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South Africa: Beware the hype around hybrid cloud computing

Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed

Everything-as-a-Service is where cloud services seem to be going and one of the main drivers of this is the emerging hybrid cloud. But, Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a neutral cloud provider, says that true hybrid cloud solutions have not yet been implemented in South Africa. He says this, after launching Routed, which is focused on building and developing secure, reliable and robust cloud platforms. read more

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Gas ‘would power SA growth’

A gas economy could significantly drive South African economic growth, and the discovery of substantial natural gas reserves in the Karoo would be akin to finding gold and sparking a new gold rush, speakers said at the opening of the 4th annual Africa LPG Summit and Natural Gas & CNG Africa Forum in Johannesburg today. read more

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GIL Africa: How are companies using digital tech to gain the ultimate competitive edge?

Frost & Sullivan to host 360 degree Industry Think Tanks that will demonstrate digital growth opportunities across industry sectors read more

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SA luggage market set to grow says Samsonite Europe president

Tom O’Flaherty (Samsonite Southern Africa MD), Arne Borrey (Samsonite Europe President), Gert Weyers (Vice President – business development and distributors, Samsonite Europe) & Rob Kunze (director – Samsonite Southern Africa).

More and more South Africans are travelling – and investing in state-of-the-art branded luggage. This will pave the way for Samsonite South Africa to more than double sales within the next five years. read more

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VODACOM’S “NXT LVL” TV SHOW TAKES OVER THE DURBAN JULY WITH MZANSI’S MUSICAL & CELEBRITY TALENTS

‘THE NXT LVL’ music talent search, powered by South Africa’s First and Best 4G network Vodacom, which will air on Mzansi Magic mid – September 2017, took over the Durban July to celebrate the end of the first phase of its national search for the next biggest music superstar, the marquee was buzzing with popular culture enthusiasts and celebrities, who showed up in excitement of the opportunities and inspiration the show will be investing in the music industry. read more

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South Africa Airline to Fly Directly from Accra to US

South Africa Airline has awarded SATGURU Travel and Tour with a platinum award to recognize them as the number one agent while STELLAR Travel Limited also received a platinum award as the number two agent for the airline. “We are confident that with your excellent partnership and support, SAA’s impressive route network, enhanced in-flight experience and customer focused service delivery, you will put us ahead of competition by choosing SAA for best connectivity of flights across southern Africa and beyond,” the South African Airline Country Manager in Ghana, Ms. Gloria Yirenkyi, said. read more

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SA small business to grow through funding, market exposure

South African SMEs stand a chance of securing funding, market exposure and new partnerships through the annual Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC) and the Small Business Expo 2017. read more

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Africa’s hospitality sector withstands economic headwinds

Pietro Calicchio, Hospitality & Gaming Industry Leader for PwC Southern Africa

South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate. read more

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Resolution Insurance realises expansion plans with SSP Pure Insurance

Steve Lathrope, Group Managing Director at SSP

The deal will see SSP Pure Insurance deployed as a single flexible, end-to-end core insurance solution across Resolution Insurance’s operations in Kenya and Tanzania, with local account management support from the Kenyan office read more

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Hotel development in Africa keeps on growing – despite challenges

Hotel development activity in Africa is still rising in the face of the continent’s economic problems, showing a 13 percent increase in 2017, according to the annual survey by W Hospitality Group, generally acknowledged as the most authoritative source on the sector’s growth. read more

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Datatex Announces New Version of Leading Software – AMETHYST2

Datatex (www.Datatex.co.za), the leader in innovative telephony software solutions, recently announced the official release of a fully re-engineered version of AMETHYST, its exceedingly popular, industry leading, web-based telephone call recording system and quality management software. read more

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Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness

Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad read more

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CFTA Modalities on Goods and Services Adopted in Niamey

The sixth meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) was held from the 5th to 10th of June 2017, in Niamey, Niger, followed by the third meeting of the Senior Trade Officials (STO) and the African Ministers of Trade (AMOT) from 12th to 14th and 15th to 16th June 2017 respectively. read more

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South Africa. New Form of Funding for Entrepreneurs needing a Head Start to Grow their Businesses

Waitress behind counter in restaurant

Access to funding is a thing of the past for entrepreneurs and small business owners, who have tied up R1 billion in advances from small business lender Retail Capital. read more

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