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How CFOs & CIOs are Funding Digital Transformation with OPEX, not CAPEX

CFOs and CIOs, collaborating to drive the accelerated digital transformation necessitated by rapid technology advances and COVID-19, now have a smart alternative to traditional financing and management of IT assets that boosts business efficiencies and competitiveness. Rapid technology advances driving...

Confidence Rebounds in SA as Consumers Embrace eCommerce & Contactless Payments

 More than 18 months since the onset of COVID-19, Visa today announced the results of a study that tracks the impact of the pandemic on consumer attitudes and spending across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

Johannesburg Fintech to Launch an All-in-One Video Conferencing App

Johannesburg-based Cassava Fintech International (CFI), a subsidiary of Econet Global, has announced the release of ‘Sasai TeamTalk’, a voice and video conferencing service that takes up to 20 people on one call. The service, coming at a time when many...

What South Africans Think of Digital Payment Methods

As digitization makes its way into Africa across sectors and industries, digital payment methods are being offered as safe and convenient alternatives to traditional options. Borderless Access conducted a study across South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria to explore the...

Telegram Shuts Down its Own Cryptocurrency

Telegram is officially calling it quits on its crypto-focused subsidiary, Telegram Open Network (TON). "Telegram's active involvement with TON is over," writes Pavel Durov, founder and CEO, in an announcement on his channel. "For the last 2,5 years, some of our...

Doing Business in a Post-Lockdown World

At the beginning of March, few anticipated the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic would have on the lives of all South Africans. As the gradual easing of the strict lockdown conditions continues, thoughts turn to how companies will begin...

Cryptocurrencies Continue to Gain Traction as Global Economy Shrinks

The cryptocurrency sector continues to show strong growth despite a severe economic contraction since the global COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Bitcoin is up 28% and is now trading at $8993. This could be attributed to the move towards a cashless...

How Blockchain Can Change the Audit Profession

While blockchain is best known for enabling cryptocurrency payment and trade, this technology has a much wider range of potential uses that could disrupt various industries, including the audit profession. In light of this, auditors should embrace all possible...

Ukheshe is Transforming Africa’s Cashless Environment

While significant measures have been put in place to combat the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), South African banks are turning to cashless transactions. Mobile money transfers, online, debit and credit card transactions are being encouraged as opposed to...

Does South Africa lack FinTech skills?

FinTech is a booming industry throughout the African continent, but South Africa is reluctant to take advantage of this opportunity. This is largely due to a lack of skills and training, particularly in financial literacy. Future Talent Academy, a subsidiary...
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Huawei’s IP Service Partner of the Year: Africa Connect 2024

In2IT Technologies, a prominent global IT services and consulting firm focused on providing IT Consultancy, Application Development and Maintenance,...
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