10 Tech Companies That Are Funding Sport In Africa

Written by Peter Pedroncelli
Telkom was a South African Olympic sponsor. Image: ewn.co.za


The South African state-owned telecommunications company has a long history of being involved in numerous sports, including soccer and athletics. In fact, an estimated $512,500 sponsorship of the the successful South African Olympic team saw half of the money going to the prize fund for eventual medalists, while the rest went to logistics and support for the entire team at both the Paralympic and Olympic games.