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Samsung unveils new innovations at Cape Town forum

Samsung tech

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE Samsung Africa Forum began in Cape Town on Wednesday with the Korean electronics firm reiterating its commitment to the continent. The eighth edition of the summit creates a platform for the firm to demonstrate its smart technology products and designs for the year- […]

How SA’s SMEs can solve the Connectivity Conundrum

African SMEs

by Brian Timperley In 2017, South Africa is expected to spend $10.5bn on information, technology and communications (ICT). This is according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), and the figure makes it the highest ICT spender across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) regions. Without doubt, as a country heavily reliant on small and […]

Banks welcome CBN measures of foreign exchange

Forex remittances

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE move by the Central Bank of Nigeria to channel over 370 million to the foreign exchange market is seen as a blow to the parallel market that has been thriving on the shortage of foreign currencies. CBN announced the allocation on Tuesday to enable […]

Sage allocates $1 billion for African NGOs

Joanne van der Walt, Sage Foundation Manager, Africa

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAGE has made available US$1 million for non-profit organisation in Africa to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls. The initiative by the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems is known as the Enterprise Fund. […]

Tech innovation in agro encouraged

Winner-of-the-Future-Agro-Challenge-2016-Nicolás-Morelli-COO-at-VACUCH-in-Santiago

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 50 world-class innovators in food, ag tech and agriculture will compete for the Agripreneur of the Year title at the third Future Agro Challenge (FAC) Global Championships set for Johannesburg next month. The competition will be held during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) Agripreneurs Summit. In just […]

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