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Zensar partners with Education Africa to support students of Business Management
09-12-2019 | 06:12:00
Zensar has partnered with Education Africa in its education and skills development program for underprivileged local students.
[South Africa] Dti set to launch specialised industrial facility in Gauteng
05-12-2019 | 13:36:00
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), will launch the Specialised Industrial Facility (SIF) at the Ekurhuleni East Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College, in Springs, Gauteng on Friday, 6 December 2019.
[South Africa] Odfjell teams up with Semco for a new dry-docking concept
05-12-2019 | 13:16:00
Odfjell Drilling and Semco Maritime have signed a contract for preparation and modification of Deepsea Stavanger prior to her commencement of a 9-month drilling campaign for Total in the harsh waters outside South Africa.
[South Africa] uKheshe celebrates reaching its first milestone
05-12-2019 | 10:33:47
A year since launching, uKheshe, South Africa’s cheapest and most convenient QR cash card and micro transaction platform, has left an indelible imprint on South Africa’s unbanked and underbanked.
ICT and infrastructure provider Vox announces new partnership Angola Cables
05-12-2019 | 08:55:00
The new partnership will see Vox gain remote peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that links Africa with the Americas.
[South Africa] First of its kind industry body to grow SA geospatial sector
05-12-2019 | 08:32:00
When we think of space, we generally think of SciFi shows such as Star Trek, or humanity’s current plans to send manned missions to Mars.
[South Africa] New SANSA design facility to streamline African engineering
05-12-2019 | 07:27:00
SANSA plans to build a new engineering design facility that will bring immense benefits to the space industry in South Africa.
South African Airways adopts to enter into business rescue
05-12-2019 | 07:01:00
South African Airways (SAA) announces that its Board of Directors have adopted a resolution to place the company into business rescue at the earliest opportunity.
[South Africa] Vox launches cloud-based call logging and recording
05-12-2019 | 06:50:00
Vox has announced the launch of Atmos, a service that provides South African businesses with a cloud-based call recording solution.
[Column] Andrea Tucker: Automation’s transformative power will change banking
04-12-2019 | 11:44:00
The banking industry on a global scale is currently leveraging off the concept of automation to drive growth and cost efficiencies.
[South Africa] Commission fines Ford R35M for faulty vehicles
04-12-2019 | 10:29:00
The National Consumer Commission slapped Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa with an administrative fine of R35M in terms of Section 112 of the Consumer Protection Act.
[South Africa] M-Net’s Magic in Motion rebrands to MultiChoice Talent Factory ZA
04-12-2019 | 09:56:00
After years of empowering the next generation of storytellers through on-the-job training, M-Net’s Magic in Motion now starts a new chapter as MultiChoice Talent Factory ZA.
[South Africa] Online meal kit provider UCOOK records increased meals deliveries
04-12-2019 | 09:20:00
UCOOK, South Africa's online meal kit provider, has scaled from 24 meals in its first delivery five years ago, to thousands every week now.
[South Africa] Troye announces new version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365
04-12-2019 | 09:07:00
Managed IT services provider Troye has announced new backup solutions for Microsoft Cloud Platforms that will provide users with additional data protection, scalability, and enhanced control of their cloud-based data.
[South Africa] Britehouse goes live with SAP S/4 HANA Public Cloud deployment
04-12-2019 | 07:37:38
Long-standing SAP partner Britehouse becomes first African organisation to go live with SAP S/4 HANA Public Cloud deployment, paving way for greater adoption among African enterprises.
[South Africa] Club Travel Group appoints Gary Mulder as CEO
04-12-2019 | 06:44:00
Club Travel Group has appointed Gary Mulder as CEO effective 13 December 2019.
[South Africa] Kaspersky launches Sandbox to help organisations combat advanced threats
04-12-2019 | 05:37:23
Kaspersky has launched its new Kaspersky Sandbox, built to help organisations combat advanced threats designed to evade detection by endpoint protection platforms (EPP).
