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[South Africa] Alitheia IDF leads $11 million investment round in home services platform SweepSouth
29-09-2022 | 07:46:00
SweepSouth, an online home services platform with a presence across Africa has completed a US$11m investment round led byAlitheia IDF (AIF), Africa’s first and largest gender-lens private equity fund.
American convenience store Circle K expands to South Africa
28-09-2022 | 13:46:00
Alimentation Couche-Tard (Couche-Tard) a global player in convenience and mobility, and Millat Convenience (Millat), a subsidiary of the Millat Group, announced a Master License Agreement that will bring Circle K to South Africa.
Google Cloud boosts Syft's financial reporting application to scale beyond South Africa
28-09-2022 | 11:55:00
Syft Analytics will leverage Google Cloud to run its online platform and application that reviews, analyzes, and predicts financial data quickly.
Forum de l'African Business Roundtable: Que peuvent faire les gouvernements Africains pour renforcer le secteur privé du continent?
27-09-2022 | 13:58:00
African Business Rountable (ABR), créé par le Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement en 1990, est la principale association d'entreprises et de chefs d'entreprise d'Afrique et représente la Société Africaine des Affaires auprès des Nations Unies.
Vodacom's zero-rated ConnectU portal empowers 34 million people
27-09-2022 | 10:44:13
Boosting Education, Jobs, Social, Health, Safety & Security, Government, and Small, Medium, and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMME) pillars, ConnectU is helping millions of South Africans, with Jobs, Health and Education ranking as the top three visited pillars for users.
South Africa’s appetite for digital payments continues to grow, Mastercard new payments index 2022
27-09-2022 | 10:39:22
Mastercard’s New Payments Index 2022 found that 95% of people in South Africa have used at least at one emerging digital payment method in the last year.
African Business Roundtable Forum: What can African governments do to elevate the continent’s private sector?
26-09-2022 | 15:08:00
The African Business Rountable (ABR), set up by the African Development Bank Group in 1990, is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders, and is the representative of the African Business Society to the United Nations.
SmarTek21 expands AI IntelliTek platform in South Africa to streamline health, telecom and education sectors
26-09-2022 | 09:42:00
US West Coast Headquartered SmarTek21, a global pioneer in AI-enabled solutions, announced it has joined forces with Regional Partners AI Intelligent Technologies of South Africa to lead the healthcare, telecommunications and education transformation.
Nedbank partners with SA PALS to transform South Africa's agricultural sector
23-09-2022 | 13:18:00
Nedbank has announced a partnership with South African Partners in Agri Land Solutions (SA PALS), to facilitate transformation in the agricultural sector through a funding programme in enterprise development.
[South Africa] DHL Global Forwarding invests €7 million in new transhipment hub
23-09-2022 | 12:47:40
DHL Global Forwarding, the international air, ocean, and road freight services provider, has inaugurated a new transhipment hub and head office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
[South Africa] Vodacom to spend R300 million in accelerating connectivity in Limpopo
23-09-2022 | 09:19:57
The bulk of the capex will be used to modernise the existing radio network, construct new deep rural towers, and enhance transmission, including increasing fibre rollout and improving backup power.
Nedbank partners with Africarare to join the metarverse
22-09-2022 | 08:34:15
This forms part of the financial services group’s strategy to lead in digital, go beyond banking, discover new marketing platforms and leverage new technology to better serve its customers and stay at the forefront through forward-thinking solutions.
[South Africa] Cybersecurity firm Trellix launches Advanced Research Center
22-09-2022 | 08:04:00
Cybersecurity firm Trellix has announced the establishment of the Trellix Advanced Research Center to advance global threat intelligence.
MTN Cameroon launched a brand campaign profiling MTN Business
21-09-2022 | 12:52:23
MTN Cameroon launched a brand campaign profiling MTN Business – the ICT leader in Africa, which aims to be a trusted partner to businesses in their digital evolution and ultimately achieve #BusinessDoneBetter across the continent.
Inpixon partners with Schauenburg Systems to sell real-time location technologies to mining companies in South Africa
20-09-2022 | 12:25:16
Inpixon, the Indoor Intelligence company, announced a collaboration with Schauenburg Systems, an original-equipment manufacturer of mine safety systems and equipment, to sell Inpixon's real-time location technologies to mining companies in South Africa.
