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Yesterday (12 January 2021), the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced on social media that they were experiencing problems with Adobe Flash Player.    Their Facebook post read as follows: “SARS is aware of certain forms not loading correctly due to Adobe Flash. We are currently working on resolving the matter and will advise once the problem has been resolved. We sincerely apologise for the current inconvenience”.    Cyber security and small business expert Hennie Ferreira said…

In a clear case of practising what they preach, employees of charity crowdfunding platform GivenGain and the Humanstate Group – from which it licenses its technology – have just completed a global employee fundraising campaign, raising close on R 180,000 for a host of charities. Now the pair are challenging other corporates to step up too, with staff fundraisers and other ways of giving back to help struggling communities through a difficult festive season.…

JOHANNESBURG – 10 December 2020: Early Blockchain and cryptocurrency adopter, and international speaker, Yaliwe Soko will be launching a YouTube channel on 12 December 2020 at an event at Omy’s in Ferndale, Sandton. “Yaya is an attitude and way of doing things to achieve your goals. it is about being a barrier breaker, pushing the envelope, and thinking out of the box,” said Yaliwe. The YouTube channel and program will run under the title ‘Yaya’…

43-Year-old Mavis Bobo Mathosi, fondly known as Chef Bobo, recalls spending her years as a girl child dreaming of cooking delicious, nourishing meals as her someday, full-time job.  Back in the real world, life happened and her dreams were forced into a state of pause – or truthfully, left for dead.  Enter year 2014 when she started a day job as a temp coordinator in the Compressor Technique division at Atlas Copco, a multinational industrial…

[November 2020] Global Entrepreneurship Month, running throughout November, is the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers, and other start-up champions around the globe. During this month, the vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem is acknowledged globally for driving innovation, creating jobs, and improving lives. The African continent has been driving change as its thriving entrepreneurship culture leverages technology and education to create business opportunities. Cryptocurrency, in particular, is becoming Africa’s new great opportunity as crypto adoption…

Local female entrepreneurs will gather to network, learn from each other & urge the private sector as well as the government to do more to support the economic development of women Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is a global initiative celebrated at the United Nations and in 144 countries including 65 universities and colleges.  Commemorated annually on 19 November, WED ignites women leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to consider developing their own businesses, drive economic expansion, and…

On 1 December 2020, South Africans from all quarters will come out to support #GivingTuesdaySA, a global day of giving and worldwide celebration of charitable causes. The global Giving Tuesday movement is a platform bringing people from around the world together, to donate money as well as their time and voice to worthy causes of their choosing. Taking place on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday – two of the biggest days for…

Crypto remittances are gaining vast popularity across the Sub-Saharan African continent November 02, 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa – Paxful, the global crypto marketplace powered by people announced adding Uhuru Wallet as a payment method to their platform. The company, known for its goal of financial inclusion, is helping the underbanked around the world to gain financial independence using peer-to-peer transactions. The partnership with Uhuru will help encompass this vision and provide easy access to the…

  October 22, 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa – In acknowledging Cybersecurity Awareness Month during October this year, leading peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency marketplace, Paxful, is highlighting the importance of security awareness amongst users when trading in digital currency. A recent report says illicit cryptocurrency activity accounted for just 2% of Africa’s roughly $16 billion trading volume from July 2019 to June 2020. The cryptocurrency sphere is not immune to opportunists with illicit intent, “In our…

Five things that will revolutionise the local beauty industry Those of us who are old enough to remember will recall the eyebrows that were raised when supermodels Iman and Alek Wek made their debut onto the fashion runway in the mid 80’s to 90’s.  Shockingly, the eyebrows in question were raised from every colour of the spectrum.  Question is:  why were these ladies met with such resistance?  Is it because, women of colour have…

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