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Vodacom’s Video Play Streaming Service Bigger Than Netflix

Vodacom South Africa's streaming service Video Play continues to attract more customers. Video Play is now bigger than Netflix South Africa, the world's biggest streaming...

South Africa’s Local Web is 28

Tomorrow (12 November 2019) marks the 28th birthday of the South African Internet. The year 1988 saw Mike Lawrie lead the Rhodes University team that...

Why is Solar Firm Greenlight Planet Pursuing a Telecom-Focused Strategy

Greenlight Planet, a pay-as-you-go solar player, is pursuing a strong telecom-focused strategy that aims to have a far-reaching impact on more than 600 million unelectrified...

Hlayisani Capital, Owned By Dr Khoza, Invest Millions in StartUps

Hlayisani Capital, which is chaired by former Nedbank chair Reuel Khoza and a majority shareholder, continues to invest millions in growing South African startups. The...

Volvo Cars to Implement Blockchain Traceability of Cobalt in Electric Car Batteries

Volvo Cars will become the first carmaker to implement global traceability of cobalt used in its batteries by applying blockchain technology. The announcement follows the...

FinTech Firm ProfitShare Partners Gets R25M from FirstRand’s Vumela Fund

ProfitShare Partners has secured a R25 million capital line from the Vumela Fund, which is managed by Edge Growth Ventures. Launched in 2018, Vumela’s third...

One of SA’s Fast-growing FinTechs is Hiring but can’t Find Skills

“Disruptive digital and e-commerce businesses, from scale-ups through to big giants like Amazon or Google, are growing at such unprecedented rates that the gap...

MTN Wants to Make the Internet a Safer Place for Children

In its continued effort to fight against the exploitation of children on the internet, MTN announced the launch of its Child Online Protection initiative...