Paratus refurbishes Musonda computer lab

Paratus Zambia will refurbish the computer lab at Musonda Community School in Kitwe. This project will be done in partnership with Partners for Life Advancement and Education Promotion (PLAEP). Besides a permanent 2Mbps Internet link, Paratus will be donating a...

Reliable credit scoring made easy

Alternative credit scoring fintech company CredoLab has launched in South Africa to help financial institutions and other lenders credit score more people, especially those who are new to bank and new to credit. Launched in Singapore three years ago, CredoLab develops...

How technology is changing insurance

It’s no secret that the insurance sector is conservative by nature and has largely been slow to embrace technology. In the past year, many of the large incumbents have been touting new ‘digital’ offerings to keep the insurtech challengers like...

NEC XON creates KYC solution

NEC XON has created a Know Your Customer (KYC) solution to help mobile network operators and financial services businesses comply with legislation while cutting the costs, time, and resources usually associated with issuing SIM and bank cards. Doing so helps them...

AI a welcome boost for SA’s battered retail sector

Body language reveals a lot about what is going on in a person’s mind. By Vian Chinner, CEO of Xineoh Crossed arms could be a sign defensiveness, clasping your hands behind your back is said to indicate anger or apprehension, while humans apparently pull their...

Coindirect raises SA trading limit

Coindirect has announced an increase to the trading limits for verified South African traders. The new limit, set at R1-million for fixed quote purchases, comes hot on the heels of the launch of its brokerage style platform, announced on 26 September. The OTC...