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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Lumkani Wins R20 Million And Aims To Use Cash to Expand its Shack Fire Detection Tech

South African firm  Lumkani has received €1,000,000 (just under R 20 million). Lumkani is a low-cost solution providing community-wide alerts for fires in informal...

Cape Town Municipal Tribunal Gives Go-Ahead To Mega-Development at Two Rivers Urban Park

A city tribunal has made way for Amazon to move in to River Club mega-development in Cape Town. The rezoning was decided in...

iStore Queens Hotel V&A Opens in Cape Town as Flagship Store

iStore today announced that it will open its largest flagship store in Cape Town on 13 July. The new iStore Queens Hotel V&A store is...

Schools in Cape Town, Johannesburg, eThekwini May Remain Closed

The department of basic education wants schools in ‘hotspots’ such as Buffalo City, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, eThekwini, Mangaung and Nelson Mandela Bay to...

Overcrowded Dunoon Battles Rising COVID-19 Cases

By Peter Luhanga, For Ground Up In the overcrowded township of Dunoon, Cape Town, dire warnings and the lockdown cannot convince residents to stay in-doors or wear...

Cape Town vs. Joburg: Who Is Paying the Bigger Fine? 

Traffic fines are not only inconvenient, but they just feel like a waste of money. What once might have been a R100 traffic fine...

Teraco is Building a New 30MW Data Centre Facility in Cape Town

Teraco on Wednesday formally confirmed the construction of Teraco Cape Town 2 (CT2), a new 30MW data centre facility. This follows the company’s recent...

Coronavirus Video: A Man Arrested During a Bottle Store Looting Frenzy in Langa

A 33-year-old suspect has been arrested in Langa following an incident where a liquor store attached to a supermarket was burgled, liquor looted from...

Coronavirus: Western Cape Sees Increase of cal Transmission of COVID-19

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the Western Cape has already seen an increase of COVID-19 positive cases of people who have not traveled abroad...

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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...

Vodacom to Halve Its Carbon Footprint by 2025

Vodacom - which generates less than 2 metric tons of carbon per terabyte of data a year - says it plans to halve its...

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

Safaricom’s mobile money service M-Pesa, Nigeria’s e-commerce sites Jumia and South Africa’s Takealot.com are picked as 100 tech challengers by global management firm Boston...