When the world closed in earlier this year, the digital world took center stage - from seeing your loved ones via video calls to on-lining businesses that would ordinarily have shut shop. More affordable, faster, and reliable data is no longer a luxury but a necessity. But, for some customers who signed up to data-only, no contracts based mobile network, Rain, the digital divide was widened - we look at the breakdown in communication between Rain and its customers and how South Africa plans to catch-up with the rest of the world as the 4th Industrial Revolution pings on our doorstep.
AUNTY SHAMILA – THE AUNTY FROM NEXT DOOR
Aunty Shamila is not your average aunt – imagine the voices and minds of more than a hundred matriarchs, all poured into the body of just one internet phenomenon. Created by Durban-born comedian, Preven Reddy, Aunty Shamilla’s parody “tell it like it is” videos recently saw her bag a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award (African Social Star). Devi sat down with her and found herself receiving a ton of unsolicited advice.