Zensar has partnered with Education Africa in its education and skills development program for underprivileged local students.
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.
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.
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.
The new partnership will see Vox gain remote peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that links Africa with the Americas.
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.
SANSA plans to build a new engineering design facility that will bring immense benefits to the space industry in South Africa.
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.
Vox has announced the launch of Atmos, a service that provides South African businesses with a cloud-based call recording solution.
The banking industry on a global scale is currently leveraging off the concept of automation to drive growth and cost efficiencies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Club Travel Group has appointed Gary Mulder as CEO effective 13 December 2019.
Kaspersky has launched its new Kaspersky Sandbox, built to help organisations combat advanced threats designed to evade detection by endpoint protection platforms (EPP).
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 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, 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 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
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.
According to Standard Bank, South Africa’s largest credit card provider, this year’s Black Friday sales statistics showed an increase compared to 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To realise the full benefit of cloud migration, business leaders must understand the real business benefits for moving an application to the cloud.
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.
Santam has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 for excellence in employee conditions.
In today’s technological business market, starting an organisation has become easier than ever. Entrepreneurs have every advantage at their disposal.
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 Solutionsin collaboration with WeCare, is boosting computer literacy across South Africa through its resourceful donation program of computers, printers and servers.
Liquid Telecom South Africa is equipping Batlhalerwa Secondary school in Limpopo with much-needed ICT equipment and training.
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
Across nine countries, an estimated $13 billion a year is lost in potential earnings for victims of domestic abuse across the working population.
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.
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.
MTN Zakhele Futhi (MTNZF) has listed on the Empowerment Segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
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 has partnered with Mara Phones to make thousands of thousands of South Africa made brands available to its clients.
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
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.
dLocal has partnered with Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to research and outline local payments preferences of consumers in Nigeria, South Africa.
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.
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 $250 million trade finance deal
Absa and the AfDB have signed a US$ 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.
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 announced that it is extending its pan-African network to Miami in the United States through the new undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS).
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.
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
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 (SAA) announces its intention to resume selected flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, Durban and Victoria Falls, with effect from Thursday, 21 November 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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
Sasol and Enaex have successfully completed negotiations, whereafter an application to the Competition Commission will be submitted for approval of the proposed joint venture.
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.
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.
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
As cloud entered its teen years in 2019, South Africa remains a late adopter of what is globally an established technology
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.
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.
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’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 (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 Centres said that it has partnered with INX-ZA, a division of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) of South Africa.
SAP has announced the launch of its first Dual Study Program on South African soil.
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.
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
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 (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
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
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.
It seems like only yesterday that DevOps became the portmanteau de jour and confused everyone except those who were involved in its processes.
Orange has unveiled the names of the three winners of its Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East.
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 have announced that they have collaborated to provide a direct optical connection between Africa and North America
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.
Digital freight forwarder Saloodo, a subsidiary of DHL Global Forwarding has launched its digital logistics platform for shippers and transport providers in South Africa.
Gone are the days of software and hardware upgrades, accountants are now opting for cloud ERP systems like Uniconta
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.
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 has informed all its 5146 employees that it is embarking on a restructuring process which may lead to job losses.
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.
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 Motors has confirmed that it will be investing R1.2 billion into the next generation bakkie programme in South Africa.
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
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.
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
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) announced amendments to its Listing Requirements aimed at strengthening the listing entry criteria for both primary and secondary listings.
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.
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.
JUMO is celebrating connecting over 15 million people to credit and savings in their six markets in Africa and Asia today.
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.
The CEO of Naspers South Africa has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to drive more investment in backing South African tech founders and entrepreneurs.
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.
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's Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider has announced that it has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status.