[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 […]

[Press Release] Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook […]

[Press Release] BT and Symantec to Enhance Protection of Network Traffic and Simplify Security Management

BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, and Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced the integration of Symantec’s latest technology into BT’s portfolio of managed security services. With this new agreement, BT customers will benefit from enhanced visibility of incoming internet traffic and from simplified administration of […]

[Press Release] CashlessAfrica Champion Awards 2017 to Aknowledge Innovation in the Digital Financial Services

CashlessAfrica Champion Awards 2017 to Aknowledge and Reward Innovation in the Digital Financial Services Ecosystem in Africa at the CashlessAfrica Expo, March 22- 23, Lagos Oriental Hotel, Nigeria. During the main expo, leading thought leaders and panelists in the digital financial services ecosystem in Africa and beyond will address the issues around ‘The future of […]

[Press Release] 5 UberEATS Valentine’s Day Date Hacks

Love is all you need but there is an old saying that (more or less) says, “The fastest way to someone’s heart is through his or her belly.” In that spirit, here are some fun ways UberEATS can help you win your love’s heart deliciously this Valentine’s Day. Breakfast in bed Start the day of […]

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