Naspers Takes A R45 million Bet On Local Online Learning Platform

Naspers announced today that it has invested R45 million in The Student Hub, a local online learning platform. The Student Hub increases access to vocational...
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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...

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...

IoT Innovator IoT.nxt Beefs Up Management Team to Handle Global Growth

Internet of Things (IoT) innovator IoT.nxt has beefed up its management team to handle global growth as the roll-out of its solutions picks up...

Vodacom Takes Responsibility for Vodafone Ghana, Appoints SA MD

Vodacom announced on Thursday a simplified structure by creating a standalone South African operation with its own managing director and assuming responsibility for managing...

Safaricom and Huawei Receive Prestigious “Most Innovative Service” Award

Safaricom and Huawei have jointly received the prestigious Most Innovative Service “the Business of Tomorrow” award at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town. Safaricom and Huawei...

Vodafone is Selling 5.2% Stake in Vodacom for R15 billion

By Staff Writer British-based mobile phone giant Vodafone is selling 5.2% stake or 90 million ordinary shares in Vodacom for R15 billion. The mobile phone giant...

MTN versus Vodacom – Who is the Biggest Provider of Mobile Money in Africa?

The battle for control of the bank accounts of African consumers through mobile money – essentially the use of mobile phones to access financial...

Strong Data-Enabled Device Sales Boost Vodacom Revenue 

Vodacom, a South African-based mobile phone operator, reported a 3.9% revenue growth to R20.7 billion in the first quarter to end-June 2017, buoyed by...

Vodacom Gets Shareholders’ Nod for R35 billion Safaricom Deal

By Staff Writer South African-based mobile phone operator Vodacom is close to securing its plan to buy 35% stake in Kenya’s Safaricom. On Tuesday, Vodacom minority...

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Google, Telkom Pledges To Invest in South Africa’s Growth

A total of 50 companies, including Google and Telkom, have pledged R109.6 billion at the third annual South Africa Investment Conference. Today’s collective pledge brings...

Vodacom Business Launches Exciting New Solutions Powered By 17 AWS Services

Vodacom Business has worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Professional Services, to develop the Vodacom Business Cloud Acceleration Suite for organisations who are looking...

Checkers Sixty60 Wins Gold at the Loeries

Checkers Sixty60 picked up a gold award in the Service Design category at the 2020 Loerie Awards. Sixty60, the first one hour grocery delivery service...