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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Top 10 World-First Innovations you probably did not know were invented by South Africans

1. Economical Solar Power In 2005, University of Johannesburg Physicist, Professor Vivian Alberts, developed solar power technology that uses a micro-thin metallic film instead of the much thicker and considerably more expensive silicon-based solar photovoltaic cells. 2. Computerized Ticketing In 1971, Percy Tucker from Benoni transformed the events and entertainment industry by inventing the world's first computerized, centralised ticket booking system - Computicket.

  17 days ago ago
Top 10 World-First Innovations you probably did not know were invented by South Africans

SPORTS

BREAKING: SA Entertainment Industry ROCKED As Another Icon DIES!

Following the deaths of popular Jazz musicians Jonas Gwangwa and mam Sibongile Khumalo in recent weeks, South African entertainment industry was again this morning rocked by another death of an a man who revolutioned the industry. PHOTO: ctvnews According to a statement by Shoprite Group, the founder of Computicket, Percy Tucker has died. He was 92 years old. Tucker who was born in Benoni, Gauteng, was responsible for nurturing the Theatre and entertainment industry in South Africa. "Computicket expresses its

  1 year ago ago
BREAKING: SA Entertainment Industry ROCKED As Another Icon DIES!

ENTERTAINMENT

Covid 19 kills another prominent figure

Written by Sphe J Hadebe THE Novel, Corona virus is on a mission to sweep everything. It kills people, left, right and centre. This month alone, we have seen lot of celebrities dying because of Covid 19 complications. It did not end with celebrities but it proceeded on killing even prominent figures, amomgst them, it's politicians. Now the country mourns passing of a historic man, who made a huge innovation system that is still used even now. The founder of Computicket - Percy Tucker - died from COVID-19-related

  1 year ago ago
Covid 19 kills another prominent figure