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SAP Africa appoints Cameron Beveridge Regional Director for Southern Africa
22-02-2019 | 14:38:51
Cameron Beveridge a seasoned professional with a 25-year pedigree in technology, had until recently led one of SAP Africa’s largest business units.
[South Africa] FNB raises alarm over new debit order fraud
22-02-2019 | 14:35:36
South Africa’s First National Bank. FNB has said that it has detected abnormally high volumes and disputes of suspicious debit orders with descriptors Procall and Mzansi in December 2018 and January 2019.
SoftwareONE launches Unified Communications Service in South Africa
22-02-2019 | 09:26:28
Global software and cloud portfolio management company, SoftwareONE, has launched UCSimple, a comprehensive Unified Communications (UC) managed service, in South Africa, UK.
Huawei set for launch of cloud data services in Africa
21-02-2019 | 09:50:52
Huawei is preparing for the launch for its cloud data services in Africa. The company is working with South African partners for the construction of the data centers in Johannesburg initially and later Cape Town.
[Column] Neil Hobbs: Significant tax benefits on offer for SA's venture capital investors
21-02-2019 | 09:36:00
In July 2009 the South African Revenue Services (SARS) introduced section 12J of the Income Tax Act to encourage ordinary taxpayers to invest in small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs).
[Interview] Kirsty Chadwick, Group CEO, TTRO, South Africa
21-02-2019 | 08:16:00
Kirsty Chadwick, a citizen of New Zealand, puts to work her passion for education and the technology at her disposal to create innovative, cost effective and fully customised e-learning solutions.
[South Africa] AngloGold Ashanti grows margins and cash flow, charts path forward
21-02-2019 | 08:03:00
AngloGold Ashanti achieved guidance for the sixth consecutive year, with improved margins driving significant growth in free cash flow generation.
Treasury revises South Africa’s 2019 economic growth to 1.5 per cent
21-02-2019 | 06:57:00
National Treasury has revised down the South African economy’s growth to 1.5% in 2019.
Protiviti grows global foothold with new South Africa partnership
20-02-2019 | 06:46:02
To further address the needs of its clients, global consulting firm Protiviti has expanded its Member Firm network to South Africa to add SekelaXabiso CA Incorporated (SkX) as its newest member firm.
South African Airways settles Comair dispute
19-02-2019 | 07:33:10
South African Airways (SAA) has reached a settlement with Comair following a protracted legal battle, saying it paves the way for the airline to reach financial sustainability.
Handa Mining Corporation signs joint venture agreement to develop copper processing plant in South Africa
18-02-2019 | 13:06:13
Handa Mining Corporation has signed a joint venture agreement with O’Okiep Copper Company and SHIP Copper company to fund and build a processing plant in South Africa.
[Interview] Kathryn Main, CEO, Money Savvy Kids, South Africa
18-02-2019 | 08:28:00
Kathryn Main is an advocate of financial literacy and believes it is a cornerstone of prosperity and security for any community. The author of 'Raising Money Savvy Kids', she runs her company in Johannesburg, South Africa, delivering financial education in a number of ways.
[South Africa] Isuzu launches consolidated truck and bakkie manufacturing plant
15-02-2019 | 13:02:00
Creating a more efficient footprint, Isuzu Motors South Africa has officially launched its consolidated truck and bakkie manufacturing plant.
[South Africa] Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant starts production of the new Ranger model
14-02-2019 | 11:20:00
Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has commenced production of the new Ford Ranger, bringing a raft of product upgrades and refinements to one of South Africa’s best-selling vehicles and export models.
goFLUENT and LRMG partner to accelerate business language skills in Africa
14-02-2019 | 08:20:00
goFLUENT and LRMG have signed a partnership to accelerate the language skills of professionals who are non-native speakers of English, Chinese, French, and other key business languages.
Entersekt’s new appointments to drive on service delivery in South Africa
14-02-2019 | 07:12:00
Entersekt announced the appointments of Pieter de Swardt as Country Manager and Stuart Gray as VP Engineering Services, to drive on company’s service delivery in South Africa.
Synergy Wound Technology and Trade Africa Healthcare partner to offer mobile cloud solution in South Africa
13-02-2019 | 08:27:00
Technology-driven product development company Synergy Wound Technology has announced an agreement with Trade Africa Healthcare focused on affordable and innovative healthcare solutions for Africa.
