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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ICASA To Charge Telcos For COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Spectrum

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announced today that it had approved the amendment of the ICT COVID-19 National State of Disaster...

NSFAS Laptops to be Handed Out in 2021

National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) students will now only receive their laptops next year owing to the delays in the tendering process. Higher Education,...

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...

Shoppers Demand Faster Deliveries

by Antonio Bruni e-retailers need to radically reconfigure their product delivery models. During the recent global lockdowns, it was reported that online orders for groceries...

From Survive To Thrive, Working Together For A Better Africa

For most of us, 2020 has been a year of almost dramatic, almost traumatic change. As individuals, our lives have been transformed; as businesses,...

Why Vodacom Looks Best Positioned To Weather Coronavirus Storm

Vodacom, South Africa’s mobile phone operator that is transforming itself into a technology company, is well-positioned to weather the coronavirus storm as it got...

The Differences Between Digital Signatures And Electronic Signatures

Numerous businesses have adopted the paperless policy by taking measures to stay ahead of time, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on...

Remote Work Has Built – Rather Than Broken – Trust Among Colleagues. Here’s How

by Badri Zolfaghari The COVID-19 crisis has forced a massive shift towards remote work. What are the implications of this shift for trust in the...

Huawei Wins COVID-19 Response Award at AfricaCom

Huawei today walked away with the COVID-19 Response Award at AfricaCom. The COVID-19 Response Award recognises organisations and initiatives that have successfully deployed technology solutions...

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Absa Finance Director Jason Quinn Named CFO of the Year 2020

Jason Quinn, the group finance director at Absa, has been named South Africa’s CFO of the Year at the 2020 CFO Awards. This was announced...

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...

Africa’s Accelerating FinTech Revolution

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