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[Column] Steve Bottger: Using technology and data to improve healthcare in South Africa
05-12-2023 | 13:05:00
Despite the existing challenges in healthcare, data shows that Telehealth through remote consultations are not only feasible but also deemed safe and effective.
Armata Cyber Security launches advanced security operations centre to service South African Organisations
05-12-2023 | 10:04:00
Customers onboarding into the Armata SOC will receive enhanced threat protection through the advanced security technologies inherent within Microsoft Sentinel.
[South Africa] Mastercard and Bidvest Bank partner for international remittances
04-12-2023 | 13:28:37
Mastercard has partnered with South African Bidvest Bank to provide a solution that allows customers to send international remittances at their convenience.
[South Africa] 2024 to see tighter IT budgets, more local cloud uptake, says Routed
04-12-2023 | 13:17:00
The pace of change in the technology sector has always been brisk, as demonstrated by the rapid development and massive innovation that occurred in 2023. As we prepare for 2024, it's clear that developments in IT will continue to reshape the business world.
[South Africa] Verdant Capital funds Enable Capital to support SMEs
01-12-2023 | 10:59:42
Enable Capital specialises in providing short-term funding solutions to SME subcontractors involved in the physical construction and deployment of local, regional, and national fibre network infrastructure across South Africa.
[South Africa] Vodacom invests R450 million to strengthen network connectivity for customers in Mpumalanga province
01-12-2023 | 10:56:39
This significant investment includes deploying more sites in urban, township and rural areas and increasing network capacity and resilience, particularly during load shedding.
[South Africa] BT partners with Digital Realty to help customers unlock data value
30-11-2023 | 11:20:09
BT today announced it is rolling out its transformational Global Fabric network-as-a-service (NaaS) in strategic Digital Realty carrier neutral facilities (CNFs) around the world.
Finnfund and Nokia join hands to close digital gap in South Africa
30-11-2023 | 07:15:00
Finnfund’s investment bridges the digital divide in South Africa with help of technology from Nokia.
[South Africa] Western Cape Government and JSE collaborate to fund SME’s for growth
29-11-2023 | 09:15:00
The high-growth, ready to scale SMEs have the opportunity to meet with some of South Africa’s leading funders in speed pitching sessions, offering an overview of their business growth prospects.
[South Africa] Deimos launches Infrastructure-as-a-Service Platform
27-11-2023 | 14:11:00
Cloud-native solutions provider Deimos on Monday announced the launch of Deimos Managed Infrastructure (DMI), The company says DMI is a solution that promises to transform the way businesses manage their cloud infrastructure.
[South Africa] lVodacom partners with Free State Department of Health to launch digital health solutions
24-11-2023 | 13:02:55
Vodacom in partnership with the Free State Department of Health, launched two cutting-edge digital health solutions that are aimed at providing patients excellent medical care in public hospitals across the Free State province.
[Free Webinar] Unlocking Success in New Markets: Cross-Border Payments Strategies for South African Businesses
23-11-2023 | 21:45:00
Embark on a journey through the dynamic realm of international finance with our upcoming webinar, where we unravel the intricacies of global payment strategies essential for triumph in the finance sector.
Africa remains one of the regions most targeted by cybercrime in 2023
23-11-2023 | 11:03:16
At a recent press conference in Johannesburg, Kaspersky shared some insights and statistics related to the regional threat landscape in the third quarter of 2023 and made forecasts on how the situation is going to develop in 2024.
[South Africa] AWS and SoftwareOne collaborate on RISE with SAP
23-11-2023 | 07:59:00
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SoftwareOne Holding AG, a global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions have announced a new collaborative initiative to help customers transition to RISE with SAP on an AWS cloud environment.
Volkswagen collaborates with DHL Express for the pilot test of ID.Buzz Cargo fleet in South Africa
22-11-2023 | 15:09:55
The units will be utilised for specialised last-mile delivery service part of DHL’s local pilot test of its global zero emissions logistics target.
Vodacom partners with World Wide Fund for Nature to develop AI early warning system to protect marine animals
20-11-2023 | 11:39:06
Vodacom South Africa and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South Africa have teamed up to pilot solutions to safeguard marine mammals against entanglements.
[South Africa] Five startups selected for the Irish Tech Challenge 2023
20-11-2023 | 07:51:00
Now in its second successful year, the challenge seeks to to forge mutually beneficial partnerships between South African entrepreneurs and Irish technology expertise, leveraging Ireland’s global tech hub status.
