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E-commerce a $22tn market of opportunities – Unctad

By: Natasha Odendaal     18th July 2016 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) has unveiled a new electronic commerce (e-commerce) initiative to assist emerging economies in leveraging the rapidly growing $22.1-trillion market. The global e-commerce market has increased 38% since 2013, with business-to-business... 

Creating Power for Sustainable Growth: POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa

     13th July 2016 SSA socio-economic development hinges on energy With massive power shortfalls across the continent, Africa must look to increased generation, alternative energy and better grid management for growth 

Alexander Graham Bell's Invention Still Critical To Business

     12th July 2016 OTEL Telecoms' Internet via LTE adds another layer of reliability to voice-based business communication that remains an important part of daily commercial life. LTE, or long-term evolution, is a 4G wireless technology commonly used to connect mobile phones, tablets, personal computers and data... 

Eskom technical tours to feature at POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa

     11th July 2016 POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa host utility Eskom is set to host technical tours to its facilities, as well as a number of in-depth workshops, during the 2016 POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa conferences and expo in Johannesburg from 19-21 July. Technical tours, a popular optional feature of the... 

Trade Registration Open For Africa’s Premier Aerospace And Defence Exhibition Aad2016

     8th July 2016 Trade visitor registration for the fast approaching Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition and Air show is now open. AAD 2016 takes place from 14th -18th September 2016 at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, Pretoria. Prospective visitors are invited to visit the website www.aadexpo.co.za to apply.... 

Event will catalyse power sector advancement

     8th July 2016 By bringing together over 2 000 stakeholders from across the power value chain – from generation through to end-users – Power-Gen Africa 2016 aims to facilitate networking and knowledge sharing that catalyses power sector advancement across the continent, says energy consultancy firm EON... 

Sapvia, German solar association formalise PV cooperation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st July 2016 The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (Sapvia) and German solar association Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft (BSW-Solar) have teamed up to support the development of the nascent rooftop photovoltaic (PV) market segment in South Africa. The agreement, formally signed in Munich, would... 

Liquid Telecom, Royal Bafokeng Holdings to buy Neotel in R6.55bn deal

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th June 2016 Pan-African telecommunications group Liquid Telecom and South African empowerment investment group Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) will acquire South African communications network operator Neotel for R6.55-billion. Liquid Telecom has entered into an agreement with Neotel’s parent company Tata... 

Exports seen as key to improving prospects for SA capital equipment manufacturers

By: Dylan Slater     17th June 2016 The South African Capital Equipment Export Council (Saceec) says domestic manufacturers of capital equipment stand a better chance of being sustainable in the country’s struggling economy by opening up export channels and liaising with foreign customers to build stronger ties in international... 

Exports seen as key to improving prospects for SA capital equipment manufacturers

By: Dylan Slater     17th June 2016 The South African Capital Equipment Export Council (Saceec) says domestic manufacturers of capital equipment stand a better chance of being sustainable in the country’s struggling economy by opening up export channels and liaising with foreign customers to build stronger ties in international... 

Customer Service Boost To Follow Otel Zycoo® Agreement

     14th June 2016 OTEL Telecoms' new status as a ZYCOO® approved distributor means it has realtime access to direct technical support from one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of IP (Internet Protocol) unified communications solutions. The distributor agreement with independent telecoms provider... 

POWER-GEN & DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA: Africa’s power sector to seek sustainable growth drivers

     23rd May 2016 POWER-GEN & DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA: Africa’s power sector to seek sustainable growth drivers Africa’s leading power generation and distribution stakeholders are set to converge in Sandton later this year, for talks on creating power for sustainable growth in Africa. 

Three Fears Should Be Three Cheers For Voip

     19th May 2016 VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) ticks all the required boxes and yet this telecommunications technology that's more affordable than cellular and more reliable than copper continues to suffer something of a reputation problem. "VoIP is cheaper than it has ever been because of plummeting... 

