ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced that it will be the first business aviation company to operate and manage a Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet in Africa.
Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500 000th current generation Ford Ranger.
South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 20,000 Zapper merchants in South Africa using their smartphones.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, JSE, has recorded an improvement in the 2018 ESG Rating, thereby entrenching its place in the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 index.
Zensar, a digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has partnered with Education Africa to sponsor 10 students from the region.
Vantage GreenX Fund Managers have announced that through its second renewable energy fund, Vantage GreenX Note II, it has provided R2.05bn of funding to a combination of six solar and wind energy projects with a combined capacity of 433MW.
From September 5-7, 2018 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange- listed Altron has unveiled a new brand which ushers in a significant shift ensuring that the company goes to market under a single identity.
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has recruited the third wave of candidates for its Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme.
The Competition Amendment Bill (Bill), introduced in parliament in South Africa recently, has clearly shown that enabling small and medium enterprises and Previously Disadvantaged Individuals to be able to successfully compete in the market.
Blue Label Technology Solutions, value-added distributor to many leading southern African IT channel partners, has appointed industry veteran Ricky Correia as General Manager.
Goodyear South Africa ha appointed Piotr Czyzyk as the new Director for Trentyre and Commercial business.
WITS Enterprise has welcomed a new unit to its fold, The Entrepreneurial Wayz
As part of its accelerated rural coverage programme, Vodacom has announced that it will launch over 200 new rural network sites across all nine provinces in the year ahead
Marcia Ashong, of Ghanaian nationality, is an entrepreneur with experience in upstream oil and gas law, project management, consulting and business development. She founded TheBoardroom Africa, an outfit dedicated to increasing female boardroom participation in Africa, with her co-founder Tamsin Jones.
Wirecard, the global innovation company in digital financial technology has launched secureEFT in South Africa.
Liquid Telecom has delivered the first Microsoft ExpressRoute service peering in Africa – offering customers better performance, tighter security and lower latency.
South Africa’s official unemployment rate increased by 0,5 of a percentage point to 27,2% compared to the first quarter of 2018.
Mastercard and Entersekt have collaborated to enable Nedbank’s customers to make QR payments to Masterpass, Pay@, SnapScan, and Zapper merchants and billers through the Nedbank Money app.
Quest Aircraft has announced the appointment of National Airways Corporation (NAC) as an authorized dealer for the Kodiak in Southern and East Africa.
Duduzile Mkhwanazi is the Chief Executive Officer of South African non-profit organization, Project Isizwe, an organization dedicated to bringing internet access to the populace.
AlphaCode, an incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle for early-stage financial services businesses powered by Rand Merchant Investment Holdings is looking for businesses or ideas that could change the face of financial services.
China's Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC) began production at its newly built car assembly plant in South Africa this week.
Sappi Limited, a leading global producer of dissolving wood pulp headquartered in South Africa, has provided further details regarding capital investments at its Saiccor Mill in Umkomaas,
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the appointment of Juan Wheeler as new Chief Financial Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
The Econet Group and Telecom Egypt have signed a memorandum of understanding that will enable Econet’s Liquid Telecom unit to complete a terrestrial fibre optic network stretching all the way from Cape Town in South Africa to Cairo.
Open Source technology and services specialist Obsidian Systems is proud to announce that it has become an official HashiCorp partner and will provide the South African market with access to next generation data centre management solutions.
Credit protection company TransUnion and South Africa's first vehicle valuation & verification app FirstCheck have partnered to launch South Africa’s first consumer-focused vehicle checking app.
Mansur M. Nuruddin is a founding Partner of MNCapital Africa Advisors, a financial advisory firm focused on the African market.
Growthpoint Properties shares have begun trading on A2X as it became the first property company and tenth counter to join the exchange with its secondary listing. Growthpoint retains its primary listing on the JSE.
Giyani Metals Corporation has signed a research collaboration program with Rhodes University, South Africa, regarding battery-grade manganese within the Company’s flagship Kanye manganese project in Botswana.
Two leading independent analyst groups have confirmed that Vodacom has South Africa’s fastest 4G network and overall fastest network, respectively.
The African Development Bank has approved a string of measures aimed at supporting South Africa’s economic development ambitions as an upper Middle-Income Country.
Globeleq, a power sector leader in Africa, and an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management have reached a definitive agreement whereby Globeleq acquires Brookfield's interests in its South African renewable energy portfolio.
Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com, South Africa’s oldest news portal from South African media giant, Primedia (Pty) Ltd and telecom, MTN (Pty) Ltd
Global energy and commodity price-reporting agency Argus has launched daily price indexes for a range of fuels in South Africa, improving market transparency.
Liquid Telecom and Telecom Egypt have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable Liquid Telecom to shortly complete Africa’s terrestrial fibre network stretching all the way from Cape Town, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt.
Continuing its promise to place innovative teaching and learning technologies into schools, Sangari Education has been appointed a distributor for Veative’s educational virtual reality (VR) solutions.
A Gauteng civil and structural consulting engineering company is looking forward to expanding its customer base when they participate in the Trade and Investment Mission to Angola.
ProVia, the safety-focused and reliable budget parts aftermarket brand for commercial vehicle braking systems has announced its launch in 10 countries across the Southern African region.
WatchBox, the global ecommerce platform for the buying, selling, and trading of pre-owned luxury timepieces has announced its expansion into South Africa through a strategic partnership with Topwatch.
Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education.
HighJump, a global provider of supply chain solutions and software developer, iWMS, have enabled South African third-party logistics provider Monteagle Logistics to evolve its operations with the automated supply chain of tomorrow.
The stokvel has long been South Africa’s favourite way for a group of people to save and invest. Today, the traditional stokvel has gone digital with Franc, a new app which makes investing simple and affordable for anyone with a smartphone.
Kenya’s government has overhauled the country’s current income tax legislation framework and announced measures designed to help grow the economy, according to the Budget Statement for the fiscal year 2018/2019.
Growthpoint will retain its primary listing on the JSE and will not issue any new shares in connection with its secondary listing on A2X. There is no cost, risk, or additional regulatory compliance for Growthpoint as a result of its secondary listing on the A2X.
American Founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC and Forbes Coach, Tamiko Cuellar, will be launching a 4-city "Own Your Brilliance! Tour throughout South Africa and Namibia for aspiring and emerging women entrepreneurs.
The Anchor Group, a South African financial services holding company, today became the ninth firm to have a secondary listing on A2X.
walletdoc, a South African fintech startup, has launched a new way for businesses to collect more money from customers using easy and secure online credit and debit card payments on invoices and statements.
In its largest infrastructure build project to date, African neutral data centre provider has announced that it will be expanding the Teraco Isando Campus (JB1).
Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, founded by Wits University has today launched a Digital Content Hub, an incubator of innovative and creative audio-visual content, in partnership with Agence Française de Développement and the French Institute of South Africa.
South Africa is keen on balancing two-way trade with Ghana and key to achieving this, would be the identification of new investment and trade opportunities between our respective countries.
ContiTrade Africa, the retail division of Continental Tyre South Africa, is continuing its expansion of the BestDrive dealer network across South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
Derichebourg Atis aéronautique, an international services provider for the aircraft industry has partnered with Hi-Fly Marketing, the growing South African company specializing in technical services in the African aviation industry, as its commercial representative.
Africa’s hotel sector has the potential for further growth over the next five years. An increase in the number of travelers, and an expansion in a number of hotel chains reinforces the hotel sector’s untapped potential for business growth.
Isuzu Motors South Africa has announced its alliance with the Propella Business Centre through an investment into the industrial hub over the next three years.
MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software solutions, has announced the acquisition of PropSys, a property software solution provider based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Internet connectivity in Kroonstad stands to benefit as FibreCo Telecommunications completes its roll out of fibre in the town, making reliable high-speed broadband connectivity more accessible to the community.
A delegation from Vodacom Limpopo was joined by Chief Nemubvumoni Fhatuwani Alfree and scores of community members at the unveiling of a new base station site in Duvheledza village, located in the Thulamela Municipality.
TEMBISA, the Youth Employment Service has launched its first Community Hub, a smart infrastructure solution that aims to address youth unemployment challenges in South Africa.
Cell C is pleased to announce the appointment of Junaid Munshi as Chief Commercial Officer, effective 2 July 2018.
With nearly 10,000 employees worldwide, Veolia's Water Technologies unit specializes in water treatment solutions and provides a complete range of services.
GFI Software Aurea SMB Solutions has signed a new distribution agreement for South Africa with Ingram Micro, one of the world's largest wholesale technology distributors.
The African Export-Import Bank and the Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited have launched the South African-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP).
