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[South Africa] Vodacom launches digital school management solution to improve education
25-05-2017 | 13:40:16
In April, Vodacom announced that it had been awarded the contract to supply a School Management Solution to the Eastern Cape Department of Education to help with the administration of schools in the province.
South Africa Brings Digital Interactive Innovation to Miami Museum
25-05-2017 | 12:03:21
After five years and more than $305 million, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami opened its doors to the public in early May this year.
Mobilitas AGS inaugurates its biggest multimodal logistics platform in Africa
24-05-2017 | 08:13:03
The Mobilitas-AGS group’s new multimodal logistics platform in Gauteng province, South Africa has officially been delivered.
[South Africa] FactSet expands Africa operations, opens office in Johannesburg
23-05-2017 | 13:00:00
FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information has opened a new office in Johannesburg as it seeks to grow presence in Africa
[South Africa] InfiNet Wireless on track to creating future-proofed wireless ecosystems
23-05-2017 | 12:10:00
Until recently, the wireless sector of the telecoms market prioritised the performance increase in base stations and subscriber terminals.
[South Africa] Vodacom strikes $2.6B deal for Safaricom stake
23-05-2017 | 11:55:57
Vodacom has announced its agreement to acquire a 34.94 percent stake in Kenya’s Safaricom, the global mobile money pioneer, for R34.6 billion ($2.6B)
[South Africa] Capital Appreciation acquires Synthesis Software Technologies for R132.1 million
23-05-2017 | 11:45:34
JSE listed Capital Appreciation Limited (JSE: CTA) has acquired 100 percent of Synthesis Software Technologies for R132.1 million.
USTDA in a 75 megawatt power project in South Africa
23-05-2017 | 11:32:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to Pele Green Energy (Pty) Ltd, a South African independent power developer based in Johannesburg.
[South Africa] Department of Trade & Industry, Woolworths and the IDC inspire black women entrepreneurs
22-05-2017 | 11:05:59
The Department of Trade & Industry (dti), Woolworths and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods’ new 3 600 m² factory premises in the Western Cape.
Fendt tractors launch in South African market
17-05-2017 | 10:26:26
High tech brand company involved in sale of tractors and harvesting machines Fendt has introduced to the South African market four tractors as it seeks to establish a toe hold in the African market.
[South Africa] $2million Vulindlela Heights Industrial Park unveiled as part of government radical economic transformation
16-05-2017 | 13:56:00
Government’s radical economic transformation received a boost with the launch of the Vulindlela Heights Industrial Park in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.
[South Africa] Discovery Health bets on FICO suite to process up to 100,000 transactions daily
16-05-2017 | 13:26:04
Silicon Valley analytics software company FICO has announced that Discovery Health in South Africa is using the FICO® Decision Management Suite to process as many as 100,000 transactions a day.
[South Africa] Shield announces partnership with Chelsea Football Club
15-05-2017 | 16:17:50
Shield, South Africa’s deodorant selling brand, has announced a partnership with Chelsea Football Club. The two champion brands have come together to celebrate and inspire South Africans who are making moves - both on and off the field.
[Kenya] Vodafone transfers a 35 per cent interest in Safaricom to Vodacom
15-05-2017 | 13:58:00
Safaricom Limited has noted the announcement by Vodafone Group Plc regarding the proposed transfer by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vodafone International Holdings B.V., of part of its indirect interest in Safaricom to Vodacom Group Limited, its sub-Saharan African subsidiary.
[South Africa] African and global business leaders in IGD Frontier 100 Forum on job creation and inclusive growth
12-05-2017 | 08:00:43
Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa topped the agenda of the Initiative for Global Development's Frontier 100 Forum, held in Durban, South Africa.
What 'junk status' means for the South African construction industry - Chris Bennett
11-05-2017 | 13:03:16
South Africa’s downgraded status by international agencies is likely to have significant impact on the construction industry as the cost of credit rises, particularly in existing contracts.
[South Africa] FibreCo’s Open Access Hosting Facilities Boosts Connectivity for WACS
11-05-2017 | 11:29:28
As Internet connectivity needs continue to grow exponentially, the move towards cloud-based services and big data requirements increases.
[South Africa] KPMG launches Tax App for learnerships
11-05-2017 | 10:46:00
KPMG in South Africa has launched a Learnership Incentive Tax Tool (LITT), an app that provides an additional tax deduction for registered learnerships.
