Industry Updates: News

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches new range of African currency futures | 20 Oct 2014

Currency futures allow investors as well as importers and exporters to protect themselves against the currency movement in the foreign country. more

Leading financial firms invest in New Communication and Workflow Platform | 20 Oct 2014

Symphony Communication Services Holdings LLC, a secure communication and workflow technology company, announced its formation through a $66 million investment from a group of the world’s leading financial institutions. more

SkyVision VPN solution chosen by Unity Bank | 20 Oct 2014

SkyVision VPN solution chosen by Unity Bank, one of Nigeria’s largest retail financial institutions to ensure seamless connectivity between its branches nationwide. SkyVision plans to further expand its finance and micro-finance penetration within Nigeria and across Africa. more

Intra-Africa trade key to boosting African economies - DHL | 20 Oct 2014

While international trade agreements such as AGOA and the recently announced Economic Partnership Agreement between European Union and Southern Africa are positive for the continent and should be encouraged more

ZTE to strengthen its stake in the Middle East’s Smartphone Market | 20 Oct 2014

Company unveils three flagship smartphones Grand SII LTE, Nubia Z5S Mini and Blade Vec 4G at Gitex Shopper Autumn 2014 more

IWMF honours journalists from DR Congo, Serbia, USA | 20 Oct 2014

In many parts of the world, it takes courage to be a journalist. The 25th Courage in Journalism Award ceremonies. more

Online tools can build a more profitable dealership...and sell more cars | 20 Oct 2014

The retail automotive industry is one of the most competitive in the world. Customers have more choice, more buying power and sadly, less time, than ever before – which would explain the explosion of online car sales platforms and how individuals use them. more

TB/HIV Care Association again selects a Z-CARD® to educate its clients | 20 Oct 2014

The TB/HIV Care Association - a registered non-profit organisation dedicated to finding and caring for those affected by TB and HIV and to preventing the spread of these diseases - has again selected a Z-CARD®, with a slit on the back cover to house a condom, to communicate with its target audience. more

Shoppers become part of sustainable product design – by simply throwing things away | 20 Oct 2014

If you happened to visit Cavendish Square Shopping Centre in Cape Town over the last few weeks you may have noticed an array of colourful bin monsters throughout the mall. more

Brand South Africa contributes to the implementation of the National Development Plan | 20 Oct 2014

Brand South Africa set out to design the South African Competitiveness Forum as a strategic platform through which to consult and work with government, business and civil society stakeholders to identify the competitive and reputational strengths, and challenges the brand faces. more