[South Africa] JSE enables secondary and fast-track listings from Hong Kong
17-11-2023 | 15:00:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has expanded its secondary listings framework by allowing secondary listings for companies primarily listed on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX).
[South Africa] Open Access Data Centres launches Phase Two in Isando
17-11-2023 | 10:16:24
According to Darren Bedford, Group Chief Business Development Officer at WIOCC Group, the company’s Phase Two data centre is expected to go live some time in Q1 of 2024.
IFC and Rand Merchant Bank partner with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to accelerate digital transformation in South Africa
16-11-2023 | 12:38:22
The total investment of R900 million will support universal and affordable broadband access in the Eastern Cape Fibre Project.
Mastercard spearheads South Africa's digital payments evolution with completion of technological infrastructure
16-11-2023 | 12:23:35
The project is the latest major investment that Mastercard has made in technology and partnerships in South Africa that are set to further improve the country’s payment ecosystem, ensuring a seamless experience for both Mastercard partners and consumers.
ATFX acquires Khwezi Financial Services, a licensed ODP in South Africa
15-11-2023 | 19:00:00
This strategic move further solidifies ATFX's global presence and strengthens its position as a key player in the online trading industry.
[South Africa] Teraco completes Durban data centre expansion to double existing facility capacity
15-11-2023 | 18:11:38
Situated on Durban’s north coast, Teraco DB1 is a strategic interconnection hub on the African subsea cable map with direct access to the Seacom, EASSy, MÉTISS, and soon-to-be-deployed 2Africa cable systems that connect the east coast of Africa.
[South Africa] Teraco commences CT2 data centre expansion, increasing critical IT load to 50MW
13-11-2023 | 07:54:57
Africa’s interconnection hub and vendor-neutral data centre provider Teraco, has announced a 30-megawatt (MW) expansion of its CT2 hyperscale data centre facility in Brackenfell, Cape Town, South Africa.
RMB Corvest partners with Shalamuka Capital to invest in Switch Telecom
13-11-2023 | 07:20:00
Private equity firm RMB Corvest, in partnership with BEE investment vehicle Shalamuka Capital, has acquired a minority stake in Switch Telecom, a Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) telecommunications service provider.
[South Africa] Tarsus On Demand elevates cybersecurity offering with Sophos partnership
13-11-2023 | 07:00:00
Tarsus On Demand has partnered with Sophos, a global leader in cybersecurity to bring cloud expertise and cutting-edge security solutions to South Africa.
Vertiv announces partner programme for Africa to reward its distributors
09-11-2023 | 07:10:52
Vertiv has announced its enhanced partner programme for Africa, with a strong focus on rewarding its local network of expert distributors and resellers across South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and Morocco.
[South Africa] Jason Andrew joins Trellix as new Chief Revenue Officer
06-11-2023 | 07:41:11
Trellix has appointed Jason Andrew as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Jason joins the cybersecurity firm from BMC, a global IT Management solutions provider and software company, where he led their sales organization in the same position for two decades.
South Africa's Saray Khumalo helping underprivileged kids cross the digital divide
06-11-2023 | 06:42:00
Saray Khumalo, the first African woman to summit Mount Everest and founder and executive director of Summit With a Purpose has been on a mission to make literacy more accessible to children in South Africa.
Norrsken22’s tech growth fund closes at $205m to back African tech startups
06-11-2023 | 06:29:00
Pan-African venture capital firm Norrsken22 has closed its first African technology growth fund at $205m, surpassing its target of $200m. Norrsken22 is a first time fund, led by a team of partners that each have decades of experience in investing in Africa, and in tech.
[Column] Daniel Wolman: Cybersecurity vs customer trust - an inseparable duo in a digital economy
02-11-2023 | 13:53:56
The digital age has ushered in a new era of the customer experience, where data has become a valuable currency. However, this currency is also coveted by cyber criminals who are constantly seeking to exploit vulnerabilities in the ever-expanding digital marketplace.
India’s energy solutions brand Luminous Power Technologies forays into South Africa
02-11-2023 | 10:55:42
Having established a strong foothold across the African continent in the past 15 years, this landmark partnership is a major milestone for Luminous Power Technologies as it further strengthens its foothold in the African market.
[South Africa] AfDB approves $150 million trade finance facility for Absa Group
02-11-2023 | 08:42:26
The intention is that the sustainability-linked loan and the social bond investment will be in the form of qualifying capital for Absa.
