Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

Chad's plan to
grow internet

Country cuts telecoms excise duty.

Monday, Jan 20th

Africa's start-up ecosystem on the brink of massive growth

Africa's start-up ecosystem on the brink of massive growth

To-date in 2019, over US$1-billion has been raised with 83 deals alone exceeding US$1-million.

Proptech Africa launches to disrupt property market

Proptech Africa launches to disrupt property market

US$4.6-billion understood to have been invested in the global property technology.

SA crypto exchange launches online marketplace

SA crypto exchange launches online marketplace

Data Interchange Module announces go live of its Hybrid Stock Exchange (HYBSE) platform.

SA's PayGate predicts 30% increase in Black Friday sales

SA's PayGate predicts 30% increase in Black Friday sales

In 2018 the company processed 64% of Black Friday transactions and it believes this could increase to 70% in 2019.

SA FinTech JUMO pushes up funding to US$103-million

SA FinTech JUMO pushes up funding to US$103-million

Latest funding round will be used to expand business across Africa, Asia.

Digital services firm Incubeta South Africa announces new MD

Digital services firm Incubeta South Africa announces new MD

Appointment forms part of an aggressive growth strategy.

South Africa's gamers mean business

South Africa's gamers mean business

More companies are looking to tap into a R100-million-plus industry.

Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace

Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace

The Internet and media group invests in Indian-based Meesho, with participation from Facebook and existing investors.

Google winners look to impact Africa

Google winners look to impact Africa

Anti-corruption, career guidance and public safety feature strongly among competitor offerings.

Cost-cutting key to financial inclusion in Africa

Cost-cutting key to financial inclusion in Africa

In order for banks across Africa to boost financial inclusion, they need to cut costs, says Absa CTO Andy Baker.

Tech advice to SA banks ahead of Black Friday 2018

Tech advice to SA banks ahead of Black Friday 2018

Managed services firm believes banks should use transaction monitoring tech to safeguard systems.