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South African Philip Belamant Champions Local Investment As Double-Unicorn Zilch Continues Growth

Many people know of Philip Belamant, the South African serial entrepreneur who is best known for co-founding Zilch, one of the most impactful fintech companies to have disrupted, strengthened, and supported the buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) market. Zilch has made this...

Some Relief: This is How Much SA Petrol Prices Will Drop Tomorrow

Fuel prices in South Africa are expected to see a big drop on Wednesday as international oil prices have declined over the past month, with Brent crude currently at around $110 a barrel. This drop will bring some relief to...

Botswana Steps Up to Help South Africa with Load Shedding Woes

The Botswana Power Corporation (BCP) says that it wants to sell its excess electricity to South Africa's embattled power utility Eskom. In an announcement, the BCP says that it has started engaging with Eskom to begin the exporting process. This...

SaaS vs. Load Shedding: A South African Matchup

We've come a long way since Thomas Edison and General Electric created the first substantial power grids in the 1880s. But one thing hasn't changed much: work stops when the power goes out. South Africans have endured front-row seats to...

Check Out Namibia’s First Carrier-Neutral Data Centre

Paratus has announced that it is officially ready to open the new Paratus Namibia Armada DC (Data Center) in Windhoek in August 2022. The company says that this will be Namibia's first carrier-neutral data centre. It opens its doors to...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, gaming drew the most attention with the release of Starfield's first gameplay trailer. A Google engineer is suspended...

Mustek Announces New Acting CEO

JSE-listed technology company Mustek has announced the appointment of MD Hein Engelbrecht as interim CEO. The company's board made the announcement a week after the sudden passing of Mustek founder and CEO David Kan. Kan, 62, passed away unexpectedly last...

aYo Looks to the Cloud to Power the Future of Microinsurance

African insurtech aYo Holdings has taken the next step in its ongoing technology transformation by rolling out a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to underpin its ambitious growth plans across the continent. aYo, which is 100% owned by MTN,...

China Wants to Help Build a High Speed Rail from Johannesburg to Durban

China is reportedly in active talks with South African authorities about the construction of a high-speed rail linking two of the country's economic hubs - Johannesburg and Durban. The plan to build the rail has been in the works for...

5 Mistakes CTOs in Africa Should Avoid When Adopting a Private Cloud Journey

In the last decade, African businesses have seen a significant increase in cloud usage. However, it still has the smallest global cloud market share compared to other regions across the globe. To meet up with the other advanced regions in delivering innovative,...
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Bolt Unveils New Safety Enhancements in South Africa

Bolt is introducing a rider verification function that allows its South African customers to self-verify. As part of this in-app...
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