Google commits $1 million to startups

Gartner Vice President for Research, Annette Zimmermann

Google from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – GOOGLE is to increase its commitment to the Startup Black Founders Fund for Africa with an additional US$1 million in funding. This will result in a commitment of $4 million to 60 eligible black-founded startups across the continent. Applications for the second cohort are now open. Google will More...

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City lodge hotels, South Africa
By On Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
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Resilient SA restaurants to be recognised

City lodge hotels, South Africa by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE Restaurant Association of South Africa (RASA) is to recognise eateries, suppliers and personalities committed for service excellence in the More...

Palm oil harvest
By On Thursday, May 12th, 2022
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SA suffers palm oil ban, Black Sea embargo

Palm oil harvest by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – INDONESIA’S decision to ban exports of palm oil will have implications on both prices and supplies of the commodity in South Africa. The Southeast Asian More...

MTN tower
By On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
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MTN invests over R2 billion in Gauteng upgrades

MTN tower by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – PAN Africa’s largest mobile networ operator – MTN is investing R2,2 billion (US$137,3 million) to maintain its network, extend reach into township More...

Capitec Bank
By On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
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Capitec enhances e-commerce security

Capitec Bank from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – CAPITEC is boosting its electronic-commerce security to enhance clients’ digital experience. The retail bank has implemented Entersekt’s EMV More...

Reno 7 5G
By On Friday, May 6th, 2022
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Reno 7 Z 5G unveiled in SA

Reno 7 5G by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE Reno7 Z 5G is now available in South Africa following its launch by the Chinese smartphone maker, Oppo. The 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM model will be priced at R11 699 More...

South African Minister of Tourism, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu
By On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Africa’s Travel Indaba kicks off

South African Minister of Tourism, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Durban DURBAN – THE pace of the recovery of the tourism sector, following recent years of COVID-19, is dependent upon addressing More...

South Africa’s UK-based competitive identity specialist, Pumela Salela.
By On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Pumela Salela: An African multiple award winning brand icon

South Africa’s UK-based competitive identity specialist, Pumela Salela JOHANNESBURG – BRAND South Africa’s Country Head for the United Kingdom (UK), Pumela Salela has again been recognised for her sterling More...

MTN tower
By On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
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MTN invests over R620 million in Eastern Cape expansion

MTN tower by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa is investing R624 million (US$39,16 million) to upgrade and deploy new network infrastructure across the Eastern Cape region this year. Priorities More...

SA Tourism Acting Chief Executive Officer, Themba Khumalo
By On Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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All systems go for Africa’s travel indaba

SA Tourism Acting Chief Executive Officer, Themba Khumalo from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN – MOST of Durban’s key tourism infrastructure affected during the recent floods is now fully functional, More...