Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantAfrica To Launch Ambitious COVID-19, Cancer Vaccine Initiative

Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong
President Cyril Ramaphosa will later today attend an announcement by Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of the multinational conglomerate, NantWorks LLC, of an ambitious initiative to build capacity for advanced health care in Africa. The initiative will entail collaboration between NantAfrica, the Council for Scientific and...

SA Covid-19 Grants: Refugees Invited To Apply

Jobless refugees and asylum seekers living in South Africa – who already receive child grants – are being urged to apply for the government’s Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant. “To this end, SASSA calls on the unemployed holders of the 7777 identity...

Mining Group Exxaro Deploys Solar To Power Coal Operations

Mining company Exxaro is developing a 70MW Lephalale Solar Project that will supply renewable energy to the Grootegeluk Complex. The Grootegeluk Complex is an integrated coal operations owned by another subsidiary of Exxaro, Exxaro Coal. Exxaro is executing the project through its renewable energy subsidiary...

KFC South Africa Launches In-House Delivery Service – KFC Delivery PLUS

KFC South Africa has launched its very own in-house delivery service – KFC Delivery PLUS, enabling consumers to place their orders via the KFC mobile app or website. This addition is a key expansion of the brand’s eCommerce commitment and comes just a month after the launch of its WhatsApp ordering platform – a first for the QSR sector locally. “There is no doubt...

LG Is Buying Israeli Vehicle Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Solution Provider Cybellum

South Korean tech giant LG Electronics is buying Cybellum, a leading vehicle cybersecurity risk assessment solution provider. The deal allows LG to assume an approximate 64% stake in the tech company valued at $140 million or R2 billion, a strategic move that will enhance...

SAA Back In The Skies, Flies To Cape Town

South African Airways (SAA) was back in the skies Thursday morning with flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Flights to and several regional destinations including Accra, Kinshasa, Harare, Lusaka, and Maputo have also resumed. . SAA suspended its services earlier this year in March and went into...

Competition Tribunal Gives Nod To Altron Acquisition Of Lawtrust

Africa’s largest security services provider has been created after the Competition Tribunal approved the acquisition of digital signature services company Lawtrust by JSE-listed Altron. The R245-million deal will see Lawtrust being integrated into Altron, which also acquired identity management market leader, Ubusha Technologies, in 2019...

Data Breach: How to Prevent and Mitigate Data Breaches in 2021

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In the internet-driven world, you’ve probably heard about data breaches a lot. If you’re still unaware of the meaning behind data breach and how it affects internet users, this article can help you. Since a data breach can endanger your privacy by resulting in identity...

Groupe Canal+ Buys More Shares In MultiChoice

French broadcasting giant Group Canal+ has increased its shareholding to 15.37% in MultiChoice, Africa’s largest pay-TV operator. MultiChoice disclosed today that Group Canal+, which is owned by French media conglomerate Vivendi, has acquired an additional interest in the ordinary shares of the company, such that...

Judge Koen To Mull Over Downer Removal Request

The trial within the corruption trial against former president Jacob Zuma and Thales ended Wednesday with the defence insisting that the Pietermaritzburg High Court should find that Billy Downer has no title to prosecute in the main matter. Advocate Wim Trengove for the National Prosecuting...