Payments processor adumo aims to promote SMME growth

With the consolidation of several leading fintech and payment solutions providers under the name, adumo, the largest independent payments processer in South Africa has been established and aims to promote growth for South Africa’s small, medium and micro...

Data strategy is key to success in financial services

Even though concepts such as DevOps and MLOps have gained support in recent years, FinOps is a relatively new discipline that has yet to become generally practised. And yet, its potential to enhance financial services through a reinvented data strategy is significant....

How to do Black Friday better than the e-commerce giants

Black Friday shopping mania has been with Mzansi for over 10 years now, writes James Bayhack, sub-Saharan Africa director at CM.com. Online retail giant Takealot launched its first Black Friday sale in 2011, generating a turnover of R1-million. Seven years later,...

A minefield of taxes lies ahead for crypto asset transactions

A gain on the disposal of crypto assets may be taxed as either revenue or capital, in line with the same income tax rules that apply to the disposal of shares or unit trust, writes Joon Chong, partner at Webber Wentzel. The gyrations of cryptocurrency markets have...

Financial management, skills key to municipal service delivery

Municipalities are not only service delivery centres that provide citizens with basic service such as safe water supply, electricity and health services, but are also accountable for maintaining healthy living conditions and bettering the quality of life for...

Healthcare sector must prioritise modern data protection

The pandemic has put a significant strain on all industry sectors none more so than in healthcare where there was a need to adopt more data-driven planning and decision-making at lightning speed. By Chris Norton, regional director: Africa at Veeam Software At a time...