Data prices too high in South Africa, Commission calls for immediate relief on pricing, report
03-12-2019 | 14:54:00
Following persistent concerns expressed by the public about the high level of data prices in South Africa, the Competition Commission finally released its final findings and recommendations of the Data Services Market Inquiry.
Motorola Solutions expands video security portfolio to support South African crime-fighting
03-12-2019 | 11:49:00
Motorola Solutions continues to make significant investments in innovative technologies that support these needs, helping public safety agencies optimize their responses as well as improve their investigations.
uKheshe partners with Mastercard to bring mobile payments to unbanked South Africans
03-12-2019 | 09:37:00
uKheshe, a locally developed financial inclusion platform, has enhanced its offering to the unbanked by collaborating with Mastercard to enable informal traders to accept digital payments through Masterpass.
[South Africa] Rain partners with Huawei to launch 5G transport network
03-12-2019 | 08:27:00
South African mobile data operator Rain said that it has launched its 5G transport network in partnership with Huawei.
[South Africa] JSE, African exchanges, AfDB and ASEA partner to increase cross-border trade in Africa
03-12-2019 | 08:03:00
JSE and seven African partner exchanges in collaboration with the AfDB and ASEA hosted the African Exchange Linkage Project Stakeholder Engagement Forum to strengthen investment flows across African countries.
[South Africa] Standard Bank sees 13% increase in card activity this year's Black Friday
03-12-2019 | 07:49:00
According to Standard Bank, South Africa’s largest credit card provider, this year’s Black Friday sales statistics showed an increase compared to 2018.
Trade mission whets South African business people for Mozambique's mega gas projects
03-12-2019 | 06:18:00
A week-long Outward Trade and Investment Mission to Pemba and Maputo in Mozambique has whetted the appetite of South African business people for mega gas projects plans.
South African Airways welcomes the scaling up of sustainable local fuel supply
03-12-2019 | 05:55:00
SAA has launched project Reya Fofa, a follow up to project Solaris which made SAA and Mango Airlines be the first airlines in Africa to operate commercial flights, powered by sustainable aviation fuel produced from nicotine-free tobacco plant.
[South Africa] Teraco appoints Jan Hnizdo new CEO
02-12-2019 | 08:55:00
Africa’s largest vendor neutral data centre, Teraco, has announced that Lex Van Wyk will step down as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 January 2020.
[South Africa] Investec leads successful capital raising for ITM Power
28-11-2019 | 11:59:00
Investec has acted as Nominated Adviser, Financial Adviser and Broker to ITM Power on its intention to raise at least £52 million through a strategic investment of £38.0 million at 40 pence per share by Linde UK Holdings.
Cloud offers 20% saving on IT spend
28-11-2019 | 08:53:00
To realise the full benefit of cloud migration, business leaders must understand the real business benefits for moving an application to the cloud.
AWS uncovers the African Startups ecosystem
27-11-2019 | 12:23:00
AWS Startup Days are free events for early-stage founders, developers, and investors that aim to help early-stage founders build quickly with AWS services.
[South Africa] Santam recognised top employer for 4th year running
27-11-2019 | 11:02:12
Santam has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 for excellence in employee conditions.
[Column] Kyle Condon: How to achieve longevity and achieve its benefits
27-11-2019 | 08:43:09
In today’s technological business market, starting an organisation has become easier than ever. Entrepreneurs have every advantage at their disposal.
[South Africa] Local partner role is critical to cloud success in Africa
27-11-2019 | 08:25:00
While cloud technology presents a significant opportunity for enterprises to innovate as if they were potentially start-ups, the time and approach some are taking to make this decision could ultimately cost them
Sims Recycling Solutions and WeCare invest in computer literacy programmes in South Africa
27-11-2019 | 07:28:00
Sims Recycling Solutionsin collaboration with WeCare, is boosting computer literacy across South Africa through its resourceful donation program of computers, printers and servers.
[South Africa] Liquid Telecom and govt equip Limpopo with ICT equipment and training
27-11-2019 | 06:13:38
Liquid Telecom South Africa is equipping Batlhalerwa Secondary school in Limpopo with much-needed ICT equipment and training.
