Banks in Africa Must Embrace Mobile Payments To Unlock New Business Prospects

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Avon Commemorates International Peace Day With a Premier Film on Domestic Violence

Global beauty and cosmetics company Avon will be joining the global community in commemorating International Peace Day on September 21, and the company will...

Getting Smart With Gadget Shopping During An Extended Quarantine

Staying quarantined for a prolonged period is the last thing that anyone would want to do. But there’s hardly a choice for people amid...

Telkom Taps Ex-MTN Executive and Openserve Boss as Board Members

Telkom has announced the appointment of new board members after the retirement of independent non-executive directors Santie Botha and Khanyisile Kweyama. Botha and Kweyama will...

Vodacom Zero-Rates New COVID Alert SA App

This past week, the national Department of Health (DoH) launched a COVID Alert SA App – in partnership with Discovery - to strengthen the...

Scottish Venture Capital Firm Takes a Bet on SA’s PropTech Startup Roundr

South Africa's proptech startup Roundr has secured further backing from Scottish VC firm i7V which will see it through its current beta stage and...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series – MTN Contract Prices

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, the power phone that empowers your work and play, is now available from MTN on South Africa’s best mobile...

Tender to Supply NSFAS Laptops Terminated Due to Corruption Allegations

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) terminated a tender to supply students with laptops after corruption allegations. NSFAS Administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen, says a...

MTN Launches New Town-Specific Data Bundles

MTN is launching a new prepaid data campaign called MyTown Offers which will allow customers to get specific data bundles based on where they...

South Africa Works to Create New, Inclusive Economy

While COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on South Africa, work is afoot to create a new, inclusive economy that will create employment and...

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Vodacom Joins SADC’s TCIB Instant Payments Scheme

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New York-Based DCG Buys Naspers-Backed Luno

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Vodafone Invest R474 Million to Expand Africa’s Taxi Ambulance Programme

Vodafone Foundation is committing $28 million (R474 million) to expand its m-mama ‘ambulance taxi’ programme beyond Tanzania. The programme will initially expand to Lesotho, with...