Zakhaa13 Jun

Zakhaa adds buy-now-pay-later service for SMMEs

The local fintech will introduce its buy-now-pay-later solution targeted at small, medium and micro enterprises on Friday.


MultiChoice CEO downplays turbulence at DStv operator

With a diversified business portfolio and the relaunched Showmax video streaming platform, the company will turn around its fortunes, says Calvo Mawela.


Pick n Pay sees uptick in Bitcoin payments in stores

The retailer’s crypto payments jump to R1 million a month in sales, as shoppers pay for groceries, data, airtime and municipal bills using the digital currency.

MTN13 Jun

Standard Bank enters MVNO collaboration with MTN

The bank’s new mobile virtual network operator collaboration with MTN SA will see it rebrand its offering to Standard Bank Connect.


MultiChoice bleeds subscribers amid revenue decline

The company’s overall active subscriber number drops by 9%, with group revenue decreasing by 5% to R56 billion.

Bolt12 Jun

Blocking of Bolt drivers is persecution, say operators

Bolt operators are furious over the blocking of 6 000 drivers on the platform, saying they are being “persecuted” for no valid reason.


Cape Town spotlights innovative spirit of tech talent

Three tech entrepreneurs will participate in the Invest Cape Town Youth in Tech Promotional Partnership.

TikTok11 Jun

TikTok pledges $1m for SA Change Makers Programme

The social media platform commits to a $1 million grant for social impact creators and non-profit organisations in South Africa.


R9m scholarship initiative targets tech-savvy African youth

ALX Africa and Patoranking Foundation establish a R9.4 million tech scholarship, in an effort to create the next great African disruptors.

GenAI11 Jun

Navigating the journey to next-gen customer service with GenAI

Too often, companies attempt to leap directly to sophisticated chatbot implementations without laying the proper groundwork, says Kevin Staples, specialist software engineer and CEO of BBD Group.

Qlik10 Jun

Qlik pens AWS deal to bolster AI adoption

Over 7,000 existing customers are expected to benefit from the collaboration.


Wolfpack Information Risk unveils 'Protection in the Pack Series'

The series is a practical guide to cyber crime self-defence in the digital age, the company says.