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Qatar Airways Adds New Routes for Most of the African Countries

Qatar Airways Adds New Routes for Most of the African Countries

Qatar Airways says they will always have a good heart to serve the masses of the African continent with non stop flights. According to the vice president of the airline in Africa Hendrik du Preez said they never stopped flying, even during the worst periods of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking to Fin24 du Preez...

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Invest In Digital Sports Platform Fanatics

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Invest In Digital Sports Platform Fanatics

International online sports retailer Fanatics is now valued at $18 billion, this comes after the company received a massive investment from big name investors.  According to CNBC, the sports e-commerce merchandise company has secured an additional $325 million in its latest round of funding to help expand its online offerings.  Some of the investors include Jay-Z and...

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Arena Holdings and Vodacom Launched Talk Sports Radio Station

Arena Holdings and Vodacom Launched Talk Sports Radio Station

The South Africa company, Arena Holdings through Bassfin Content Inc (BCI) has entered an agreement with Vodacom to launch a new Talk Sports Radio station. The new radio platform includes live audio commentary of all the English Premier League (EPL) matches. The media house said “the deal means that all Vodacom subscribers can cheer their...

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Moove Raises R340m to Finance Drivers’ Cars in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria

Moove Raises R340m to Finance Drivers’ Cars in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria

Moove, a mobility fintech start-up has raised R340 million to provide financing to Uber drivers to buy cars across South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria. The mobility company seeks to expand its tech-based vehicle financing platform in the African Continent. Moove is Uber’s strategic vehicle financing and vehicle supply partner in sub-Saharan Africa, with Moove-financed cars...

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Meet Newly Elected Joburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo

Meet Newly Elected Joburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo

 Mr Jolidee Matongo has been elected mayor of Johannesburg. He was the only candidate nominated for the position. Two hundred and fifty-six councillors participated in the special sitting, from different locations at the City of Joburg’s offices. Matongo, an African National Congress (ANC) member and the former finance MMC in the metro, replaces Geoff Makhubo,...

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Free Market Foundation’s Take on the New Minister of Communications

Free Market Foundation’s Take on the New Minister of Communications

Former acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has been appointed as the new minister of communications and digital technologies. This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffled his cabinet of Thursday evening moving Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams from communications to Small Businesses. Very little is know about her if she has ever said anything about the portfolio....

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When will Small Business Ministry Start Serving Small Business Owners?

When will Small Business Ministry Start Serving Small Business Owners?

I’m yet to meet a small business owner who benefitted from Small Business Department Ministry! When will the government learn to appoint business people with experience to run government ministries and parastatals? The reason government is not making inroads across the board with service delivery is that people with no experience are in charge of...

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ANC is Worried about Deputy President David Mabuza’s Health

ANC is Worried about Deputy President David Mabuza’s Health

Leaders of the governing party African National Congress are debating whether South African Deputy President David Mabuza is medically fit to remain in office, the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times reported. The party’s National Working Committee discussed Mabuza’s prolonged absence once he returned to South Africa following treatment in Russia for an unspecified ailment, the newspaper reported,...

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African Rainbow Energy and Power has Partnered with Absa in a new Renewable Energy Entity

African Rainbow Energy and Power has Partnered with Absa in a new Renewable Energy Entity

Patrice Motsepe-backed African Rainbow Energy and Power has launched a renewable energy investment business that will see the company invest in up to 700 MW in green projects. The vehicle, which is a partnership with Absa, will invest in solar, wind and biomass energy projects, with the bank making an initial investment of R500 million, and...

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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet Reshuffle: Who’s In and Who’s out?

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet Reshuffle: Who’s In and Who’s out?

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday evening announced a Cabinet reshuffle after much pressure to reassess his executive members after a number of scandals and corruption cases. Ramaphosa confirmed that Health Minister Zweli Mkhize resigned from his position. Mkhize and his son, Dedane, were on a list along with 18 others who received payments from the...