[South Africa] Clickatell announces new appointments to bolster growth
13-02-2019 | 08:20:57
[South Africa] Clickatell announces new appointments to bolster growth
[South Africa] Infor Announces $1.5 Billion Investment Ahead of Potential IPO
13-02-2019 | 06:39:30
Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialised by industry has announced an agreement to receive a $1.5 billion investment from shareholders Koch Equity Development, LLC (KED) and Golden Gate Capital.
[South Africa] Vodacom KwaZulu Natal builds indoor mobile coverage and capacity in South Africa
12-02-2019 | 12:49:51
As businesses across Umhlanga Ridge invest in the early stages of digital transformation, many are seeking to create first impressions which make a long-lasting impact on customers, employees and tenants.
[South Africa] A2X approved to secondary list ETFs and ETNs
12-02-2019 | 07:10:40
A2X has been authorised to secondary list exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) on its platform.
Facebook partners with African NGOs for Safer Internet Day 2019
09-02-2019 | 05:37:29
In line with its commitment to building a safer online world for all, Facebook supported Safer Internet Day with a campaign spanning 15-plus African countries.
South Africa announces incubation programme for small businesses
08-02-2019 | 10:44:14
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will this year focus on significantly expanding the small business incubation programme.
Total announces new gas discovery in South Africa, launches petroleum province
08-02-2019 | 07:05:45
Oil and gas exploration company Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects.
Surging tourist arrivals to drive South Africa car rental and leasing market, Ken Research
08-02-2019 | 06:59:00
Increase in tourism in the country due to the roll-out programme for eVisas in South Africa and the low valuation of Rand will drive South Africa car rental and leasing market.
[Column] Donna Rachelson: The future of women in the workplace in South Africa
07-02-2019 | 09:12:17
Year after year, the majority of senior executives in South Africa are men. In July last year, only one of the JSE’s Top 40 companies had a female CEO.
ENGIE starts operations at one of South Africa’s largest renewable energy projects
07-02-2019 | 07:01:13
Electricity utility company has started commercial operation at the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa.
[South Africa] Accenture set to launch Applied Intelligence Studio for mining
06-02-2019 | 13:01:00
Global digital technology and operations company Accenture has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg.
[South Africa] FNB unveils new Easy account with medical, legal and financial advice for consumers
06-02-2019 | 11:04:52
FNB has launched its new Easy Smart Option bank account making it the first bank to combine medical, financial and legal advice as additional value to consumers who earn between R1 000 to R7 000 per month.
Aurecon becomes first engineering consultancy firm to legally operate drones in South Africa
06-02-2019 | 08:31:00
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, Aurecon has received a Remote Operating Certificate (ROC) from the South African Civil Aviation Authority to operate drones in South Africa.
[South Africa] Eskom concludes $1 billion loan facility agreement with local and international banks
06-02-2019 | 06:15:07
South Africa's power utility company Eskom has concluded a R15 billion loan facility, approximately $1.1 billion, with a consortium of local and international banks.
[South Africa] AI tech startup, Cortex Logic, secures investment to grow business beyond Africa
06-02-2019 | 05:23:30
South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic has secured growth investment to expand it’s reach to new clients in Europe and USA.
South African Airways resumes flights between Johannesburg and Malawi
05-02-2019 | 11:32:53
South African Airways (SAA) has resumed operations between Johannesburg and Blantyre, Malawi.
[South Africa] Santam secondary lists on A2X
04-02-2019 | 08:30:50
Santam shares have begun trading on A2X Markets as of Friday the 1st of February.
South Africa set to showcase its fruit and vegetable export capabilities in Germany
31-01-2019 | 09:49:00
South Africa’s fruit and vegetable export capabilities will be on full display to the world when the dti will showcase 25 of the finest local fruit and vegetable exporting companies in Germany, this February.
[South Africa] Cape Union Mart launches Product Lifecycle Management software to support growth and integrate suppliers
31-01-2019 | 09:32:09
Cape Union Mart, the South African outdoor company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution.
[South Africa] Tharisa takes up secondary listing on A2X
31-01-2019 | 07:29:32
Platinum-group metals and chrome co-producer Tharisa, has been approved to begin trading its shares on the A2X exchange in South Africa.
TIBCO, Techsoft in distribution agreement with eye on Sub Saharan Africa
30-01-2019 | 09:06:00
TIBCO Software, a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, has signed a historic and strategic partnership agreement with TechSoft International, formerly TIBCO South Africa.
Tanzania, South Africa and Kenya benefit most from investments in local seed business activities, Index shows
30-01-2019 | 09:00:29
Global seed companies are adapting their products to combat the impact of climate change and address nutrition needs.
