South Africa

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Science and technology changing the face of South African sports

Whether amateur or professional, televised to millions or played amongst friends at a local park, sports have increasingly become integrated with the latest modern technologies. As fans and viewers, we can watch live rugby or soccer from our phones, check play-by-play statistics, and wager on the results, all while sharing

Empowering social justice organizations

Chat for Impact Summit - powered by WhatsApp is in partnership with Praekelt.org, a tech non-profit, the social change platform Turn.io, and global development community media platform, Devex.

COVID-19 pandemic impact on women

For women fortunate enough to have jobs, days are often filled with technology, ensuring the continuation of children’s education or logistical changes, occupying children whilst in meetings or presenting, doing general household chores, and working late to catch up on work.

How the global economy impacts South African markets

Murtaza Moulvi Head of Financial Markets South Africa and Southern Africa, at Standard Chartered answers some questions and shares his insights about the impact of the global economy on the South African markets.

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.

Using Bitcoin as a small business in Africa

One of the ways that small businesses in Africa can use Bitcoin is as a store of value. For instance, if a small business owner in Nigeria bought and held Bitcoins worth 10,000 Nairas at the beginning of 2019, his investment would have increased by about 85% after one year.

Opportunity for those interested in South Africa’s cannabis industry

A new investment scheme announced in South Africa for people interested in investing in the cannabis industry. Silverleaf Investments has announced an investment opportunity for investors to take part in this offer.