Daily Archives: May 6, 2015

Access to markets and technology investment crucial in shaping future of Africa’s securities markets

Capital market experts discuss the essential drivers that will build liquidity and increase accessibility to African securities markets at SWIFT’s African Regional Conference read more

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Immense potential of $80 billion African aviation market in the spotlight at inaugural event in Dubai

First-ever Aviation Africa to bring together world’s leading airlines, ministers and authorities including IATA, Rwandair, CAA Ghana, to discuss untapped market’s significant opportunities read more

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Online companies still trying to understand the SA customer

Leading South African online experts have their sights set on the convergence of customer-centricity, agility and data. These concepts have been around for a long time, but today they are different. This is enabled by the connected, platform economy where companies can finally unlock deep personalisation and, let’s not forget profits. read more

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Head to Head – Nigeria’s future: Failed state or African superpower?

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Hijacked by costs, saved by technology

Today the bottom line is top of mind. The cost of running a fleet has grown exponentially with crime, fuel costs, vehicle maintenance and tolls adding far too many zeroes onto the bills. According to the Road Freight Association, truck hijackings saw a 10% increase on 2013 with a total of 1,200 hijackings at an estimated cost of R12billion. The price of fuel and tolls are equally excessive. At a recent fleet management roundtable, the head of Standard Bank Fleet Management, David Molapo, stated that some companies operating fleets in Gauteng saw toll bills increase by 30% in 2014 and that the average fuel cost per transaction for Standard Bank fleet customers increased from R515 in January 2010 to R890 in April 2014. read more

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Public relations by means of Internet technologies

Marketing specialists can competently identify the target audience and establish direct contact with potential and existing customers and consumers by means of Internet technologies. This contributes to the timely detection of problems in the company and customers’ needs. read more

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EMVCo Reports 3.4 Billion EMV Chip Payment Cards in Global Circulation

Number of EMV chip cards deployed in 2014 jumps by 1 billion, reflecting 43% year-on-year increase; read more

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