[Column] Sandra Crous: Making the right decision to benefit from true Cloud applications
27-11-2019 | 05:53:00
Many people often confuse the similarities and differences surrounding both web hosting and cloud computing. While many believe that cloud and hosted services are the same, this is not the case.
$13 billion a year is lost in potential earnings for victims of domestic abuse in workplaces, research
27-11-2019 | 05:48:00
Across nine countries, an estimated $13 billion a year is lost in potential earnings for victims of domestic abuse across the working population.
Absa CIB named best Investment Banker in Africa at the EMEA awards
26-11-2019 | 12:50:00
Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) claimed top honours at the 12th EMEA Finance African Banking Awards, 2019 where it was awarded Best Investment Bank in Africa.
Abuse of personal information and more sophisticated attacks are coming, Kaspersky researchers
26-11-2019 | 11:51:14
Kaspersky researchers have shared their vision on Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) in 2020, pointing out how the landscape of targeted attacks will change in the coming months.
[South Africa] MTN Zakhele Futhi lists on JSE's Empowerment Segment
26-11-2019 | 06:51:00
MTN Zakhele Futhi (MTNZF) has listed on the Empowerment Segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
IFC, development partners make healthcare investment in East and Southern Africa
26-11-2019 | 06:22:00
IFC and IFHA-II Coöperatief U.A., a private equity fund focused on health care in Sub-Saharan Africa, launched a $115 million holding company to acquire and integrate targeted health care service businesses in East and Southern Africa.
Nedbank partners with Mara Phones on smartphone manufacturing deal
25-11-2019 | 08:51:49
Nedbank has partnered with Mara Phones to make thousands of thousands of South Africa made brands available to its clients.
NAGRA and Openview extend content protection partnership for Openview HD platform in South Africa
25-11-2019 | 08:40:00
NAGRA, has announced the extension of its content protection partnership with Openview, South Africa’s leading free-to-air direct-to-home satellite television service provider.
[South Africa] Liquid Telecom partners with Eastern Cape government to launch Innovation and Digital Skills Centers
22-11-2019 | 11:05:00
Liquid Telecom South Africa in partnership with the Eastern Cape Provincial Government, will be opening Innovation and Digital Skills Centers in East London and Mthatha in the first quarter of 2020.
E-commerce offers mixed fortunes for Nigeria, South Africa customers, report
22-11-2019 | 06:31:09
dLocal has partnered with Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to research and outline local payments preferences of consumers in Nigeria, South Africa.
Openet continues its global expansion with new offices in Canada and South Africa
21-11-2019 | 11:24:00
Openet, a leader in Digital BSS, announced that it has opened two new offices in Canada and South Africa, to better meet global demand for its innovative digital BSS portfolio.
[South Africa] JSE expands dark functionality offering to include 'Iceberg orders'
21-11-2019 | 09:54:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has expanded its Dark Functionality offering with the introduction of 'Iceberg orders' which allows traders to display only small portions of their larger order trades, without disclosing their full order size.
[South Africa] Absa looks to promote intra-regional trade and investment through $250 million trade finance deal
21-11-2019 | 09:29:00
Absa and the AfDB have signed a US$ 250-million Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) which, when fully utilised, is estimated to mobilise over US$ 2 billion worth of trade business over three years.
[Column] Sandra Crous: Why payroll is a function all SMEs should outsource
21-11-2019 | 09:20:26
Regardless of your area of business activity or company size, dealing with employment issues may prove to be demanding task that requires ongoing attention and additional internal resources.
Vodacom Business extends pan-African network to the United States
21-11-2019 | 09:17:00
Vodacom Business announced that it is extending its pan-African network to Miami in the United States through the new undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS).
MTN South Africa selects Ericsson for commercial 5G Core and Radio
21-11-2019 | 09:04:00
Ericsson has been selected by MTN South Africa as a 5G network modernization vendor, where it will supply 5G products and solutions from its Radio Access Network (RAN), transport and Core portfolios.
