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Applications are open for the second Seed Engine Business Accelerator which is offering R100 000 each for up to ten tech business ideas as well as a 13 week boot camp. The programme offers coaching, mentoring, workspace and access to investors on demo day where more than R2 million per venture can be raised for second round funding.
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on April 18, 2013 at 1:42pm
MTN Group Limited (MTN), the South African-headquartered international telecommunications operator, through its subsidiary MTN (Dubai) Limited, has been prequalified to compete for a telecommunications licence in Myanmar.
An announcement was made today by the Myanmar Telecommunications Ministry that MTN was one of 12 operators that have been prequalified to submit bids…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on April 18, 2013 at 1:27pm
Bank of Kigali Limited, the largest bank in Rwanda has received an e-Payment Gateway from iVeri Payment Technologies, a leading provider of multi-channel e-payment solutions, making it the first bank in Rwanda to acquire e-Commerce merchant transactions. The iVeri Payment Gateway software will allow merchants in Rwanda to offer e-commerce services through their websites, a service that has…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on April 15, 2013 at 11:08am
Barely a month into the launch of its solar array installation on the roof of its Century City offices, Vodacom was honoured as the winner in the category for African Solar Project of the Year by Africa Energy at the Sandton Sun Hotel on Tuesday evening.
According to Africa Energy, the project is the largest solar array of panels on a…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on April 15, 2013 at 11:06am
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IBM marks World Water Day with the launch of a crowdsoucing project to help capture, share and analyze information about the water distribution system in South Africa. The project, called “WaterWatchers,” is driven by a new mobile phone application and SMS capability that will enable South African citizens to report water leaks, faulty…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on March 26, 2013 at 1:20pm
Viridis Africa 2013, 15 & 16 October, Killarney Country Club, Johannesburg This October 15 & 16 will mark the third year Viridis Africa is to be held. It will be bigger, better, more defined and refined in achieving its stated goal of bringing together both investors and entrepreneurs from…Continue
Posted by Suza Adam on March 23, 2013 at 8:00am
On 22 March World Water Day will be celebrated globally. But South Africa has little to celebrate according to Harold Smook, founder of Urban Roots – Sustainable Communities Initiative and registered Professional Engineering Technologist.
“We can celebrate our water policies - the most progressive policies in the world, but when it…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on March 19, 2013 at 4:29pm
Excited learners from P.T Xulu Secondary School in Vosloorus recently received a fully equipped computer centre and free data for a year from the Vodacom Millionaires SABC TV show.
This initiative forms part of the Film and Publication Board (FPB) "Back-2-School Campaign" that seeks to reach 24 000 learners across six provinces.
P.T Xulu Secondary School is one of the schools that benefited from the programme and received a computer centre that will…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on March 11, 2013 at 1:24pm
Square Kilometer Array (SKA) South Africa, a business unit of the country’s National Research Foundation is joining ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, and IBM in a four-year collaboration to research extremely fast, but low-power exascale computer systems aimed at developing advanced technologies for handling the massive amount of data that…Continue
Posted by Andrea Ayemoba on March 11, 2013 at 1:18pm