’s digital world. And an important factor in that is the fiber optical cables manufacturer you use. With a surge in demand and expansion of choices, it is difficult to find a reliable and trustworthy manufacturer of fiber optic cables. That is where we come to play. OPF is the leading manufacturer of fiber optic cables and prides on their innovation, world-class quality products, and precision. Founded in 2006, we have since worked hard to establish trustworthy, lasting relationships with our integrations and customers. Our products are used by telecommunication…

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The leading expert on top online casino brands in South Africa, South AfricanCasinso.co.za, has crowned FatBet Casino as the best new casino of 2022. It is no mean feat to receive such a prestigious award, considering how cut-throat the South African online gambling industry can be, and especially considering how many great new sites made an appearance last year. But it was a no-brainer for SouthAfricanCasinos.co.za, known as the top comparison site for players seeking the best online casino brands in the local market. Its highly experienced team of experts unanimously placed FatBet Casino at the top of its list…

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How Do Online Cash Loans Work? Internet loans have taken longer to adapt than online banking, which has been available for many years. Thankfully, there are several reliable internet lenders available today. Online cash loans are similar to borrowing money everywhere else but are much more practical. You must supply personal information, including your name, address, Social Security number, and, if requested by the lender, details regarding your employment, earnings, and outgoings. Simply choose a lender and submit an application to get going; the procedure should only take a few minutes. Online cash loans have several benefits – let us…

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Online betting is becoming increasingly popular, allowing people to place wagers on their favorite sports and casino games from the comfort of their own homes. With just a few clicks, you can access hundreds of websites offering different types of bets ranging from straight-up wagers to parlays and more. But as convenient as online betting is, it’s important to be aware of the risks associated with placing bets on unfamiliar websites. In order to ensure safe and fun online betting experiences, it’s essential that users take the time to research reliable sites for secure transactions before getting started. This guide…

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