SA defence company partners Saudi Arabian counterpart in new factory

By: Keith Campbell     22nd April 2016 South African defence company Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has helped set up a munitions manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia in a venture with that country’s Military Industries Corporation (MIC), the Saudi Press Agency has reported. According to MIC head Mohammad Almadhi the establishment of... 

Dates, Venues Announced For South African Automotive Week

     11th April 2016 Tshwane - Organisers have announced South Africa's 'Auto City', Tshwane, as the host for the 5th edition of South African Automotive Week will from October 11-13 this year. This year The Week, which includes a Business to Business matching programme for buyers and suppliers, an Automotive... 

Zuma lauds Saudi visit

By: African News Agency      28th March 2016 President Jacob Zuma on Monday lauded economic and political relations between South Africa and Saudi Arabia following his two day official state visit to the Middle East country over the weekend. In a statement issued by the Presidency on Monday, Zuma said bilateral relations between the two... 

Chris Geerdts To Enable Otel's Expansion Through Seamless Integration Of Business & Technology

     16th March 2016 "Chris has been specifically appointed as OTEL's COO to support the company during the current rapid growth phase that is finding expression in our national expansion. Chris' ability to seamlessly integrate technology and business models will help further enhance OTEL's reputation as a leading... 

SA, Saudi Arabia JEC to strengthen ties

By: African News Agency      14th March 2016 Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and his Saudi Arabian counterpart Twafeeq Al Rabeeach will co-chair the 7th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC) in Cape Town this week. The JEC starts on Monday with senior government officials and concludes on Tuesday... 

S Africa can expect more regulation to tighten control on crossborder transactions

By: Anine Kilian     11th February 2016 Globally, governments have taken steps to ensure that consumption taxes on crossborder transactions, including electronic services to private consumers, are paid in the country where the services are consumed. According to a report released on Thursday by advisory firm PwC, the decision to... 

Meetings Africa set to build business tourism

     1st February 2016 It’s the final countdown to the year’s biggest MICE event on the African continent and a vitally important event from a business tourism perspective, Meetings Africa, which takes place at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, from 22 to 24 February. Meetings Africa, this year celebrating its... 

Otel Quadruples Network Capacity Following Fibre Surge

     28th January 2016 South Africa's office parks are devouring broadband connectivity to such an extent that OTEL has quadrupled its network capacity since 25 December 2015. The independent telco says the upgrade took place between Christmas and New Year and saw its clients return to work to be pleasantly surprised... 

MTN seals international deal with Telefonica

By: News24Wire      15th December 2015 Mobile operator MTN has signed a deal with Spanish-based Telefonica to boost its enterprise businesses. “Many of the initial areas are aiming to improve both companies’ stand in regards to Enterprise customers, including services to multinational companies in each other’s footprint, collaboration... 

All on track at Transnet despite rocky outlook

By: Shirley le Guern     9th December 2015 Even though it will be a case of “all hands on deck to do more with less”, everything is on track at Transnet ahead of a challenging 2016, said Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) CEO Karl Socikwa during a year-end business-to-business breakfast discussion in Durban earlier this week. Highlighting the... 

Standard Bank and ICBC to raise R10 billion to support SA power generation

     4th December 2015 Over the next five years, Standard Bank will assist its strategic partner, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to raise R10 billion  to support the development of South Africa's power generation infrastructure, said Standard Bank Group Chief Executive Sim Tshabalala. This follows the... 

TNPA presses ahead with MDS, defers Durban dig-out port development

By: Shirley le Guern     30th November 2015 The tide has turned for South African ports and the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is pressing ahead with its investment under Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy (MDS) notwithstanding poor economic growth. TNPA CEO Richard Vallihu told a TNPA business-to-business gathering in Durban on... 

Layer 7, north-south-east-west traffic challenge SA enterprise security

     4th November 2015 Data centre security in South Africa is being challenged on a number of fronts, notably the move to Layer 7, and the need to lock down both north-south and east-west data centre traffic, says Fortinet. Securing the data centre has never been more important or more complex than it is today – a... 