KG&A Advertising secures Africa wide broadcasting media partnership
11-05-2017 | 09:26:00
Fast growing strategic communications firm KG&A Advertising has secured a partnership with pan African broadcast content provider, Orama Media Group to manage its media space and offer strategic research across Africa for its soon-to-be-launched This Week in Africa business programme.
[South Africa] Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry signs export, import and investment MOU with China Trade Council
09-05-2017 | 16:28:00
The Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance liaison and cooperation in the fields of export, import, investment, business information
Why South African employers must heed advances in workplace compensation regulation - Ian McAlister
09-05-2017 | 13:13:45
South African employers must take cognisance of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA), which replaced the Workman’s Compensation Act in 1993 – specifically because of incentives for registration and payment, but also because of penalties for non-compliance.
[South Africa] MTN Group signs non-binding preliminary agreement to invest in Iranian Net
09-05-2017 | 06:30:00
MTN Group has signed a non-binding preliminary agreement to invest approximately R540 million into Iranian Fixed Broadband Provider, Iranian Net, for a 49% stake.
Energy minister confirms South Africa's strategic fuel stock has been sold
08-05-2017 | 13:00:00
New Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has admitted that South Africa sold much of its strategic fuel stock last year‚ contradicting her predecessor‚ Tina Joemat-Pettersson.
[Column] Nick Altini: The dawn of an era in effective competition regulation in Africa
04-05-2017 | 14:31:29
Roughly half of the African continent already has competition legislation in place, although some of these systems are not yet functional, and there are new systems coming into force all the time.
[South Africa] NAPAfrica celebrates five years as Africa’s largest IXP
04-05-2017 | 13:48:00
Established in 2012 as Africa’s first neutral Internet eXchange Point (IXP), NAPAfrica has grown 7-fold to become not only the largest in Africa, but one of the top three IXP’s in the Southern Hemisphere, as well as the regional internet traffic hub for sub-Saharan Africa.
Partnership between SAP SE and German Government Boosts Digital Skills Development in Developing Countries
04-05-2017 | 11:14:28
By the end of 2016 SAP SE and Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) signed a historic agreement to strengthen tech entrepreneurship in developing countries under the BMZ's Make-IT initiative.
Africa’s CEOs seize the opportunities that uncertainty brings - PwC
04-05-2017 | 09:34:43
Notwithstanding the current economic and socio-political uncertainty, numerous companies in Africa are still positive about the growth potential of the continent.
[South Africa] 2U, Inc. to Acquire GetSmarter
04-05-2017 | 07:00:00
2U, Inc., a leader in partnering with colleges and universities to deliver the world's best digital education, has announced, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire GetSmarter a leader in collaborating with universities to offer premium online short courses to working professionals.
[South Africa] Sappi selects Kuehne + Nagel as sea freight order management partner
03-05-2017 | 14:00:00
Sappi Southern Africa, a subsidiary of Sappi Limited, the world’s largest manufacturer of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), has selected Kuehne + Nagel as its preferred partner for seafreight order management.
[South Africa] Kwesé TV signs deal with TURNER adding three global brands to its line up
03-05-2017 | 07:16:00
Econet Media has signed a multi-territory broadcast agreement with TURNER which includes some of its most acclaimed kids and news channels. This agreement is significant as it adds some of the world’s most loved broadcast brands to Kwesé TV’s diverse content offering which is premised on delivering premium programming for the whole family.
Norilsk Nickel issues notice of legal proceedings against Government of Botswana
01-05-2017 | 09:40:00
Norilsk Nickel has served notice that it intends to commence legal proceedings in Botswana against the Government of Botswana in respect of its involvement in the reckless trading of BCL Limited and BCL Investments Proprietary Limited.
South African High Court rules on South African new nuclear build
28-04-2017 | 11:42:37
On Wednesday 26 April 2017, the Western Cape High Court in South Africa ruled that certain of the South African Government's decisions in respect of the procurement of nuclear new generation capacity, were unlawful and unconstitutional and were set aside.
[South Africa] Training programme targets thousands of youth in artisanal and skilled trade sectors
28-04-2017 | 06:35:00
Artisan Training Institute (ATI), a leading technical skills training organization and the MasterCard Foundation have partnered to launch a program that will bolster the capacity of Training, Vocational, and Educational Training institutions (TVETs) to provide quality education to young people in South Africa’s artisanal and skilled trades sectors.
