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New South African reservation website launched

New South African reservation website launched

August 30, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New South African reservation website launched

Reservation software company, Dineplan announced on Friday, 30 August 2019, that it has officially launched a website that allows diners to search and instantly book online at thousands of restaurants across South Africa. According to the company, the platform is expected to significantly simplify the booking process for both South Africans and tourists....

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South African Rand to pair with Zcoin on OVEX platform

South African Rand to pair with Zcoin on OVEX platform

August 30, 2019 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African Rand to pair with Zcoin on OVEX platform

Open-source and decentralised privacy cryptocurrency, Zcoin ($XZC) announced on Friday, 30 August 2019, that it has now been listed on OVEX with a South African Rand (ZAR) pairing. “Zcoin’s listing on OVEX will create the opportunity for traders...

Dimension Data introduces HCM solution to South African clients

Dimension Data introduces HCM solution to South African clients

August 28, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Dimension Data introduces HCM solution to South African clients

IT consulting company, Dimension Data announced on Tuesday, 27 August 2019, that it’s partnering with Workday, an on-demand financial management company. Dimension Data said that their digital business solutions branch, Britehouse will be responsible...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

Who will you meet at the 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa?

August 27, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Who will you meet at the 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa?

The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (HISA) is set to take place from 8 to 9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Summit will address and discuss issues and challenges specific to healthcare organisations through...

South African insurer launched Whatsapp chatbot

South African insurer launches Whatsapp chatbot

August 27, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African insurer launches Whatsapp chatbot

Guardrisk – part of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited – has partnered with Root, a Fintech start-up, to extend its CarSure product, which offers insurance to people renting cars. The latest chatbot offering provides excess buy down cover to protect...

Supersonic launches new pricing model set to standardise bundles

Supersonic launches new pricing model set to standardise bundles

August 27, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Supersonic launches new pricing model set to standardise bundles

South African network company, Supersonic announced on Monday, 26 August 2019, that it is launching a new pricing model that standardises data bundles across all South Africa’s Fibre Network Operators (FNO). This deal is valid for all new customers from 22...

Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

August 27, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky announced on Monday, 26 August 2019, that it has signed on Tarsus Distribution as its newest B2B and B2C distributor. The agreement forms part of Kaspersky’s growth pipeline for the Southern Africa market as well as...

6000 South African learners to benefit from free 5G and 4IR online training

6000 South African learners to benefit from free 5G and 4IR online training

August 27, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on 6000 South African learners to benefit from free 5G and 4IR online training

Huawei South Africa and the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) have announced plans to launch free online and on-site training in 5G and 4IR technologies, targeting 6000 learners, who are either postgraduate ICT students or...

South African financial comparison company invests in loan site

South African financial comparison company invests in loan site

August 26, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African financial comparison company invests in loan site

South African financial comparison company, Fincheck announced on Monday, 26 August 2019, that it has taken over the full management and equity in FundingHub – allowing Fincheck to sign on 71 banks, lenders and insurers. Michael Bowren, Fincheck CEO,...

SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos to develop new security solution

SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos

August 26, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos

On 26 August 2019, Pan-African telecommunications service provider SEACOM announced a partnership with cybersecurity Sophos. This partnership will see the two companies develop a “next-generation” security solution called ‘On-Premise...

Tech partnership to provide greater access to education in Zimbabwe

Tech partnership to provide greater access to education in Zimbabwe

August 25, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on Tech partnership to provide greater access to education in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe-based education access company, Educate announced that it has partnered with UK-based Fintech company, SympliFi. The partnership is said to enable Zimbabweans based in the United Kingdom to invest in the education of their loved ones back home....

TRACE Mobile to provide opportunities for South African youth

TRACE Mobile to provide opportunities for South African youth

August 24, 2019 • Careers, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on TRACE Mobile to provide opportunities for South African youth

South African lifestyle network created ‘by the youth for the youth’, TRACE Mobile announced earlier this week that it’s launching the TRACE Troops Initiative. This programme aims to tackle youth unemployment head-on by providing credible training...

Cell C temporarily suspends channels on video-streaming service

Cell C to mitigate S&P downgrade

August 23, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cell C to mitigate S&P downgrade

In March 2019, Cell C appointed Douglas Craigie Stevenson as interim CEO. He went on to publish an open letter detailing the plans to rescue the network provider from debt, poor business performance and liquidity problems. “We don’t have another chance to...

The crowd is watching an esports tournament at rAge 2018. Image sourced from rAge.

Vodacom partners with rAge gaming expo

August 23, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom partners with rAge gaming expo

Vodacom, a telecommunications company, recently announced a partnership with rAge, which is said to be South Africa’s longest-running gaming, technology and ‘geek culture’ expo. This year’s event will take place from 27 to 29 September...

AIM Brokerage recently announced the launch of the Mzuri app, a real estate application available for smartphones.

New app streamlines the process of purchasing property

August 22, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on New app streamlines the process of purchasing property

AIM Brokerage, a subsidiary of AIM Investment Holdings and has recently launched a real estate web-based application that is compatible with both Apple and Android devices off the Mzuri website. The app allows property investors to view, consider and reserve...

#datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

#datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

August 21, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on #datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa

biNu, the company responsible for the Moya Messenger app, announced on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, that it’s partnering up with MTN South Africa in a bid to enable mobile subscribers in the country to access certain websites and apps at no charge to mobile...