[South Africa] Huge Telecom names Robert Burger new Managing Director
30-01-2019 | 08:17:00
Huge Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huge Group, has appointed Robert (Rob) Burger as its new Managing Director of Huge Telecom effective as of 23 January 2019.
[South Africa] NCFA launches guide to empower banks assess natural capital risk
30-01-2019 | 07:07:00
Natural Capital Finance Alliance, NCFA, has unveiled showcased the world’s first step-by-step guide in South Africa to help banks conduct a rapid natural capital risk assessment.
[South Africa] Kalon Venture Partners leads a $1.5M round investment into Flow
30-01-2019 | 05:23:59
South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners has announced a lead investment of $1,465,400 in local proptech platform Flow, an app that rewards tenants for good behaviour.
[South Africa] Santam to list on A2X exchange
29-01-2019 | 11:43:32
South Africa’s largest general insurer Santam, will effect a secondary listing of its shares on the A2X Markets exchange come February 1, 2019.
Trade misinvoicing undermines the impact of international trade in developing nations, GFI report
29-01-2019 | 10:05:00
A new analysis by Global Financial Integrity (GFI) indicate that Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) due to trade misinvoicing, is a significant and persistent drag on 148 developing countries’ economies.
South Africa, India to strengthen cooperation in agriculture
29-01-2019 | 06:10:12
The governments of South and India have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fisheries.
[South Africa] Berkshire Partners to invest in Teraco Data Environments
28-01-2019 | 08:14:00
Teraco Data Environments, African provider of colocation data centre infrastructure, has announced that Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the company.
[Column] Ralph Speirs: Investment education is a tool to financial literacy
25-01-2019 | 08:29:03
Money is one of life's most vital tools, it gives us the power to sustain, maintain, survive and the ability to leave a legacy for our loved ones.
Reforming South Africa's tertiary education can reduce opportunity inequalities, World Bank report
25-01-2019 | 06:09:53
A World Bank report suggests that for South Africa to grow sustainably faster, it needs to address its skills gap that perpetuates inequality and fuels policy uncertainty.
[South Africa] Entelect to acquire a majority stake in Netherlands-based Fixx iT
23-01-2019 | 12:02:00
Entelect, South Africa’s leading software engineering and solutions company, has entered into an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Netherlands based company Fixx iT.
FNB becomes first South African bank to launch consumer and merchant QR code payments on its banking app
23-01-2019 | 10:43:42
FNB is expanding its digital payments ecosystem by enabling consumers and sole proprietor businesses to perform and accept QR code payments using the FNB Banking App.
[South Africa] Elisabeth Moreno appointed VP & Managing Director for HP Africa
23-01-2019 | 08:14:00
HP has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa effective immediately.
South African Air Force receives radar processing technology from Cambridge Pixel
23-01-2019 | 06:17:53
Cambridge Pixel is supplying its secondary radar processing and plot extraction technology to Tellumat, as part of an upgrade of the South African Air Force's Secondary Surveillance Radars.
Solar-plus-storage beats combined-cycle gas in Jordan and Morocco, study
22-01-2019 | 14:51:00
Solar-plus-storage is already competitive with the world's most efficient form of gas generation in Morocco and Jordan, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.
Global Credit Ratings clarifies its not exiting Kenya
22-01-2019 | 10:32:00
South Africa's Global Credit Ratings (GCR) has clarified that it is still operating in Kenya and is not contemplating a withdrawal.
[South Africa] Naspers to separately list MultiChoice and unbundle its shares to Naspers shareholders
22-01-2019 | 08:47:30
Naspers has announced of its intention to list its video entertainment business separately on the JSE as MultiChoice Group and simultaneously unbundle its shares in this business to Naspers shareholders.
[South Africa] Sanlam appoints Sydney Mbhele as Chief Executive, Brand
22-01-2019 | 06:38:00
Sanlam Group has appointed Mr Sydney Mbhele as the Chief Executive for Brand, with effect from 01 April 2019.
[South Africa] Helios Towers signs agreement with SA Towers
21-01-2019 | 10:38:26
Helios Towers has signed an agreement with the South African tower company, SA Towers, whereby the Group will acquire a controlling interest in the business of SA Towers and fund the business’s future rollout.
[South Africa] President signs tax bills into law
21-01-2019 | 09:54:41
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law three 2018 tax bills that give legislative effect to the tax proposals announced by the Minister of Finance in last year’s annual National Budget Speech.
[SA Business Week] Propelling economic growth with aviation, telecommunication sectors
18-01-2019 | 15:26:00
The South Africa aviation and telecommunication sectors continue to drive the country’s economic growth while assisting the country reap from existing and emerging markets locally and internationally.
