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Mobile money could give Kenyan entrepreneurs a business boost

10 June 2016

Much has been said and written about how person-to-person mobile money transactions are transforming Kenya’s economy, but the technology also has the potential to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level.

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Sage Foundation launches Saturday School in partnership with Afrika Tikkun

09 June 2016

Sage Foundation in partnership with Afrika Tikkun, has launched the Sage Foundation Saturday School in Diepsloot, Gauteng. Afrika Tikkun is a non-profit organisation that works towards a future where today’s children and youth are tomorrow’s productive citizens.

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Mastering the challenges of building your own business

07 June 2016

Starting a business is about passion, hard work and sacrifice. Entrepreneurs are the drivers of prosperity, but this can sometimes be a daunting task. The challenges are immeasurable and small business owners can often feel isolated, overwhelmed and despondent. By using these six essential skills, this no longer needs to be the case.

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Sage’s Ivan Epstein appointed as a judge for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in Monaco

02 June 2016

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: 2 JUNE 2016: Ivan Epstein – President of Sage International has been appointed to the judging panel for the 16th EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2016. Epstein, the winner of the 1999/2000 Ernst & Young (EY) South African Entrepreneur Of The Year award will be part of a panel that will decide on the winner, to be announced in Monte Carlo at a gala award ceremony on the evening of Saturday, 11 June.

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Technology drives competitive advantage for businesses in West Africa

30 May 2016

West Africa has seen increasing economic growth in the past few years. This growth has been driven by changes in the economic focus and also facilitated by developments in the technology landscape in the region.

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Gearing up for the cloud? The shift to drive your business forward

25 May 2016

Transitioning to the cloud comes with a fair amount of uncertainty. Concerns regarding malware, compliance and security are probably the first on the list but are not the only point of hesitation. Hardware failures, the fear of downtime, the loss of important data are all reasons why there is apprehension to cloud migration. But those who have taken the leap and moved to the cloud are not looking back.

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Sage supports Make A Difference Leadership Foundation with cloud business management tools of the future

20 May 2016

Sage, the global market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, will assist MAD Leadership Foundation to make even more of a difference to the lives of talented youngsters by reducing the time the team spends on administration and reporting. Parity Software is the Sage business partner that oversaw the project, with the solution recently going live.

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Rands and sense: Why making the move to cloud saves money

16 May 2016

Despite the many benefits of moving to the cloud, South African businesses are still hesitant to make the transition. There is still much uncertainty about the move and how it will affect business. According to Vodacom Business, 32% of South African businesses are not confident that data is secure when using a cloud service.

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Sage Foundation supports Kenya’s Compassionate Hands for the Disabled

11 May 2016

Sage Foundation has partnered with Compassionate Hands for the Disabled, a Kenyan non-profit organisation that looks after more than 80 special needs children from the impoverished Korogocho district in Nairobi, Kenya.

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