South African application (app) PriceCheck was named International App of the Year at the 2013 BlackBerry Live conference in Florida, beating 100 000 BlackBerry 10 applications from around the world.
South Africa's Western Cape province is establishing a reputation as Africa's version
of Silicon Valley for its easy access to technology and lower business start-up costs,
according to the Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition.
University of Cape Town student Saadiq Moolla has developed a mobisite, Mobile Xhosa, to help healthcare practitioners communicate with, and so provide better treatment to, their isiXhosa-speaking patients.
South Africa has broken ground by becoming the first country to allow companies to
be registered within one day of opening a bank account, in a collaboration between
the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission and First National Bank.
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