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Press Release | Nodwin Gaming Accelerates Growth with Opening of New Office in South Africa

India’s biggest esports company, NODWIN Gaming in a landmark move, has announced its expansion to South Africa. NODWIN Gaming announced the appointment of Nathaneal Slabbert, Head of Operations and Anthony Nell, Head of Sales to spearhead the functions in the region. With immense experience in esports operations, production and tournament execution, the duo adds rich value to this expansion. “South Africa is one of…

Press Release | My Future 4.0 is coming to Cape Town and Joburg in 2020! 

My Future 4.0 is coming to Cape Town and Joburg in 2020!   The Digital skills and careers summit that is preparing SA’s youth for the 4th Industrial Revolution My Future 4.0, South Africa’s only next-level digital skills and career summit, will be taking place in Cape Town at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 19 to 21 March and…

Press Release | R50 000 Prize Pool Announced for Techfest Expo

PRESS RELEASE Date: 20  February 2020  [R50 000] PRIZE POOL ANNOUNCED FOR TECHFEST EXPO ESPORTS TOURNAMENTS 26 -27 June 2020, Soweto Theatre. The 4th Annual Techfest Expo, which will run on the 26th — 27th of June 2020 at Soweto Theatre, will feature (3) esports tournaments with a prize pool R50 000. The tournament prize pool will be allocated as follows; FIFA R20…

Press Release | South Africa’s international connectivity fully restored

19 February 2020  South Africa’s international connectivity fully restored In the early hours of this morning (approximately 01:30) Openserve received confirmation, from aboard cable ship Leon Thevenin, that the portion of the SAT3/WASC repair offshore Congo has now been completed. This concludes a long and complex restoration process of an unprecedented simultaneous cable break of two Atlantic Ocean based submarine…

Press Release | Vodacom 4U and Rush up their esports game at Rand Show 2020

Vodacom 4U and Rush up their esports game at Rand Show 2020 The new look Rand Show 2020 has something for everyone, featuring six dedicated zones and a diverse mix of events, activities, and interactive experiences. Gamers and geeks certainly won’t be left out either, with NAG’s Festival of Gaming, #connected by Vodacom 4U, dialling it up to ultra-mode. NAG…

Press Release | Cable ship Leon Thevenin faces a further delay

13 February 2020 Cable ship Leon Thevenin faces a further delay Unfavourable conditions at sea continue to hamper steady progress of the vessel and crew undertaking the joint repair mission of the South Atlantic 3/West Africa Submarine Cable (SAT3/WASC) and the West African Cable System (WACS). Openserve has now been advised that the latest changes in the sequence of repairs,…