New tax app eases VAT compliance

A new VAT app, developed by a tax expert at hApp-e-tax, offers answers to VAT queries for accountants, auditors, tax practitioners, lawyers and entrepreneurs. The app includes the VAT Act, Customs and Excise Act, Securities Transfer Tax Act, Estate Duty Act and...

Future of African payments based on pragmatism

As we enter the next decade, local and African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just for the sake of it. Peter Harvey, MD of payment service provider DPO SA, looks at five trends we can expect over...

Jewel City brings DigiEd school to Joburg inner city

Jewel City, the lifestyle precinct in Johannesburg’s Maboneng district, has opened the first high school in the inner city with the launch of a Curro DigiEd school. The school forms part of Ithemba Properties’ vision for an affordable metropolitan...

Naked launches digital car, home insurance

Naked, the end-to-end artificial intelligence-driven insurance platform, is building on its car insurance launch by bringing its offering to the home insurance market. Customers can now get comprehensive, instant cover for their home and the things they own through...

Startup threatens SA home loans industry shakeup

Digital home loan startup, MortgageMarket.co.za, is set to change the slow and cumbersome traditional home loan application process by offering consumers convenience, transparency and choice when it comes to finding the best home loan deal. It’s South...

Cloud can help educational institutions cut costs

With the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, paired with worrying skills shortages, the pressure is on universities and other tertiary education institutions in South Africa to admit more students. By Gomedi Makhongoana, technology public sector director at...