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’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.
Global software and cloud portfolio management company, SoftwareONE, has launched UCSimple, a comprehensive Unified Communications (UC) managed service, in South Africa, UK.
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.
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).
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.
AngloGold Ashanti achieved guidance for the sixth consecutive year, with improved margins driving significant growth in free cash flow generation.
National Treasury has revised down the South African economy’s growth to 1.5% in 2019.
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 (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
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.
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.
Creating a more efficient footprint, Isuzu Motors South Africa has officially launched its consolidated truck and bakkie manufacturing plant.
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 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 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
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
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.
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.
A2X has been authorised to secondary list exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) on its platform.
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.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will this year focus on significantly expanding the small business incubation programme.
Oil and gas exploration company Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects.
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.
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.
Electricity utility company has started commercial operation at the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa.
Global digital technology and operations company Accenture has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg.
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.
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
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 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 (SAA) has resumed operations between Johannesburg and Blantyre, Malawi.
Santam shares have begun trading on A2X Markets as of Friday the 1st of February.
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
Cape Union Mart, the South African outdoor company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution.
Platinum-group metals and chrome co-producer Tharisa, has been approved to begin trading its shares on the A2X exchange in South Africa.
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
Global seed companies are adapting their products to combat the impact of climate change and address nutrition needs.
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.
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 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’s largest general insurer Santam, will effect a secondary listing of its shares on the A2X Markets exchange come February 1, 2019.
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.
The governments of South and India have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fisheries.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
HP has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa effective immediately.
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 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.
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
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.
Sanlam Group has appointed Mr Sydney Mbhele as the Chief Executive for Brand, with effect from 01 April 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
The South African Airways has appointed advocate Vusi Pikoli to its leadership team to head Risk and Compliance effective February 1, 2019.
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has launched its low-cost digital money transfer service from South Africa to over 145 destinations worldwide.
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
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.
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.
Global Platinum Mining to 2022 report has been released providing a comprehensive coverage on global platinum industry.
South Africa and Mozambique have committed to maximising areas of cooperation that are beneficial for the neighbouring countries’ bilateral relations.
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has warned the public to be aware of fraudsters selling SASSA cards on social media.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
The Professional Provident Society has announced its partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley.
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
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 has been ranked 77th out of 100 world countries in economic freedom by the Heritage Foundation.
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.
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.
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation has acquired 178,995,353 ordinary shares of Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited at a price of ZAR4.00 per share.
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 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.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has announced the resignation of Deputy Governor Francois Groepe effective 31 January 2019.
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.
Free Web Hosting, initially launched August 2018 in Zimbabwe, has extended its services to neighboring South Africa.
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 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 has successfully launched into space the continent’s most advanced nanosatellite to date - the ZACube-2.
SOL Wallet, a fintech startup, has announced its launch in South Africa.
South Africa continues to be one of the most spammed countries in the world according to the latest findings from Truecaller Insights report.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has today convened a colloquium looking at interventions to grow the South African economy.
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 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
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.
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.
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’s banking sector is increasingly moving towards a ‘marketplace without boundaries’, shaped by the fast-approaching entry of new digital players.