SUSE marks nine years of continuous growth

SUSE has heralded its ninth consecutive year of revenue growth, announcing financial results and highlights from its fiscal year 2019, which ended 31 October. Having become the world’s largest independent open source company earlier this year, SUSE saw its...

4AX confirms C-suite appointments

4 Africa Exchange has confirmed the appointment of Eugene Booysen to CEO, Hannes van der Merwe to chief operating officer (COO) of the 4AX Exchange, and Warren Squires to CEO of 4AX Debt Services Company. These appointments follow a rigorous recruitment process and...

Jumo reaches 15 m customers

Juma, a technology company building next-generation financial services for emerging market entrepreneurs, is celebrating connecting over 15 million people to credit and savings in their six markets in Africa and Asia today. Andrew Watkins-Ball, founder and group CEO,...

Social tech startups battle it out for R5m seed funding

Now in its second year, the Social Tech Startup Challenge (STSC) is a 12-month programme, created by the Diageo Empowerment Trust South Africa – DETSA, empowering tech-enabled startups through access to industry experts, design professionals, relevant business...

Rochelle Ponen joins Kyocera Document Solutions SA

Rochelle Ponen has been appointed as Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa’s (KDZA’s) hardware product manager, bringing 10 years of experience in sales, marketing and procurement to the new position. Ponen will be in charge of managing the hardware...

New chief customer officer for Altron Karabina

Altron Karabina has named James Hickman as its new chief customer officer. He replaces Dave Ives who has transitioned into a digital advisory executive position. Hickman joins Altron Karabina from SAQlik, where he was the MD and focused on strengthening client and...