South Africa

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Understanding South Africa's cyber laws

You can also listen to the podcast on: Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. You’ll often hear it being mentioned that South Africa has one of the best constitutions in the world. We could even go further and argue that this excellence in legal matters also extends into the country’

South Africa's Tshimologong has launched a program to help grow female-owned technology businesses

Tshimologong Ya Basadi in 4IR program is targeting primarily women-owned businesses, which are already trading and have a clear understanding of how tech can scale their businesses.

South African startups selected for the 2020 Grindstone Accelerator program

The list of startups that make up Grindstone's 2020 cohort have been announced. This follows the organization's launch of a new venture capital fund, Grindstone Ventures, earlier in August 2020.

Launch of new venture capital fund in South Africa

South African based business accelerator Grindstone has launched a new venture capital fund, Grindstone Ventures, dedicated to provide early-stage equity funding to its cohorts of companies and alumni.

Digital finance and e-commerce platform launched in South Africa

It is hoped that the recently launched Tafari App by Tafari Capital will address the issue of financial inclusion by providing an easy way for both small businesses and individuals to enter the formal financial services sector.

South Africa to produce faster COVID-19 test kits by the end of 2020

South Africa's CSIR can make enough enzyme for one billion chemical reactions that can be applied in COVID-19 testing, and researchers hope to begin supplying reagents for a faster, one-step test by the end of the year.

How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing Africa’s Digital Space

The impact of COVID-19 joins a long list of factors that expose Africa’s perceived economic backwardness; prompted by some of the infrastructures either lying in a poor state, being dormant, lagging on up-to-date trends or being summarily unavailable to the majority of the working population.