R/€ = 16.87 Change: -0.06
R/$ = 15.72 Change: 0.02
Au 1850.85 $/oz Change: -7.62
Pt 950.50 $/oz Change: 3.51

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Mobile point-of-sale devices now within reach of small businesses

13th May 2022 Mobile point-of-sale solutions (mPOS) solutions are becoming more widely used in South African retail operations, with a noted trend of merchants not only adding these solutions to businesses but even replacing traditional POS systems with mobile terminals. Local fintech company Hello Pay says... 

Sars tax terminology now available in all official languages

31st March 2022 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has launched a multilingual version of its tax terminology publication. The publication contains 450 terms in all official languages, namely Sesotho, Setswana, Sepedi, Tshivenḓa, Xitsonga, IsiNdebele, Siswati, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa and Afrikaans, with an... 

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Sars has launched a multilingual tax terminology publication

Digital platform connects electricity producers and consumers

11th March 2022 A new digital platform aims to help clients source alternative means of energy production by offering guidance related to technical decisions, the selection of installation partners and legal and funding solutions. Standard Bank Group’s PowerPulse platform facilitates navigation of the solar... 

Prepaid water meter offers convenience and reliability

10th December 2021 A wall mounted prepaid water meter is said to be ideal for use in instances where the sub-metering of water consumption is required, such as rental properties, residential complexes or for body corporates. The PPU Amanzi WM unit is programmed to stop the flow of water once the prepaid credit is... 

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The PPU Amanzi WM prepaidwater meter from JKNV Energy

Prepaid electricity meter offers accuracy and reliability

19th November 2021 Prepaid electricity meters are seen as a convenient solution for managing electricity usage and costs, especially for rental properties, existing or new installations in domestic homes, cottages, townhouse units, complexes, flats or retail outlets. Hexing HXE115-KP electricity prepaid meters are... 

Image of the Hexing HXE115-KP meter which operates on the JKNV Energy vending platform and integrates with EasyPay
The Hexing HXE115-KP meter operates on the JKNV Energy vending platform and integrates with EasyPay

Super app offers a single point of entry and payment platform

29th October 2021 A new mobile application (app) that is designed to enable consumers to make payments, play online games and order takeaway items, has recently been launched by Vodacom. The VodaPay Super App, designed in collaboration with Alibaba Group-owned fintech services platform Alipay, offers consumers a... 

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The VodaPay Super App is now available

Taking the hassle out of large asset financing

4th August 2021 By helping clients to eliminate costly mistakes, save time and make financing decisions that meet their specific needs, OnlyApprovals aims to ensure that clients get the answers they require from asset finance applications. The company provides specialist services to assist with asset finance... 

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OnlyApprovals provides specialist services to assist with asset finance applications

Online marketplace gives corporates access to digital solutions

17th June 2021 A digital solutions marketplace platform that offers both Web applications and application programming interfaces (APIs) has been launched. The OneHub platform from Standard Bank is described as an online mall for digital solutions, designed to help corporate clients to enhance efficiencies and... 

Online marketplace gives corporates access to digital solutions

Empowering women in engineering

6th February 2020 The Intombazane Development Trust has recently invested in a diesel and gas engine component remanufacture company, as part of its efforts to empower its members and beneficiaries. The move is seen by the remanufacture company as an effort to embrace the spirit of transformation and development,... 

R1-million vehicle tracking warranty

29th November 2019 A R1-million limited recovery vehicle tracking warranty has recently been launched. The warranty assures that the book value of a vehicle, up to R1-million, will be paid out if the stolen vehicle is not recovered. 

Online portal offers insights into promising African markets

10th September 2019 A website that presents data and analysis related to the growing markets of Africa, has been announced. The online portal acts as a knowledge resource designed to equip users with information about business opportunities in African countries, providing elements such as statistics, strengths and... 

Bitcoin app and crypto currency education for Africa

26th August 2019 A wallet application (app) for buying, selling and storing Bitcoin, is now available. The app is compatible with Android and Apple operating system, or iOS, devices. Bitcoin is a digital, crypto currency without a central bank or administrator. It can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer... 

US government backed financing for the purchase of US manufactured equipment

10th July 2019 An American-based commercial lender provides extended-term finance to international buyers of US-manufactured equipment. The transactions are guaranteed by The Export-Import Bank of the United States, a US government agency mandated to promote US exports. 

Investec Import Solutions

6th November 2018 Investec Import Solutions offers you an integrated, end-to-end import transaction and working capital solution that removes all the administration and complexity of importing goods into South Africa.  We free up your working capital by financing both the purchase of goods and the forwarding and... 


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