Wayne McCauley appointed Chief Operating Officer of Blue Label Telecoms South Africa
27-04-2017 | 14:42:18
Blue Label has announced that Wayne McCauley will be joining the Group as Chief Operating Officer of South Africa, based in Johannesburg. In this new position, Wayne will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing corporate and business strategies. He will report to Mark and Brett Levy, Joint CEO’s of Blue Label.
[South Africa] VAST Networks makes Wi-Fi available to Gauteng township residents
27-04-2017 | 10:10:39
VAST Networks, a leading open access Wi-Fi provider, is set to give 1.5 million Gauteng township residents an affordable alternative to access the Internet.
[South Africa] FlySafair enters global flight distribution agreement with Hahn Air
26-04-2017 | 08:51:50
South African low-cost airline FlySafair has entered into an agreement with Hahn Air to distribute its flight via travel agents worldwide. The airline’s inventory will be available for ticketing on the Hahn Air HR-169 document in all major Global Distribution Systems (GDSs) worldwide.
[South Africa] Bounty Brands receives $22 million from IFC to support expansion
25-04-2017 | 11:40:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $22 million to support the expansion of Bounty Brands, a South African platform that sells food, personal care and home care goods in over forty countries globally.
Kaspersky Lab introduces new partner program in Africa to drive business growth for managed security services providers
25-04-2017 | 11:14:37
Kaspersky Lab has launched a new partner program in Africa, aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) that already offer security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio.
[South Africa] Synthesis becomes AWS Partner Network Advanced Consulting Partner
25-04-2017 | 11:03:00
Synthesis Software Technologies, today announced that it has achieved Advanced status as an AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partner.
South African Competition Commission in a precedent setting excessive pricing case
25-04-2017 | 08:33:45
The South African Competition Commission has referred a supplier of the main ingredient in bricks used in the construction of affordable housing to the Competition Tribunal for charging excessive prices.
MTN South Africa and Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa
24-04-2017 | 11:03:24
MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa. LTE LAA is an evolution of the LTE-Unlicensed mobile technology, which enables LTE to utilise unlicensed spectrum to significantly enhance network capacity.
Sylvain Bosc joins fastjet as Chief Commercial Officer in Johannesburg
19-04-2017 | 12:22:37
African low-cost airline fastjet’s growing team of aviation specialists receives another addition this week as former South African Airways Chief Commercial Officer Sylvain Bosc joins the carrier to lead its commercial activities.
Xbox One S now Available in South Africa
19-04-2017 | 10:30:00
The latest version of the Xbox range, the Xbox One S, was made available for purchase on Monday. The One S is an update on Microsoft’s Xbox One and comes just months before the release of the Xbox Scorpio at the end of the year.
Discounts lure buyers to South African bank stocks amid political upheaval
18-04-2017 | 13:00:00
Foreign investors have been snapping up South African banking stocks, enticed by the cheapest valuations relative to emerging-market peers since 2011, even as the country’s downgrade to junk deepened a broad equity selloff.
International space project puts South Africa on the satellite industry map
13-04-2017 | 10:13:00
The South African satellite industry is taking yet another step forward as a player in the international arena with the launch of two South African built nanosatellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida within the next few days.
[South Africa] The Crazy Store opens 300th store, expands to Botswana
13-04-2017 | 09:39:00
The Crazy Store, South Africa’s largest discount variety chain, has announced that it will not only open its 300th store, but will also expand its African footprint to include Botswana.
[South Africa] Entersekt recognized by Banker Africa for work in fintech space
11-04-2017 | 12:13:00
South African fintech company, Entersekt has won Best Mobile Security Technology in the 2017 Banker Africa Southern Africa Banking Awards.
OfferForge adopts the Billaway platform throughout South Africa
07-04-2017 | 09:09:00
OfferForge, the leading online lead generation and consumer acquisition firm in South Africa is now enabling publishers to greatly expand value to consumers by reducing their mobile airtime bill.
Vodacom demonstrates Africa’s first solution for mission critical communications
06-04-2017 | 16:30:00
Vodacom has successfully demonstrated the first broadband multimedia trunking solution on a commercial LTE network in Africa.
