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[South Africa] Argility solidifies software technologies portolio with latest acquisition of Indaba Mobile
23-02-2018 | 08:20:00
South Africa innovator of enterprise software solutions, Argility, has announced its latest acquisition following on the heels of its formation of the Argility Technology Group late last year.
Standard Bank partners with UnionPay International to provide Africa with cashless access to China
22-02-2018 | 09:10:00
In a dual development set to transform Africa’s access to China as well as simplify the ability of Chinese to transact in Africa, Standard Bank has signed an agreement with UnionPay International to accept UnionPay cards in multiple African markets.
[South Africa] Halfway Ford goes green in latest sustainability drive
21-02-2018 | 13:20:55
South African based motor dealer Halfway Ford, of Kuils River, in the Western Cape is virtually off the grid in terms of electricity supply and uses a minimal amount of water from the municipal supply.
[Startup Interview] Austin Zungu, Founder, Sengwayo, South Africa
21-02-2018 | 11:10:00
Austin Zungu a South African entrepreneur is developing a one-of-a-kind inbuilt power harvesting technology that reduces dependency on plug-in-charging while providing eco- friendly power to mobile communication devices.
Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African States
21-02-2018 | 06:15:40
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Southern Africa Development Community has become the first regional EPA in Africa to be fully operational after its implementation by Mozambique.
[South Africa] Eskom launches mobile desalination plant to tackle Cape Town’s water shortage
21-02-2018 | 06:02:49
Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station has launched a mobile groundwater desalination plant, which will take care of the station’s water needs, thus easing the pressure on the City of Cape Town’s water supply.
SloanLED awarded Engen project to roll out LED technology in South Africa
20-02-2018 | 09:07:00
SloanLED, a company providing LED technology, has won a national rollout LED lighting upgrade with Engen, one of Africa’s leading energy companies.
Isuzu Motors launches South Africa operations
16-02-2018 | 13:38:50
Isuzu Motors has launched its business operations in South Africa. This follows the announcement of last year where Isuzu had said that it would purchase the light commercial vehicle operations in Port Elizabeth.
[South Africa] Zensar selected to offer innovation that drives SynChem seamless business operations
16-02-2018 | 11:17:22
Zensar Technologies has won the mandate for providing JD Edwards 9.2 implementation for Africa’s leading specialty chemicals conglomerate, SynChem.
RwandAir to start flights to Abuja and Cape Town
15-02-2018 | 13:22:40
Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir is set to commence flights to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa. RwandAir will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a stopover in Harare.
[South Africa] E2 invests $385,000 in Numeric to boost maths training in primary schools
12-02-2018 | 12:08:00
South African impact investor, E2 Investments (Pty) Ltd has announced its investment of R4.6 million in Numeric, a non-profit social enterprise delivering after-school mathematics to thousands of learners in South African primary schools.
[South Africa] NEC increases investment in ICT solutions company XON
09-02-2018 | 11:06:23
Global information technology provider NEC Corporation has announced an increase in investment in XON Holdings Proprietary Limited, an ICT solutions company based in the Republic of South Africa, making it a subsidiary through NEC Europe Ltd.
hApp-e-tax app launches in South Africa
08-02-2018 | 09:03:00
A tax app named hApp-e-tax has launched, offering everything accountants, auditors, tax practitioners, lawyers, those in business and students need to know about South African income tax legislation.
[South Africa] Government and Table Grape Industry to launch seedless breeding programme in Germany
07-02-2018 | 09:59:47
The Agricultural Research Council, in partnership with the South African Table Grape Industry and Culdevco will launch the seedless breeding red table grape variety called Joybells.
[South Africa] IFC extends $100 million in finance to FNB to expand SME lending
07-02-2018 | 07:17:39
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced new financing of R1.2 billion, $100 million, to support FNB’s lending to small and medium enterprises, with a focus on women-owned businesses.
[South Africa] Woolworths picks Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management solutions for its fashion business
07-02-2018 | 06:55:53
Woolworths Proprietary Limited, a prominent South African retail chain, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for its Fashion, Beauty and Home business.
