MultiChoice spends R4bn to increase stake in BetKing
The pay-TV company says the global sports betting market is experiencing a surge in growth, and this investment will add value to the group in future.
Sekunjalo’s AEEI denies BTSA option to terminate relationship
African Equity Empowerment Investments denies British Telecoms SA’s call option to terminate its commercial relationship with the company.
EOH offloads Sybrin in R410m deal with 1K1V consortium
The JSE-listed group says the sale of Sybrin is in line with its strategic goals of deleveraging the balance sheet and refining the business model.
MultiChoice hastens call centre automation with AI-powered chatbot
The bot can clear decoder errors, check balances, reconnect products, make payments, manage holiday access and change viewing packages.
SA auditors up tech investment as they shun physical contact
The profession’s representative body says auditing has been considerably affected by lockdown and is increasingly looks to leverage technology.
Poket Mobile debuts in SA, extending list of MNVOs
The Mbinga Network brand operates through an agreement with FREI, a mobile virtual network enabler.
Volaris tables fresh offer in Adapt IT buyout race
The Canadian software group presents a new, improved offer as the takeover race for Adapt IT continues.
MTN targets 100m fintech users in new Africa strategy
The telco aims to reach the fintech subscriber goal in the next five years and grow the unit’s service revenue contribution to the group from 8% to 20%.
Prosus swoops on Stack Overflow in R24bn deal
The global technology investor enters into a definitive agreement to acquire the knowledge-sharing platform for developers and technologists.
British Telecoms terminates relationship with Sekunjalo Group
The company says it opted out of the deal because factually inaccurate statements were made by the Sekunjalo Group when it appeared in Parliament.
Non-profit seeks to change squatter camps through hackathons
Empire Partner Foundation wants to inspire local developers to use technology to improve the communities in which they live.