Standard Bank South Africa

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South African banks blame 4IR for planned retrenchments

As a result of the major South African banks announcing that thousands of their staff will lose jobs as a result of "4IR", SASBO (banking sector labor union) has announced protests scheduled for 27 September 2019.

Tech companies funding sport in Africa

A list of some of the companies that are involved in funding sports across Africa. This includes some notable technology brands.

The post 4th Industrial Revolution economy

The world around us is changing rapidly and almost every single business model is impacted by the new digital economy. The meteoric rise of the Big Tech firms has established them as the dominant new business models in the post 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) economy. Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft,

One of Afrika's biggest solar power projects in Namibia secures funding

One of the biggest solar power PV plants in Sub-Saharan Afrika, by <a href=:http://alten-energy.com/developing/other-projects-in-africa/" target="_blank">ALTEN Africa, has just secured financing. The solar plant which will be located in the area around Marietta in Namibia, secured and finalized the

Mastercard acquired South African FinTech startup Oltio

Mastercard has acquired South African FinTech startup, Oltio. The mobile payments technology company was previously owned by Standard Bank Group. Oltio is known, among others, for its patented payments authentication technology. “We have had a great relationship with Mastercard over the years, and believe that Oltio will thrive as part

Our most popular articles in 2017

Happy New Year! With 2017 coming to end, and this being the first day of 2018, we thought we would reflect back on our most popular articles during 2017. The criteria used is simple, these are our most read articles or most listened podcasts that were published in 2017. We

Beware of a new Internet banking scam

Consumers are urged to avoid falling victim to a new banking scam whereby fraudsters remotely take control of your computer over the Internet, and gains access to your Internet banking profile. Fraudsters are sending unsuspecting consumers fake emails notifying them that fraud has occurred on their respective bank accounts’ or