Telkom has announced that its CEO and executive director Sipho Maseko will step down on 30 June 2022. The telecoms company said the process to appoint a successor is well underway and a designated group CEO will be announced in the not too distant future.
It is possible that cooking oil prevented more looting in South Africa in the last week than the president, the ANC, the intelligence community, the army and the police combined. This, without question, says something about the versatility of the product. It says even more about the state of the state. When you are shown up by canola, you might want to revisit your strategy.ByHoward Feldman
Performance Media across Search, Social and Programmatic platforms is the single fastest growing area of digital media in South Africa. Combine that with the detailed analysis of campaign management, tagging and ad operations, and it becomes apparent that these highly specialist functions require a highly specialised unit.
The Transnet Port Terminals website has been hacked, implying that all companies under Transnet have been affected. All Transnet websites were down at the time when reporting was done for this SA Trucker article. The publication cited sources who requested to remain anonymous because they are not allowed to speak to the media.
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit South Africa's small business sector hard and there are grim statistics to bear this out. Those statistics will not be repeated here. After all, if you are a small business owner setting out on the road to recovery, the last thing you probably want is more details of the toll the pandemic has taken on small enterprises. Far more useful would be some good, solid tips on how to build back better after any business setbacks.ByAmeen Hassen
CashAxcess, a subsidiary of global payment processing company First Data Corporation, has sold its 91 ATM sites located in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors nationwide to Spark ATM Systems. This acquisition consolidates Spark's position as the leading independent ATM deployer in South Africa.
According to Marc Sternberg, MD of Spark ATM Systems, the acquisition is in line with the company's overall growth strategy, which has seen it deploy over 2000 ATMs across the country since its launch in 2006.
"The acquisition complements the strong organic growth we are experiencing, with average monthly installations of 50 - 70 ATMs across the country. We are confident that clients in the newly acquired ATM sites will benefit from our national support structures, customer service levels and ATM hardware and technology platforms."
Peter Matassa, director client services, Middle East and Africa at First Data Corporation says that the sale of the ATM network forms part of the company's strategic realignment of its Southern African operations.
According to latest data by MasterCard, approximately 85% of transactions are still conducted in cash worldwide. "Access to cash plays an integral role in South Africa's economy and will remain so for many years to come. The ATM deployment industry is thus thriving and we are well placed to meet this growing demand," concludes Sternberg.
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