AfDB issues inaugural Green Bond in South African rand market
19-09-2022 | 15:43:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), announced it has issued a 200 million South African rand (ZAR) 1-year Green Bond due September 2023. The bond, which pays a coupon of 6.90%, was arranged by Daiwa Capital Markets Europe.
African Association of Automotive Manufacturers to explore Cameroon's opportunities in the automotive industry
19-09-2022 | 10:54:26
German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), the AAAM - African Association of Automotive Manufacturers visited automotive stakeholders in Cameroon to explore more opportunities and partnerships.
[Column] Carey van Vlaanderen: The most common Facebook Marketplace scams and how to avoid them
19-09-2022 | 08:57:55
Online retail in South Africa has more than doubled in just two years and with 29.5 million-strong Facebook users, more than half of the country’s population has a Facebook account
[South Africa] FSCA approves amendments to list actively managed ETFs on the JSE
16-09-2022 | 14:15:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) announced that the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has approved amendments to the JSE Listings Requirements that will pave the way for issuers to list and trade Actively Managed ETFs (AMETFs).
[Column] Grant Phillips: Digitally transforming the enterprise
15-09-2022 | 15:24:23
Ask a variety of companies of different sizes in different sectors to define what digital transformation means for them and you will, in all likelihood, receive many divergent responses.
[South Africa] LINX and NAPAfrica announce strategic collaboration
15-09-2022 | 15:19:00
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced a strategic collaboration with African Internet Exchange Point, NAPAfrica.
CMC Networks achieves MEF 3.0 SD-WAN
15-09-2022 | 14:32:07
The MEF 3.0 SD-WAN certification demonstrates CMC Networks’ commitment to delivering digital transformation across the most challenging markets in the world.
LatAm fintech giant EBANX expands its payments solutions to Africa
15-09-2022 | 10:04:00
The Brazilian unicorn views Africa as the “next frontier” that is poised for rapid digital transformation. EBANX now provides local payment solutions in 18 countries worldwide, including three of the top-10 economies in Africa: South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.
Mastercard partners with Google to launch Google Pay in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 09:35:22
A secure, more seamless way to transact, Google Pay saves customers from handing over their payment cards, touching physical buttons, or exchanging cash.
DEG celebrates 60th birthday with recent loan of EUR 23 million for SME financing in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 08:52:00
Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH ( DEG) celebrates its 60th birthday. It was founded by the German government to support the expansion of the private sector in developing countries with investment capital.
Carbon-neutral online shopping launches in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 07:44:00
With a goal to curb carbon emissions, South African startup Curbon, will make carbon-neutral online shopping possible through the launch of the country’s very first plugin created to help fight climate change.
[South Africa] Gauteng municipalities appoint Vodacom to help streamline service delivery
14-09-2022 | 08:55:33
Vodacom has begun rolling out its world-class solutions for both municipalities as part of a three-year contract.
[South Africa] 1nvest lists U.S. government bonds ETF on the JSE
12-09-2022 | 16:09:00
Shares in the 1nvest ICE U.S. Treasury Short Bond Index Feeder Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) have began trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), giving South African investors exposure to liquid, short-term U.S. government bonds.
Old Mutual Insure acquires specialist insurer Genric
08-09-2022 | 10:41:00
Old Mutual Insure announced the signing of a Share Purchase Agreement that will see Old MutualInsure acquire 100% of Genric Insurance Company Limited (Genric).
Chinese, Russian Partnerships in South Africa Should Extend to the Cyber Realm, says Trellix
08-09-2022 | 08:41:00
If South Africa truly is in alliance with countries like Russia and China, with its diplomatic stances on issues like the Ukraine conflict being led by BRICS ties, questions really should be asked why these two allied countries refuse to support South Africa in its struggles against disinformation and cybercrime.
[South Africa] AngloGold Ashanti appoints Gillian Doran as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
07-09-2022 | 17:13:37
AngloGold Ashanti has announced the appointment of Gillian Doran as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, effective 1 January 2023.
ExecuJet South Africa expands charter fleet
06-09-2022 | 13:11:52
ExecuJet South Africa, part of the Luxaviation Group, is celebrating charter fleet expansion and growing recognition of the company’s outstanding safety standards.
[South Africa] JSE Clear granted licence to operate as an Independent Clearing House and Central Counterparty
06-09-2022 | 10:10:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), announced that JSE Clear, its wholly owned subsidiary, has been granted a licence to operate as an Independent Clearing House and Central Counterparty (CCP) by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).
