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  • MLA announces launch of Cape Town office
    MLA announces launch of Cape Town office
    Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA), now the largest talent agency on the African continent, has announced that it is opening a new office in Cape Town. The launch of a representative office in the heart of one of South Africa's premier film destinations follows fast on the heels of a recent announcement that the agency would be representing screenwriters and directors alongside the leading talent already in the stable. Issued by Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA)
  • Kaya 959 gives away R1,000 an hour every hour in May
    Kaya 959 gives away R1,000 an hour every hour in May
    After 12 years of being 'The Home of the Afropolitan', we are excited to introduce our latest evolution - Kaya 959. On the Street. On the Air. Our new brand identity is about highlighting Kaya 959 as a radio station for all. Issued by KAYA 959
  • Woolworths rolls out virtual beauty services in SA
    Woolworths rolls out virtual beauty services in SA
    Woolworths has launched two new digital beauty experiences, Virtual Try On and Virtual Consultations, which are designed to help consumers reinvent their beauty shopping experience at home and gain more confidence before making a purchase.
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#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper
#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

10 hours ago

5 ways freeing employees from landlines can benefit your businesses
5 ways freeing employees from landlines can benefit your businesses

In a world where everyone carries a cellphone on their person at all times, it just didn't make sense to hold onto them...

By John Woollam 3 hours ago

World Password Day: The dos and don'ts of passwords
World Password Day: The dos and don'ts of passwords

World Password Day originates from the security researcher Mark Burnett as he realised that the passwords most people were using were hopelessly inadequate...

By Niel van Rooyen 1 day ago

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Research reveals how South Africans are embracing digital payments

95% of consumers in South Africa are considering emerging payments such as biometrics, digital currencies and QR codes, in addition to contactless...

1 day ago

How EMV 3-D Secure protocol adoption will benefit the entire e-commerce ecosystem
How EMV 3-D Secure protocol adoption will benefit the entire e-commerce ecosystem

Authentication specialist, Entersekt believes that for the e-commerce landscape to benefit from the new EMV 3-D Secure protocol, a collaborative effort between merchants, banks and card networks is required...

2 days ago

Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May
Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May

The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021...

2 days ago

MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFO
MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFO

MTN Nigeria has issued a 100 billion naira fixed rate bond in the first quarter of 2021, due in seven years, under a 200 billion naira bond programme to refinance existing debt...

By Chijioke Ohuocha 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro

Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro, unpacks the journey behind the software development company's rebrand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

By Sián Fields 3 days ago

High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET College
High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET College

The MTN SA Foundation has launched a state-of-the-art multimedia centre for students with disabilities at Vhembe TVET in Makwarele Campus, Limpopo...

3 days ago

Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for May
Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for May

The inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit is reportedly the first global event to focus on women in emerging tech sectors...

3 days ago

AI, freedom of expression and the press
AI, freedom of expression and the press

A free press or media has an important role to play in democracies as it is responsible for gathering and distributing the information that citizens use to decide how they are going to vote...

By Hanno Brink 3 May 2021

Remediating a ransomware attack in SA costs billions - Sophos report
Remediating a ransomware attack in SA costs billions - Sophos report

The average cost of fixing a ransomware attack in South Africa costs R6.4bn, according IT security company Sophos...

30 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office
#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office

Performance marketing and SEO agency Mickey Llew recently appointed Cassandra Wingrove to lead growth and development at its Australian office...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Apr 2021

Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants
Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

30 Apr 2021

Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply
Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply

The company also announced the opening of applications for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa programme...

29 Apr 2021

Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data
Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data

Optimising customer experience by leveraging emerging and new technology results in a host of positive spin-offs for businesses but it must be approached in a methodical and strategic manner...

By Wynand Smit 29 Apr 2021

Bergrivier Tourism launches new travel app
Bergrivier Tourism launches new travel app

the app serves as a travel directory with lists of all the available tourism products and services in town within the Bergrivier district - with categories such as where to eat, where to stay, what to do, must-see locations, where to shop, and festivals...

29 Apr 2021

3 defining tech moments that have helped businesses face Covid-19
3 defining tech moments that have helped businesses face Covid-19

While Covid has delivered new challenges, it has also caused many companies to turn to new technology...

By Angelique Montalto 29 Apr 2021

Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software development
Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software development

Microsoft SA has announced a partnership with the Public Service Sector Education, Training Authority (PSETA), and Afrika Tikkun to extend its Global Skilling Initiative...

29 Apr 2021

Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information Officer
Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information Officer

The digital representation of data or personal information, has brought many challenges to protecting privacy rights and thereby protecting individuals...

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Dimakatso Khumalo 29 Apr 2021

Why African businesses should keep web hosting local
Why African businesses should keep web hosting local

I believe that African businesses will enjoy greater website security by choosing the right, local hosting company...

By Oluniyi Ajao 28 Apr 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sector

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

By Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

Huawei enters vehicle market with Seres SF5 luxury crossover
Huawei enters vehicle market with Seres SF5 luxury crossover

Huawei unveiled at the recent Auto Shanghai 2021 exhibition a battery-powered crossover called the SF5. The vehicle will be produced by Huawei's Chinese car-making partner Seres..

26 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XR

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

By Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management
SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management

SA's paperless rollout of the Covid-19 vaccinations brings a critical need for data management to the fore...

By Hemant Harie 26 Apr 2021

Samsung device is a telephone, not a machine - tariff ruling
Samsung device is a telephone, not a machine - tariff ruling

The Pretoria High Court recently had to decide whether the Samsung Galaxy S7 should be classified under the "machine" tariff or remain under its "telephone" tariff determination...

By Keketso Kgomosotho, overseen by Virusha Subban 23 Apr 2021

Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterprise
Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterprise

Companies are increasingly considering data centre modernisation as a means to implement digital transformation...

By Amith Thota 22 Apr 2021

Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for you
Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for you

LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies are becoming more widely available and can potentially cater for virtually any budget, this has started to change...

By Theolin Moodley 21 Apr 2021

Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in Africa
Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in Africa

In terms of handset sales, Tecno Mobile has outdone tech giant Samsung across Africa...

21 Apr 2021






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