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MTN SA Foundation launches inaugural MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge

The MTN SA Foundation has announced a R1 million commitment to enable innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation for women in the...

Going cashless – it’s time for SMEs and entrepreneurs to play their cards right

Consumers are becoming less inclined to carry cash, for both personal safety reasons and simple convenience. The move towards a cashless...

Nomanini launches digital retail solution to support Africa’s informal retailers

Fast-growing African fintech platform Nomanini, has announced the launch of StockNow, a new supply chain finance solution that connects FMCGs and...

WhatsApp rolls out campaign to uplift African SMEs

Messaging platform WhatsApp, has announced the launch of WhatsAppreneurs campaign, profiling small entrepreneurs from Africa who are using the WhatsApp Business...

e-Commerce firm Appletree in drive to get one million African traders online

E-Commerce company Appletree Digital Commerce has launched the 'Taking One Million African Traders Online' movement (TOMATO), to unlock entrepreneurial opportunities for...

Small businesses in Kenya and Nigeria still at risk of RDP and Internet attacks

According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, the number of Trojan-PSW (Password Stealing Ware) detections in Nigeria more than doubled in 2022 (2654...

How Visa is empowering businesses through practical business skills

Digital payments company Visa, has entered a partnership with Trace Academia, a mobile-based learning application that aims to enable 26 million...

How Africa’s AI and startup scene is getting ready to change the world

Embodying entrepreneurship and innovation like no other sector, the startups ecosystem in Africa is blossoming. Innovative thinkers are localising tools such...

Telkom Business brings AI-driven multilingual translation services to SMMEs

Telkom Business has partnered data labelling start-up Enlabeler, to introduce izwe.ai, an artificial intelligence-driven multilingual transcription and translation platform that provides...

MTN unites with global telcos to uplift start-ups with 5G-based use cases

Six of the world’s leading telcos have announced, the creation of Alaian, an alliance to connect the open innovation ecosystems of these...

How supply chain localisation supports SMMEs and translates to economic growth

Supply chain localisation could spell significant benefits for the South African economy, driving the development of Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises...

African startups raised a record $5.2 billion in funding last year

African startups attracted a record $5.2 billion in venture capital last year, bouncing back from a pandemic-induced dip in 2020 with...

What SME owners need to know about VAT

Any small business owner will know that fully understanding Value Added Tax (VAT), can be a daunting, yet critical task if they...

5 ways SMEs can save opex as costs rise everywhere

Businesses that have survived the last two years now have to continue to manage costs particularly carefully, with operational costs (opex)...

SMMEs need buy-in from big businesses to deliver maximum impact

Small, medium and microenterprises (SMMEs) make up the majority of businesses across the world. In fact, around 90% of all businesses...

Telkom launches mobile point of sale app for SMMEs

Telkom Financial Services has launched the Telkom Pay Mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) app, a fintech tool that allows business owners to make...

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Vertiv shuffles EMEA leadership team

Critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions provider Vertiv, has announced changes to its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) senior leadership...

Leveraging IoT with prefabricated edge datacentres

With many organisations moving from a centralised approach to data management towards a more distributed model, IoT-generated data is moving closer...

MTN SA Foundation launches inaugural MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge

The MTN SA Foundation has announced a R1 million commitment to enable innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation for women in the...

MTN Nigeria partners mobility tech firm to reward good driving

MTN Nigeria, has partnered with ETAP, a mobility technology company that creates solutions and incentives to improve the automotive experience, to...

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