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Mobile operator MTN recorded 1st Quarter pretax profit of 21%

Mobile operator MTN recorded 1st Quarter pretax profit of 21%

The MTN Group recorded its first-quarter pretax profit increase of 21.1% year-on-year, the jump is supported by the growing demand for data and financial services.  According to Reuters reports, MTN, with 276 million customers in 19 countries across Africa and the Middle East, said service revenue came in ahead of its medium-term target, growing by...

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Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty to launch in motherland continent, Africa

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty to launch in motherland continent, Africa

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin are launching in eight African countries on the 27 May.  This comes after Rihanna’s fans have been asking her to bring the products to the continent for the past five years since the launch.  In an Instagram post, the hitmaker and now beauty mogul said, “I’ve been waiting for...

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Tesla CEO Elon Puts Twitter deal on Hold

Tesla CEO Elon Puts Twitter deal on Hold

Elon Musk is pumping the brakes on Twitter (TWTR) because it’s got something to prove. The deal will be on hold until Twitter can prove that only 5% of Twitter accounts are spam. What’s the big deal? Spam accounts have plagued social media platforms for years now, and it’s messing with monetization. In Q1, Twitter reported that...

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Wix.com, web creator expects to turn a profit soon after 2 decades

Wix.com, web creator expects to turn a profit soon after 2 decades

Website creator Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, said it would soon start turning a profit in its bottom line, after reporting a wider-than-expected loss in the first quarter. Since its founding in 2006, the Israeli company has been in the red, with company officials citing the need for large investments to...

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SuperSports and Google join race for IPL broadcast rights

SuperSports and Google join race for IPL broadcast rights

Tech giant Google and SuperSports have joined the race to bid for IPL broadcast rights. The IPL is run by the Bought of Control in India (BCCI).  The rights for the IPL are currently held by Disney owned Star India, whose five-year deal contract expires after the 2022 season.  MultiChoice SuperSports is one of the...

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Crystal Palace and Mukuru signed a sleeve sponsorship deal for 2022/23 season

Crystal Palace and Mukuru signed a sleeve sponsorship deal for 2022/23 season

English Premier League side Crystal Palace announced Mukuru, Africa money transfer platform as their official sleeve sponsor for the upcoming 2022 – 2023 season.  Mukuru will take where Facebank left off, with the financial services brand seeking to leverage the popularity of the Premier League throughout Africa to provide greater exposure.  Andy Just, chief executive...

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Lionel Messi unveiled as Saudi Arabia Tourism ambassador

Lionel Messi unveiled as Saudi Arabia Tourism ambassador

The Argentinian and PSG soccer star Lionel Messi is the new ambassador of the Saudi Arabia Tourism Authority.  In a tweet post, Ahmed Al Khateeb, Saudi Arabia’s tourism minister said, “I am pleased to welcome Lionel Messi to Saudi Arabia.”  ‘We are excited for you to explore the treasure of the Red Sea, the Jeddah...

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Eduvos partners with Titans, South African leading cricket team

Eduvos partners with Titans, South African leading cricket team

Investing in education is very important for any sportsman and woman as we all know that a career in sports is very short.  Eduvos, Mzansi’s leading higher education institute announced a partnership with a Pretoria based Titans Cricket.  As part of the deal, Eduvos will be awarding a Titans Cricket player a bursary to the...

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