[South Africa] Renergen to list on A2X
21-11-2019 | 09:02:39
Emerging helium and domestic natural gas producer Renergen Limited, has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets in South Africa.
[South Africa] Accenture and CodeX co-develop skills development programme to prepare youth for 4IR economy
21-11-2019 | 07:24:00
Accenture and CodeX are co-developing a skills development programme to equip South African youth with the skills required to participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution economy.
South African Airways reinstates flights to Cape Town, Durban and Victoria Falls
21-11-2019 | 07:07:00
South African Airways (SAA) announces its intention to resume selected flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, Durban and Victoria Falls, with effect from Thursday, 21 November 2019.
[Column] Adriaan Rossouw: Reducing risks, increasing visibility in supply chain management
21-11-2019 | 05:38:00
In the fast-paced supply chain industry, most efforts to outpace disruption are ultimately limited by the physical and financial constraints inherent to moving goods around the globe.
[South Africa] Santam launches first short-term insurance barometer study
20-11-2019 | 15:12:00
A study by Santam has revealed the majority of corporates and consumers polled in a landmark survey on insurance trends see the challenging economy as the biggest risk in South Africa over the next two years.
[South Africa] Travelstart launches online bus booking platform
20-11-2019 | 13:37:00
Travelstart has launched a new online bus booking platform. The platform, available at bus.travelstart.co.za, will help customers save time and money by comparing bus tickets from competing companies.
High-tech rock drills to boost South African mining industry
20-11-2019 | 11:58:00
The Mandela Mining Precinct unveiled two new rock drill prototypes developed by local innovators to enhance drilling operations, in a significant move to advance the mining sector in the country.
[South Africa] Sasol, Enaex successfully negotiates explosives business deal, harnesses direct foreign investment
20-11-2019 | 10:07:00
Sasol and Enaex have successfully completed negotiations, whereafter an application to the Competition Commission will be submitted for approval of the proposed joint venture.
Digitisation is key to transforming African markets, but so is IT security, says Kaspersky
20-11-2019 | 08:36:00
Markets across Africa are evolving, possibly more rapidly than ever before in history, and this is largely due to continuous advances in and the growing uptake of digital technology.
[South Africa] Samsung to support entrepreneurs in the e-waste sector
20-11-2019 | 07:59:29
Samsung South Africa is running a search for two established black industrials in the e-waste sector, which require financial and business support, to take their business to the next level.
[South Africa] Bluegrass Digital invests in cloud provider Veeva Systems
20-11-2019 | 02:59:00
Bluegrass Digital has announced that it will continue to invest in its Veeva Systems partnership, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry.
[Column] Jason Penton: Offshore platform development growing as South Africa looks to play cloud catch-up
20-11-2019 | 02:47:00
As cloud entered its teen years in 2019, South Africa remains a late adopter of what is globally an established technology
[South Africa] GCR publishes new appendix to criteria for rating financial services companies
19-11-2019 | 13:22:00
GCR Ratings (“GCR”) has published the Appendix to Criteria for Rating Financial Services Companies, Asset Management Issuer Credit Ratings, representing a new approach to the analysis of credit ratings for Asset Managers.
[South Africa] Uber launches Movement in Cape Town to address traffic congestion
19-11-2019 | 07:50:00
With the growing issues of transport congestion on South Africa's roads, especially in Cape Town, Uber has, as a solution, launched Uber Movement in Cape Town.
Etion on a trade mission to grow client network in Cote d’Ivoire
19-11-2019 | 07:18:00
Gauteng-based company, Etion Limited is aiming to grow its client network and sell high-tech digital solutions during the Outward Trade and Investment Mission (OTIM), currently taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
Standard Bank confident about South Africa’s economic prospects as reforms take hold
19-11-2019 | 06:55:00
Standard Bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking Chief Executive, Kenny Fihla, has expressed optimism about South Africa’s long-term economic trajectory, driven by a reform agenda that casts the country on an accelerating growth path.
