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AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

By registering for a free AfricaCom visitor ticket online, visitors can gain access to more than 450 exhibitors, masterclasses, plus an innovation hall packed with visionary insights on future tech trends

14 hours ago

Instant, secure, cashless payment for 33 African countries

Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers

3 days ago

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation

12 Oct 2017

AfricArena tech innovation conference kicks off next month

AfricArena, described as the largest tech innovation conference for startups and investors hosted on African soil, will take place from 6-7 November 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre

11 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Yoco releases free POS solution for small businesses

Payments service provider Yoco has launched an enhanced POS solution, which is South Africa's first 100% locally made, free point of sale app

5 Oct 2017

Blockchain: The solution to corruption?

Blockchain, the same technology that powers cryptocurrency, creates opportunities to deliver new services in new ways that previously were not possible

3 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Here's to the African entrepreneurs

Join us in celebrating the courageous innovators, in small businesses and large, in South Africa and the rest of Africa, who take the risks that create new revenues, models and livelihoods, as we designate October and November as Entrepreneur Month across 18 industries on Biz

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2017

Ghana's digital payments leadership

New United Nations report reveals the momentum for digital payments in Ghana could save over GHS 1 billion within next four years

28 Sep 2017

France assigns magistrates to BNP Rwanda lawsuit

France has assigned magistrates to investigate allegations that banking giant BNP Paribas was complicit in the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority in Rwanda

27 Sep 2017

Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits

22 Sep 2017

Consumer spending leads economic recovery

The recent launch of the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report is a first for South Africa. The Report is an early indicator of consumer spending trends

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2017

It's time for Africa

The rise of the fourth industrial revolution is adding intricacy to future economies and their employment outcome

By Monde Mawasha 21 Sep 2017

The case for RE projects in Africa

Renewable energy has journeyed from the subsidised fringes of electricity supply to become an integral part of the power landscape

By Theuns Ehlers 20 Sep 2017

First solar-powered Nedbank branch launched

Nedbank has launched its first solar branch in Mncwasa in the Eastern Cape using SolarTurtle

20 Sep 2017

Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments

Bitcoin payments could soon be commonplace at Pick n Pay. For a limited period, customers at the retailer's head office campus store are able to use the cryptocurrency as a payment method

19 Sep 2017

Ethiopia's Meda Messenger combining chat with payments

Ethiopian startup Meda Messenger is hoping for swift uptake after rolling out its cross-platform social app that allows users to chat and make payments

By Tom Jackson 19 Sep 2017

KPMG heads roll after Gupta probe

Eight of KPMG SA's senior executives "resigned" following KPMG International's investigation

15 Sep 2017

Breaking news: KPMG execs resign amid Gupta scandal

KPMG SA CEO, Trevor Hoole, and a slew of the audit firm's executives and board members have resigned

15 Sep 2017

A new mobile Africa banking solution

Societe Generale launches YUP, a new alternative to the traditional banking model in Africa

15 Sep 2017

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International

Five timeless tips for choosing the right loan for your business

Nothing kills a business faster than lack of funds. This is because there are lots of areas that need to be covered; you have to pay for facilities, supplies, raw materials, new staff, etc. You could also just be ready to take your business to another level and the company just isn't making enough money to pay for all that.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 8 hours ago

Small business loans: Five things you need to know

What do you know about small business loans? Do you have reason to believe that this type of loan could be perfect for your business? Are you willing to learn more with the idea that you will complete an application should everything check out?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Oct 2017

Three advantages of accepting cryptocurrency at your business

Have you been pondering over accepting digital currencies at your business but you're not sure if it's worth it or not? If so, you have come to the right place. Today, we are going to learn several important advantages of accepting digital money for payments. Some of these benefits may seem simple while others may shock you.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Sep 2017

Five different ways to get working capital for your business

One of the greatest problems of entrepreneurs is inadequate funds or lack of funds. When a business needs funding, finding the needed cash could be very challenging.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 26 Sep 2017

Going the Reit route could help Attacq

Attacq, which owns the Waterfall development precinct, anchored by the 131,000m2 Mall of Africa near Midrand, last week reported foreign exchange and impairment losses of R280m on its European and African interests.

By Joan Muller 26 Sep 2017

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