[South Africa] Nedbank and FEXCO launch dynamic currency conversion payment solution partnership targeting merchants
06-02-2018 | 11:12:09
Nedbank and FEXCO have announced a partnership through which FEXCO's dynamic currency conversion solution will be provided to Nedbank merchants and their international customers throughout South Africa.
[Column] Dr. Richard Malkin: Legalising dagga creates a minefield in the workplace
06-02-2018 | 08:33:00
South Africa seems to be following the trend in the US to legalise cannabis. Last year, Judge Dennis Davis ruled in a full bench decision of the Western Cape High Court that the use and cultivation of cannabis by an adult in a private home is constitutionally legal.
Total sells 25 per cent stake in South African exploration block to Qatar Petroleum
06-02-2018 | 06:24:00
Integrated oil and gas company Total has signed an agreement to sell a 25 per cent interest in the Exploration Block 11B/12B, offshore South Africa, to Qatar Petroleum.
SUSE picks Aptronics as first solution partner in South Africa
05-02-2018 | 13:36:26
Enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, has named Aptronics as its first Solution Partner in South Africa for the solution areas of SUSE Enterprise Linux and Storage.
SilverBridge South Africa partners with Zimbabwean insurer, Nyaradzo Life Assurance
05-02-2018 | 08:37:00
The Nyaradzo Life Assurance Company has contracted SilverBridge to provide it with a cloud-based system for managing various product portfolios including life and pension policies.
Africa Data Centres opens newly expanded carrier-grade facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town
01-02-2018 | 08:52:00
Africa Data Centres, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has today launched newly-expanded data centres facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa.
A2X joins the Teraco ecosystem in a bid to disrupt South Africa’s Capital Markets
01-02-2018 | 08:18:44
A2X Markets, a new, independent stock exchange, has joined Africa’s largest and only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco, to bring its fast trading platform closer to clients.
South Africa and Uganda commit to facilitating trade and investment flows
31-01-2018 | 13:40:00
South African Deputy Minister of Trade Mr Bulelani Magwanishe and the Ugandan Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms Amelia Kyambadde have committed to facilitating trade and investment flows between their respective countries.
Volkswagen Group South Africa completes $514 million investment programme, launches new Polo
31-01-2018 | 10:11:00
Volkswagen has launched its new Polo and showcased the R6.1 billion, $514 million, investment in its plant and new products.
Oman Air appoints new General Sales Agent in South Africa
30-01-2018 | 12:21:00
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent (GSA) for South Africa.
The Integer Group announces partnership with South Africa's Hot Spot
30-01-2018 | 08:43:00
The Integer Group®, a commerce agency and a key member of Omnicom Group Inc., has announced a partnership with Sandton-based shopper marketing agency Hot Spot as its South African affiliate.
[South Africa] Centbee, bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem, attracts funding from nChain
30-01-2018 | 06:32:00
nChain Group, the leading blockchain research and development firm, has taken an equity stake in Centbee, a Bitcoin wallet provider that makes it easy for global consumers to acquire, hold and spend Bitcoin with retailers and other merchants.
AIIM-managed fund acquires a minority interest in Ghana's Amandi IPP power plant
29-01-2018 | 12:18:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers, one of Africa’s infrastructure equity investment managers and a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, today announces its acquisition of a minority stake in the Amandi IPP power plant in Ghana.
[Column] Pierre Aurel: Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa
29-01-2018 | 10:14:00
Freelancing has found a new name in the digital era. A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’.
Maths learning app to launch in South Africa
25-01-2018 | 08:30:00
A mobile phone app, which has been developed to make high-quality maths education free and accessible to students from various socio-economic backgrounds, will be launched in South Africa in April 2018.
[South Africa] Grad Coach launches Innovate Student Advice Podcast
22-01-2018 | 08:26:24
Grad Coach, a popular provider of 1-on-1 online tutoring to business, management and leadership postgraduate students, has taken a bold step into the podcasting arena by launching Grad Coach Radio.
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago elected as new IMF chairman
22-01-2018 | 06:31:00
The members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of IMF, have selected Mr. Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, as Chairman of the Committee for a term of three years.
[South Africa] Tshimologong and ACSA partner for security design challenge
18-01-2018 | 08:40:00
The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) and Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct have partnered to launch a security access management hackathon.
