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SeamlessHR raised $10 Million to Expand its HR and Payroll Services

SeamlessHR raised $10 Million to Expand its HR and Payroll Services

SeamlessHR, the Human Resource (HR) and payroll software solution has managed to raise $10 million in series A funding to expand its regional growth.  The Nigerian based human resource company’s main focus is cloud-based and end-to-end HR that helps businesses from small, medium and big to manage and streamline their entire human resources and workflow. ...

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Netflix Strikes a deal with Association of Tennis’ ATP Media for Docu-series

Netflix Strikes a deal with Association of Tennis’ ATP Media for Docu-series

Netflix is slowly moving towards sports, very soon they will start showcasing live sports entertainment, watch the space.  The streaming service have signed a deal with Association of Tennis Professionals’s media arm, ATP Media to produces behind the scenes tennis docu-series.  ATP Media agreement with the streaming giants it also includes producing content for the...

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Akani Properties Acquired Nicolway Shopping Centre for R1.1 Billion

Akani Properties Acquired Nicolway Shopping Centre for R1.1 Billion

Akani Properties, a 100% Black-owned property investor, manager and developer, has acquired the Nicolway Shopping Centre in Johannesburg’s Bryanston in a R1.1bn transaction. The acquisition was made on behalf of its client, the Municipal Employees Pension Fund (MEPF), following approval from the Competition Tribunal late last year. “The acquisition of Nicolway demonstrates our optimistic view...

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Netflix Increases Prices again in US and Canada

Netflix Increases Prices again in US and Canada

New year, new increases.  Netflix has raised the prices of its subscription services in the US and Canada.  The streaming giant said the existing customers will receive an email notice 30 days before the increase enters effect.  According to Reuters reports, the company said, “we’re updating our prices so that we can continue to offer...

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Minibus Owners can Now Access R1.1bn in Covid Relief – but they must be registered with SARS

Minibus Owners can Now Access R1.1bn in Covid Relief – but they must be registered with SARS

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula announced a R1.1 billion fund to assist drivers of minibus taxis, cabs operators, and e-hailing services whose businesses were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing national lockdown. Applications are now open and Mbalula estimated that 227 000 taxi operators were each expected to receive once-off relief to the value of...

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Nigerian Government Lift the ban on Twitter, after the platform met the conditions

Nigerian Government Lift the ban on Twitter, after the platform met the conditions

The Nigerian government has finally lifted the Twitter ban after six months not not operating in the country.  Nigeria’s tech agency, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) led by Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, made the announcement through through a statement.  “The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) directs me to inform the public that President Muhammadu Buhari,...

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Altron CEO Mteto Nyati to Step down, as his term comes to an end in June

Altron CEO Mteto Nyati to Step down, as his term comes to an end in June

CEO of Altron, technology solutions provider, Mteto Nyati will be stepping down from his position at the end of June following the end of his five-year term, the company announced on Tuesday. Nyati joined Altron in 2017 and the company hailed him for his “successful contribution to the increase of shareholder value by approximately six...

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Alexander Forbes appoints Ann Leepile as a new CEO

Alexander Forbes appoints Ann Leepile as a new CEO

Ann Leepile, corporate executive has been appointed as Alexander Forbes’ new Chief Executive Officer, starting 1 February 2022. Prior this position, she served as the head of Global Manager Research and ultimately deputy Chief Investment Officer of Alexander Forbes Investments (formerly Investment Solutions).  Leepile joins Alexander Forbes after heading Absa Asset Management for six years...