Resolutions worth making in 2022 (and no, it’s not weight loss!)

Unsurprisingly, losing weight, getting in shape, saving money and focusing more on self care are among the most common New Year's resolutions people make each year, according to one poll. And ...
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Resolutions worth making in 2022 (and no, it’s not weight loss!)

01/10/2022

Unsurprisingly, losing weight, getting in shape, saving money and focusing more on self care are among the most common New Year’s resolutions people make each year, according to one poll. And while these are certainly positive intentions, we also know that only around 12% of people are able to stick to these new habits. In 2022, rather than…

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Fintech’s unique applications in emerging markets

11/05/2021

  Financial technology (fintech) service providers have substantially improved their services and products in the last decade, owing to advances in technology. In Africa, this has happened despite inadequate connectivity and digital illiteracy in parts of the continent. Approximately 800-million people are not connected to the mobile internet in sub-Saharan Africa, out of 1.1-billion…

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Personalised content at scale – get to the heart of it

11/05/2021

Last month Facebook, a platform with a global usership of 2,86 billion, promoted a platform-wide survey asking people how it could better curate the content shown on their individual timelines. The questions ranged from whether one felt that content shown was personalised enough, to what types of content people wanted…

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Four Nigerian Entrepreneurs, Others for 2021 Anzisha Prize

11/05/2021

Four Nigerian entrepreneurs are among the 26 African business owners selected for the Anzisha Prize Fellowships 2021. They will receive $5,000 each and over $15,000 worth of venture building support services over a three-year period. The lucky Nigerian entrepreneurs, who are between the ages of 18 and 22 years, are…

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Spotify appoints Irvine Partners as their PR agency for Sub-Saharan Africa

11/03/2021

1 November 2021. Irvine Partners, a multi-national public relations and integrated marketing agency, has been awarded the Spotify communications account in Sub-Saharan Africa. They commenced work last month, heading up all PR activities in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.  Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service,…

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The pandemic has given SA a taste of what retirement will be like

10/19/2021

  According to 10X Investment’s fourth annual Retirement Reality Report, many South Africans were in financial distress even pre-pandemic The 10X Investments Retirement Reality Report 2021 (RRR21) has shown that Covid-19 has given many South Africans a taste of life with little or no income, a fate that awaits most of them at…

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How Hybrid Work Models Support Cape Town’s Tech Ambitions

10/19/2021

  By David Seinker Cape Town brings to mind the magnificent mountain, beautiful beaches and Instagram-worthy natural splendour first and foremost. But increasingly the Mother City is establishing itself as a tech hub thanks to its nurturing start-up ecosystem. The Western Cape Provincial Government has made its ambitions to establish…

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