Vantage Capital announced it has arranged R430 million of mezzanine funding for the development of Seaton Estates, a residential coastal development located on the North Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
General Reinsurance Africa (Gen Re), the reinsurance solutions provider to Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries, announced the appointment of Cindy Blanchard and Jason Cooper-Williams as the new joint Managing Directors.
Le variant Omicron touche de plus en plus de pays en Afrique et le nombre hebdomadaire de cas de COVID-19 augmenté de 93 % sur le continent.
The program invites applications from tech entrepreneurs for the 2022 cohort of exceptional startups to join Adanian Labs in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria and South Africa.
By combining the forces of AI, private and public security, crime can be fought in a collective, coordinated, and proactive way. Safety should be a basic human right, not a privilege. And now, it can be.
United Airlines and Airlink, a South African airline, announced a new codeshare agreement that will offer customers more connections between the U.S. and Southern Africa than any other airline alliance.
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.
Development Bank of Southern Africa to partner with Invest Africa to generate sustainable finance for Africa
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) will partner with Invest Africa to generate sustainable finance solutions for the Continent during The Africa Debate 2021.
[Column] Isme Oosthuizen: South Africa’s financial institutions need to pursue their own path to the cloud
Instead of rushing to the cloud, banks, credit card and payment companies, and insurers are likely to move toward hybrid or multi-cloud models at a measured pace over several years or more
The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has announced the four startups that will go on to the prestigious HiiL Justice Accelerator.
The programme, the Harmonized Fertilizer Regulatory Framework (HFRF) project, also seeks to enhance integration and improve access to regional fertilizer markets. This regional initiative is being implemented in the 16 SADC Member States.
Siemens has launched its SIDRIVE IQ industrial IoT monitoring solution for drive systems at its Virtual Smart Mining Forum, seeking to showcase how the solution can increase drive uptime to improve mine site productivity.
In today’s modern and distributed enterprise, it’s more difficult than ever to proactively combat internal and external threats due to a lack of server visibility in the context of user behaviour, application updates and system configuration changes.
After having opened CV Labs in Zug, Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and Dubai,Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) is now opening its first office on the African continent in Cape Town.
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the Eastern and Southern African Trade & Development Bank (TDB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes a framework for collaboration ultimately seeking to boost trade in the region served by both institutions.
South African fintech startup, Ukheshe Technologies has entered into a new joint venture with ForexPeople, to seamlessly facilitate cross-border payments from South Africa into Africa.
Kaspersky and ownCloud today announced the start of their technology partnership to integrate Kaspersky Scan Engine with the ownCloud Enterprise collaboration platform.
Opera has launched Hype Clubs, public and interest-based group chats in Hype, the new chat service built into the Opera Mini web browser. Hype is currently available and quickly gaining popularity in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Zambia.
The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), along with a consortium comprising South African Housing & Infrastructure Fund (SAHIF), have agreed to acquire 25.8% interest in MetroFibre Networx.
The South African Draft National Policy on Data and Cloud announced on 01 April 2021 has done more than startle the country. It has presented company, individual, and analysts with some very important questions.
The five-year Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) project will enable The Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles and Zambia to comply with the Paris Agreement’s enhanced transparency framework (Article 13).
More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic and South Africa’s SMEs remain under enormous pressure and are increasingly looking to technology for ways to control costs and manage cash flow more effectively.
SAS, the leader in analytics, has announced that it is launching free data literacy resources to help people navigate and thrive in a world awash
[South Africa] AlphaCode announces four startups taking part in the second phase of the AlphaCode Incubate programme
AlphaCode has announced the four fintech startups that will be part of the second phase of the AlphaCode Incubate programme.
The opening of the Kazungula Bridge, linking Botswana and Zambia over the Zambezi River, means travelers no longer need to rely on pontoon boats to cross at this location.
To boost the development of affordable, quality, and resource-efficient student accommodation in South Africa for low-income students, IFC announced financing for a new investment platform managed by South Africa's Eris Property Group.
Cloud transformation that allows for robust disaster recovery and business continuity can be anything from evolving legacy infrastructure into the cloud, to going deeper into cloud practices.
[Column] Ryan Mer: South Africa can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses and local municipalities
The technology required to protect organisations against fraud and error made through incorrect, fraudulently changed, or maliciously altered payee information is readily available.
South African fintech enabler, Ukheshe Technologies, has announced the appointment of Anton Coertzen as President of Strategic Partnerships.
AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response platform, recently announced its expansion into Kenya, followed closely by a move into the UK where it aims to have over 10,000 users.
Southern African justice startups looking for the opportunity to take their business to new heights have until 30 April 2021 to enter the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice Challenge.
The African Union (AU) has set out plans to construct industrial parks that will improve the manufacturing of agricultural products as well as the supply chain.
Good times are ahead for farmers in the South-East geopolitical zone as Dangote Fertilizer has promised to train them on better ways of farming to obtain bumper yields…
Eastern and Southern Africa are vast, geographically diverse regions with rapidly growing populations and rising demands for energy. According to master plans for the two regional power pools, electricity demand is set to grow.
Students from Forge Academy, South Africa's first fully inclusive Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) laboratory, recently took part in a tri-continental hackathon between students from South Africa, Finland and the USA.
Vodacom has celebrated the achievements of 146 youth, including 89 women who graduated with certified ICT certificates from the mobile operator’s Youth Academy.
Connecting women to the digital economy is critical to driving further economic growth and innovation on the African continent.
National Treasury has awarded Vodacom Business with a new mobile communication services contract. The partnership with the government will run for another five years.
Systems integrator Dimension Data Middle East and Africa (MEA) has appointed Nompumelelo Mokou as the Managing Director for its Southern Africa business, effective 1 April 2021.
A total of 314 million mobile users across eight developing countries benefited from free internet access during the hardest months of the pandemic, despite having run out of credit or not being physically able to top up.
At least a quarter of users in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya are attacked by malware hiding within their devices, report
When looking at corporate users in these regions, the numbers are similar: 23% of corporate users in South Africa, 29% in Kenya and 35% in Nigeria encountered such local threats within 2020.
63 infrastructure projects developed in SADC region under Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa plan
A total of 63 regional infrastructure projects have been developed in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) launched a joint Agri-Industrial Fund to support black farmers in South Africa.
World Services Group (WSG) announced that ENSafrica has expanded its global membership with five new jurisdictions in Africa in addition to South Africa and Mauritius: Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda and Uganda.
As the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) is a few months away from being enforced, organisations and responsible parties have had to gain an in-depth understanding of the rules.
FSD Africa reinforces commitment to climate agenda through partnership to develop green bond market in the SADC region
FSD Africa signed a Co-operation Agreement with the Committee of SADC stock Exchanges (CoSSE) to support the development of a green bond market in the SADC region.
Compared with other Data Centre markets around the world, Africa is unique in the sense it has a population of over 1.3 billion people and with a total landmass of 30,365,000 km.
South Africa’s security and medical response platform AURA is expanding into Kenya. The company has also appointed Hilary Itela as its new General Manager in the country.
The fifth edition of Digital Lab Africa (DLA), the first mentorship and incubation program for African creatives in innovative and digital content, has launched its next call for applications.
South African fintech startup Ukheshe Technologies has confirmed it is expanding its operations to the Middle East, Europe and the Asia Pacific.
Ramdaw confirms that Cloud based technological applications, services, and solutions, afford businesses the opportunity to optimise business processes, functionality, efficiency, and growth.
Enygma Ventures, is looking for passionate women entrepreneurs to invest in. The venture capital fund was established by two successful women entrepreneurs who now invest in women entrepreneurs in Southern Africa.