Category archives for: Investing

Gauteng banks on technology in 2019 learner intake scheme

Gauteng Provincial MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Gauteng Department of Education and stakeholders are confident the online application portal will ensure a simpler and smoother process ahead of the 2019 learner intake for public schools. The portal is in collaboration with State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and Vodacom Business. The three-year collaborative effort will continue to see […]

Gauteng launches one-stop investors shop

Minister South Africa's Minister of Trade, Rob Davies together with Gauteng Premier David Makhura (centre), Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (left), Sfiso Buthelezi, and Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Zweli Mkhize at the InvestSA Gauteng SAA launch

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Gauteng InvestSA One Stop Shop (OSS) has been launched to pprovide professional service to investors, reduce regulatory inefficiencies and reduce red tape for entrepreneurs looking to invest in the province. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, and Gauteng Premier, David Makhura launched the facility […]

Life after Bitcoin

Richard Beddow

by RICHARD BEDDOW JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – YOU probably noticed the shift during the second half of 2017. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies went from something you vaguely knew about and planned to read up on real soon, to the main topic of conversation at dinner parties. Since then the crypto fanboys have quietened down just a […]

Standard Bank confirms expansion to Ivory Coast

Standard Bank

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – STANDARD Bank has opened a branch in Ivory Coast, bringing its presence in African countries to 20. The bank in the capital, Abidjan, will focus on the needs of Corporate and Investment clients. It will operate as Stanbic Bank in Côte d’Ivoire. Kenny Fihla, Standard Bank’s Chief Executive […]

Mastercard appoints new Sub-Saharan Africa President


Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TECHNOLOGY company, Mastercard, has appointed Raghav Prasad as President for Sub-Saharan Africa. Prasad is tasked with strengthening the company’s ongoing commitment to delivering value to customers and consumers in Africa by leveraging technology to build stronger and more inclusive payment ecosystems. “The influence and true potential of technology is seen […]

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