[South Africa] Gym management software Octiv secures funding from Knife Capital
05-09-2022 | 14:54:00
South African gym management platform Octiv has closed an eight-figure Series A funding round from venture capital firm Knife Capital.
Coca-Cola Beverages SA gives support to five SMMEs in flood-hit eThekwini
05-09-2022 | 10:03:42
Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has provided support totalling almost R700,000 to assist five small business owners to help them get back on their feet following the impact of the 2021 civil unrest and the floods which devastated KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year.
RMB has partnered with the Shoprite Group through the provision of a R1.5bn loan facility
05-09-2022 | 08:48:35
RMB enables Shoprite’s sustainability journey with R1.5bn combined green and sustainability-linked loan facility.
RMB helps Life Healthcare raise funding through billion Rand bond auction
05-09-2022 | 08:38:25
Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (Life Healthcare), South Africa’s second-largest hospital group by number of beds, appointed RMB as sole lead arranger to establish a domestic medium-term note (DMTN) programme and to manage its inaugural bond issuance.
[Column] Marilyn Moodley: How to create a digital transformation strategy that actually works
05-09-2022 | 08:00:00
Today, survey after survey shows workers want a hybrid work model. But what does the future workplace look like and how can organisations create a digital transformation journey that fits the new paradigm?
[South Africa] Cybersecurity firm Trellix appoints Kim Anstett Chief Information Officer
01-09-2022 | 14:14:57
Trellix has announced the appointment of Kim Anstett as Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO, Anstett will lead Trellix’s global information and technology systems organization and also join the Executive Leadership Team (ELT).
[South Africa] Power Learn Project launches program to train software developers
01-09-2022 | 13:50:00
Power Learn Project (PLP) has launched an initiative in South Africa to train 1 Million software developers across the continent by 2027.
[South Africa] SYSPRO appoints Jaco Maritz as new CEO
01-09-2022 | 12:07:20
SYSPRO, a global provider of industry-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, announced Jaco Maritz has been named global CEO, while Co-founder Phil Duff will be stepping into the role of Executive Chairman.
African Bank set to acquire majority stake in financial services provider Ubank
30-08-2022 | 11:11:00
African Bank announced it is the successful bidder to acquire the majority of Ubank’s disclosed assets and liabilities and take on its employees on a going concern basis on the closing of the Proposed Transaction.
Pick n Pay selects Amazon Web Services as its strategic cloud provider
30-08-2022 | 11:04:17
Moving to the cloud will enable Pick n Pay to streamline its operations and modernize the supply chain network for its stores, develop new digital customer experiences in omnichannel grocery, and expand into new areas of business.
Africa Data Centres breaks ground for Samrand facility expansion in Johannesburg
30-08-2022 | 10:56:40
Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, announced it has broken ground on the expansion of its Samrand facility in Johannesburg, from 10MW to 40MW of IT load.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches VodaLend Cash Advance for underbanked customers
30-08-2022 | 10:47:16
Vodacom Financial Services has launched VodaLend Cash Advance, a product that gives customers quick and secure access to money when they need it most.
[South Africa] Startupbootcamp adds Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank to list of partners for Cohort 3 of the ASIP Accelerator
29-08-2022 | 15:26:00
The Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) has partnered with pan-African tech accelerator, Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech, for the third instalment of the Africa Startup Initiative Accelerator Program (ASIP).
Buy now pay later in South Africa will be a R2 billion market by December, says Payflex
29-08-2022 | 10:58:00
According to Payflex, South Africa’s largest BNPL provider with over 300 000 customers, BNPL payments are likely to be around R2 billion by the end of 2022.
[South Africa] Siya Kolisi teams up with Luno to launch an educational campaign
29-08-2022 | 10:53:00
Luno has teamed up with Springbok rugby captain Siya Kolisi to launch an educational campaign that encourages South Africans to think long-term when it comes to crypto investing.
Sasol posts strong financial results supported by macroeconomic environment
29-08-2022 | 09:09:19
Sasol delivered a strong set of financial results against the backdrop of increased volatility resulting from ongoing geopolitical tensions, extended COVID-19 lockdowns and global supply chain disruptions.
[South Africa] 1nvest lists emerging Asian markets ETF on the JSE
26-08-2022 | 09:23:17
Shares in the 1nvest MSCI Emerging Markets Asia Index Feeder ETF began trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), giving South African investors exposure and access to eight fast-growing Asian emerging markets.