[South Africa] WireCard acquires MyGate Communications for $24.6 million
06-04-2017 | 16:16:00
Wirecard AG acquired all shares of MyGate Communications (Pty) based in Cape Town, South Africa.
[South Africa] KNF Ventures invests in online ticketing services company Quicket Solutions
06-04-2017 | 13:08:00
KNF Ventures, a SARS-approved section 12J Venture Capital Company dedicated to investing in South African innovation-driven ventures with proven traction, has announced that it is investing in the online ticketing services solution scale-up company, Quicket.
South African team emerges runner-up in Mozilla’s equal rating innovation challenge
06-04-2017 | 11:10:08
Free Public WiFi has been announced as the “Runner-Up” in Mozilla’s Equal Rating Innovation Challenge with a funding award of US$75,000.
SAP Africa appoints Dr. Adriana Marais new Head of Innovation
06-04-2017 | 10:32:00
SAP Africa has appointed Dr. Adriana Marais to take on the role as Head of Innovation. based at the head office in Johannesburg.
[South Africa] Rabaki.com creates employment through new re-seller feature
06-04-2017 | 10:04:56
South African online retail store, Rabaki.com is now giving locals an opportunity to become part of the outlet and earn a 5% commission in return.
Facebook moves into larger South Africa premises as African growth accelerates
05-04-2017 | 16:35:00
Facebook has moved its Johannesburg offices into new premises, creating a new home for the company to work with its partners to boost innovation and provide an African home for the Facebook culture.
[Column] Jaco Lotz: Growth in middle class drives private education boom in Africa
04-04-2017 | 14:38:00
Private universities and schools are mushrooming across Africa, as parents increasingly seek a quality education for their children outside of the state offering - a move which is largely attributable to the rapid growth of the middle class on the continent.
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences launches in Rwanda
04-04-2017 | 13:19:31
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in partnership with the Government of Rwanda, today announce the launch of AIMS in Rwanda.
[South Africa] Thebe Investments makes a bid for the Auction Industry
04-04-2017 | 12:52:00
Thebe Investment Corporation announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of a majority stake in Clear Asset (Pty) Ltd – a move that creates a leading black owned online auction house.
[South Africa] Zensar partners with TUT to provide job oriented IT training
04-04-2017 | 10:42:51
Zensar Technologies, a leading provider of digital solutions, software and infrastructure services, announced that it has entered into a formal MOU with the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Pretoria, South Africa
Kieran Whyte appointed to board of International Project Finance Association in South Africa
04-04-2017 | 09:53:00
Kieran Whyte, a partner specialising in energy and infrastructure projects in Baker McKenzie's Johannesburg office, has been appointed to serve on the International Project Finance Association (IPFA) Council in South Africa.
[South Africa] Trinity Telecoms and COMSOL Networks Announce Partnership at IOTFA
04-04-2017 | 09:45:00
A R65 million partnership between Trinity Telecoms, a leading IoT platform provider, and Comsol Networks, has been sealed with the establishment of COMSOL IoT Connect.
[South Africa] Air Seychelles launches flights to Durban
03-04-2017 | 14:08:00
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has launched flights from Seychelles to Durban, its second destination in South Africa.
Vodacom and PTC partner to bring ThingWorx to South Africa
03-04-2017 | 12:00:03
Vodacom has partnered with PTC to launch a local version of the ThingWorx Internet of Things development platform.
Sage integrated accounting, payment, payroll & HR systems now available in Kenya
03-04-2017 | 11:32:00
Sage, the market and technology experts in integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announce that Sage One Payroll will be available in Kenya from 3 April.
FTI Consulting Launches Forensic & Litigation Consulting Segment in South Africa
03-04-2017 | 10:52:49
FTI Consulting today announced the further expansion of the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment with the launch of a practice in South Africa and the appointment of five senior professionals
[South Africa] Vodacom partners with PTC to launch Internet of Things application platform
31-03-2017 | 12:15:00
Vodacom has taken a significant step to further expand its Internet of Things (IoT) offering by partnering with global technology solution provider PTC, a recognised leader in Industrial IoT, augmented reality and connected solutions.
