Users can transfer between M-PESA, PayPal

Safaricom, PayPal and TransferTo have announced a collaboration on a new service that will allow movement of funds between M-PESA and PayPal accounts, a huge boost to international e-commerce. Qualifying M-PESA customers in Kenya can link their PayPal accounts to...

Xperien achieves global certification

To comply with international high quality standards and also to enhance its existing service offerings, Xperien has now achieved BSI accreditation. The certification confirms that Xperien operates a Quality Management System (QMS) that complies with requirements of...

The new ISO 31000 keeps risk management simple

Damage to reputation or brand, cyber crime, political risk and terrorism are some of the risks that private and public organisations of all types and sizes around the world must face with increasing frequency. The latest version of ISO 31000 has just been unveiled to...

CaseWare Africa automates IFRS9

With International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9, promulgated by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), now in effect, CaseWare Africa has taken the lead in simplifying and automating IFRS9 compliant reporting. According to Angela van Tonder,...

BDO UK extends Ideagen’s Pentana Audit

BDO UK, part of the international accountancy and business advisory firm, is to extend its use of Ideagen’s internal auditing software to its South African member firm following its success in the UK. Pentana Audit will be rolled out across BDO South...

Act before it’s too late

Data loss continues to make headlines around the globe with South Africa being the latest target as a database on millions of South Africans has appeared online. Xperien warns that says this could be the biggest breach of Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act...