[Column] Mike Smollan: South African retail trends for 2022 and beyond
25-08-2022 | 16:02:00
Globally, overwhelmed supply chains, supply-demand imbalances and commodity-driven cost pressures as Russia invaded Ukraine, pushed inflation up and put further pressure on businesses and consumers alike.
ISUZU Motors South Africa eyes African expansion with new center
25-08-2022 | 15:59:22
ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has confirmed Gauteng as the province of choice to house its very own Parts Distribution Centre (PDC). This strategic step will bring the ISUZU's PDC and training centre closer to its biggest regional market and the rest of Africa markets.
[South Africa] iiDENTIFii wins KPMG Tech Innovator in Africa
25-08-2022 | 13:35:00
After a four-month-long competition, KPMG Private Enterprise has announced the winner of their Tech Innovator in Africa Awards where iiDENTIFii took the top spot.
[Column] Nixon Kanali: Just how slow is 5G adoption in Africa?
25-08-2022 | 12:54:00
The bottom line is, that 5G will usher in new tech advancement opportunities and innovation in Africa. Service providers, therefore, need to proactively create the blueprint for seamless 5G migration.
Tech trends: What the rest of 2022 has in store for the industry
25-08-2022 | 10:44:00
This article looks at Web3, passwordless authentication, artificial intelligence and machine learning as three trends likely to make the biggest impact in the coming months.
EG LNG to drive gas monetization and optimization dialogue as Silver Sponsor at AEW 2022
25-08-2022 | 09:07:49
EG LNG, the operator of Equatorial Guinea’s Liquefied Natural Gas processing facility, has confirmed its silver sponsorship for the African Energy Week 2022 conference and exhibition in Cape Town this coming October.
RMB partners with South Africa's retailer Shoprite to drive sustainability strategy
24-08-2022 | 16:52:00
South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has partnered with the Shoprite Group through the provision of a R1.5 billion loan facility, to expand the retailer’s key environmental programmes as part of its wider sustainability strategy.
Standard Bank South Africa adds Google Wallet to contactless payments
24-08-2022 | 15:27:00
Standard Bank South Africa announced it has added Google Wallet to its growing list of digital payment methods, which customers have largely embraced as they seek digital payment solutions that are convenient, easy and safe to use.
Barloworld lists South Africa’s first gender-linked bonds on the JSE
24-08-2022 | 15:18:00
Barloworld, an industrial processing, distribution, and services company with Industrial Equipment & Services and Consumer Industries (food and ingredient solutions), has listed two gender bonds on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
[Column] Phil Lewis: Connecting the Dots in Food & Bev with Artificial Intelligence
22-08-2022 | 13:54:00
The value of the market for artificial intelligence (AI) in the food and beverage sector is expected to reach a staggering $29.94 billion by 2026
Africa Data Centres uses strategic investment from US DFC to expand operations
22-08-2022 | 11:12:00
Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies has drawn down the first tranche of USD 83 million out of the USD 300 million strategic investment from the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved in 2021.
[South Africa] Ukheshe and Paycorp boost cardless cash withdrawals at Cash Express branded ATMs
22-08-2022 | 09:11:00
More cardless ATMs with greater functionality are now available to more people thanks to the ongoing partnership between leading fintech enablement partner, Ukheshe, and leading global payments provider, Paycorp.
NEC XON opens an experience center in South Africa
22-08-2022 | 07:42:19
NEC XON has opened an Experience Centre at its Midrand head office in South Africa where customers can test use cases and business models for emerging technologies, such as 5G Open RAN.
[South Africa] Telkom Business now offers small businesses funding up to R5 million within 24 hours
22-08-2022 | 07:24:00
Telkom Business announces the launch of Telkom Lend, to enable small businesses to apply online for funding and get an answer within 24 hours.
2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship applications open
19-08-2022 | 08:23:00
The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros announced the opening of the application process for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders this week.
Fifteen major SA financial institutions migrate to Africa’s top data centre without a hitch
18-08-2022 | 22:46:00
Fifteen major South African financial institutions have successfully migrated all their sensitive business data and hosted systems to Teraco, Africa’s leader in data centre infrastructure.
Pinning the strategy on the bullseye, IDC
18-08-2022 | 10:32:00
The cybersecurity landscape has matured. The attack vectors have evolved and adapted to changing security protocols and parameters with ransomware and online fraud becoming a menace in the region.
