Solarise Africa lands $10m investment to advance clean energy

Pan-African energy leasing company, Solarise Africa, has landed a further $10-million investment to drive Africa’s clean energy expansion. The Series B investment round welcomed French development finance institution, Proparco, alongside existing investors, EAV...

SAPICS commits to professionalising supply chain management

At its annual general meeting, SAPICS, the professional body for supply chain management, reaffirmed its strategic focus on the professionalisation of supply chain management in South Africa and across the African continent. The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the...

Paxful diversifies with Tether acquisition

Global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful has announced the addition of Tether (USDT) to its platform. USDT belongs to a class of cryptocurrencies known as stablecoins. A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value reflects an existing fiat currency, such...

New CFO for The Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub (TIH) has appointed Maphefo Sedite as chief financial officer (CFO). Sedite succeeds Ms Mavis Thomani, who was the CFO for The Innovation Hub from 2011 to 2019 and Beverly Mmamedupi Bokaba, who was appointed acting-CFO from September 2019 to...

Citrix appoints new area VP for emerging markets

Citrix has announced the appointment of Amir Sohrabi as area vice-president: emerging markets. Amir will drive the acceleration to cloud of customer environments in the region enabling both business continuity and digital transformation to new work models, including...

JSE cleared to acquire Link SA

JSE Limited, the operator of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), has received approval from the Competition Tribunal to acquire a majority stake in Link Market Services South Africa (Link SA). The Tribunal’s approval is subject to various conditions that will...