Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Accion Venture Lab Launches New Fund, Quadruples Capital for Inclusive Fintech Startups

Venture Lab leverages third-party investment capital for the first time to scale its innovative model supporting inclusive fintechs WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, global nonprofit Accion announced that its seed-stage investment initiative Accion Venture Lab is adding $33M to

UNISOC Supports Fast Commercial Availability of Android 10

SHANGHAI, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As a leading global supplier of mobile communications chipsets and IoT chipsets, UNISOC today announced that it has worked with Google to implement its next generation operating system, Android 10, on its smartphone mobile

Gaming bans in Uganda and Kenya: a sign of things to come? (by Daniel Tyler, Conference Producer at ICE Africa)

The burgeoning African gaming market has been spearheaded by a number of countries in recent years with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania widely deemed as the leading markets on the continent. Thanks to a concoction of budding technol...

Former SBV guard convicted to life imprisonment for cash-in-transit robbery

WESTERN CAPE � The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya has welcomed the lengthy life sentence handed down to a former SBV security guard for his involvement in a cash-in-transit robbery.Z...

Suspect held for armed robbery and murder

DURBAN � On Saturday, 31 August 2019 an armed business robbery and murder took place at Samungu area in Sundumbili. Allegedly three heavily armed suspects entered the premises of a 59-year-old lady who was running shop. The suspects assaulted and

Suspect held for armed robbery and murder

DURBAN � On Saturday, 31 August 2019 an armed business robbery and murder took place at Samungu area in Sundumbili. Allegedly three heavily armed suspects entered the premises of a 59-year-old lady who was running shop. The suspects assaulted and

Four additional suspects arrested for Eastern Cape cash-in-transit robbery

EASTERN CAPE � Four suspects aged between 29 and 32-years are expected to appear tomorrow at the Butterworth Magistrate's Court for their alleged involvement in a cash-in-transit heist which occurred in Butterworth on Monday the 26 of August 2019.This ...

News: Wanted man arrested with stolen vehicle

DURBAN The South African Police Service members in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal have upped the ante in the fight against all crimes and criminal elements. The recent crime strategies implemented by the provincial police management have continued to yi...

News: Suspected CIT robbers nabbed in Gauteng

PRETORIA - In an Intelligence-driven operation, 12 suspects were nabbed this morning while on their way to commit a cash-in-transit heist.Members from the South African Police Service Flying Squad, the Hawks, and Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni Metro Polic...

South Africa: Parliament seeks solution to xenophobic violence

PRETORIA, An urgent meeting between the Presiding Officers of Parliament and the relevant oversight committees is to be called to determine a parliamentary intervention in the ongoing violent tensions in the country.In a statement on Tuesday, the Presi...