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Transformation for women in the technology industry

Faith Ramusetheli, Transformation Director, Sage Africa & Middle East, shares how she as a woman in the tech industry balances work and life, what a typical day at her job looks like, her advice to other women in tech, and much more.

Jack Dorsey's Square is acquiring a majority stake in Jay Z's TIDAL

Jack Dorsey's Square will be acquiring a majority stake in Jay Z's music streaming platform, TIDAL. As part of the acquisition, Jay Z will also join the Board of Directors at Square.

Youth-led businesses get a boost in Kenya

A survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics showed that many micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises do not live past their second year. Considering the huge population of young people in Kenya, it would be good to carry out the MbeleNaBiz program more regularly.

Disappointment that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause isn't being extended

SAVCA is disappointed that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause is not being extended past 30 June 2021. South Africa's National Treasury is essentially withdrawing the incentive in its entirety rather than amending it.

Safaricom’s Fair Usage Policy causes a stir in Kenya

Although many broadband connections are marketed as "unlimited internet," the term is misleading. There's no such thing as an infinite internet capacity.

USA-based startup Pngme has raised $3 million for further expansion across Africa

USA-based but Africa-focused fintech startup, Pngme, has announced that it has successfully concluded raising $3 million in VC funding which will help it further expand its offerings across Africa.

Kenya is becoming the graveyard of retail businesses

Kenya is quickly becoming a deathbed for giant retailers. In a space of approximately six years, several retailers that had a national presence have met their grave.