[South Africa] Domains.co.za launches UltraFast Epyc VPS hosting powered by AMD
17-01-2019 | 08:59:20
Domains.co.za has officially launched its new Epyc Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting solution, featuring the new AMD EPYC 7000 Series processors.
[South Africa] Mango Airlines acquires technology to reduce fuel consumption on its Boeing fleet
17-01-2019 | 06:44:04
South Africa's low cost carrier Mango Airlines has ordered Aviation Partners Boeing’s latest Split Scimitar Winglet technology for its Boeing Next Generation 737-800 fleet.
South African Airways appoints Vusi Pikoli to head Risk and Compliance
17-01-2019 | 06:17:00
The South African Airways has appointed advocate Vusi Pikoli to its leadership team to head Risk and Compliance effective February 1, 2019.
WorldRemit launches low-cost digital money transfers from South Africa
17-01-2019 | 04:05:14
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has launched its low-cost digital money transfer service from South Africa to over 145 destinations worldwide.
[South Africa] Microsoft appoints Lillian Barnard as new Managing Director
17-01-2019 | 03:54:00
Microsoft South Africa has appointed Lillian Barnard as its new Managing Director, effective March 1, 2019. Barnard will replace Zoaib Hoosen who has resigned after nearly five years at the helm.
Governments should do more to unlock the potential of technology to facilitate tax compliance, PwC and World Bank report
16-01-2019 | 10:55:07
Tax authorities could do more to realise the full potential of new technology to reduce the tax compliance burden on taxpayers, according to the 2019 edition of the annual Paying Taxes report, produced by PwC and the World Bank Group.
[South Africa] Helios Towers partners with Vulatel to expand mobile and fixed-line infrastructure
16-01-2019 | 10:41:08
Helios Towers Ltd, the independent telecoms tower infrastructure company has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with South Africa’s Vulatel (Pty) to create a South African infrastructure platform.
South Africa accounts for 90 per cent of global platinum mining market, report
16-01-2019 | 06:20:35
Global Platinum Mining to 2022 report has been released providing a comprehensive coverage on global platinum industry.
South Africa, Mozambique cement bilateral relations
15-01-2019 | 14:12:52
South Africa and Mozambique have committed to maximising areas of cooperation that are beneficial for the neighbouring countries’ bilateral relations.
Fraudsters sell South African Social Security Agency cards in latest scam
15-01-2019 | 09:36:00
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has warned the public to be aware of fraudsters selling SASSA cards on social media.
[South Africa] Vodacom Video Play secures rights to live stream 2018-19 FA Cup
15-01-2019 | 08:31:15
Vodacom, through its entertainment-streaming platform Video Play, has secured the rights to live-stream the 2018-19 FA Cup, the oldest national football competition in the world.
South African National Space Agency to become designated regional provider of space weather information for aviation sector
14-01-2019 | 11:35:00
South African National Space Agency has been selected by ICAO to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector.
[South Africa] Public cloud services will enable organisations to accelerate digital transformation
10-01-2019 | 13:19:07
The increased utilisation of public cloud services will enable organisations in South Africa to focus on innovation and accelerate the pace of digital business transformation.
[South Africa] JSE’s proposed new debt listing requirements to be interrogated
10-01-2019 | 11:53:36
Investors, issuers, certain representative bodies and debt sponsors have had their say in response to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s proposed new debt listing requirements.
[South Africa] Special Economic Zone to significantly contribute to the economic and industrial development
10-01-2019 | 07:44:12
The Minister for Trade and Industry South Africa, said the recently designation of the Nkomazi Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will contribute significantly to the economic and industrial development.
[South Africa] Microsoft pushes launch of its two data centres to 2019
10-01-2019 | 05:34:33
The data centres are expected to deliver the Microsoft Cloud, including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 to Africa, with initial availability in 2018.
HashCash targets South African blockchain market with new payment processor
09-01-2019 | 09:20:15
The African continent is steadily becoming one of the most fertile regions for the proliferation of blockchain technology, and South Africa is one of the countries under the spotlight in this movement.
[South Africa] The Professional Provident Society partners with Plug and Play to bolster insurance innovations
09-01-2019 | 07:19:00
The Professional Provident Society has announced its partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley.
[Column] Armando Da Silva: Why solar power is the obvious solution for South Africa
08-01-2019 | 11:12:45
As South Africa kicks off the New Year with a lower petrol price and hopes for a constructive 2019, there are some looming problems that hinder the great spirit of the country.
