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[South Africa] Basani Maluleke steps down as African Bank CEO
27-01-2021 | 12:53:00
African Bank announced the resignation of Ms. Basani Maluleke as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer and as an executive director of African Bank and African Bank Holdings Limited (ABHL) Boards of Directors.
IFC, FMO announce loan to support South Africa's blueberry industry
27-01-2021 | 12:32:00
A loan from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank FMO, announced a loan to support growth, exports, and jobs in South Africa's blueberry industry.
[Column] James Chester: Clarity on Petroleum Bill needed to drive growth
27-01-2021 | 10:37:27
A lot has changed in the past year. One thing that has remained constant is the state of stasis of South Africa’s new petroleum code.
[Column] Nick Durrant: Uberising software development
27-01-2021 | 07:02:55
Staff augmentation is fast becoming the buzzword in the app development job market, attracting more businesses to hire remotely. However, not many businesses understand the benefits of staff augmentation and the art of choosing the right model to harness global resources.
[Column] Reynhardt Uys: Inclusive design is transforming the customer journey as digital accelerates and expectations skyrocket
25-01-2021 | 06:08:52
Inclusive design has evolved from simply optimising a product or service for a specific user with specific needs, to creating a customer journey that considers all customers, and potential customers, of the business.
[South Africa] Vodacom zero-rates gender-based violence awareness app
22-01-2021 | 06:12:42
As part of its ongoing commitment to prevent Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Vodacom has zero-rated its Bright Sky SA app, which was launched in November last year.
[South Africa] Siemens partners with GIZ to Cecilia Makiwane Hospital
22-01-2021 | 05:21:35
Siemens South Africa has partnered with GIZ, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to provide a separate modular hospital solution to the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London.
[South Africa] VMware begins search for new CEO to replace Pat Gelsinger
21-01-2021 | 13:49:22
VMware’s board of directors has initiated a search for a new CEO after Pat Gelsinger stepped down from the position effective 12 February 2021 to lead Intel.
Séché strengthens its positions in South Africa with acquisition of Spill Tech
21-01-2021 | 07:11:05
Global waste treatment company Séché Environnement has announced the signature of an agreement for the acquisition of Spill Tech 1, a company in environmental emergency and decontamination services in South Africa.
New IFC initiative helps banks in Mexico, Philippines, South Africa and Egypt scale climate finance
21-01-2021 | 06:51:00
Through a new initiative, IFC will work with financial institutions in four countries to mobilize private sector financing for climate mitigation and adaptation projects and help align financial-sector strategies with the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement.
[South Africa] Customers demand greater digital engagement from Communication Service Providers, survey
21-01-2021 | 05:31:36
The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the move to digital, as large proportions of the population have continued to work, learn and be entertained remotely.
[Column] Andrew Bourne: Addressing Data privacy concerns in the workplace
21-01-2021 | 05:21:11
Whatever state a business finds itself in this year, it cannot afford to ignore data privacy as a key priority especially, now that global and local news networks are covering online privacy quite extensively.
[Vacancy] Africa Business Communities wants to work with freelance African Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers
20-01-2021 | 13:55:00
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
TransUnion partners with South Africa's fintech startup Fincheck to improve access to finance for consumers
20-01-2021 | 07:49:00
Global information and insights company, TransUnion, has partnered with South Africa’s financial marketplace, Fincheck, to make credit application process easier and less frustrating for consumers.
The young stars inspiring an Esports wave in Africa
19-01-2021 | 12:30:00
As esports dominate modern entertainment industry as a fast growing sport, Kenya and South Africa youth continue to dominate the world of competitive video gaming.
[Column] Gerhard Fourie: Why Data is Key in the Era of 5G
18-01-2021 | 13:53:55
The cloud, the endpoint, the edge and now 5G are converging and changing the way we collaborate, connect and communicate.
[South Africa] Emirates Airline adds two flights to Durban
14-01-2021 | 13:10:17
Emirates Airline will add two more flights into Durban from February 1 which means that the airline will now fly a daily scheduled air service between Durban and Dubai.