[South Africa] Vodacom offers access to personal loans through new digital financial solution
02-11-2023 | 08:34:15
The new offering, in partnership with Old Mutual Finance, a registered credit provider, gives customers and non-customers alike convenient access to a personal loan of up to R250 000.
[South Africa] Verdant Capital raises EUR 10 million of debt funding for Bridge Taxi Finance
31-10-2023 | 16:54:41
Bridge Taxi Finance (Bridge Taxi), a Mokoro Holdings subsidiary, is a development company offering finance and support products to the minibus taxi industry in South Africa
[South Africa] Stanchion Payments appoints Pierre Aurel as chief product officer
31-10-2023 | 16:40:06
Stanchion Payments has announced the appointment of Pierre Aurel as its new Chief Product Officer. With a remarkable track record in payment product development and innovation, Pierre brings a wealth of experience to his role in Stanchion's dynamic and expanding team.
IFC partners with FirstRand Bank to expand SME financing in South Africa
30-10-2023 | 10:30:00
To facilitate increased access to financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa, including women-owned businesses, IFC has announced a loan to FirstRand Bank, which will support businesses in the agriculture, services, trade, construction, hospitality, and other sectors in the country.
[Column] Heino Gevers: In the mind of a hacker: what motivates cybercriminals?
30-10-2023 | 07:22:00
According to Mark T Hofmann, a business psychologist that specialises in profiling cybercriminals, the perpetrators of cybercrime are often 'clever psychopaths' who are proud of the damage they do and feel little remorse for their actions.
[South Africa] Telcos must embrace digital transformation to drive customer retention, says MAZIV
26-10-2023 | 08:26:00
According to a recent survey by PWC, 90% of South African telco customers who were surveyed in 2022 expressed dissatisfaction with the level of service they received.
[South Africa] Airbnb launches a $500k fund to support tourism growth in Africa
26-10-2023 | 07:51:00
Airbnb on Tuesday announced a USD $500,000 fund to support inclusive and sustainable tourism growth in Africa. The company made this announcement at the Africa Travel Summit in Johannesburg.
[South Africa] Primary Health Properties lists healthcare REIT on the JSE
25-10-2023 | 10:19:57
United Kingdom-based Primary Health Properties PLC (PHP) has listed a unique, healthcare-focused Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) on the JSE’s Main Board, trading under the share code PHP.
[South Africa] Fashion retailer Mr Price Group taps Oracle cloud solution to modernize its retail infrastructure
25-10-2023 | 10:11:09
With Oracle Retail Merchandising Cloud Services, Mr Price has a platform it needs to automate best practices, better manage orders and optimize stock allocation.
[South Africa] Companies acknowledge inadequate budgets to address the root cause of breaches, J2 Software survey
23-10-2023 | 15:08:00
A recent survey revealed that 58% of organisations believe their budgets allocated to manage insider risks are insufficient to effectively mitigate the increasing costs and frequency of security incidents instigated by individuals within the organisation.
Chenosis partners with Botlhale AI to bridge language gaps in African businesses
23-10-2023 | 08:09:00
Chenosis, a pan-African Accelerator Platform has partnered with Botlhale AI Solutions to remove language as a barrier when it comes to the use of AI. Under this partnership, businesses will be able to engage with their clients on the Accelerator platform in their own language.
Experian and MTN’s Chenosis partner to drive financial inclusion in South Africa
23-10-2023 | 07:32:00
One of the largest South African credit bureaus Experian has partnered with MTN's cross-industry Application Programming Interface (API) marketplace Chenosis to leverage data to drive financial inclusion in the country.
JSE partners with Xpansiv to launch voluntary carbon market to advance South Africa’s carbon credit capabilities
20-10-2023 | 11:08:01
This sustainability initiative will allow local participants to buy or sell carbon credits and renewable energy certificates that are held in either local or global registries.
[South Africa] Vodacom to list and trade on A2X
20-10-2023 | 09:18:09
The Group will retain its primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and its issued share capital will be unaffected by the additional listing on A2X.
[South Africa] Fintech firm Ukheshe and Komuniti collaborate to make digital banking services more accessible
19-10-2023 | 15:25:58
Komuniti in collaboration with banking as a service (BaaS) and embedded finance enabler, Ukheshe bringing digital banking to more people in South Africa.
[Column] Brian Pinnock: Build a culture of cybersecurity to protect people from cyber threats
19-10-2023 | 15:18:00
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual event that promotes safe online behaviour and encourages organisations and individuals to do their part in the fight against cybercrime.
