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Yolanda Cuba joins MTN Group

MTN Group has appointed Yolanda Cuba as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer. Cuba, who joins MTN from Vodacom Group, will join the MTN Group Executive Committee reporting to the Group CEO Rob Shuter.

Triggerfish launches online academy

Triggerfish, in partnership with Goethe-Institut and The German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation, has launched a free digital learning platform for anyone wanting to understand more about the career opportunities and how to get started in the field of animation.

New cable connects Africa to Europe

A new subsea cable is set to connect Africa and Europe. Named Equiano, the cable is privately funded by Google and it will run from Portugal along the West Coast of Africa ending up in South Africa.

Advocate Tlakula to serve at the UN

Advocate Pansy Tlakula has been elected to serve on the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). She will still continue to work as the chairperson of the Information Regulator (South Africa).

New South African app for job seekers

A new app has been launched in South Africa to try and help address the unemployment problem, especially among youth. The app allows job seekers to upload a micro CV and 15 second video and subsequently matches them to existing job opportunities.

The reasons behind Bitcoin's recent rally

Over the past month, the Bitcoin price went up by 42%. Here are some of the reasons behind the recent Bitcoin rally.

MultiChoice to lay off 2,194 staff

MultiChoice Group has issued a statement that it is planning to lay off 2,194 customer care staff. The identified group of staff work in the company's walk-in customer centers and customer care call centees.