Sibahle Malinga
24 Aug

Women entrepreneurs overtake men in Fintech adoption

Around 81% of surveyed MEA female entrepreneurs adopt digital payment solutions, in comparison to 68% of their male counterparts.
Aug 10, 2021

Mobility Fintech Moove raises R335m

The company plans to expand its operations and democratise vehicle ownership in SA, Nigeria and Ghana following its latest funding round.
Aug 3, 2021

TFG Africa sees online growth after closing 29 stores

The fashion retail giant posts Q1 online shopping turnover growth of 23.2%, with its e-commerce revenue contributing 9.8% to total group turnover.
Aug 2, 2021

ICT industry veteran Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON

Former Datacentrix MD Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON as executive VP of the ICT solutions company, taking over from Eugene le Roux.

Digify Africa, Facebook offer free digital skills via WhatsApp

Skills development initiative Digify Africa collaborates with Facebook to offer a WhatsApp learning platform to provide African youth with digital skills.
Jun 29, 2021

Digital Africa Ventures seeks tech start-ups after funding boost

The Johannesburg-based venture capital firm raises R25 million, which it will invest in innovative South African tech start-ups.
Jun 10, 2021

African CEOs plan to reduce headcount in automation push

The business leaders look to decrease their organisations’ headcount within the next 12 months amid increased investments in digital transformation initiatives, says PwC.

Further hike in tech prices forecast as chip shortage lingers

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says chip supply shortages could take a couple of years to address, evoking fears of a further increase in tech prices.
May 14, 2021

New ride-hailing player debuts in SA amid fierce competition

Home-grown ride-hailing company NextNow takes on rivals, promising the most competitive prices amid intense competition in the market.
Mar 29, 2021

Huawei Internet services unit grows as more firms adopt cloud

The Chinese multinational telecoms giant witnessed significant growth in its Internet services business, servicing more than 2 300 customers in the past year.
Mar 9, 2021

Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women

In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.
Feb 2, 2021

Teraco gets R2.5bn loan funding for data centre construction

The data centre solutions provider signs a multibillion-rand loan funding deal, which it says will play a crucial role in data centre construction and job-creation.