[Press Release] Sage unveils next generation of cloud solutions for Africa and Middle East

Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, today announced new products and features that will take Africa and Middle East’s business builders and entrepreneurs closer to a world where admin is invisible. It made the announcements at Sage Summit Tour in Johannesburg South Africa. Product highlights From […]

[Press Release] Large South African presence at Agritech Expo in April indicates strong interest in Zambia’s agri sector

“Zambia is an exciting market to explore, not just for South African suppliers to the agriculture sector, but also for South African farmers” says Liam Beckett, commercial director for the upcoming Agritech Expo Zambia. The award-winning event is owned by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and returns to Chisamba for the fourth time this […]

[Press Release] Startup introduces live chat for business over multiple messaging platforms

South African startup Brandchat has introduced a tool that is transforming how customers and businesses interact with each other across multiple messaging platforms including WeChat, Facebook, Telegram and Kik. The company has built a unified dashboard that allows businesses to create and manage a bot as well as do its customer support across all supported […]

[Press Release] Is it all over for internet banking?

Have we seen the peak of internet banking in South Africa? Although the banks are quite tight-lipped about their usage numbers, I suspect that the number of customers using a desktop computer to do their banking is declining. We know that the majority of logons come from office workers, but we also know that the […]

[Press Release] Facebook’s Chief Product Officer in Nigeria to speak at Social Media Week and meet local entrepreneurs and creatives

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook (www.Facebook.com), is in Nigeria today, to speak at Social Media Week in Lagos about the future of media, and to meet with Nigerian entrepreneurs and content creators. Nigeria is the first stop on a week-long trip to West Africa where Chris will visit Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal to […]

[Press Release] Africa’s 1st Shared Value Summit To Showcase a Future-Proof Business Strategy: Profit With a Purpose

Throughout Africa, businesses are adopting the Creating Shared Value (CSV) business model to ensure that society benefits while business profits. The concept, first shared with business leaders and marketers by Harvard Business School’s Prof Michael Porter in 2006, is gaining momentum and picking up traction – but not quickly and forcefully enough. For too long, […]

[Press Release] Will Snapchat’s Ambitious Valuation Last Longer Than its Posts?

Every year, leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance values the brands of thousands of the world’s biggest companies. Snapchat’s brand has been found to be worth only US$1.7 billion. This is 8-9% of the suggested US$19.5-22 billion company value range, an unusually low percentage which suggests that the target may be over-ambitious. Brand Finance’s CEO David […]

[Press Release] Eight digital banking scams to lookout for

As access to banking services through digital channels continues to grow, so does the need to protect consumers against the prevalence of online banking fraud. Yolande Steyn, Head of Innovation at FNB says “We view security as an integral part of a seamless online banking experience. Therefore, due to the prevalence of banking scams, we […]

[Press Release] LeAD Campus – Global Leaders for Africa’s Development Certificate Programme Accepting Applications for Second Course

Sciences Po Executive Education (www.SciencesPo.fr/executive-education), in partnership with the French Development Agency, the University of Cape Town, the Higher Institute of Management in Dakar and the AfricaFrance Foundation, is pleased to announce the start of the second LeAD Campus course on 2 April. Sciences Po Executive Education is seeking for 30 participants reflexive of the […]

[Press Release] African Utility Week Industry Awards include new gas, small scale and ICT categories to reflect evolution of energy and water sectors

“I know the energy revolution is powering up and ready to take off. We should embrace energy trade with each other”.  With these words Mr Kandeh Yumkella, UN Under-Secretary-General and Former Special Representative of the Secretary-General and CEO, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All), accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at last year’s African Utility Week Industry […]

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