South African Airways reinstates flights to six destinations in Africa
19-11-2019 | 06:36:19
South African Airways (SAA) announces its intention to resume flights to six destinations on the African continent, namely Accra, Lagos, Lusaka, Maputo, Windhoek and Harare, with effect from Tuesday, 19 November 2019.
Africa Data Centers in peering subsidies deal with INX-ZA
18-11-2019 | 09:41:00
Africa Data Centres said that it has partnered with INX-ZA, a division of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) of South Africa.
SAP invests in South African youth through its Skills for Africa Initiative
18-11-2019 | 06:24:16
SAP has announced the launch of its first Dual Study Program on South African soil.
[South Africa] DBSA, ENH join forces to grow region’s new gas market
14-11-2019 | 12:24:00
The DBSA and Mozambique’s national oil and gas company, Empresa Nacional De Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), will host a ministerial dinner to discuss ways of unlocking the economic and social development of the region’s gas sector.
[South Africa] AlphaCode invests in diabetes health and insurtech innovator, Guidepost
14-11-2019 | 11:34:00
Rand Merchant Investments, through its fintech investment arm, AlphaCode, has taken a 25.1% stake in Guidepost, a high-touch diabetes health and insurtech innovator that is poised for international expansion.
[South Africa] Standard Bank ups its customer experience strategy, a digital push to win in the increasingly competitive economy
14-11-2019 | 09:46:00
Standard Bank Group has appointed two more agencies to consolidate its customer engagement efforts in a bold digital push to win in the increasingly competitive client experience economy.
South African Airways cancels flights to minimize customers disruption
14-11-2019 | 09:32:00
South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday, 15 November and Saturday, 16 November 2019.
[South Africa] Liquid Telecom extends collaboration with Microsoft as a connectivity partner in Africa
14-11-2019 | 08:54:00
Liquid Telecom is working with Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services - designed to improve business collaboration, increase productivity and drive business growth in Africa
South Africa, Nigeria can complement each other, grow economies together, Trade Minister
14-11-2019 | 07:05:00
With South Africa’s know-how and experience in infrastructure development projects and Nigeria's opportunities in different parts of the chain-value, both countries can complement and learn from each other and grow their economies together.
[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: DevTestOps - the continuous test
14-11-2019 | 06:59:05
It seems like only yesterday that DevOps became the portmanteau de jour and confused everyone except those who were involved in its processes.
[South Africa] Orange announces winners of its Social Venture Prize in Africa
14-11-2019 | 06:09:03
Orange has unveiled the names of the three winners of its Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East.
[South Africa] Allan Gray invests in market leading e-learning platform
14-11-2019 | 05:59:00
Allan Gray has recently partnered with internationally recognised e-learning specialist, aNewSpring, to deliver inspiring and effective cloud-based training programmes to staff and select associates.
Angola Cables and Nokia trial first direct optical fiber link between Africa and the USA
14-11-2019 | 05:00:49
Angola Cables and Nokia have announced that they have collaborated to provide a direct optical connection between Africa and North America
[South Africa] Motorola Solutions expands video security portfolio to support crime-fighting
13-11-2019 | 14:43:00
Motorola Solutions, a global leader in mission-critical communications, has expanded its video security portfolio with new solutions that help police respond more efficiently in emergency situations.
Road freight in Sub-Saharan Africa goes digital with DHL’s Saloodo
13-11-2019 | 13:53:00
Digital freight forwarder Saloodo, a subsidiary of DHL Global Forwarding has launched its digital logistics platform for shippers and transport providers in South Africa.
[Column] Catherine Moore: Accountants now also opting for Cloud solutions
13-11-2019 | 12:11:52
Gone are the days of software and hardware upgrades, accountants are now opting for cloud ERP systems like Uniconta
L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science programme recognises South African female scientists
13-11-2019 | 10:21:00
The first edition of the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Programme, highlights L'Oréal’s strong commitment to South African female scientists.
