Cape Town correspondent

Visiosoft gets seed funding from Savant for expansion

The start-up unveiled its global ambitions this week, citing a "transformative investment" from Savant, a deep-tech and hardware investor, as an anchor of the move.
Cape Town correspondent
Dec 7, 2023

SA’s business processes outsourcing firm Sigma expands into US

Sigma has named John Moody as vice president of business development, with the aim of expanding the company's client base in the US.
Nov 23, 2023

Africa continues to be popular target for cyber criminals

In Q3 2023, South Africa accounts for 28% of attacks on IoT devices that were detected in Africa. Kenya accounts for 12% of attacks on IoT devices, and Nigeria – for 6%.
Sep 18, 2023

Naspers, Prosus announce shock CEO departure

The companies say Bob Van Dijk has agreed to help with the transition and will continue to serve as a consultant to the group for another year.
Sep 5, 2023

African telco execs meet to map digital transformation

The upcoming summit will offer a mix of networking, strategy-focused discussions and a presentation by former Google West Africa director, Juliet Ehimuan.
Aug 22, 2023

HAVAÍC completes second investment in US-based RapidDeploy

Founded in South Africa in 2016, RapidDeploy, is deploying next-generation 911 systems at agencies around the United States.
Aug 17, 2023

Dr Moloi-Motsepe to headline innovation event in Rwanda

The event will discuss the role of the African entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem in promoting economic growth.
Aug 10, 2023

Knife Capital closes $50 million African series B fund

The primary focus is on high-growth, scalable South African B2B tech companies with considerable impact potential and exit options.
Aug 8, 2023

Mukuru, Digemy link-up to provide free financial literacy tool

Money Matters is now available through WhatsApp, with intentions to make it available on the Mukuru website and app in the near future.
Jul 25, 2023

Generative AI sparks AI investment across South Africa

New report highlights growth in appetite for generative AI, but this contrasts with reality of thinly stretched IT resources.
Jul 21, 2023

South African politicians want a Cyber Commissioner

Official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, says the role is crucial to developing new strategies to safeguard data and protect the rights of citizens.
Jun 23, 2023

Liquid opens new office in East London, South Africa

Liquid says the office will bring access to high-speed connectivity and digital services to businesses in the Eastern Cape Province.
Jun 21, 2023

Convergence Partners finances Yellow Series B funding

The investment company says the solar power company has become a catalyst for change and a model for leveraging technology to solve a pressing problem for Africa.