Category archives for: Finance

JAM feeds a million kids

Prominent actor , presenter and model Christopher  Jaftha IMAGE -GIFT NDOLWANE

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africans have been urged to spare a thought for households who are food insecure. According to JAM International; a South African founded International non-governmental organisation (NGO) that focuses on providing effective nutrition says more than two million South African children are going to bed hungry every night. The NGO […]

Mobile payments enable spaza shops grow economy

Connecting the informal market to the formal economy: Ajay
Banga, Mastercard president and CEO (right), discusses the benefits of
mobile payments with Paul Maluleke, owner of Kasi Convenience Food and
Internet Caf? in Alexandra, Johannesburg (left). Maluleke,  is one of
thousands of informal traders who can now use Masterpass, the digital
payment service from Mastercard, to pay electronically for stock ordered
from the free Spazapp android app, and accept cashless payments from their
customers - using their mobile phones.

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African informal traders and convenience stores are set to increase their contribution to the economy after Microsoft partnered with the Durban-based Spazapp tech company, to bring them secure, seamless and convenient mobile payments. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies intend to unlock economic growth by helping informal micro-businesses connect […]

Mobility Renaissance seals global EMM deal

Kennedy Jubane
Marketing Director

  Business Reporter JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A South African information technology startup has entered into a historic agreement with a United States-listed software firm for the deployment of solutions for enterprise mobility management (EMM). Based in Johannesburg, Mobility Renaissance has sealed a partnership with MobileIron Inc, headquartered in Mountain View, California. As of June […]

Technology offers smart solutions to global urban challenges

Smart City

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Barcelona, Spain BARCELONA, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES globally have to do a balancing act between spearheading rapid industrial revolution and providing adequate service delivery to their multiplying populations.Ironically, the industrial revolution and populations are booming at a time of economic recession, which makes financial budgets a major stumbling block to the towns and […]

Botswana first country outside US to expand spectrum

terrestrial mobile broadband services.

From ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE, (CAJ News) – BOTSWANA is set to receive expanded spectrum after authorities granted authority to a local subsidiary of America’s Globalstar for terrestrial mobile broadband services. The Botswana Communications Regulator Authority (BOCRA) has granted the company authority for services over 16.5 MHz of S-band spectrum at 2483.5 to […]

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