Sirius Centauri

Sirius Centauri is founder and MD of Penoptic Press - a South African web development and content management company. She shares fresh insights on business, technology, culture and media.


Business Management

South Africa: Being black and female in tech

Q&A Xoliswa Kakana, CEO of ICT-Works, on breaking through the racial and gender barriers in tech



How Are Big SA Cities Preparing for Vision 2030?

A look at how major SA cities are dealing with the challenges that face them ahead of 2030


Desktop Management

Africa Produces its First Solar-Powered Android Computer

African startup builds continent's first solar-powered desktop computer to address energy efficiency, connectivity & development.


Internet Traffic Management

Why is dotAfrica Important for the African Continent?

Why Africa’s new brand identity under the dotAfrica domain will foster positive change.



Video: GauRider, New App for Jo'burg Commuters

How GauRider app is helping South African commuters

Training and Development

SA: A Tech-Centric Drive to Agricultural Development

A hi-tech mobile lab is navigating its way across rural South Africa, set on bringing agricultural skills to emerging farmers.


Green Business

The Democracy of Design in South Africa

South Africa’s low-tech design, the Light House provides innovative solutions to core informal settlement problems.


Mobile Applications

MXit: From Shorthand Notoriety to Innovative App Development

South Africa’s largest social network MXit takes mobile development to new heights with education at the core of its innovation.


ecommerce Services

eCommerce South Africa: Waiting on Brick and Mortar

South African eCommerce continues to thrive against all odds but further potential may lie in the hands of inactive retail giants.


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