World Bank forecasts growth and increased investment in South Africa this year
16-01-2018 | 12:35:00
According to new data published by the World Bank, South Africa’s economy is forecast to increase to 1.1 percent this year.
[Column] Dominique Collett: South African fintech in 2018 – what can we expect?
16-01-2018 | 10:17:00
Fintech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2017. This will continue in 2018 and I make some predictions based on what we see happening globally and what we see taking place with our members at AlphaCode.
[South Africa] Vodacom commits R12m to assist 110 students annually in higher education
16-01-2018 | 09:49:00
Following the announcement of the NSC Matric Results by the Minister of Basic Education, Vodacom has recommitted to provide approximately 110 students with bursaries worth R12 million annually to take up studies at higher institutions.
Atlas Copco completes acquisition of South African exploration manufacturing business
15-01-2018 | 11:02:56
Atlas Copco, a provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has completed the acquisition of the assets of Renegade Drilling Supplies Proprietary Ltd., a South African manufacturer and distributor of drilling consumables for mining exploration.
[South Africa] MTN and Ericsson conduct first African 5G trials
15-01-2018 | 10:35:00
MTN and Ericsson have joined forces in South Africa to showcase the first 5G testing on the African continent, according to a company statement.
[South Africa] Sygnia launches stabilized growth fund to institutional investors
15-01-2018 | 08:50:00
South Africa based fintech company Sygnia has launched the Sygnia Stabilized Growth Fund to the institutional market, a brand new concept in managing retirement fund savings.
MarketBook expands in South Africa with new office in Johannesburg
12-01-2018 | 06:50:00
Sandhills South Africa is set to open an office location in Johannesburg. The company distributes MarketBook South Africa—a print publication and online marketplace.
South African Government reaches agreement on potential acquisition of Chevron South Africa by Sinopec
12-01-2018 | 06:32:51
Sinopec - one of China's largest state-owned companies - has undertaken to invest R6 billion in South Africa to upgrade and modernize the Cape Town-based oil refinery owned by Chevron South Africa.
South African Airways enters codeshare agreement with TAAG Angola Airlines
11-01-2018 | 12:17:57
South African Airways (SAA) has announced a code-share agreement with TAAG Angola Airlines.
GLOBALHealthPR partners with South Africa’s F/NE to enhance network capabilities in Africa
11-01-2018 | 06:55:35
GLOBALHealthPR®, an independent health and science communications agency partnership worldwide has welcomed Johannesburg-based F/NE to its rapidly expanding global network.
[South Africa] Redsun Raisins acquires RTE Snacks
10-01-2018 | 13:30:00
One Thousand & One Voices, the U.S. private capital fund backed exclusively by leading families, announced that its first portfolio acquisition, Redsun Dried Fruit & Nuts Ltd., has concluded an investment in RTE Snacks, a producer of healthy, ready-to-eat trail mix products.
Zimbabwe posts $185m trade surplus with South Africa
09-01-2018 | 12:47:00
Latest data from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) shows that Zimbabwe exported goods worth $2,182bn to South Africa between January and November last year against imports of $1,997bn, giving a trade surplus of $185m.
[South Africa] MTN assigns $231m shareholder loan to IHS Holding
04-01-2018 | 10:02:00
MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile phone operator, has said that it assigned a $231 million shareholder loan to phone tower group, IHS Holding Ltd, impacting its 2017 profits.
Zimbabwe-South Africa Forum to invest $800m in Zimbabwe
03-01-2018 | 09:37:00
Diasporans, through the Zimbabwe-South Africa (Zim-SA) Forum, plan to invest about $800 million in the country, targeting agriculture, aviation and mining sectors.
Clinigen extends agreement with Eisai to supply three new drugs into 10 African countries
03-01-2018 | 09:00:00
Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Root programmable bank account launching in South Africa this year
02-01-2018 | 14:00:00
2018 will see the commercial launch of Root – a bank account which comes with a programmable credit card, online banking interface, mobile app and APIs.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 09:29:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
Portuguese government gives green light for sale of South Africa's Mercantile Bank
27-12-2017 | 11:22:00
The official process of the sale of Mercantile Bank by Caixa Geral de Depósito, a Portuguese state-owned banking and financial services group, can now proceed following legal approval by the Portuguese government.
