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Copycat site fraud on the rise

Criminals are targeting Woza Online website owners who sell goods online by copying their sites and duping consumers by making them believe that they are buying from a legitimate business. The Woza Online platform, an initiative of Google South Africa in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Vodacom and the Human Resource… [Continue Reading]

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It pays to be prepaid

A business owner claims she has saved up to 50% on cellphone calls since the introduction of the new mobile termination rate by the Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) in April. Cindy Steenkamp – the executive director of Macsafety Africa, a company that supplies safety equipment, protective clothing and services to the marine, mining… [Continue Reading]

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Mobile cuts unlikely to bring savings now

Consumers may already be reaping the benefits of cheaper prepaid call rates after the recent introduction of a new mobile termination rate (MTR), but these savings are unlikely to filter through any time soon to business owners on cellphone contracts. The new termination rates, which are the fees operators pay each other to carry calls… [Continue Reading]

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Attempt to get a million businesses online by 2016

In an attempt to get 1 million small businesses online by 2016, industry leaders are collaborating to support young entrepreneurs through Microsoft’s Biz4Afrika and Student2Business initiatives. Microsoft launched Biz4Arika in 2013, and it is currently being rolled out across South Africa. The initiative – a partnership between Microsoft, the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), the… [Continue Reading]

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