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Workpay partners with Kwara to offer streamlined HR and payroll services to SACCOs in Kenya

Digital banking FinTech start-up Kwara has partnered with Workpay to offer Savings and Credit Co-operative Societies (SACCOs) in Kenya with human resource management and payroll processing solutions.  The partnership will enable SACCOs to automate their human...


WebEngage expands into Middle East and Africa Region

WebEngage, a full stack retention operating system, has announced its expansion into the Middle East and Africa after successful operations across Asia to address the increasing demand the company has witnessed in the region. The MarTech company has set up a dedicated local team...


KeyTec to disrupt fleet telematics industry

KeyTec, a disruptive fleet-tech start-up, has partnered with LocoNav to capture the emerging and high-growth video telematics market throughout Africa. The company plans to disrupt the fleet telematics industry and replace most low-end tracking systems with affordable and...


Kaspersky launches security hub as 45% of South African SMBs struggle to fund cybersecurity

Kaspersky has unveiled a free platform with tips and tricks for small businesses to help them quickly improve their organisation’s security.  Kaspersky Cybersecurity on a Budget provides a set of short but actionable recommendations relevant for any company, as well as specific,...


Teams assists in enabling conservation efforts

Good collaboration and communication are key for all organisations, but for those operating in more rural locations this can be challenging to achieve. But modern technology is helping to close these gaps. Peace Parks Foundation, a leader in transfrontier conservation across southern Africa, is...


Orange selects Ericsson to ramp-up its mobile money service and accelerate financial inclusion in Africa

Orange Middle East and Africa has selected Ericsson as a strategic partner for its pan-African Orange Money service, tapping Ericsson’s Wallet Platform to accelerate financial inclusion for its customers across 14 African countries. Ericsson Wallet Platform –...


Four of Southern Africa’s start-ups proceed to HiiL Justice Accelerator

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has announced the four start-ups that will go on to the prestigious HiiL Justice Accelerator. HiiL kicked off its annual global Innovating Justice Challenge in search of the region’s best justice-related social entrepreneurs in March 2021,...


Transforming the South African tech sector through diverse leadership for powerful results

Tracy Molete, Managing Director at Apprentice Valley, a digital consulting firm that offers end-to-end digital solutions to enterprises and telcos, has said that while male dominance in senior positions within the SA tech sector persists, there are encouraging signs things are changing rapidly as...


SA’s e-commerce surge poised to benefit small, independent retailers

South African consumers are heading online in greater numbers as the e-commerce shopping experience increasingly offers more choice and convenience than can be found at traditional big brand, brick-and-mortar retailers, said Mike Farquharson, Managing Director of online courier aggregator, Rush....


Carbon teams up with Visa to enable payments across Africa

Carbon, a pan-African FinTech company providing access to basic financial services for Africans, has today announced a strategic five-year partnership with Visa, the world leader in digital payments, to offer both digital and physical issuance of Visa cards to its customers. Carbon is launching...


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