[South Africa] Hesper Engineering acquires 51% shareholding in Swift Engineering
14-01-2021 | 12:35:34
Novatech, trading as Hesper Engineering, a ship repair, and general engineering company based in Cape Town, South Africa, purchased a 51% shareholding in Swift Engineering.
[South Africa] Cloud Service Provider Routed Achieves VMware Principal Partner Status
14-01-2021 | 10:29:38
Routed, a local vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, has announced that it has achieved VMware Principal Partner Status as a Cloud Provider.
[South Africa] SEACOM appoints Prenesh Padayachee its new CTO.
14-01-2021 | 09:02:00
SEACOM has today announced the appointment of Prenesh Padayachee as its new Chief Technical Officer. He takes over from Claes Segelberg who resigned after being with SEACOM since its inception in 2009.
[Startup Interview] Tony Botha, Managing Director, carbonTRACK Africa, South Africa
14-01-2021 | 07:18:45
carbonTRACK Africa is a South Africa technology startup that seeks to create a world where energy is consumed sustainably, shared fairly and empowers all people.
[Column] Sabelo Dlamini: The Slow-Motion AI Explosion
14-01-2021 | 06:00:32
AI has crept into systems and solutions with determined, algorithmic intensity, and it has layered its capabilities onto chatbots, APIs, neural networks, and business processes.
DHL Global Forwarding invests $8 million in new facility in South Africa
13-01-2021 | 08:49:33
In a strategic move that reinforces its commitment to the country, DHL Global Forwarding is investing ZAR 126.5 million, approximately $8.2 million, into a new facility in Johannesburg.
Hi-Fly Marketing launches Africa’s first dedicated aviation talent and resourcing service
12-01-2021 | 06:11:00
Hi-Fly Marketing, a South Africa-based company that provides consultancy services throughout Africa’s aviation industry, has launched Africa’s first dedicated aviation industry personnel agency, Hi-Fly Talent & Resourcing.
Economic uncertainty set to shape 2021 cybercrime agenda in Africa, Kaspersky
11-01-2021 | 09:47:00
Kaspersky experts expect growing economic turbulence along with the impact of COVID-19 to contribute to an increase in cybercrime across South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria this year.
Embracing Machine Learning in every organisation and every vertical, says AURA co-founder
11-01-2021 | 09:41:00
Pantanowitz says when it comes to implementing ML systems, it is important for enterprises to have the appropriate skill sets available whether in-house or via consultants.
Enel, Qatar Investment Authority join forces to develop renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa
11-01-2021 | 09:02:00
Enel Green Power (EGP), signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) for a joint venture partnership aimed at financing, building and operating renewable projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
South Africa’s Mondi acquires Olmuksan,Turkish corrugated packaging player
08-01-2021 | 10:39:00
Mondi has agreed to acquire 90.38% of the outstanding shares in Olmuksan International Paper (Olmuksan) for a total consideration of €66 million.
[Column] Gaopalelwe Santswere: What the future hold for South Africa’s energy mix
08-01-2021 | 06:12:00
South Africa relies on coal-fired power stations to produce approximately 90% of its electricity. Moving forward, the country's aim should be to reduce this percentage.
Albert Scott and USAID to assist Southern African brands promote their businesses on Amazon
07-01-2021 | 06:09:01
Amazon e-commerce management company Albert Scott is partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub, to help manufacturers in Southern Africa promote their products on Amazon.com.
[South Africa] Closing the digital divide reaches urgent levels as Covid-19 leaves devastation in its wake
04-01-2021 | 06:06:07
According to Clayton Hayward, CEO and co-founder of Ukheshe, South Africa remains highly regulated with licensed banks being the only institutions that can offer e-money services.
IFC, Nedbank partner to increase green financing in South Africa
23-12-2020 | 09:13:00
IFC and Nedbank have partnered to increase financing for renewable energy projects in South Africa, helping the country transition to cleaner forms of power, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs in the renewables sector.
CIMMYT unveils three fall armyworm-tolerant maize varieties for Eastern and Southern Africa
23-12-2020 | 06:41:17
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has announced the successful development of three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.
[Nigeria] Lekoil appoints SP Angel as nominated adviser
23-12-2020 | 06:28:36
LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, has announced the appointment of SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP as its nominated adviser with immediate effect.