[Namibia] NamPower renews agreement with Eskom
30-03-2017 | 14:04:00
Electricity company NamPower has signed a new five-year power supply agreement with South Africa's Eskom. The parastatal's spokesperson, Tangeni Kambangula, said in a statemen
[South Africa] Law Firm Baker McKenzie expands tax capabilities in Africa
30-03-2017 | 08:00:00
Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has expanded its tax practice in Africa with the appointment, from 1st June 2017, of a market leading tax team headed by Stephan Spamer from ENSafrica.
[South Africa] Sanlam set to increase shareholding in Zimnat
29-03-2017 | 13:04:00
Financial services group Sanlam is set to announce further investment in Zimbabwe’s Masawara Insurance, increasing its stake in the company beyond the 40 percent it holds.
[South Africa] Cirrus licensed as a Financial Services Provider
29-03-2017 | 10:28:16
Cirrus Managed Services has been licensed as an authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP) by the Financial Services Board (FSB) to provide intermediary services to long-term insurers.
[South Africa] e4 launches Virtual app and transforms FICA process
29-03-2017 | 09:30:00
The rapid growth of the connected world has resulted in the development of several forward-thinking SaaS solutions aimed at a successfully connecting with a customer online.
[South Africa] Routed launches first vendor neutral cloud platform
28-03-2017 | 12:15:00
Routed, a true cloud service provider, has launched its vendor neutral cloud platform to offer what the company believes South Africa needs: a cloud platform that is reliable, scalable and secure.
[South Africa] Abacuz launches new platform for au pairs and parents
28-03-2017 | 09:19:00
Abacuz is a brand new platform developed to provide au pairs with the opportunity to connect with new families, without losing their independence.
[South Africa] I’m Bored app rebrands to Fun Nearby
27-03-2017 | 13:45:00
South Africa’s ‘what’s on’ sharing app, I’m Bored, has re-branded as Fun Nearby as the free events listing platform and service grows to become the go-to place for parents and kids to find fun things to do in their neighborhood.
Painless, non-invasive cancer treatment available in South Africa
27-03-2017 | 10:08:00
The Life Healthcare Group, one of South Africa’s leading hospital groups, brings sophisticated radiation cancer technology to cancer patients in the Gauteng region.
Panasonic Donates a Total of 1,584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho
27-03-2017 | 09:55:00
Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, a project that aims to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the world's non-electrified areas by 2018, which is the centennial of Panasonic's foundation.
Results Based Balanced Scorecard Certification Master Class in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa
27-03-2017 | 09:31:00
Citizens of the world are increasingly demanding that their governments demonstrate results. The introduction of performance management as a reform output was in response to increasing calls for governments to improve accountability and demonstrate value for money.
Despite a bold agenda for change, South African business executives claim organizations are not “change agile,” new Mercer study finds
22-03-2017 | 11:30:00
As the competition for talent continues to rise and business models are disrupted by technology and socio-demographic shifts, organizations are still taking an evolutionary approach to their talent strategies in the face of revolutionary changes.
AFD Group and European Union in a $26million investment to boost renewable energy in Africa
21-03-2017 | 06:12:00
At the Africa CEO Forum currently ongoing in Geneva, AFD Group - in partnership with the European Union - unveiled the "African Renewable Energy Scale-Up facility", designed to boost private sector investment in on-grid and off-grid renewable energy production in Africa.
Teraco raises R1.2 billion in debt funding for further investment into South African data centres
20-03-2017 | 10:18:00
South Africa Teraco, Africa's largest carrier & cloud neutral colocation data centre and home to NAPAfrica, Africa’s largest Internet exchange point (IXP), has announced that it has raised a medium term funding facility from Absa amounting to R1.2 billion.
Garmin and MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices
20-03-2017 | 10:12:41
Garmin in collaboration with MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices to help boost fitness standards while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
[South Africa] CNH Industrial inaugurates new TechPro2 youth training program
20-03-2017 | 09:27:17
TechPro2, the youth training initiative promoted globally by CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), sees its latest installment launch in Johannesburg, South Africa.
[South Africa] Baker McKenzie legal expertise recognized in Chambers Global 2017
17-03-2017 | 10:15:46
Ten lawyers from Baker McKenzie South Africa and nine of its practice areas have been recognised by international legal research organisation, Chambers & Partners in its 2017 Chambers Global Guide. These results reflect the firm’s exceptional standard of legal expertise across key sectors in Africa.
[South Africa] Telkom and Business Connexion launch BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end ICT solutions provider
16-03-2017 | 12:02:00
Organisations that do not embrace digitalisation and transform accordingly, run the risk of becoming redundant to their customers. In light of this, Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider.
