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3 SA Innovators Among the Top 11 Picked for Pan-African Accelerator

Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech today announced the eleven best tech startups (three of whom are from South Africa) selected to be the latest cohort in...

Mboweni to Table Bill Aimed at Supporting Eskom

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says a special bill on Eskom -- aimed at finding a roadmap of the power utility’s recovery -- is...

Design and Repair Must Work Together to Undo our Legacy of Waste

by Tom Lee This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in...

MTN’s Zakhele Futhi Inconsistent with BEE Act

Telecommunications network provider MTN’s Zakhele-Futhi’s scheme has been found to be inconsistent with South Africa’s Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Act. The BBBEE Commission on...

Reinventing SME Funding

by Miguel Da Silva Despite the important contribution small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) make to the economic growth of South Africa, the sector battles to access funding...

SMME Fund to Help Innovative Startups

Science and Technology Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says progress has been made towards the establishment of a five-year R5 billion SMME fund aimed at...

Luno Launches Ethereum Rand Trading on its Exchange

From today, South African cryptocurrency traders, will be able to buy Ethereum using Rands directly on the Luno exchange at attractive launch fees of between...

MTN vs Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom, Rain for the Best Mobile Network in SA

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q2 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report...