Equinix
Business

Equinix Launches in South Africa with US$160M Data Center Investment in Johannesburg

Equinix, the global digital infrastructure company, has announced plans to enter the South African market with a US$160 million data center investment

SweepSouth
Startup

South Africa Home Services Platform, SweepSouth Ends Operations in Nigeria and Kenya

SweepSouth, a South African cleaning service platform, has shut down operations in Nigeria and Kenya due to the unfavourable global

Pick N Pay
Cryptocurrency

South African Grocery Chain Pick N Pay Now Accepts Bitcoin

Pick n Pay, a South African grocery chain, has announced that it would start accepting bitcoin in its stores. On

Omnisient
Data Funding Investment Startup Venture Capital

South African Data Collaboration Startup Omnisient Secures $3.5m Funding Led by Buffet Investments

Omnisient, a provider of consumer privacy-protecting data collaboration platform in emerging markets, has closed $3.5 million in expansion capital led

Google
Data

Google Establishes First African Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

Google has announced plans to establish its first African cloud data centre region in South Africa. The new Google Cloud

iiDENTIFii
Funding

South African Biometrics Startup, iiDENTIFii Secures $15m Series A Round Led by Arise

iiDENTIFii, the South African biometrics company, has raised USD15 million in growth capital, with the round led by African investment

Maturing
Feature Security

How South Africa’s Cloud Market is Finally Maturing

In 1999, CNN published an article with the headline: “Is the internet maturing?” The author referred to the first airline tickets being

Shezlong
Product Launch Startup

Egyptian Psychotherapy Startup, Shezlong Launches its Operations in South Africa

As part of its strategic expansion plan abroad, the Egyptian startup Shezlong, the first and largest psychotherapy platform in the

Google
Payment

Google Wallet Debuts in South Africa

Google has announced the launch of Google Wallet in South Africa. What this means is that South Africans can now

Qwili
Funding Investment Startup Venture Capital

South Africa’s Qwili Secures $1.2m Seed Funding to Scale its Service Offerings

Qwili, a startup that provides a hybrid sales product to micro and small merchants in South Africa, has closed a