[South Africa] Vodacom's network commands market lead, Speedtest results by Ookla
15-03-2017 | 06:43:43
Vodacom continues to shoot the lights out. The latest national and regional results from Speedtest by Ookla show that the company has the best overall network performance among all mobile network providers in South Africa.
Five African cities remain in top 100 rankings in quality of living , Mercer ranking
14-03-2017 | 13:33:00
Despite increased political and financial volatility in South Africa, its cities fell within the top 100 of the world’s highest quality of living and remain attractive destinations for expanding business operations and sending expatriates on assignment, according to Mercer’s 19th annual Quality of Living survey.
South Africa bets on reopening of terminal to boost rail competitiveness
14-03-2017 | 06:45:00
South Africa has celebrated the reopening of Elandsfontein Intermodal Terminal saying it would enhance the competitiveness of the rail system in the country.
Steady technological advancements improve opportunities for the South African mining explosives market
13-03-2017 | 08:15:00
Steady technological advancements within the mining industry are reducing mining costs, improving blasting efficiencies, and driving explosives sales; thereby boosting growth of the South African mining explosives market.
AWM360 Data Systems acquired by dormakaba South Africa
09-03-2017 | 14:59:00
AWM360 Data Systems, supplier of state-of-the-art Kaba Workforce Management and Access Control solutions, was acquired by dormakaba South Africa as of 01 March, 2017.
South African company Dotmodus achieves Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in Data Analytics
09-03-2017 | 13:15:00
Dotmodus, a boutique data sciences company, has achieved the Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in Data Analytics. The accolade is a first for Dotmodus, who joins a selection of launch partners to be recognised by Google Cloud.
South African government prioritizes creation of vibrant export culture to increase capability and capacity
09-03-2017 | 12:16:00
The Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) hosted the Exporter Development Training in Pretoria. The purpose of the training was to prepare small medium enterprises (SMEs) for the successful expansion of their businesses into international markets.
Africa’s first forex trading retail lounge opens in South Africa
09-03-2017 | 11:54:54
Africa has recently caught the attention of international forex brokers all setting offices in South Africa. South Africa is the largest economy on the continent, home to the most sophisticated, vibrant, constantly developing financial market.
[Column] Gerhard Oosthuizen: Four mega-trends shaping mobile payment platforms
09-03-2017 | 11:41:55
With rapid smartphone penetration in South Africa boosting research and development, it is no surprise that local fintech players are turning their attention towards mobile payment innovation.
MTN South Africa changes CEO
09-03-2017 | 11:31:00
The MTN Group advises that Mteto Nyati will be stepping down as the CEO of MTNSA with effect from 13 March 2017. The Company would like to thank Mteto for his role at MTN SA.
[South Africa] Ascendis sales top R3billion as headline earnings rise 105%
09-03-2017 | 11:00:56
Listed health and care brands group Ascendis Health increased revenue by 66% to R3.1 billion in the half year to December 2016 as the business significantly increased international sales following two major acquisitions in Europe.
[Interview] Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, CEO Jack Hammer, South Africa
07-03-2017 | 12:42:00
CEO of South African executive search firm Jack Hammer, Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, discusses the growing shift from expat hire to local executive leadership in African organizations.
[South Africa] Sage unveils next generation of cloud solutions for Africa and Middle East
07-03-2017 | 11:39:01
Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, today announced new products and features that will take Africa and Middle East’s business builders and entrepreneurs closer to a world where admin is invisible. It made the announcements at Sage Summit Tour in Johannesburg South Africa.
Doctors could save SA economy in excess of R4-billion per annum - Erik Roos
07-03-2017 | 11:25:34
Despite the fact that the use of generic medicine has increased over time, many healthcare practitioners in South Africa continue to prescribe expensive brand-name medication when cheaper generic alternatives are available.
South African fintech startup Mama Money expands into Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania
07-03-2017 | 10:47:00
The South African fintech startup that slashed the costs for Zimbabweans living in SA to send money home when it launched two years ago has expanded its money transfer service into Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania.
[South Africa] Ascendis to acquire Cipla veterinary business for R375 million
07-03-2017 | 10:13:33
Ascendis Health, the high growth health and care brands group, is to purchase the southern African veterinary operations of Cipla India for R375 million.