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World Economic Forum’s Talk-shop Davos summit might not take place next year

World Economic Forum’s Talk-shop Davos summit might not take place next year

The World Economic Forum’s flagship summit in the Swiss ski resort of Davos might just be cancelled in 2021, according to a report from Swissinfo.ch. The four-day conference, which brings together politicians, plutocrats, celebrities and activists, was first expected to be delayed from January 2021 to “early next summer” because of safety threats posed by the...

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Ghana plans £389.11 (R8 376,12) million London listing of gold royalty fund

Ghana plans £389.11 (R8 376,12) million London listing of gold royalty fund

Ghana, Africa’s largest gold producer, is planning an up to $500 million (£389.11 million) listing of its gold royalty fund in London in October, though the deal could still run into political opposition, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Agyapa Royalties, a government-backed fund that holds equity interests including mining royalties in the...

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Travel and Tourism is ready to Increase in Activity, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi

Travel and Tourism is ready to Increase in Activity, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi

With the country just hours away from level one of the lockdown, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said the sector was ready to welcome an increase in activity for both domestic and international tourists. President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced an easing of restrictions, which will kick in at the stroke of midnight on Sunday. With close to 660,000 confirmed infections...

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The Free Wi-fi hotspot in City of Joburg will help disadvantaged students

The Free Wi-fi hotspot in City of Joburg will help disadvantaged students

The City of Johannesburg has relaunched its free WiFi project, which comprises 84 active Joburg Free WiFi hotspots across the city. “We are re-launching the free #JoburgWiFi hotspots roll-out. This is after the free WiFi roll-out took a backseat in the past four years,” tweeted the City of Johannesburg. The project provides Johannesburg residents with 500MB of data per...

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Crypto Currencies based Platforms to Register digital assets, ICOs, others with Nigerian regulator

Crypto Currencies based Platforms to Register digital assets, ICOs, others with Nigerian regulator

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Nigeria has issued regulatory guidelines for digital currencies and crypto-based companies or startups. The aim, according to Nigeria’s capital market and investment regulator, is to protect investors and create standards for ethical practices. Also, the Commission will regulate all Digital Assets Token Offerings (DATO), Initial Coin Offerings, Security...

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Game Introduce Concepts Store at Mall of Africa, Waterfall City

Game Introduce Concepts Store at Mall of Africa, Waterfall City

Game has launched its first future-ready concept store at the Mall of Africa in Johannesburg. Innovations that are being piloted at the store include self-checkout counters, price check booths, sampling vending machines, electronic shelf labels, and free customer Wi-Fi. Additionally, the store will have a children’s play area, interactive demonstration zones across various store categories,...

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Price of petrol set to drop in October

Price of petrol set to drop in October

Petrol and diesel prices in South Africa are expected to come down significantly in October, according to mid-month data published by the Central Energy Fund. The group reports an over-recovery on fuel prices across the board, which if maintained throughout the rest of the month could see petrol prices drop by as much as 36 cents per...