Quilter plc, previously a subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, has listed independently on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Main Board.
South African National Space Agency and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the exploration and use of space for peaceful purposes.
The Great Yellow Brick Co is bringing South Africa’s first LEGO® Certified Store to Sandton City on 28 July 2018 following a multi-million-rand investment and exclusive deal with The LEGO Group.
BOXX, a next generation utility, and DC Go, a provider of affordable off-grid electrification, have announced their intention to partner to provide energy services in southern Africa.
CutterCroix LLC, a software company helping clients manage critical functions of their business, and National Glass Distribution, a distributor of glass and aluminum products in South Africa have begun activating clients on NG Customer Connect.
Grindrod Shipping Holdings Limited has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Zimbabwe, Egypt and Ghana are the leaders when comparing their September 2017 risk-reward score with the score from June 2018, according to the Africa Risk-Reward Index from Control Risks and Oxford Economics.
Vodacom, in partnership with Microsoft today introduced Microsoft Azure products to its Cape Town customers.
At the forefront of innovation and technology in energy while collaborating with power producers across the region, GE Power has announced that it has reached its 100th power plant installation in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the City of Cape Town for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a natural gas distribution network in Cape Town and usage options for the gas.
Total South African retail sales for April 2018 grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year after removing the effects of inflation, showing the highest growth rate seen in April in the past six years.
Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, recently became the first and only business in South Africato achieve the Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) certification
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has reached a historical milestone in June by producing its one millionth EA111 engine.
For South Africa’s youngest citizens finding a job remains an enormous challenge. While the country’s official unemployment rate is now 27.7%, the most affected group by far are young people under the age of 35.
Software as a Service company, e4, has launched BondTracker, a mobile business app, designed to facilitate efficiency in tracking and communicating progress when registering a property.
The South African Reserve Bank is set to launch its first commemorative banknote series, in celebration of the first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela’s birth centenary.
Exemplar REITail Limited has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exhange (JSE), joining a diverse group of real estate companies represented on the bourse.
Freshworks Inc, a provider of cloud-based business software, has announced an aggressive growth strategy to propel the ambitious expansion of its evolving South African footprint.
Vodacom Group, its existing BEE partners and a newly formed staff scheme have announced a broad-based BEE transaction of up to R17.5 billion.
Generic and Biosimilar Medicines of Southern Africa, formerly known as the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, has appointed Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics as Vice Chairperson to support the existing Chairperson.
Sprint has announced the opening of a Johannesburg, South Africa Point of Presence
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has appointed Allan Allison as the new Cape Town Office representative.
Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has completed financial close for the Kangnas and Perdekraal East Wind Farms in South Africa, which have a combined capacity of 250 megawatts
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has celebrated the relisting of Distell Group Holdings the Main Board.
Kanoo Shipping, one of the largest regional shipping agencies in the Middle East has announced an agreement to acquire Wallem South Africa, a provider of integrated maritime solutions in the cities of Durban and Cape Town.
South Africa’s highest decision-making body has approved the first phase of a new intellectual property (IP) policy that paves the way to better access to high-quality, affordable medicines.
Max Donzella is Director of VIP Business Immigration, a firm that consults on and manages investor immigrant programs into Quebec, Canada. The immigration program is currently open all African countries.
Hong Kong based logistics provider Kerry Logistics Network Limited has acquired Shipping and Airfreight Services Limited, S.A.S., a well-established freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Cell C has announced that it has entered into a far-reaching roaming agreement with MTN in order to complement Cell C’s own network.
In Africa, the demand for local compliance lawyers has risen significantly as having on-the-ground expertise in the countries where business dealings are taking place, is essential.
Veeam® Software, Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise company has appointed Kate Mollett as the Regional Manager for South Africa.
Rainmaker Worldwide has delivered its first Water-to-Water technology to Cape Town, South Africa.
Avoiding or limiting job losses when companies merge has become a major priority for competition authorities throughout East and Southern Africa.
Today Nestlé announces a reorganization in Sub-Saharan Africa. These changes will ensure its Sub-Saharan Africa business continues on a healthy growth path, delivering affordable nutrition to as wide a population as possible.
Multinational health and care brands company Ascendis Health became the first healthcare company to list on A2X Markets this morning. It has a market cap of R5.4 billion.
New Development Bank and Development Bank of Southern Africa sign agreement to establish framework for cooperation
The New Development Bank (NDB) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on General Cooperation.