South Africa

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Founders Factory Africa has invested in HealthTech startup RxAll

Founders Factory Africa (FFA), along with its corporate investors in South Africa, namely Netcare Group and Standard Bank Group, has announced that Healthtech startup, RxAll, has been selected to participate in its Venture Scale program.

South Africa's Striata acquired by Doxim in global deal

Striata, a South African company that offers digital communication and security solutions, has been acquired by Doxim, a Canadian digital technology company.

E-commerce app usage in South Africa rose by 93%

It's being reported that there was a 93% growth in in-app purchases between April and May 2020 in South Africa, following the COVID-19 lockdown at the end of March 2020.

New WhatsApp platform for COVID-19 pre-screening in South African public schools

South Africa's Department of Basic Education has launched HealthCheck, a new COVID-19 pre-screening tool developed in partnership with EĀ³. It will be available on the newly launched TeacherConnect platform.

Mobile laboratories to bring accredited food testing to rural parts of South Africa

South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is collaborating with Mobile Agricultural Skills and Development Training (MASDT) to introduce mobile laboratories for food testing in rural areas.

Building a secure African digital ecosystem

World Cyber Security Summit - Africa succeeded in bringing in fresh narratives, innovative ideas and awareness on key areas such as cyber threat intelligence, data governance, data privacy and cyber regulations in the African region.

Experian South Africa consumer and business databases leaked online

The Experian data of millions of South Africans and businesses has been leaked on the internet. It contains sensitive information such as ID numbers and company bank details.