Alitheia IDF has invested $5m in a South African woman-owned textile company, IVILI Group
19-10-2023 | 08:26:10
Alitheia IDF, the first dedicated gender focused investing Private Equity Fund in Africa, has invested $5m in a South African woman-owned textile company, IVILI Group.
[South Africa] Vodacom Group to list and trade on A2X
19-10-2023 | 07:46:00
Vodacom Group says will trade as a secondary listing on the A2X Stock Exchange at market open on Thursday, 26 October 2023. Holders of Vodacom Group's ordinary shares can be traded on A2X from the date of listing.
ExpressCredit Finance Group has been integrated into Eleving Group
19-10-2023 | 07:30:00
The founders and shareholders of ExpressCredit Finance Group (ExpressCredit) have agreed to integrate ExpressCredit into Eleving Group’s global business portfolio.
Amazon announces the launch of Amazon.co.za in South Africa in 2024
19-10-2023 | 06:53:00
Amazon announced that it will launch Amazon.co.za in 2024, providing South African-based sellers the ability to reach customers across the country starting next year.
United Kingdom pledges R20 Million to Africa's critical minerals
19-10-2023 | 06:32:00
The UK will help African countries identify and develop bankable opportunities within their critical minerals value chains, with a view to promoting responsible exploration and development, capturing greater value and effectively managing extractive sector revenues.
[South Africa] MTN introduces Xlerator ESD programme, selects Payabill as financial partner
16-10-2023 | 11:31:00
MTN Xlerator is MTN South Africa’s enterprise supplier development (ESD) programme that plans to increase MTN’s procurement spend by R4 billion over two years with 51% black-owned SMMEs.
[South Africa] Logistics startup Tripplo raises $1.8m funding
16-10-2023 | 08:52:00
South African logistics software platform Tripplo, has closed its seed funding extension round with a $1.8 million equity investment.
[South Africa] SearchWorks joins forces with BridgeWorks to provide bridging finance to the property market
16-10-2023 | 08:08:00
South Africa's leading data aggregation platform SearchWorks has announced its partnership with property sale-based bridging finance group, BridgeWorks in a new advance and incentive scheme for property practitioners.
AfriSummit 2023: African Health Authorities, Industry Leaders Convene to Explore Pharma Regulations and Innovations
12-10-2023 | 08:00:00
Leading healthcare authorities and industry experts converged at the AfriSummit 2023, a pivotal 4-day hybrid event dedicated to exploring the latest developments in pharmaceutical and medical device regulations’ advancements in the healthcare supply chain across the African continent.
[Free Webinar] Global Payment Strategies for Shipping & Logistics: Empowering Seamless Trade
10-10-2023 | 10:35:00
Join this insightful webinar that delves into the world of global payment strategies tailored to empower seamless trade within the shipping and logistics industry.
Vodacom Business launches SD-WAN solution for SMEs
10-10-2023 | 10:03:30
Called SD-WAN Express, this cost-effective, robust digital solution is designed to meet the networking needs of small to medium enterprises (SMEs).
South African universities set for enhanced connectivity to improve research and learning opportunities
09-10-2023 | 10:34:00
This pioneering initiative aims to revolutionise higher education through widespread fibre connectivity, ensuring that students and researchers across South Africa can access cutting-edge resources and technology, fostering equitable access to opportunities.
[South Africa] NEC XON Launches Enterprise Technology Solutions Business Unit
09-10-2023 | 08:27:00
African ICT integrator and NEC Corporation subsidiary NEC XON, is expanding to provide comprehensive IT Infrastructure solutions for the data-driven economy.
Disney+ now available on Hisense VIDAA Smart TVs in South Africa
06-10-2023 | 16:26:00
Hisense, a global player in Smart TVs, has announced that Disney+ is now accessible on the VIDAA Smart TV platform. Starting October 6, 2023, South African viewers can dive into a world of entertainment with Disney+ on their Hisense Smart TVs.
[South Africa] Western Cape launches Export Certificate Office System
06-10-2023 | 08:13:03
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s Veterinary Services recently launched its innovative Export Certificate Office System (ECOS)
[South Africa] Demand for electric vehicles set to grow
05-10-2023 | 15:36:00
Although the South African EV industry is currently small in comparison to other markets, Justin Manson, Sales Director at Webfleet, Bridgestone’s fleet management solution predicts that it will expand thanks to government backing and private sector investment.
Standard Chartered South Africa invests $50,000 into female owned businesses
05-10-2023 | 10:30:28
The Women in Tech programme provided a platform for aspiring women entrepreneurs in South African STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing) industries, developing their innovative tech-based business ideas and accelerating their growth.
