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WhatsApp Introduces Live Location Sharing in South Africa, This Is How To Use It

WhatsApp is giving its over 1 billion users yet another reason to smile and keep coming back to the app multiple times in a day with its newly introduced live location sharing feature. WhatsApp may already allow you the option to share your current location with other users, but that’s a static, one-time share. The key difference […]

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Choosing a fibre provider has just become easier

As access to the Internet becomes increasingly important, consumers are left trying to get to grips with which service provider to select. With a legacy of poor service and high costs, South Africa is finally starting to open up and offer reliable and affordable fibre choices. To assist in selecting the best fibre provider, Chameleon Fibre recently launched and is offering free […]

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Get Ready To Fork Out 71% More On License Renewals!

Motorists can expect a whopping 71.43% increase on license disc transaction fees from next year. This comes after the Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi announced that motorists will be paying R30 more. South African drivers are currently paying R42 in transaction fees every time they renew their licence disc. From February 1 2018, this will […]

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FNB wins as Master Innovator in the 2017 Accenture Innovation Awards

FNB was awarded the prestigious title of Master Innovator (organisations with a turnover above R35M) in the 2017 Accenture Innovation Awards, with FNB Connect winning in the Innovation Concept Category for Large Enterprises. This comes a week after FNB was named as The Most Innovative African Bank at the 2017 African FinTech Awards for the second year […]

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Mastercard’s Girls4Tech™ to Drive Interest in STEM among South African Girls

Mastercard announced the African launch of its signature Girls4Tech™ programme at Sandtonview Primary School in Johannesburg, coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child. Girls4Tech aims to drive interest in and awareness of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) studies and careers among primary school girls aged 10, 11 and 12. The hands-on, inquiry-based programme […]

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BBM Messenger and HotelsCombined Put Worldwide Accommodations at Users’ Fingertips

Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has partnered with the world’s leading hotel price comparison site, HotelsCombined, to offer BBM users seamless search of all the best hotel booking sites to find the lowest possible rate on a hotel deal. HotelsCombined sits as an icon within BBM Messenger’s Discover ecosystem of content and services. BBM […]

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Five rental property buying mistakes to avoid

Once you have done research and made up your mind about going for high rental yields instead of high capital growth properties, the next step is to master the process of picking the right investment property. Praven Subbramoney, CEO of Private Bank Lending at FNB, says many inexperienced investors often get it wrong when choosing […]

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Scout out your December holiday accommodation with these Android apps

There’s no time to lose if you haven’t  as yet booked accommodation for your December getaway. Whether you’re looking for a local stay-cation, wanting to enjoy a white Christmas in Europe, or planning to relax on a sandy beach somewhere, there are some great smartphone apps to help you find the right place to stay. […]

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Britehouse awarded Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer status

Britehouse, a division of Dimension Data, is the first partner in South Africa to be accredited with the prestigious Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer status for the Human Capital Management (HCM) and Financial Management Suites, in the SADC region. As a global provider of enterprise cloud computing, Oracle focuses on empowering businesses on their journey of […]

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TransUnion survey: South Africans taking more proactive approach to credit

A recent survey by TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) showed that over half (57%) of South African consumers surveyed are taking a more active role in learning about credit as a result of the current economic climate. According to Garnet Jensen, senior director for TransUnion, this heightened interest could possibly be contributing to the small improvement seen in the […]

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