Archive for June, 2021

More flights, less stops

June 21, 2021 11:01 am0 comments
Virgin Atlantic airline

from GEOFF HILL in London, United Kingdom LONDON – FLIGHTS between Europe and southern Africa look set to focus more on Johannesburg as airlines resume the long-haul trek to London and other centres. The Head of Middle East, Africa and South Asia at, Liezl Gerike, says it’s not just a matter […]

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Fintech makes investment boosts for SME funding in SA

10:19 am0 comments
Finch Technologie

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – FINCH Technologies, a Cape-based finance technology firm, has made a further significant investment to become the majority shareholder in South Africa’s leading business finance marketplace, FundingHub. This follows a previous investment in 2019. Figures were not disclosed. “We made a second investment […]

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Lusophone Africa’s digital revolution accelerated

June 18, 2021 4:20 am0 comments
SAP Africa's Young Professionals Program extends digital skills build to Lusophone Africa (former Portuguese African countries).

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – SOME 25 young talents from Portuguese-speaking African countries are the latest to graduate from a technology skills programme that has empowered over 1 000 youths in the continent over the past decade. They have graduated under the Young Professionals Programme, a flagship digital […]

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