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South Africa’s first alternative exchange- ZAR X

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South Africa’s first alternative exchange, ZAR X. On Monday the 50-year long monopoly enjoyed by the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) ended as South Africa’s first alternative exchange- ZAR X made its debut with the listing of agri-business Senwe [Read story...]

10 African startups to watch in 2017

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(Image Source: http://africa.techvoize.com/) In Africa, technology and startups continue to grow as more people search for solutions to everyday problems. African Tech startups raised upwards of US$129 million in funding in 2016 and this is expected [Read story...]

African tech startups funding rises by 17%

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A 17% rise in number of African tech startups funded in 2016. A report released today by Disrupt Africa, Disrupt African Tech Start Up Funding Report, showed that 146 startups from across the African content raised $ 129,133,200 in funding over the c [Read story...]

ex-Barclays Africa exec joins JUMO

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Warren Squires, JUMO’s new Director of MTN Channel. JUMO, a digital financial services company, has announced the appointment of ex-Barclays Africa Managing Principle, Warren Squires as the new Director of the MTN channel. This is a part of JUMO’s dr [Read story...]

CyberLogic to expand, take new services to market

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Cape Town-based IT services firm CyberLogic is set to refresh its brand, expand its footprint and take new services to market in 2017, following its successful acquisition of Stellenbosch-based IT services firm Space Age Technologies last year. Cyber [Read story...]

South African startup "Ubers" education

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The app allows parents and students to find tutors in their area by subject specialisation, book lesson times and pay easily. (Image Source: http://marketingland.com/). Cognition Online, a new mobile app for booking and paying tutors, has gone live i [Read story...]

Samsung Gear S3 now available in South Africa

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The Gear S3 is available at Samsung stores and Dion Wired at a retail price of R 6499.00. (image: Samsung) Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced the official launch of the Gear S3 smartwatch. The timepiece which combines timeless aesthetics [Read story...]

SA online retailers can avoid the festive slump

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Kevin Tucker, CEO of PriceCheck. Despite several well-documented mishaps and site breakdowns, Black Friday and Cyber Monday evoked the online shopping boon that local e-tailers were hoping for. In line with the global retailing frenzy, local brands a [Read story...]

Zimbabwe: Steward Bank launches SMS banking solution

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With the Square banking app mobile app you are able to enquire for your balance, get a ‘mini’ statement and even purchase airtime.(Image Source: http://marketingland.com/). In a bid to make banking easier in Zimbabwe, according to ZimTech Steward [Read story...]

Nedbank launches Africa’s first interactive ATM

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The Nedbank interactive ATM is the second of its kind in the world. Nedbank officially launched the very first Interactive Teller and Banker ATM on the African continent, and in so doing, becoming the second bank to do so in the world. The device eff [Read story...]

Meet SAP AG’s new COO for EMEA

SAP AG today announced that Darren Roos from South Africa has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Europe, Middle East and Africa. As COO, Roos will be responsible for the… [Read story...]

African suppliers excited about inaugural WTM Africa

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The inaugural World Travel Market Africa, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 2nd – 3rd May 2014 is attracting exhibitors from all categories of the leisure, luxury travel and meetings industries. Well-known [Read story...]