Nielsen advances digital measurement of the open web in South Africa
18-08-2022 | 09:39:53
Nielsen Identity System powering Digital Ad Ratings addresses advertising waste and helps enable advertisers and publishers to measure the reach and frequency of their audiences with confidence knowing that when a digital ad is viewed, demographics are deduplicated across mobile and PC platforms.
Automation mesh explained: Scalability and reliability for the hybrid cloud edge, Red Hat
18-08-2022 | 08:13:00
Just like edge computing requires bringing various compute resources closer to the endpoints, automation at scale has similar requirements: Organisations must deliver and run automation closer to the devices that need it.
Backdoor computer malware in Africa skyrocketed in the second quarter of 2022, report
18-08-2022 | 07:47:00
According to Kaspersky Security Network data for corporate users, the number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly compared to the previous quarter.
MTN Group announces appointment of Chief of Staff in Group CEO’s office
17-08-2022 | 12:17:00
MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Willington Ngwepe to the new post of Chief of Staff in the office of the Group President and Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 October 2022.
Backdoor computer malware in Africa skyrocketed in the second quarter of 2022, Kaspersky
17-08-2022 | 11:06:00
According to Kaspersky Security Network data for corporate users, the number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly compared to the previous quarter.
[Column] Andrew Springate: What merchants and consumers need to know about Registered Mandate Services (RMS)
17-08-2022 | 09:44:00
When South Africa became the first country in the world to launch Authenticated Collections (Debicheck), replacing EDO (AEDO & NAEDO) with DebiCheck in 2021, consumers and merchants breathed a collective sigh of relief.
South Africa's TymeBank acquires Retail Capital fintech to bolster business banking offering
16-08-2022 | 13:57:00
TymeBank, South Africa’s digital bank, is set to bolster its business banking offering with a series of new initiatives, key of which is the proposed acquisition of Retail Capital, a fintech company that provides funding to SMEs and businesses in South Africa.
[South Africa] Agritech disruptor driving down food costs for consumers and increasing profits for farmers
15-08-2022 | 12:09:00
A KZN-based startup is focusing on driving down the cost of food by cutting out middlemen and reducing transport costs while increasing profits for farmers.
Deloitte Named a Leader in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services
15-08-2022 | 10:41:00
Gartner®, one of the world’s leading information technology and advisory companies, has positioned Deloitte as the Leader with the highest Ability to Execute and furthest Completeness of Vision
When it comes to growing your cloud solutions business, customers are looking for value, not cheap solutions, Routed
15-08-2022 | 08:48:00
Infrastructure is the foundation upon which businesses thrive and managed service providers build their businesses, but in today’s environment, you need to offer unique solutions that show your customers value if you intend to grow.
Google’s Equiano undersea cable lands in South Africa
15-08-2022 | 08:20:00
Google has announced that the cable has now landed in South Africa. The cable which seeks to connect Europe to Africa via the ocean landed in Melkbosstrand, Western Cape.
[South Africa] Rural development negotiates a settlement to clear Citrus Blocked in the EU Ports
12-08-2022 | 10:25:49
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) confirms that it has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see clearing of citrus containers stuck in ports of entry in the European Union (EU).
Director Ebong to join Secretary Blinken in the Philippines and South Africa
11-08-2022 | 13:51:00
U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Director Enoh T. Ebong joined U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s travel to the Philippines and South Africa later this week, highlighting USTDA’s work to advance the Philippines’ clean energy transition and Africa financial support.
GoGlobal expands operations in Africa with launch of Employer of Record services in South Africa
10-08-2022 | 16:19:41
GoGlobal, the provider of global Employer of Record (EOR) services, announced the launch of operations in South Africa, to accelerate its commitment to support business investment in the region.
South Africa's Old Mutual Insure selects Sapiens for complete data and analytics solution
10-08-2022 | 16:03:00
Sapiens International Corporation announced the deployment of Sapiens Intelligence by Old Mutual Insure (OMI), to provide an enterprise-wide consolidated view of the organization's data and support its reporting and analytics needs.
[South Africa] JSE innovates to pave way for the listing of Actively Managed Certificates
10-08-2022 | 15:51:00
To meet the growing demand for Actively Managed Certificates (AMC), the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has amended the listing requirements to include AMCs in the suite of products offered to the market.