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery on acquisition trail

     4th November 2015 With the impact of the global economic challenges and an explosion of technology and digital media, there are some that question the on-going value and importance of exhibitions and face-to-face marketing. Exhibitor feedback and research surveys suggest otherwise, highlighting that exhibitions... 

TPT keeps eye on financial stability 

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th October 2015 As State-owned Transnet prepares to deliver its financial results for the first half of this year on Thursday, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) CEO Karl Socikwa on Wednesday vowed to do everything possible to keep the division’s balance sheet healthy as the South African economy faces low economic... 

Telecoms Opportunities For Local Entrepreneurs

     27th October 2015 OTEL, one of South Africa's fastest-growing telecoms brands, is opening up regional opportunities for Western Cape entrepreneurs interested in staking their claim in the lucrative telecoms sector. According to Rad Jankovic, CEO of the independent telecoms provider, "New entrants in such a... 

US trade mission to touch down in S Africa this week

By: African News Agency      15th September 2015 Representatives of more than 100 US companies will descend on South Africa this week to gauge possible trade and investment opportunities, the US Embassy said on Tuesday. The companies, from 25 states, are part of the US Department of Commerce’s Trade Winds – Africa mission, which aims to create... 

The nine top trends in CEM today

     7th September 2015 Customer experience management that genuinely enhances customer ‘stickiness’ depends on new strategies and now mindsets, says Frost & Sullivan. Speaking at the recent Interactive Intelligence Customer Experience Executive Forum in Johannesburg and Durban, Gareth Mellon, Programme Manager ICT for... 

Frost & Sullivan outlines successful companies of the future

By: Kim Cloete     21st August 2015 The successful companies of the future will be those that can innovate and successfully bundle services and package them for customers, Frost & Sullivan Growth Implementation Solutions director Mark Simoncelli told delegates at the GIL Africa 2015 conference, in Cape Town, this week. He noted... 

More work is required in ecommerce space to ensure that the law keeps pace with technological developments: PwC Tax

     20th August 2015 The Davis Tax Committee’s First Interim Report on VAT focuses on a number of key challenges inherent to VAT in South Africa. While the report makes a number of recommendations, it includes a substantial section on the application of VAT in the electronic commerce environment. “We welcome the... 

B2B PR and Advertising Agency welcomes new shareholder and enters new chapter

     12th August 2015 Laverick Media Communications welcomes Thembekile Ntuli as shareholder and enters a new chapter in its 17 year history. Thembi joined B2B specialist PR and Advertising Agency LMC only three months after it was established in 1998. “Right from the start I recognised Thembi as a business partner... 

IWE Istanbul Water Expo – Water & Wastewater Treatment Technologies Exhibition will be held on September at Istanbul Expo Center

     11th August 2015 Organized by ITE Turkey’s subsidiary EUF International Trade Fairs, IWE Istanbul Water Expo – Istanbul Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies Exhibition will be held from 3 - 5 September 2015 at Istanbul Expo Center about the need of water and wastewater treatment technologies and the... 

Euler Hermes report: Capital-constrained companies stretch payment terms to fund business growth

     16th July 2015 The global payments chain is coming under increasing pressure due to the increase in the number of days it takes to be paid for goods and services, and the challenges of economic slowdown in emerging markets and expansion in advanced economies, according to Euler Hermes, the worldwide leader in... 

Differentiate your products to create sales, protect margins

     10th July 2015 Creating sales and protecting margins: why it’s critical to be demonstrably different “Differentiate or die.” 

Brics grouping leading global economic recovery – Zuma 

By: Natalie Greve     9th July 2015 In the midst of a “sluggish” global economy, the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or Brics, member States are leading the charge against dampened economic growth and depressed international trading, President Jacob Zuma told the Brics Business Council members at the seventh Brics... 

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