[South Africa] 2020 pivotal for deeper cloud adoption
13-11-2019 | 03:57:00
In a first of its new Hype series, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, will host Guy Zibi, principal analyst, Xalam Analytics, to discuss, dispel and predict the journey of the African cloud.
South African Airways embarks on restructuring, process may lead to job losses
12-11-2019 | 08:50:00
South African Airways has informed all its 5146 employees that it is embarking on a restructuring process which may lead to job losses.
African Development Bank to launch the 2019 Electricity Regulatory Index in South Africa
12-11-2019 | 07:17:00
The African Development Bank will officially launch its Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI) 2019 at this year’s Africa Investment Forum, Africa’s premier investment marketplace, currently underway in Johannesburg, South Africa.
South African Aberdare Cables seeks to supply Nigeria with quality cables and transformers
12-11-2019 | 06:58:00
The Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape-based cables and transformers for electricity manufacturer, Aberdare Cables is seeking to supply Nigeria with quality cables and transformers at a competitive price.
Isuzu invests R1.2 billion in the next generation bakkie programme for South Africa
12-11-2019 | 06:04:00
Isuzu Motors has confirmed that it will be investing R1.2 billion into the next generation bakkie programme in South Africa.
[South Africa] Intracom Telecom supplies PtMP technology to Dark Fibre Africa to boost connectivity
08-11-2019 | 06:57:00
Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, has announced the supply of its WiBAS™ Point-to-MultiPoint (PtMP) technology to Dark Fibre Africa.
South Africa has adequate oil and gas expertise to service Africa and compete with the world, Oil & Gas Chief
07-11-2019 | 13:03:00
The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the South African Oil & Gas Alliance is confident that South Africa has amassed adequate oil and gas expertise that will enable the country to service both Southern Africa and the rest of the world.
British High Commission maintains and develops relations between the UK and South Africa
07-11-2019 | 08:19:00
Following a successful 18-month pilot, the BoE Stockbrokers will continue a programme of training and technical co-operation first agreed on 17 April 2018 with the SARB (South African Reserve Bank) until March 2022.
[South Africa] JSE announces listing amendments requirements to strengthen primary and secondary listings' regulation
07-11-2019 | 07:40:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) announced amendments to its Listing Requirements aimed at strengthening the listing entry criteria for both primary and secondary listings.
Dti opens pavillion in China, showcases South African products
07-11-2019 | 07:32:00
The Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, (the dti) Ms Nomalungelo Gina officially opened the South African Pavillion at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China.
[South Africa] RWC Final breaks all-time streaming records in Africa
07-11-2019 | 06:10:57
Much like the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup campaign, sport live-streaming had a somewhat rocky road to the final. But when things really counted, streaming delivered a record-breaking performance.
[South Africa] JUMO reaches 15 million customer milestone across Africa and Asia
07-11-2019 | 05:50:00
JUMO is celebrating connecting over 15 million people to credit and savings in their six markets in Africa and Asia today.
South Africa’s first ever blockchain-based property register pilot
06-11-2019 | 14:04:00
The Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF), research consultancy 71point4 and Seso Global have partnered to develop South Africa’s first blockchain-based property register.
Naspers on track with R4.6 billion investment in growing South African tech businesses
06-11-2019 | 13:29:00
The CEO of Naspers South Africa has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to drive more investment in backing South African tech founders and entrepreneurs.
[Column] Kree Govender: Breaking away from reporting, embracing predictive, prescriptive analytics
06-11-2019 | 11:10:00
To lead with data in the digital age, today’s businesses must blaze trails daily. The key is to break away from archaic and static business reporting, favouring predictive, prescriptive analytics.
[South Africa] Business people upbeat on prospects of enticing Chinese importers
06-11-2019 | 08:52:00
A group of South African business people who are in China participating in the second CIIE are upbeat about the opportunity to showcase their products and the prospects of attracting the attention of the Chinese importers.
[South Africa] Routed achieves Africa’s first VMware Cloud verified status
06-11-2019 | 06:02:00
South Africa's Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider has announced that it has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status.