Archive for January, 2020

African firms partner to launch DAVOS Africa at WEF

January 31, 2020 8:01 pm41 comments
Cherie Blair with other panelist such as Kojo Anan (on far right), Richelieu Dennis (left of Ms Blair) Elsie Kanza (far left) , Ozwald Boateng, Founder, Ozwald Boateng; Dr. Akintoye Akindele, Chairman, Platform Capital

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – AN investment company, one of the world’s most innovative digital firms and an empowerment organisation have taken a lead in accelerating Africa’s development through digital transformation. Platinum Capital, which sponsored the night, Ubuntu Tribe and Africa10 respectively, hosted the Africa Night complete with an Afrobeat party at […]

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Fintech giant rescues SA-based Zimbabwean scholar’s dream

6:26 pm12 comments
Mukuru comes to the rescue of Triphin Mudzvengi, a top performing Zimbabwe pupil in the 2019 South Africa's National Senior Certificate Examinations to fund her first year’s tuition

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – MUKURU, Africa’s largest remittances-focused financial technology company, will provide a sponsorship for Triphin Mudzvengi, a top performer in the 2019 National Senior Certificate Exams in South Africa to fund her first year’s tuition. She is a top performer but faces financial challenges to further her education. Mudzvengi achieved […]

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Digitalisation brings vast prospects for mining sector

January 30, 2020 10:43 am22 comments
Mining activities in Africa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE current decade is projected to be one of opportunity for the mining industry thanks to digitalisation and the shift towards lower carbon power. According to an industry executive, the mining industry is thus well positioned to defy the volatility experienced in recent years, characterised by low […]

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