[South Africa] MTN launches cross-border airtime purchases
21-12-2020 | 11:41:26
MTN South Africa has today launched MoMo International Airtime, a new service that will allow users to purchase airtime for recipients in other countries.
[Column] Nicholas Naidu: Why 5G is Crucial to Closing the Digital Divide
21-12-2020 | 09:07:21
South Africans were met with at least one welcome development earlier this year with the launch of the country’s first 5G which supports both commercial mobile and fixed wireless 5G services.
[South Africa] Menzies Aviation pick LIFT for ramp handling services
21-12-2020 | 06:11:01
Menzies Aviation, the global aviation services specialist, has announced the launch of its partnership with LIFT, South Africa’s brand-new airline operated by Global Aviation Operations, which started flights last week.
[South Africa] Bytes Technology lists on JSE's main Board
18-12-2020 | 13:54:08
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) announced the listing of Bytes Technology to its main Board, making it the fifth company to list this year outside of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs).
Pan African Resources, juwi South Africa partner for construction of solar photovoltaic plant at Evander Mines
17-12-2020 | 08:11:00
Pan African Resources has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with juwi South Africa to construct its 9.975MW solar photovoltaic plant at Evander Mines.
NERSA approves flagship energy wheeling project for Amazon in South Africa
16-12-2020 | 12:11:38
NERSA has approved a flagship renewable energy project commissioned by Amazon, set to demonstrate the flexibility and convenience of procuring independent power through the electricity grid in South Africa.
South Africa agritech startup Aerobotics raises funds for global expansion
16-12-2020 | 08:01:00
FMO and Cathay AfricInvest Innovation have invested in Aerobotics, a South African AgriTech startup developing intelligent tools to the feed the world.
Tower Resources enters second exploration period of Algoa-Gamtoos license offshore South Africa
16-12-2020 | 07:44:04
Tower Resources announced that its subsidiary Rift Petroleum, together with Operator and 50% partner New Age Energy Algoa, has now formally agreed to enter the Second Exploration Period of the Algoa-Gamtoos license offshore South Africa.
[South Africa] Millat announces the opening Of Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cape Town
15-12-2020 | 13:42:50
Millat Properties, the South African real estate company, has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Cape Town, the first Hyatt-branded property in the 'Mother City'.
[South Africa] AngloGold Ashanti appoints Maria Ramos as new Chair
15-12-2020 | 12:00:32
AngloGold Ashanti has appointed Independent Non - Executive Director Maria Ramos as the new Chair of the Board with immediate effect.
PropertyGuys.com's Canadian-made real estate platform expands to South Africa
15-12-2020 | 07:53:46
PropertyGuys.com, one of Canada's celebrated PropTech pioneers announces its recent international expansion.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches 5G network footprint in KwaZulu-Natal province
14-12-2020 | 11:54:00
Vodacom KwaZulu-Natal Region announced it is rolling-out the fastest and latest, fifth generation (5G) network in key municipal districts in KwaZulu-Natal province.
[South Africa] ADvTECH launches premium digital upskilling platform for individuals and companies
14-12-2020 | 11:44:00
Africa’s private education provider, ADvTECH, announced the launch of MindSharp, a premium dynamic digital learning platform aimed at upskilling individuals and corporate teams.
Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth partners with Nedbank to help 9,000 South Africa micro-entrepreneurs grow their businesses
14-12-2020 | 10:57:00
Informal micro-enterprises are among those whose businesses have been significantly impacted by COVID-19, with nearly two thirds of these businesses stating that they are not performing well after lockdown, according to a recent Ipsos South Africa survey.
Standard Insurance limited becomes latest African firm to select Moody’s analytics ifrs 17 solution
14-12-2020 | 10:49:26
Moody’s Analytics has announced that Standard Insurance Limited, the insurance arm of Johannesburg-based Standard Bank Group and one of South Africa’s insurance providers, has selected the Moody’s Analytics RiskIntegrity™ for IFRS 17 solution.
