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SAP expert on how Enterprise Resource Planning can help SMEs scale

In times of heightened uncertainty, one standout technology for SMEs is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), though many small companies may be concerned about the budgetary impact of deploying such technology. Here, Dumisani Moyo, Head of Mid-Market: Southern Africa at SAP, highlights how...


Trust Machine initiative aims to bridge SME funding gap

Finastra has announced plans to deliver a range of initiatives which enable its customers to accelerate through change, as well as creating positive outcomes for millions of people around the world. The move is part of the company’s ongoing innovation and open cloud platform strategy. We...


TymeBank signs with Network International to empower SME businesses to accept electronic payments

TymeBank, a leading digital bank in South Africa, is set to empower small and micro businesses to accept card payments, powered by Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East. Following its successful entry into the South African consumer...


Vectra expert weighs in on data security for SMEs discussion

Ammar Enaya, Regional Director – Middle East, Turkey & North Africa (METNA) at Vectra, weighs in on the discussion on how organisations can secure their data. Organisations are increasingly transforming into ‘digital businesses’, where almost all of their operations are...


Networks Unlimited GM on how SMEs should protect themselves from cybersecurity attacks

It’s often easier for hackers to get into the systems of smaller companies – they can be seen as ‘easy pickings’ compared to larger corporates. Here, Stefan van de Giessen, General Manager: Cybersecurity at Networks Unlimited Africa, unpacks why and how SMEs should protect...


Cisco: Burkina Institute of Technology (BIT) case study

Burkina Institute of Technology (BIT) is creating access to education to students in Burkina, in the heart of Africa. Using Webex, they bring world-class knowledge to the students, helping them to develop entrepreneurial ideas.


AURA to join top start-ups at 2020 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

AURA, a leading security and safety platform,  has been selected to participate in the virtual edition of the prestigious African Early Stage Investment Summit (AESIS) and Venture Showcase.  Hosted by VC4A, AESIS is an annual event, which last year gathered more than 350 Africa-focused...


Opera extends offering to help SMEs in Nigeria

Opera Limited, one of the world’s major browser providers and a leader in AI-driven content delivery, is extending its offering to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria to become easily discoverable online by announcing the launch of its new service Opera For Business. With...


Connected Conservation expands to Kenya to protect local species

Building on the success of protecting rhino poaching in South Africa, Connected Conservation is now expanding to Kenya to support six different conservancies in the East African country. We find out how the current rhino poaching crisis began in Africa and how IoT technology is playing a key role...


Avaya empowers students across Africa to continue learning with Avaya Spaces

As many as 250 million children across Africa are currently unable to access primary and secondary schools as a result of COVID-19-related closures. Analysts have shared concerns that this may create a lost generation of learners, causing many children to leave school prematurely. Avaya, a global...


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