Bob van Dijk has R65 Billion in Cash. The Boss of Prosus is Hunting for Buys

There is no doubt that Bob van Dijk, the CEO of Prosus, wants to make a big acquisition. The Dutch arm of South African...
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MTN Nigeria To Invest R32-bn in Network Expansion

MTN will invest about N600 billion (R32 billion) in Nigeria's network, Africa's largest mobile phone operator announced on Sunday. The investment will be made over...

National Treasury Takes a View on Financial Emigration

by Jonty Leon South Africa Bleeding Skills Not surprisingly, there has been an outflow of South Africans in recent years for various reasons, a top reason...

MVNO Enabler MVN-X Geared for Growth in 2020

In 2017, the global mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market was valued at $54.1billion. According to Market Watch, it’s expected to register a compound...

This Startup Wants the World to Use South Africa’s Creative Talent

A new South African startup is trying to introduce the world to the country’s multicultural and deeply awesome creative talent. The startup, Fierce, is primarily...

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni Wants Startups To Ignite South African Economy

The global startup economy is worth nearly $3 trillion, a rise of 20% in two years. That’s the size of a not-so-small economy, larger than...

South Africa Wants To Encourage a Thriving FinTech Industry

South Africa seems to be headed to a thriving FinTech industry to bring financial inclusion, finance minister Tito Mboweni surprisingly announced FinTech plans on...

SA To Reprioritise R1.9-bn For Digital Migration

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) will focus on rolling out SA Connect, implementing digital migration and submitting new Bills to Parliament,...

5G Available in Two Countries in Africa, According to VIAVI Report

As of January 2020, commercial 5G networks have been deployed in 378 cities across 34 countries, according to the new VIAVI report “The State...

SA’s Event Ticketing Firm Howler Secures 2nd Multi-million Rand Investment

Event ticketing and cashless platforms Howler has secured their second round of growth capital investment from three partner companies, namely Techstars, Platform Investment Partners Growth...

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Capitec Introduces All-In-One ‘Scan to Pay’ (QR code) Functionality

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Takealot.com, M-Pesa and Jumia Join BCG’s Top 100 Tech Challengers

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