A trust-defined customer experience journey will dominate 2021, says Immersion Group
14-12-2020 | 08:05:33
Gaining brand trust has taken on a much deeper meaning since the Covid-19 Pandemic ordeal when consumers experienced firsthand which companies could provide evidence of their legitimate concern for customers
[South Africa] Cybersecurity specialists J2 donates laptops and software to Rural Reach
14-12-2020 | 07:57:03
J2 has donated laptops and software to Rural Reach, a small non-profit organisation dedicated to serving the needs of the isolated and often neglected rural communities across the country.
[South Africa] TymeBank and IDEMIA collaborate towards increased security and convenience in customer card issuance
14-12-2020 | 05:25:39
South Africa's TymeBank has teamed up with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, to deliver a secure, convenient and frictionless way for customers to acquire bank cards.
Kosmos Energy completes farm down of exploration assets to Shell
11-12-2020 | 07:43:00
Kosmos Energy announced it has closed the previously announced transaction with B.V. Dordtsche Petroleum Maatschappij (Shell), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, to farm down interests in Suriname, Sao Tome & Principe and Namibia.
[South Africa] PayCentral and Mastercard enable small businesses to go digital and pay employees with virtual cards
11-12-2020 | 07:39:49
PayCentral, a digital payment fintech, has partnered with Mastercard to launch DigiCentral, a secure online platform that provides small business owners with a simple, quick and cost-effective way of paying out incentives.
Vodacom Business partners with Crayon to accelerate cloud adoption journey in Africa
10-12-2020 | 10:29:19
Vodacom Business Africa has partnered with Crayon Africa to deliver seamless and improved cloud solutions to businesses in Africa as they embark on their cloud adoption journey.
South African customer journey management startup inQuba closes expansion capital funding
10-12-2020 | 09:55:00
inQuba, a Customer Journey Management startup, secured expansion capital from venture capital firm Knife Capital and African corporate and investment bank Rand Merchant Bank.
[South Africa] Convergence Partners acquires additional $5m interest in Channel VAS
10-12-2020 | 07:49:00
ICT investment firm Convergence Partners announced it has acquired an additional $5 million interest in Channel VAS (CVAS), a fintech provider of mobile financial services across sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.
Zimbabwe’s Russian-backed platinum venture sells stake to Fossil Mines
10-12-2020 | 07:29:00
Great Dyke Investments, a Russian-backed project planning to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine, has sold a 4.4% stake to Fossil Mines, as Covid-19 disrupted fundraising for the venture.
Leep Africa develops Leep Connect, world’s first mobile IOT hotspot network
09-12-2020 | 12:30:00
Leep Africa, a Johannesburg-based South African company, has developed the world’s first Internet of Things (IoT) mobile hotspot network.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifier Africa Climbing Continental Championship
08-12-2020 | 13:39:00
The South African National Climbing Federation and the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) will host the first Africa Continental Climbing Championship (ACC), proudly organized by Western Cape Climbing.
Africa Energy announces Luiperd-1X test results offshore South Africa
08-12-2020 | 06:12:00
Africa Energy, an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore South Africa and Namibia, is pleased to announce drill stem test results for the Luiperd-1X well, the second major discovery on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa.
Clement Blanc to lead DHL Global Forwarding in South Africa
08-12-2020 | 05:02:00
DHL Global Forwarding has appointed DHL veteran, Clement Blanc as Managing Director for its business in South Africa, one of the key markets for the logistics giant in the fast-growing region.
South African tech startup LetMeIn.to raises R2.2-million to scale its visitor and access management platform.
07-12-2020 | 13:50:22
South African tech startup LetMeIn.to has raised R2.2 million in funding from an undisclosed impact investor to scale up and expand their visitor and access management platform.
[South Africa] BroadReach announces partnership with Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
07-12-2020 | 12:54:00
BroadReach Group has today announced its role as a partner on the recently launched Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare.
Metalex announces agreement on diamond project in South Africa
07-12-2020 | 09:00:00
Metalex Ventures Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire an interest in the 3,373 hectare Viljoenshof prospecting license from Invest in Property 126 (Pty) Ltd "IIP"
[South Africa] Baker McKenzie’s internal innovation hackathon to find solutions to client pain points in Africa
07-12-2020 | 08:44:57
Baker McKenzie recently held an internal innovation hackathon, during which employees were challenged to design new or improved solutions to pain points that the firm and its clients are currently facing in Africa.
