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Naspers leads Meesho in raising $125 million for Indian Social Commerce

On 12 August 2019, Meesho, an Indian online marketplace, announced the closing of a $125 million fundraiser led by Naspers,  multi-national media and internet group headquartered in South Africa. The fundraiser was aided by Facebook and existing investors such...

Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

University of Oxford academics have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy with a focus on South Africa and India. The rankings look at how platforms like Uber, Taxify, and Ola perform against...

AI predicting floods in India

As part of the Google Public Alerts program, Google is helping to keep people safe from floods and similar natural disasters with AI-enabled flood forecasting. Last year, Google launched SOS Alerts on Search and Maps to make emergency information more...

Ruckus Wi-Fi Technology supports Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi Initiative

Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced that it is joining Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi Certified ecosystem, a program that allows access point manufacturers to build Wi-Fi hardware compatible with Express Wi-Fi. Operators participating in Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi initiative will...

Start-ups from India and Nigeria win International Mobile App Competition

Iridescent, a nonprofit empowering underrepresented young people globally to become innovators and leaders, announced that two teams of girls - one from India and Nigeria - won top honors at its 2018 Technovation World Pitch Summit, a tech entrepreneurship...

Research shows BRICS has established itself as a global brand

The political alliance of BRICS nations has become a distinct global brand in its own right; research conducted by Brand South Africa - a marketing agency of the government of South Africa - shows. Said Dr Petrus de Kock, General...

BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 July 2018 for the BRICS Business Forum which will takes place as part of...

Truecaller eyes out Sub-Saharan Africa’s mobile payment space

Last year March, Truecaller announced its interest in the digital payments segment in India. Today, the company announced a strategic investment into the payment space by acquiring Chillr, India’s first multi-bank payments app that is revolutionising the way people...

Tech underpins new wave of Indian corporate social responsibility

“There is something magical about the convergence with people halfway around the world. The issues you are dealing with in South Africa are so similar to the ones we are going through in India.” So says Priya Naik, founder and...

Vodafone extending Farmer’s Club to new African markets

Global mobile operator Vodafone announced that it is launching its Farmers’ Club initiative in four additional countries – India, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania. The move is expected to boost its position in local markets and help create new opportunities...
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African Fintech Giant Ranked as Fastest-Growing

The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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