[South Africa] AYO Technology Solutions lists on Johannesburg Stock Exchange
27-12-2017 | 06:48:00
Ayo Technology Solutions has listed on Software and Computer Services sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Main board. AYO Technology is the 21st company to list on the JSE this year.
[South Africa] Castleview Property Fund becomes twentieth company to list on the Johannesburg stock exchange this year
21-12-2017 | 13:32:20
Castleview Property Fund has listed on "Retail REITs" sector of the JSE's AltX board. Castleview is the 20th company to list on the JSE this year.
[South Africa] Singapore Airlines to launch daily services to Cape Town
21-12-2017 | 09:50:45
Singapore Airlines will be increasing flight frequency to Cape Town, South Africa, to meet growing travel demand.
[South Africa] Ascendis Health announces results of fully underwritten rights offer of R750m
19-12-2017 | 10:45:00
Ascendis Health announced yesterday the results of a fully underwritten renounceable rights offer to raise R750 million.
[South Africa] Fluor picked for construction management contract of Vopak fuel storage terminal in Durban
19-12-2017 | 05:45:00
Fluor Corporation has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Vopak Terminal Durban (Pty) Ltd. to deliver the Vopak Growth 4 Project in Durban, South Africa.
[South Africa] Alphamin Resources Corp lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange ALTX Board
18-12-2017 | 12:17:00
Alphamin Resources Corp. has taken a secondary listing on the Non-ferrous Metals sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange AltX Board.
[South Africa] MRI Software acquires MDA Property Systems
14-12-2017 | 14:09:00
MRI Software, a global provider of real estate software solutions has acquired MDA Property Systems, a property management and accounting software company based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Triton Digital partners with 365 Digital to amplify programmatic audio advertising in South Africa
14-12-2017 | 13:09:00
Triton Digital®, the technology provider to the global audio industry has partnered with South Africa’s digital publisher solutions company, 365 Digital, with 365 Digital leveraging the industry’s leading programmatic audio marketplace.
Amazon Web Services direct connect now available at Teraco’s South Africa data centres
14-12-2017 | 11:09:59
Teraco, Africa’s largest and only vendor-neutral colocation data centre, today announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect through Teraco’s Johannesburg JB1 and Cape Town CT1 data centres.
[Startup Interview] Traverse King, co founder, Test Heroes Consulting, South Africa
13-12-2017 | 11:02:00
Traverse King is the co-founder of Test Heroes Consulting, a South African startup that has positioned itself as the market leader in testing web and standalone applications to improve productivity and minimize business costs.
A new breed of leaders needed to harness growth and social returns in Africa - Debbie Goodman-Bhyat
12-12-2017 | 11:36:00
The hunt is on for a new breed of leader throughout Africa – professionals who can successfully lead and grow companies with a dual mandate of economic and social returns.
Imperial Logistics receives revised license for pharmaceutical bonded facilities in Africa
11-12-2017 | 09:34:00
Imperial Logistics was recently awarded a revised license for their pharmaceutical bonded warehouse in Centurion, South Africa.
Eagle Technology Inc and Production Solutions South Africa Announces CMMS Partnership
11-12-2017 | 06:59:01
Eagle Technology, Inc., has announced a new international partnership with Production Solutions SA. Together, Eagle Technology and Production Solutions SA will enable factories and manufacturers to implement Eagle’s multilingual CMMS software.
Rainmaker announces support for young riders and future entrepreneurs in South Africa
08-12-2017 | 12:30:00
Rainmaker Solutions, the digital business transformation specialist has announced its support for the Team Bäckstedt HotChillee Development Rider Programme in South Africa.
[South Africa] Ford Struandale engine plant looks to expand production in 2018 as it marks milestone
08-12-2017 | 11:06:00
The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has reached significant production milestones this year as it gears up for expanded production to support the R3-billion investment in its local operations by Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa.
