Among the things that happened this week in South Africa. We were paraded with good, not so good and puzzling news this week. From Samsung launching a door-to-door repair service, to FNB revamping their gold cards to black. And probably the biggest news of the week, Mihlali and Kabza da Small making the Forbes Africa list. These are some of the stories that everyone was talking about this week.
Mihlali, Kabza de Small and Master KG make the Forbes Africa ’30 under 30′ list.
Forbes Africa has unveiled its annual 30 Under 30 list, as a special June/July issue that’s out on shelves now. This issue is the seventh edition of the list featuring Africans under the age of 30 who are innovative entrepreneurs. Including tech fanatics, sports stars, and digital influencers who are leading Africa in these trying times.
This year’s list includes a curated list of South Africa‘s favourites. Digital creative, youtuber and Twitter’s favourite it-girl, Mihlali Ndamase made this years list. She is celebrated for her contribution to digital creativity. The self-proclaimed “King of Ama-Piano”. Kabelo Motha, famously known as Kabza de Small and world-reknowned DJ and musician, Kgaogelo Moagi, known as Master KG – also made the list for their musical contributions.
Dj Zinhle launches a wig collection.
Ntombezinhle Jiyane, affectionately known as DJ Zinhle, has expanded her entrepreneurial ventures with a launch of a wig collection. The wig collection “Hair Majesty” will include premium Peruvian lace wigs and HD frontals. She said to Yo Mzansi, “Installing and wearing a beautiful wig has become such a big part of my life. The idea for Hair Majesty stemmed from a very specific feeling I experienced every time I had a wig installed. It gave me the feeling that ‘I can conquer anything and everything’. I truly saw it as my personal reminder that I am a queen and this hair is my crown, hence the name Hair Majesty”.
DJ Zinhle’s new line of wigs launched today through hairmajesty.co.za, ranging from R2,200 to R4,000.
Samsung launches door-to-door repair services in South Africa.
Samsung has launched a new Door-to-Door repair service in South Africa for smartphones, tablets, and wearables.
Users will be able to request a repair service from their homes or workplaces by going online, filling the forms, and have their devices picked up for repairs and returned back to them.
The brand said that the Door-to-Door repair service will apply to those customers who live within a 40km drive from one of its customer care centres. It will cost users R330.00 to be able to use the pick-up and return service, this amount obviously does not include the repairs themselves, and if a customer misses a pick-up or delivery time additional costs will be applied.
Huawei launches its own operating system.
Chinese tech giant Huawei introduced a range of new products during their HarmonyOS 2 launch which was held virtually on Wednesday.
Among the newly launched devices to accompany the new operating system, the company revealed the first look of its upcoming HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series, the New Flagship Smartwatch Series Powered by HarmonyOS 2.
The company will roll out the new operating system on new devices in Asia.