Prosus’ PayU Spend R15.8 Billion in FinTech Acquisition Trail

PayU, the payments and FinTech business of Prosus, has invested a staggering $1 billion (R15.8 billion) on FinTech and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) globally...
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Afrovation Group Answers The Call to Nurture a Small, Yet Capable Army of Women in ICT

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has - in the recent past - said that South Africa needs a “capable army”...

Absa’s Data Analytics Team Wins Big at Retail Banking Global Awards

Absa's  Regional Operations’ (ARO) Data Analytics team has the 2020 Best use of Analytics in Financial Services at the Retail Banking International Awards for...

What is Data Analytics?

“I believe that the data will set you free. At the end of the day, it’s about how do you turn those pieces of...

Altron Still on Track to Double EBIDTA by 2022

Altron remains on track to double its EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) by 2022 financial year, the CEO the JSE-listed technology...

Altron Gets Nod for Acquisition of Ubusha Technologies

JSE-listed technology group Altron’s acquisition of Ubusha Technologies for R360 million this week got the green light from the Competition Commission. In a statement, Altron...

Altron Buys Identity Security Company Ubusha Technologies

Altron, a JSE-listed technology company, has acquired identity security company, Ubusha Technologies in a deal worth R360-million. The deal is effective 1 March 2020. Founded in...

4 South African AI Startups to Keep an Eye On

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly coming of age, as business leaders increasingly grasp the immense potential of “smart” machines and other innovations as catalysts...

South Africa to Establish a National Fourth Industrial Commission

The South African Government is planning to create a National Fourth Industrial Commission. “We have decided to form a National Fourth Industrial Commission to help...

How to Keep Western Cape’s Water Flowing With Data Analytics

By Kroshlen Moodley, GM: Public Sector and Utilities at SAS On 22 May, the Western Cape was declared a disaster area as the ongoing drought...

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M-Pesa is first African FinTech platform to join United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce

M-Pesa has become the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities...

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...