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Posts Tagged ‘Francois Swart’

  • Mxit CEO Francois Swart. (Image source: Mxit)

    South Africa’s Mxit taps into Indian market

    January 29, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s Mxit taps into Indian market

    Mxit, the South African mobile social network, has today announced the first phase of its expansion strategy for the emerging market with the launch of Mxit in India and the release of Mxit 7 for Android and BlackBerry users. Available for download across...

  • Mxit CEO Francois Swart. (Image source: Mxit)

    Can SA’s Mxit keep up?

    October 10, 2013 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Can SA’s Mxit keep up?

    South Africa’s home-grown instant messaging service, Mxit, may have been supplanted by Facebook as the country’s biggest social network, but it has succeeded in maintaining the loyalty of its user base. This emerged from the final analysis of the SA...

  • Francois Swart, newly appointed CEO of Mxit. (Image source: Mxit)

    SA’s Mxit appoints CEO

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA’s Mxit appoints CEO

    South African mobile social network, Mxit, has appointed Francois Swart as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Swart stepped into the role of acting CEO in October 2012. Shareholder Paul Harris says, “Francois has been the de facto CEO for almost a year now...