Cape Town correspondent

Biotech start-up Immobazyme secures $1.3m in investment

With the funds the company intends to double the size of its facility and expand its production capabilities.
Cape Town correspondent
May 17, 2024

Multichoice signs pact with Uganda

The broadcaster and Uganda’s Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have reached an agreement for increased collaboration.
May 16, 2024

Urgent call to restore telecoms in war-torn Sudan

Nearly 100 humanitarian organisations appeal for return of telecommunications and internet services in Sudan as the war rages on.
Apr 3, 2024

Smart-View Tech gets reward for clean-tech innovation

The company provides data analytics solutions across several industries, with a particular emphasis on utilities, field worker management, and IoT device integration.
Mar 14, 2024

South Africa’s VP wants urgency to grow Africa's digital economy

Paul Mashatile has called for greater action to push the African Union’s Digital Transformation Agenda.
Dec 14, 2023

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.
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.