[South Africa] The Global Business Services incentive will create employment opportunities for the youth, Trade Minister
08-01-2019 | 07:36:00
The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies said the Global Business Services (GBS) incentive which became effective from 01 January 2019 will create employment opportunities for youth in South Africa.
South Africa ranked 77th in global economic freedom index
08-01-2019 | 06:42:00
South Africa has been ranked 77th out of 100 world countries in economic freedom by the Heritage Foundation.
[South Africa] Centurion Law Group expands team to support growing flexible legal services
08-01-2019 | 05:51:42
The Centurion Law Group has announced the hiring of Glenda Irvine-Smith and Unathi Twala as Director of Business Development & International Relations and Communications Coordinator respectively.
[South Africa] Naspers lists on A2X, retains primary listing on JSE
07-01-2019 | 09:27:00
Naspers has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets, while it will retain its primary listing on the JSE and its issued share capital will be unaffected.
[South Africa] Fairfax Africa completes investment in Consolidated Infrastructure Group
07-01-2019 | 09:11:00
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation has acquired 178,995,353 ordinary shares of Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited at a price of ZAR4.00 per share.
[South Africa] Africa Energy starts drilling Brulpadda offshore well
04-01-2019 | 06:10:59
Africa Energy Corp. has announced spud of the Brulpadda-1AX re-entry well on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa.
Blockchain-based social network Jamaa launches in South Africa to fight spread of fake news
03-01-2019 | 11:51:07
Blockchain-based social network Jamaa has launched its operations in South Africa to overcome the growing cases of fake news, while enabling all users to get paid just for using the network.
South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Deputy Governor Francois Groepe resigns
03-01-2019 | 09:02:00
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has announced the resignation of Deputy Governor Francois Groepe effective 31 January 2019.
South African Airways expands nonstop service between Accra and Washington
03-01-2019 | 07:25:55
South African Airways (SAA) has announced it will increase its frequency on nonstop flights between Accra’s Kotoka International Airport and Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport to five days weekly.
Zimbabwe's Free Web Hosting service expands to South Africa
03-01-2019 | 07:11:00
Free Web Hosting, initially launched August 2018 in Zimbabwe, has extended its services to neighboring South Africa.
[South Africa] Eskom concludes revised executive structure
02-01-2019 | 06:00:00
South Africa’s power generating company Eskom has concluded the Section 189 process for its top executive structure, reducing the number of positions in the organisation.
Angola set to join free trade zone of SADC
31-12-2018 | 08:15:00
Angola will be able to join the free trade zone of the SADC region in 2019, where it plans to establish two customs tariffs,
South Africa launches continent’s most advanced nanosatellite
28-12-2018 | 11:34:00
South Africa has successfully launched into space the continent’s most advanced nanosatellite to date - the ZACube-2.
Sol Wallet announces entry into South Africa
28-12-2018 | 06:05:00
SOL Wallet, a fintech startup, has announced its launch in South Africa.
South Africa among most spammed countries in the world, Truecaller report
27-12-2018 | 18:44:11
South Africa continues to be one of the most spammed countries in the world according to the latest findings from Truecaller Insights report.
[South Africa] Treasury holds colloquium in efforts to boost economy
24-12-2018 | 06:01:24
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has today convened a colloquium looking at interventions to grow the South African economy.
[South Africa] Cell C now fully compliant with ICASA regulations
21-12-2018 | 11:31:13
Following months of intensive development, Cell C is now fully compliant with the End-User and Subscriber Service Charter regulations in accordance with ICASA.
Liquid Telecom to establish multi-billion Rand 4G network in South Africa
21-12-2018 | 09:26:00
Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has announced that it will establish a multi-billion Rand 4G network in South Africa.
Airports Company South Africa signs information sharing deal with Airports of Thailand Public Company
21-12-2018 | 09:05:00
Airports Company South Africa has signed a sister airports agreement with Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited that will enable the two companies to cooperate and share information.
[South Africa] SAA and Emirates expand commercial relationship with enhanced codeshare agreement
21-12-2018 | 06:22:00
SAA (South African Airways) and Emirates are expanding their commercial relationship with enhancements to a codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both SAA and Emirates customers.
[South Africa] Routed signs expansion agreement for Ubersmith subscription business software
20-12-2018 | 13:06:14
Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider in South Africa, has signed an expansion agreement to take further advantage of subscription business management software from Ubersmith.
[South Africa] Digital entrants are game-changers in SA’s banking industry, PwC
20-12-2018 | 11:10:12
South Africa’s banking sector is increasingly moving towards a ‘marketplace without boundaries’, shaped by the fast-approaching entry of new digital players.