[South Africa] Sygnia Itrix 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity ETF lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
07-12-2017 | 06:34:00
The Sygnia Itrix 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity ETF has listed on the main board of the JSE making it the fifteenth exchange traded fund (ETF) to list on the JSE this year.
Continuum enters South African market with Sovaton
06-12-2017 | 13:41:00
Continuum, the provider of vertically integrated IT service delivery platform that enables businesses to scale has entered into the Southern African market in partnership with Sovaton, the cybersecurity-focused distributors in the channel.
Decision Inc. merges with South African software solutions provider, Resolve Immix
06-12-2017 | 13:00:00
Decision Inc. has announced its merger with South African-based software solutions provider Resolve Immix. The merger will integrate Immix’s Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relations Management experience alongside Decision Inc.’s Information Management and Advisory Services.
Westbrooke now South Africa’s largest Section 12J manager
06-12-2017 | 09:56:00
Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management is now South Africa's largest Section 12J manager, looking after almost half of the capital invested in S12J funds in the country.
Citi Foundation and Technoserve unveil three projects to support young African entrepreneurs
06-12-2017 | 06:54:43
The Citi Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe have unveiled three new projects to support young entrepreneurs and workers in Africa through the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative.
[South Africa] The Department of Trade and Industry creates 800 jobs with $4million investment in Dursot All Joy
06-12-2017 | 06:10:00
The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe says the grant of almost R50 million, $4million, from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has contributed to the creation of 300 permanent and 500 contract jobs in Modjadjiskloof, Limpopo.
[South Africa] Ford launches community IT center to promote computer literacy
05-12-2017 | 06:33:49
Ford Motor Company of Southern is making a significant contribution towards developing basic computer literacy by launching a community information technology center.
Mazda Southern Africa launches Mazda Foundation
04-12-2017 | 14:05:10
Mazda Southern Africa has launched the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non Profit Company.
[South Africa] ENGIE acquires Thermaire Investments and Ampair, two key players in HVAC services
04-12-2017 | 12:51:00
ENGIE announces that an agreement was reached with two South African energy services companies, Thermaire Investments and Ampair to acquire 100% of their respective shares.
[South Africa] Renewable energy announcement expected this week - Minister Mahlobo
04-12-2017 | 09:26:00
An announcement on renewable energy projects will be made this week, according to Energy Minister, David Mahlobo, following a number of delays in signing independent power producer (IPP) deals.
Automatic, unfair dismissal has major impact on South Africa's labour force - CRS Technologies
04-12-2017 | 09:02:00
During this time of economic uncertainty, businesses are leaning heavily on their workforce to ‘ride the storm’ and emerge stronger.
[Kenya] Flamingo invests $2.4million in Dudutech expansion
04-12-2017 | 08:46:00
Flamingo Horticulture Investments (FHI Ltd), a Sun Capital Europe portfolio organisation, announced that they will make a further investment of $2.4Million in subsidiary business Dudutech, Africa’s leading Biological Pesticide Manufacturer.
[South Africa] Airlink set to acquire Safair Group of Companies
04-12-2017 | 08:29:00
Airlink and Safair, two independent South African aviation groups have applied to South Africa’s Competition Commission for approval to unite under the common umbrella of the Airlink group of companies.
[South Africa] CemAir acquires Q400 aircraft from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
01-12-2017 | 11:34:12
CemAir Ltd of South Africa has concluded a firm purchase agreement for two new Q400 turboprops from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and has also signed the lease of a used Q400 aircraft that has been delivered.
Globeleq increases stake in South African renewables
30-11-2017 | 09:57:19
Globeleq, a developer, owner and operator of electricity generation projects in Africa, has increased its shareholding in the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, De Aar Solar and Droogfontein Solar power projects in South Africa.
[South Africa] Sandown Capital Limited lists on the JSE becoming eighteenth company this year
30-11-2017 | 07:17:50
Sandown Capital Limited has listed in the Equity Investment Instruments sector on the main board of the JSE becoming the 18th company to list on the JSE this year.
[South Africa] Rectron adds Microsoft CSP to its growing cloud portfolio
28-11-2017 | 11:04:00
Rectron, a South African distributor of IT products, has announced the addition of Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme to its portfolio, enabling clients to drive their Microsoft cloud business and grow their profitability.