Kinetiko completes third high resolution aeromagnetic survey on the Amersfoort project in South Africa
07-12-2020 | 06:20:34
Kinetiko Energy announced that a high resolution aeromagnetic and radiometric survey has been completed to follow the success of similar adjoining surveys completed in June and August 2020.
[South Africa] Huawei introduces Key Architecture Index to drive 5G network acceleration
07-12-2020 | 06:19:00
Huawei held an online IP Gala conference with its industry partners to introduce the Key Architecture Index (KAI) and share its applications.
[Column] Andrew Bourne: Why businesses should ensure data privacy in vendor relationships
07-12-2020 | 05:35:00
As a business, adjunct surveillance on your site should be one of your main concerns as there are major implications that come with it.
[South Africa] Vodacom partners with GSMA to drive the digital inclusion of persons with disabilities
07-12-2020 | 05:05:00
GSMA Assistive Tech has launched the ‘Principles for driving digital inclusion of people with disabilities,’ a framework for action aimed at increasing the digital inclusion of people with disabilities.
South African startup myFanPark merges with Starsona to create a global celebrity engagement platform
04-12-2020 | 10:09:55
South African startup myFanPark has announced its merger with Silicon Valley-based celebrity engagement platform Starsona.
Telkom South Africa launches WhatsApp digital payment service for any network users
04-12-2020 | 07:13:00
Telkom South Africa launched Telkom Pay, a digital wallet service that runs through WhatsApp, and customers of any mobile networks can use Telkom Pay without having to subscribe to Telkom.
[South Africa] KiaraHealth taps SAP cloud solution to streamline operations
04-12-2020 | 07:06:13
Companies wishing to transform their operations through digital technologies often face a hard choice: stay with a legacy system and make the best of a legacy investment, or transition to a new digital platform but risk causing disruptions.
GSMA launches framework to improve digital inclusion for persons with disabilities
04-12-2020 | 06:55:00
To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, GSMA launched the ‘Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities’ to further inspire the mobile industry to help close the mobile disability gap.
Vodacom launches 4G site in Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa
03-12-2020 | 08:32:00
Vodacom Central Region unveiled a new 4G base station in Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa, to deliver fast internet connectivity and connect the unconnected particularly in deep rural areas.
Africa's smartphone market grows in Q3 2020, feature phone shipments decline, report
03-12-2020 | 07:16:00
Africa's overall mobile phone market shipments declined 6.0% year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, according to the latest insights from global technology research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
South African Post Office partners with Lleida.net to digitize communication
03-12-2020 | 07:08:00
South African Post Office, the national postal service of South Africa will use Lleida.net technology to send more than 10 million registered electronic communications per year to the citizens of Johannesburg.
Sumitomo Rubber South Africa appoints Lubin Ozoux as new CEO
03-12-2020 | 06:21:43
Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, manufacturer of the Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands for the African continent, has announced the appointment of Lubin Ozoux as the new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director effective 1 January 2021.
BaseKit, Liquid Telecom partnership to help African businesses establish online presence
02-12-2020 | 14:33:48
Website builder BaseKit is set to partner with Liquid Telecom to provide a website and eCommerce builder to customers of the African communications provider.
Nestlé partners with Nomanini and Standard Bank to empower informal retail traders across the Eastern and Southern Africa
02-12-2020 | 11:24:08
Informal retail Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) across the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) are set to receive a technological and operational boost for their businesses, thanks to Nestlé, Nomanini and Standard Bank.
[South Africa] LyondellBasell, Sasol complete Louisiana Joint Venture transaction
02-12-2020 | 07:48:00
LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Sasol, a global integrated chemicals and energy company, announced the closing of their Louisiana-based Integrated Polyethylene JV transaction.
UNDP, WRC award grants to water innovators to build and improve innovations in South Africa
02-12-2020 | 06:59:00
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Africa and the Water Research Commission (WRC) awarded grants to the value of R3 million to seven innovators, to build and improve water innovations in the country.
Realness Institute opens call for submissions for Episodic Lab in partnership with Netflix
30-11-2020 | 08:39:51
After announcing a new partnership with streaming giant Netflix last week to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for African writers, Realness Institute is now calling for submissions.
