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CDC Group invests whopping $180 million into Liquid Telecom, Africa

By Ryan Noik 12 December 2018

CDC Group Plc, the UK’s development finance institution, has reached an agreement with pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom to invest $180m (about R2.5 billion) with the company, continuing the spate of investments this... FULL STORY >

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Smartcall invests R10 million into SA gaming and esports industry

By Ryan Noik 28 November 2018

Smartcall, a market leaders in prepaid cellular services and products, which has announced a R10 million investment into Mettlestate, a premium local e-sports authority. FULL STORY >

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Huawei elaborates on public cloud plans in South Africa

By Ryan Noik 6 November 2018

Huawei has offered a few more details ahead of the formal launch of its impending cloud services in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Amazon Web Services to Open Data Centers in South Africa

By Ryan Noik 25 October 2018

Amazon Web Services has confirmed plans to open a new AWS Infrastructure Region in the first half of 2020 in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Top tips for maximising ROI without compromising on customer experience

By Opinion 6 August 2018

Wynand Smit, the CEO of INOVO, a leading contact centre business services provider, explains how to maximise return on investment. FULL STORY >

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New regulations needed to unlock smart grid potential

By Press Release 2 July 2018

Africa is in dire need of a solution that will jumpstart electrification on the continent, according to Abraham Ortega, Senior Executive Consultant at Hexing. FULL STORY >

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Samsung announces NEXT Q Fund for investments into AI startups

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 June 2018

The newly announced fund is aimed at backing innovative AI projects, with a reported $150 million being made available by the South Korean company. FULL STORY >

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Nurturing Africa’s growing private healthcare market

By Opinion 16 April 2018

Dustin Homer, director of Client Solutions at Fraym, looks at where innovative approaches to consumer data can do a great deal to accelerate the growth of healthcare companies. FULL STORY >

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Are investment banks ready for blockchain-enabled distributed ledgers?

By Opinion 12 February 2018

Prashant Prakash, Blockchain lead for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa talks about the impact of blockchain on the banking industry and how organisations have expressed interest and are exploring... FULL STORY >

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Slack raises new round of funding with a $5.1 Billion valuation from SoftBank

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 September 2017

The workplace collaboration platform shows no signs of slowing down as SoftBank closes an estimated $250 million round of funding, valuing Slack at $5 billion in the process. FULL STORY >

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Samsung to enter self-driving car space with $300 million investment

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 September 2017

The South Korean company is expanding its portfolio into autonomous vehicles, following its latest announcement and initial $300 million investment. FULL STORY >

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New SAP study shows growth depends on digital skills investment

By Press Release 5 September 2017

SAP recently announced results from its Digital Transformation Executive Study: 4 Ways Leaders Set Themselves Apart, which shows stark differences between organisations that have completed transformation projects and those that... FULL STORY >

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Mastercard invests in South Africa’s young female entrepreneurs

By Press Release 5 July 2017

More than 160 Junior Achievement South Africa graduates move into the next phase of the Youth Enterprise Development Programme. FULL STORY >

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Samsung invests in South Africa’s long-term future

By Press Release 1 June 2017

Skills development, job creation and small business growth at the heart of its corporate responsibility. FULL STORY >

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SEACOM accelerates infrastructure investment

By Press Release 16 May 2017

SEACOM had made substantial investments in expanding its network infrastructure during 2016 and plans to significantly upgrade network bandwidth in 2017 to cater for the growth of big data, the cloud and video. FULL STORY >

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