[Column] Kim Humby: Fintech innovators reveal four core challenges for Africa
28-11-2017 | 09:13:00
At the inaugural African Fintech Unconference, a cross-section of professionals from the local and global fintech sectors gathered for two days to discuss key opportunities and challenges for fintech in Africa.
[South Africa] OUTsurance offers instant death cover with a selfie on relaunched app
28-11-2017 | 08:44:00
OUTsurance has launched an enhanced app including OUTthere, accidental death and injury cover that doesn’t require you to commit to monthly premiums.
South Africa and Angola to renew economic links to boost trade
28-11-2017 | 06:40:55
The Acting Chief Executive Officer of Trade Investment Africa at the Department of Trade and Industry, Ms Lerato Mataboge says it is vital for South Africa and Angola to renew and strengthen their economic partnership.
De Beers seeks expressions of interest for Voorspoed mine in South Africa
27-11-2017 | 11:45:00
De Beers Group today announced it is seeking expressions of interest from potential buyers for its Voorspoed mine in Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa.
Video surveillance demand to increase as South Africa gets more data centre infrastructure
27-11-2017 | 09:12:00
Mimicking global trends, South Africa can expect an increased demand for cloud storage on the back of several trends including Microsoft's recent Azure announcement.
[South Africa] African Bank taps into FICO technology to expedite credit strategies
24-11-2017 | 08:47:00
African Bank can now launch new credit strategies 30 percent faster at 25 percent lower cost and can make changes to credit strategies in two days instead of two months.
Expats choose South Africa for adventure and quality of life - Cigna survey
23-11-2017 | 14:50:00
Globally mobile individuals, also known as expatriates or ‘expats’, who choose to live and work in South Africa, cite the adventure (74%), a better quality of life (72%), or to gain international experience (67%) as their reasons for accepting assignments in the country.
MEST launches incubator spaces in Lagos and Cape Town as program scales across Africa
23-11-2017 | 13:42:27
Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST has launched two new Incubator spaces in Lagos, Nigeria, and Cape Town, South Africa, as the program continues to expand its presence across the continent.
[South Africa] New Ford dealership unveiled in Johannesburg
23-11-2017 | 11:20:00
Ford is pioneering a new era for its dealer network in South Africa with the launch of the new Joburg City Ford dealership in Newtown, in the heart of Johannesburg’s bustling economic hub.
[South Africa] Wesbank partner with Haval Motors to offer finance products to the brand’s growing customer base
23-11-2017 | 08:47:00
WesBank, a division of First Rand Bank Limited, has concluded an agreement with Haval Motors South Africa to provide finance products for the brand’s expanding customer base in South Africa.
[South Africa] Ascendis Health announces fully underwritten R750m rights offer
22-11-2017 | 10:21:00
Ascendis Health announced yesterday the launch of a fully underwritten renounceable rights offer to raise R750 million to settle a significant portion of the deferred vendor consideration payment owed to the sellers of Remedica Holdings.
SaaS to transform the insurance industry in Africa
22-11-2017 | 08:46:00
Software as a Service (SaaS) and the cloud have become essential components to grow a business in the digital environment. Patrick Ashton, managing executive of Cirrus, a subsidiary of the SilverBridge Group, believes that insurers across Africa will significantly benefit from this shift in approach.
LXM expands African research network with Afrifocus Securities
21-11-2017 | 14:15:00
LXM has announced today a new 15a-6 chaperoning partnership with South African research provider Afrifocus Securities, further expanding its market-leading foreign broker dealer platform’s capabilities.
South Africa joins Afreximbank as shareholder
21-11-2017 | 13:45:00
South Africa has taken up shareholding in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African continental multilateral trade finance institution.
[South Africa] Entersekt set to experience huge growth in the scale of operations
21-11-2017 | 08:47:34
Entersekt protects digital service providers and their customers from digital banking and payments fraud, particularly when transactions take place on mobile devices.
Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces bus chassis for the commuter segment
17-11-2017 | 08:34:00
Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa has unveiled their latest offering, the OF 1723 bus chassis. This product is geared to offer a reliable, durable and value for money alternative in the commuter bus segment.