Sasol, Toyota South Africa Motors and Air Products South Africa partner for hydrogen mobility ecosystem
04-10-2023 | 15:20:00
Sasol, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM), and Air Products South Africa (APSA) made history at the Smart Mobility Africa Summit, at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Johannesburg with the presentation of South Africa’s first on-road demonstration of a hydrogen mobility ecosystem.
Stitch announces $25 million Series A Extension
04-10-2023 | 13:18:00
Stitch, a South African payments infrastructure company, has raised $25 million in a Series A extension.
80 per cent of SMEs in South Africa project similar or increased revenue in 2023, Mastercard SME Confidence Index
04-10-2023 | 10:33:00
From surviving to thriving in the post-COVID world, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa are projecting similar or increased revenues in 2023. These are the findings of the second edition of the Mastercard Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) SME Confidence Index.
[South Africa] JSE lists two new AMETFs from Sygnia and Reitway Global
04-10-2023 | 10:31:02
Two more Actively Managed Exchange Traded Funds (AMETFs) have been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), adding a further set of globally recognised options to the bourse’s portfolio.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa’s Youth Empowerment Programme prepares young entrepreneurs for a digital future
04-10-2023 | 10:28:55
The Liquid SA Youth Empowerment Programme comes at a crucial time, with Africa facing a significant digital skills gap, which hinders economic opportunities and development.
[South Africa] Vodacom KwaZulu-Natal invests over R1 billion to improve network connectivity for customers
04-10-2023 | 10:26:08
Vodacom KwaZulu-Natal is investing over R1 billion this financial year into the region’s network to increase capacity and resilience and accelerate access to connectivity throughout the province, particularly in deep rural areas.
[South Africa] AngloGold Ashanti undertakes corporate restructure, retains secondary listing on the JSE
04-10-2023 | 08:23:00
Following the announcement of its corporate restructuring, AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) will retain a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) having listed on the bourse in August 1944.
Movate acquires TSD Global, expands offering in South Africa
04-10-2023 | 06:28:00
Movate, a digital technology and customer experience (CX) services provider, announced the acquisition of TSD Global, a leading international provider of outsourced sales and customer experience services.
[Free Webinar] Global Payment Strategies for Shipping & Logistics: Empowering Seamless Trade
03-10-2023 | 21:53:00
In the rapidly evolving landscape of shipping and logistics, effective cross-border payment strategies have emerged as a critical driver of success. Join this insightful webinar that delves into the world of global payment strategies.
80% of SMEs in South Africa project similar or increased revenue in 2023, Mastercard report
02-10-2023 | 08:25:00
From surviving to thriving in the post-COVID world, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa are projecting similar or increased revenues in 2023.
South African agency Flume Digital Marketing opens European hub in Amsterdam
29-09-2023 | 15:35:00
South African agency Flume Digital Marketing, with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, is expanding to Amsterdam – located on the Weesperstraat.
South Africans can now Scan to Pay with Crypto
28-09-2023 | 08:55:00
Scan to Pay, Powered by Ukheshe, has partnered with Xion Global to offer crypto payments on the Scan to Pay app.
[South Africa] Salesforce Standardises Global Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25-09-2023 | 11:43:00
The platform enables Salesforce to free up valuable developer resources while at the same time consolidating IT systems, all helping to generate better business outcomes for customers.
Incentro expands African footprint with new operations in Johannesburg, South Africa
22-09-2023 | 13:04:00
Incentro, a global leader in Work Transformation, is thrilled to announce the opening of its new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. With a legacy of driving work productivity through innovative solutions.
Stellantis investit 3 milliards de ZAR dans une nouvelle usine automobile en Afrique du Sud
21-09-2023 | 13:20:00
Stellantis investit 3 milliards de rands en Afrique du Sud pour construire une usine automobile ultramoderne à Coega
Vodacom Financial and Digital Lifestyle Services partners with BidVest Bank to boost online payments
21-09-2023 | 12:59:07
This partnership enables millions of South African consumers to seamlessly transact within VodaPay, which offers customers a platform by which money can be transferred into their digital wallets.
JSE lists six new AMCs for South African portfolio managers
21-09-2023 | 12:54:56
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced the listing of six Actively Managed Certificates (AMCs) which will provide investors with access to local and offshore equity strategies.
