Tag Archives: South African News

Omnisient raises US$ 1.4m for global expansion

Secure data collaboration platform achieves second round of funding Omnisient, a secure data collaboration platform, has achieved its second raise this year totalling USD1.4 million. ”We have brought in visionary international investors – Technova, Grand Bay Ventures, Tahseen Consulting, and Kepple Africa Ventures – who will be key to supporting our expansion globally. Investec, Nedbank, […]

Bank of Central African States and the African Energy Chamber to work together on solution for FOREX regulation for energy industry

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), on Monday 17 May held a meeting with the Central Bank of Central African States (BEAC) to discuss the effects of BEAC’s in December 2018 adopted FX regulations, which are due to come into effect on the 1 January 2022. The meeting was in response to concerns by energy […]

Total’s Mozambique LNG Project to take center stage at the France Africa Economic summit

As French and African leaders gather on May 18 in Paris for the France-Africa Summit, Mozambican leaders and Total have a brilliant opportunity to push for the resumption of LNG projects in Mozambique and get things going. Even if exploitation of natural resources is not particularly on the Summit's agenda, there will be no better […]

AUDA-NEPAD and Ecobank Group partnership moves to finance phase under the 100,000 MSMEs Initiative

The African Union Development Agency NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) (https://bit.ly/3w9P1aI) and the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) its strategic partner on the development of the 100,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Initiative, are set to launch the financing component as from 27 May 2021. AUDA-NEPAD launched the 100,000 MSMEs Programme to accelerate African economic transformation, provide the needed skills, […]

Call For Entries: Rugby Africa’s Inaugural Media & Photography Awards

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) presents the Inaugural Media & Photography Awards this season. According to Coralie van Den Berg, General Manager at Rugby Africa, two creatives, will have the opportunity to walk away with a whooping US$1500. For the love of the game, we are inviting submissions from Cape Town to Cairo and all the beautiful […]

Siemens, the German Government and the Solidarity Fund hand over a 100-bed modular hospital solution

Download logo A 100-bed modular solution donated to Cecilia Makiwane Hospital; The modular solution will be equipped with Siemens Healthineers medical technology; The modular hospital will be powered with a solar modular configuration to enable a decentralized and clean power supply. At a ribbon cutting ceremony, Siemens South Africa, the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation […]

World Rugby and unions confirm men’s July test schedule

Twenty-five of the top 30 ranked unions to play tests in the July window; World champions South Africa and hosts Japan play first tests since Rugby World Cup 2019; The UK and Ireland set to host a number of nations, while New Zealand becomes Pacific hub; Samoa v Tonga play-off to deliver first qualifier for […]

Olympic excitement builds ahead of World Rugby Sevens Repechage draw

World Rugby Sevens Repechage (www.WorldRugby.org) draw to take place at 10:00 BST (GMT+1) on Tuesday, 11 May; Monaco set to host the final Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification event on 19-20 June; 12 women’s teams and 10 men’s teams to compete for the final two women’s and one men’s places at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics; Fans […]

Team Qhubeka ASSOS and CORE advance to the next level in sports performance

Team Qhubeka ASSOS (www.TeamQhubeka.com) works with the Swiss CORE Body Temperature Monitoring technology to take training and racing performance to the next level.  As a team who has remained on the cutting-edge of technology, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with CORE Body Temperature Monitoring which will gives our athletes and coaches advanced performance insights. […]

Nedbank and Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Partner for the Fourth Cohort of the AWIEF Growth Accelerator

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) is hosting the fourth cohort of its flagship AWIEF Growth Accelerator, sponsored by Nedbank. Access to finance is the most cited challenge to the growth of women-owned businesses in Africa. Bankability and investment readiness are major impediments to attracting business finance. The AWIEF Growth Accelerator is […]

Nizzolo storms to 2nd place on stage 2 of Giro d’Italia

Team Qhubeka ASSOS (www.TeamQhubeka.com) sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo stormed to an impressive second place on stage two (179km) of the Giro d'Italia, that finished in Novara on Sunday. The stage was won by Tim Merlier (Alpecin-Fenix) with Elia Viviani following Nizzolo home to complete the podium. A relatively benign ride by the peloton in towards the finish […]

Coronavirus – South Africa: COVID-19 Statistics in South Africa (9 May 2021)

Tests conducted: 10,887,709 Positive cases identified: 1,596,595 Total recoveries: 1,516,256 Total deaths: 54,735 New cases: 1,778 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Republic of South Africa, Department of Health. Media filesDownload logo

B-roll: African rugby teams are coming together to prepare for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage – Day 2

Download logo This year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp brought together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Teams are South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Currently only South Africa and Kenya have qualified for the Olympic Games in the men's category. But Uganda and Zimbabwe still stand a chance through the Olympic Repechage. The Olympic Repechage is due to take place in […]

Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Solidarity Camp Tunis – Final two-days tournament report

The concluding tournament session of the Women Sevens Solidarity Camp Tunis marked a notable sporting milestone. With the Sevens Repechage tournament just around the corner, both Tunisia and Madagascar national teams took meaning there is a lot at stake and the final two days will showcase competitive and though oppositions. Although the Kenyan national team […]

Walscheid powers to 8th in strong Team Qhubeka ASSOS showing on stage 1 of the Giro d’Italia

Max Walscheid delivered a superb performance on the opening stage of the 104th Giro d'Italia to finish in 8th place, and lay down a marker for Team Qhubeka ASSOS' (TeamQhubeka.com) ambitions at the 2021 event. Walscheid's performance, in which he finished 19 seconds behind eventual stage-winner Filippo Ganna (IGD), was the highlight of an excellent outing […]

Rugby Africa Sevens Solidarity Camp – Day 2: All the matches will be livestreamed Saturday and Sunday on Rugby Afrique Facebook page and Rugby Africa’s YouTube channel

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/muetFiRX-9Q Streaming live from Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) platforms, this year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp will bring together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Fans will also be able to watch highlights on the action-packed fixtures on Supersport, where they will be able to see interviews and snapshots as well. The Men’s […]