News
Cashless Africa Award 2016 Open for Entries
08-25-2016 | 09:45:00
The CashlessAfrica Awards are given to organizations that have made a significant contribution to the digital financial services industry which is measured by their efforts to make financial services more accessible and impacting developments in Africa.


FNB launches own brand of smartphones in South Africa
08-25-2016 | 09:31:00
South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) has launched its own brand of smartphones in South Africa which, according to the company, is expected to redefine mobile banking and customer mobility.


Johannesburg Stock Exchange officially opens JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town
08-24-2016 | 19:43:12
The official launch of JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town today has reinforced the important role that the City of Cape Town plays in building South Africa’s Capital Markets. The opening of the JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town will allow the JSE to enhance its service to clients in the city and build new relationships.


Facebook partnered with She Leads Africa in support of female African entrepreneurs
08-24-2016 | 16:32:00
Facebook is supporting and sponsoring She Leads Africa, an African enterprise and women's business-focused movement, to help ensure female entrepreneurs and professionals across the world unlock their full potential.


flydubai participates in Dubai Tourism's first-ever East Africa roadshow
08-24-2016 | 15:34:58
Dubai-based airline flydubai is participating in Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing's (Dubai Tourism) first-ever East Africa roadshow joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions.


 
Features
[Column] Martha Chauke: Is South Africa worth your investment?
08-23-2016 | 12:32:00
Developing countries like South Africa need FDI (foreign direct investment). They are investments in a business by an investor from another country for which the foreign investor has control over the company purchased.


[Column] Dewald Nolte: Five tips for designing African digital banking experiences that score with the young and old
08-19-2016 | 12:37:00
As mobile internet connectivity grows, African youth is fast embracing the opportunity to connect, converse and transact on the web.


[Interview] Princess Onitilo, Founder, Tress Free, UK
08-18-2016 | 10:36:00
Born in South East London to a Sierra Leonean mother and Nigerian father, Princess Onitilo graduated with honours from Warwick University with a degree in Law and Sociology. And then her entrepreneurial spirit led her down a different path with the launch of Tress Free.


Nigeria’s Smartphone Users Spend 193minutes on Device Daily
08-17-2016 | 10:16:00
A new report has shown that an average smartphone user in Nigeria spends about 193 minutes on the device, either browsing, texting or making calls daily.


[Column] Chris Green: BREXIT and African Union relationships and future
08-17-2016 | 09:23:00
Financially it seems that Brexit has created the possibility of some form of economic changes in Africa. The African Union (AU) leaders have met to analyse the impact of this event and of course look at ways toward an even bigger continental integration of the continent and ways to benefit from this momentous event.


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