Hivestack signs strategic partnership with PHD Media for DOOH in South Africa
10-08-2022 | 15:05:00
Ad-tech company Hivestack announced a partnership with media and marketing communications agency PHD Media. This partnership enables PHD to integrate programmatic DOOH into the omnichannel strategies of their customers' brands.
SEACOM and British Telecommunications team up to deliver enterprise communications services in Africa
10-08-2022 | 09:30:00
SEACOM and BT announced a strategic alliance which will help SEACOM further secure its own infrastructure and deliver new networking, security and communications solutions to enterprise customers in Africa.
Snapplify highlighted as a key player in global Higher Education market
10-08-2022 | 09:26:36
In a new report focusing on the global tertiary e-textbook and multimedia market, edtech company Snapplify has been named one of the top six Higher Education players worldwide.
[Column] Elevating the customer experience – focusing on a sustainable future
08-08-2022 | 10:27:41
To enable service excellence must be part of the customer experience for brands and retailers in the telecom space, from the moment a customer searches for a product.
Pitching event to expose clean-tech start-ups to international investors worth USD100-billion
08-08-2022 | 10:19:23
South African clean-tech start-ups and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch to a room full of international and local investors with the potential to funding investment opportunities.
[South Africa] Bridgestone and Microsoft collaborate on Advanced Tire Analytics intergration
08-08-2022 | 07:49:00
Bridgestone has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to use Microsoft Azure to accelerate development and go-to-market strategies in support of Bridgestone’s digital transformation and sustainable solutions portfolio.
GE Foundation announces grant to support flood relief efforts in South Africa
05-08-2022 | 08:42:55
The GE Foundation announced a donation of US$100,000 to support relief efforts in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, where nearly 125,000 civilians have been displaced following disastrous flooding due to heavy rainfall sustained in April.
IFC and Absa Bank partner to increase affordable housing finance in South Africa
04-08-2022 | 13:51:47
To increase access to affordable housing in South Africa, IFC and Absa Bank Limited, one of the leading providers of residential mortgages in the country, have partnered to support the expansion of housing finance targeting lower-to-middle income households in South Africa.
[South Africa] Hello Pay champions SME growth with competitive access to funding
04-08-2022 | 09:58:15
Hello Pay is offering merchants, and micro and small enterprises access to competitive, commercially attractive, business loans of up to R250,000 to grow their businesses.
[South Africa] Vuma backs GirlCode in creating space for young women in STEM fields
04-08-2022 | 09:53:00
UNESCO recently revealed that women still account for 28% of people pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in sub-Saharan Africa.
Cyber criminals eye South African SMEs lack of security
04-08-2022 | 07:13:00
Despite the significant risks, SMEs seem reluctant to take the same digital preventative measures to secure their IT infrastructure as they would to protect their office equipment or company-owned vehicles.
Africa's music streaming service Mdundo hits 20 million monthly active users
04-08-2022 | 06:46:00
Mdundo says it has recorded 20.3 million monthly active users in June 2022, beating the upgraded expected target of 19 – 20 million for the month, a growth of 74% compared to June 2021.
Vodacom partners with Microsoft to boost cyber skills in South Africa
03-08-2022 | 11:32:19
Vodacom is keen to play an integral role in addressing cyber skills scarcity in South Africa, with cybersecurity a significant threat for governments, businesses and individuals around the world.
[Column] Steve Flynn: Cyber criminals eye South African SMEs lack of security
03-08-2022 | 11:23:38
Despite the significant risks, SMEs seem reluctant to take the same digital preventative measures to secure their IT infrastructure as they would to protect their office equipment or company-owned vehicles.
Women’s Month 2022 in Kwazulu-Natal have been launched
02-08-2022 | 22:21:00
Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities officially launched Women’s Month 2022 under the theme: “Women’s Socio-Economic Rights and Empowerment: Building Back Better for Women’s Resilience!”
[South Africa] Standard Bank invests in tech-enabled logistics solution Tripplo
02-08-2022 | 11:10:22
This start-up partnership ability arose when Standard Bank entered a relationship with tech business accelerator, Founders Factory Africa (FFA), a venture development company that designs, builds, and scales tech-enabled businesses across Africa.
IFC partners with Absa Bank to increase affordable housing finance in South Africa
02-08-2022 | 10:47:21
IFC and Absa Bank have partnered to support the expansion of housing finance targeting lower-to-middle income households in South Africa.