MTN Increases Stake in Mobile Micro-Insurance Firm aYo

MTN, Africa’s largest mobile phone group, has increased its shareholding in mobile-micro-insurance firm aYo through acquisition of additional shares. In 2017, South Africa’s third-biggest insurer Momentum...
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Vodacom Create SA’s First Smartphone Only Town, Wakkerstroom

Vodacom Mpumalanga Region partnered with BPG Langfontein, a farming business that employs the majority of the people living in Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga province to...

Ethos Private Equity Sells 1.4% Stake In FinTech Player Channel VAS for R77 Million

South Africa’s private equity firm Ethos announced on Wednesday that it has sold its 1.4% stake in FinTech player Channel VAS. The company said it...

Discovery CHRO Tswelo Kodisang is the 2020 CHRO Of The Year

The second annual CHRO Awards celebrated the best and brightest of SA’s HR leaders and the overall winner was Discovery's Tswelo Kodisang. Kodisang, Discovery...

Vodacom Launches Free App To Fight Gender Based Violence

The Vodacom Foundation has announced the launch of a free application designed to aid in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV).  As South...

Avon Pledge Funds To Fight Gender-Based Violence

As South Africa joins the global community in commemorating 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, Avon Justine has amplified...

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

Capitec, South Africa’s largest digital bank, has launched its QR code payment functionality in their new app. The ‘Scan to Pay’ offering can be...

Making Wi-Fi 6 Smarter With Huawei 5G-Powered Smart Antenna Technology

Wireless communications and signal processing expert Dr Doron Ezri, the Wi-Fi CTO of Data Communications Product Line at Huawei, told an audience of industry...

Amazing Hacks and Tips To Simplify A New Musician’s Life

Starting out a music career seems like a great prospect as it gives you all the money, fame, and success that you’ve always dreamt...

South African ISP & Tax Firm Partner To Bring Small Businesses Online

Simpli Connect, an Internet Service Provider, and SMTAX, a digital accounting firm primarily for SME’s, have partnered to provide qualifying small businesses with discounted...

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