African tech challengers set to grow share on global stage, BCG report
30-11-2020 | 08:01:00
In a new report on the leading companies in emerging markets, BCG identifies 100 “tech challengers” that have already grown into powerful forces in technology and other industries.
[South Africa] CMC Networks to offer direct access to Microsoft Azure Peering Service
30-11-2020 | 05:45:53
CMC Networks has announced that it now offers direct access to the Microsoft Azure Peering Service, further increasing access to its broad range of cloud services.
[South Africa] Government, stakeholders sign sugar industry master plan
26-11-2020 | 07:29:00
The Minister for Trade, Industry and Competition and the Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, alongside stakeholders, signed the sugar industry master plan for South Africa.
[Column] Vianca McCall: Understanding digital signatures in the modern business world
26-11-2020 | 06:42:00
The pen may be mightier than the sword, but in an ever-growing digital world, this small but mighty weapon may well be on its way to extinction.
[South Africa] Sasol to sell 50 per cent stake in Gemini polyethylene joint venture for $404 million
25-11-2020 | 06:02:00
Sasol has agreed principle terms to sell its 50 percent interest in the Gemini high-density polyethylene joint venture to its partner INEOS for $404 million.
Siemens Gamesa feeds 250MW of clean energy to South Africa’s grid
24-11-2020 | 13:13:00
Siemens Gamesa has officially started production of Mainstream Renewable Power’s 110MW Perdekraal East and 140 MW Kangnas wind farms in South Africa, supporting additional green power supply into the country’s national grid.
Cash Crusaders, KaiOS launch DIXON XK1 South Africa’s first unlocked smart feature phone
24-11-2020 | 06:54:00
Cash Crusaders and KaiOS Technologies announced the DIXON XK1, the first open market KaiOS device in South Africa, now available from the Cash Crusaders stores across the country.
[Column] John Mc Loughlin: The changing face of Ransomware
23-11-2020 | 13:27:16
There is a significant decrease in the sheer number of ransomware attacks due to improved security, better backup strategies and faster data recovery measures
[Column] Mark Bannerman: Cloud and the Need for Agile, Accelerated Implementation
23-11-2020 | 12:04:00
Cloud solutions provide the opportunity to transform how companies and businesses operate, offering increasingly more direct business benefits.
[South Africa] Netflix and Realness Institute launch content development lab for African writers
23-11-2020 | 08:57:00
Realness Institute has announced its partnership with global streaming service Netflix, to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for writers in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.
Ericsson sees strong momentum in Sub-Saharan Africa
23-11-2020 | 07:50:18
A series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, among others, highlight Ericsson’s growing footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa as communications service providers move to strengthen their networks.
[South Africa] Fintech startup Ukheshe to acquire Oltio, strengthens partnership with Mastercard
23-11-2020 | 06:13:18
South African fintech startup Ukheshe today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Oltio, a startup that developed Mastercard’s QR payment service in South Africa
[South Africa] Safomar Aviation inks cybersecurity deal with CCX Technologies
19-11-2020 | 14:00:22
South Africa’s Safomar Aviation has signed a deal with Canada’s CX Technologies to sell onboard cybersecurity solutions into the rapidly growing Sub-Sahara Africa market.
Ford embarks on renewable energy programme for Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, South Africa
19-11-2020 | 12:28:00
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa has embarked on a pioneering solar energy project for its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, as part of its vision to develop an integrated renewable energy solution.
[South Africa] OMAI invests in Sifiso Learning Group through its education impact fund, EduFund
18-11-2020 | 15:12:00
Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), one of Africa’s largest private alternative investment managers, has announced the first investment of its Education Investment Impact Fund of South Africa (EduFund), with the Sifiso Learning Group.
South Africa's MetroFibre Networx completes new capital raise from AIIM and STOA
18-11-2020 | 10:12:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Africa’s infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a minority equity stake in MetroFibre Networx, a South African open access fibre network operator.
Airlink launches new route connecting South Africa and Tanzania
18-11-2020 | 09:45:43
Airlink, the privately-owned and independent regional airline, has opened reservations for flights between Johannesburg and Dar es Salaam, which will commence on 1 December 2020.