[South Africa] Property sector bets on proptech to weather economic headwinds
21-09-2023 | 06:17:00
Some local experts in South Africa believe that embracing proptech could be the sector’s saving grace, and international appetite is also growing exponentially.
[Column] Bertrandt Delport: Undersea cable incidents highlight need for network resilience
18-09-2023 | 11:13:00
In light of recent disruptions involving undersea Internet cables, the importance of these cables for South Africa and the entire continent cannot be overstated
Eurorepar enters the South African automotive spare parts industry
14-09-2023 | 14:48:26
The launch of Eurorepar comes with the backing of Stellantis. From a network that stretches across 40 countries, Eurorepar is synonymous with diversity, offering an impressive array of more than 15 000 part numbers.
SAP partners with UNICEF and GenU to help youth gain digital skills for employment
14-09-2023 | 14:41:59
The partners will pilot a new programme that supports ‘learning to earning’ pathways in the digital and green economy for marginalised young people providing them with the skills they need to flourish.
Walmart in the journey to improve e-commerce system in African market
14-09-2023 | 13:29:00
Massmart, in its bid to become the leading retail and wholesale eCommerce destination in South Africa, is reaping the benefits of re-setting and upgrading its online order fulfilment infrastructure.
[South Africa] Irish Tech Challenge offering support to local tech startups
14-09-2023 | 07:09:00
In its pilot year of 2022, the Irish Tech Challenge also provided support and a networking trip to Ireland to 5 startups in various tech sectors.
Sudhir Juggernath appointed CEO of TelCables South Africa
14-09-2023 | 06:59:00
Angola Cables has announced the appointment of Sudhir Juggernath as CEO of TelCables South Africa. Sudhir will be responsible for the development and expansion of TelCables operations within the Southern and East African regions.
Stellantis invests ZAR 3 billion in a greenfield manufacturing facility in South Africa
13-09-2023 | 16:05:59
The manufacturing plant will be built in the South African Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Coega situated near Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
South Africa spearheads growth of data centers by taking the lead in investments, report
12-09-2023 | 12:15:00
Africa is experiencing a surge in data center developments, with South Africa taking the lead in terms of investments. Other countries such as Nigeria, Egypt, and Kenya are also making significant strides in this sector, positioning the region as an emerging hotspot for data center infrastructure.
Vodacom launches hybrid coding boot camp to empower more girls in STEM
08-09-2023 | 12:27:05
The on-site training will be hosted at 19 Schools of Excellence across the country, with virtual training accessible to all female learners who meet the criteria.
Vodacom, Eskom sign first virtual wheeling agreement
07-09-2023 | 11:50:00
In addition to adding capacity to the nation’s power grid, this agreement - a Vodacom innovation which has been co-developed with Eskom - will also play a significant role in moving Vodacom closer to its goal of sourcing 100% of its electricity demand from renewable energy sources by 2025.
[South Africa] BT partners with SAP to standardise sustainability reporting
07-09-2023 | 11:44:00
SAP SE and BT Group have today announced a visionary new partnership to show how carbon accounting could be standardised by piloting the recently launched SAP Sustainability Data Exchange (SDX).
[South Africa] Rhodes Business School partner with eLearnAfrica to develop Virtual Learning Environment
07-09-2023 | 06:54:00
Rhodes Business School has entered into a partnership with eLearnAfrica to develop a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), to fulfil the School’s goal of enabling its AMBA accredited MBA to reach into Africa and beyond
Rand Merchant Bank delivers multi-currency solution for growth with funding package for GZ Industries
04-09-2023 | 15:00:23
Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has acted as the sole arranger and lender to the GZ Industries Limited group (GZI) on a $47 million and NGN5 billion funding package, offering a tailored solution that positions the company favourably for growth and expansion in the future.
South African outsourcing company SoluGrowth opens office in Egypt
01-09-2023 | 13:29:06
SoluGrowth is the first South African outsourcing company to invest in Egypt joining a long list of key outsourcing players betting big on Egypt's value proposition as a hub for global delivery centers.
[Column] Thandi Moticoe: Driving change through economic empowerment of South African women
31-08-2023 | 13:41:00
One of the keys to overcoming the challenges faced by women is economic empowerment. By providing women with skills training, microfinancing, and entrepreneurial support, we are helping women break free from the shackles of dependence and vulnerability.
Unilever South Africa-Marga to acquire Dermalogica
31-08-2023 | 12:42:33
Unilever-controlled Marga is set to make a major corporate changeover after the Competition Commission of South Africa gives them the green light to acquire popular skincare company Dermalogica.