Economy of South Africa

DGAP-News: Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. : Media Release

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:06pm

Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the "Company" or "Steinhoff") and with its subsidiaries, the "Group")

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  • Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the "Company" or "Steinhoff") and with its subsidiaries, the "Group")
    The Company has today published its Annual Report, including the audited Consolidated Financial Statements, for the year ended 30 September 2019.
  • Major milestones were achieved in May and June 2019 respectively when we published the delayed 2017 and 2018 Annual Reports.
  • However, after August, the Group moved into a different, and by necessity less visible, phase of the recovery process.
  • During the period Steinhoff was refocused as a global holding company with a broad range of interests in the retail sector.

Land ownership for South Africans showcased in new video series “Upward Globility”

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 9:43pm

In South Africa, the legacy of apartheid has left millions of families without the legal rights to the land they live on.

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  • In South Africa, the legacy of apartheid has left millions of families without the legal rights to the land they live on.
  • Nolutshungu points out that property deprivation has not ended post-apartheid, but that it continues on a massive scale for public purposes and affects black South Africans almost exclusively.
  • Property ownership brings dignity and financial security to people whove never had it beforeand Free Market Foundation is helping to make that possible.
  • Upward Globility: South Africa premiered on YouTube at noon on June 1.

MiX Telematics Partners With TRAC SA to Help Students in Need

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:52am

The donation to TRAC from MiX Telematics included awarding the top performing TRAC students at Stellenbosch University with laptops.

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  • The donation to TRAC from MiX Telematics included awarding the top performing TRAC students at Stellenbosch University with laptops.
  • MiX Telematics continues its commitment towards helping various beneficiaries that have been identified across the Group, with a core focus on youth education.
  • This is even more important today than ever, given the COVID-19 lockdown is forcing most students to study from home," says Catherine Lewis, Executive VP (Technology), MiX Telematics.
  • MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT).

MiX Telematics Partners With TRAC SA to Help Students in Need

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:49am

The donation to TRAC from MiX Telematics included awarding the top performing TRAC students at Stellenbosch University with laptops.

Key Points: 
  • The donation to TRAC from MiX Telematics included awarding the top performing TRAC students at Stellenbosch University with laptops.
  • MiX Telematics continues its commitment towards helping various beneficiaries that have been identified across the Group, with a core focus on youth education.
  • This is even more important today than ever, given the COVID-19 lockdown is forcing most students to study from home," says Catherine Lewis, Executive VP (Technology), MiX Telematics.
  • MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT).

MiX Telematics Applaud the Efforts of the Supply Chain and Trucking Industry During the Lockdown

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 12:05pm

Insights from MiX data show that vehicle theft and hijacking incidents are down by 76% during the lockdown.

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  • Insights from MiX data show that vehicle theft and hijacking incidents are down by 76% during the lockdown.
  • MiX has a large number of clients delivering fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and other essential products and services during the lockdown.
  • "We applaud the supply chain and trucking industry which has risen to the challenge forced on it by the lockdown.
  • MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT).

MiX Telematics Applaud the Efforts of the Supply Chain and Trucking Industry During the Lockdown

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 12:02pm

Insights from MiX data show that vehicle theft and hijacking incidents are down by 76% during the lockdown.

Key Points: 
  • Insights from MiX data show that vehicle theft and hijacking incidents are down by 76% during the lockdown.
  • MiX has a large number of clients delivering fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and other essential products and services during the lockdown.
  • "We applaud the supply chain and trucking industry which has risen to the challenge forced on it by the lockdown.
  • MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT).

MiX Telematics to Host May 20 Webinar: What every fleet should be doing right now during the COVID-19 pandemic

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

The event will take place Wed, May 20, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.

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  • The event will take place Wed, May 20, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.
  • As the world collectively fights against the COVID-19 pandemic, MiX Telematics acknowledges the pivotal role that industries who provide essential goods and services play in moving the world forward.
  • MiX Telematics is a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as SaaS to 812,000 subscribers in over 120 countries.
  • MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT).

Net1 appoints three independent directors, including chairman-designate, to its board

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

Mr. Ball led Braits investment in Net1 in 2004, and served as a non-executive director of the Company until 2012.

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  • Mr. Ball led Braits investment in Net1 in 2004, and served as a non-executive director of the Company until 2012.
  • The cooperation agreement aims to facilitate constructive engagement between Net1 and VCP on a range of topics, including strategy, governance, and capital allocation.
  • The Company also provides transaction processing services, including being a leading payment processor and bill payment platform in South Africa.
  • Net1 has a primary listing on NASDAQ (NasdaqGS: UEPS) and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: NT1).

Alphabet’s Loon and Vodacom partner to increase rural internet access in Mozambique

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 11:00am

Mountain View, CA, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphabets Loon and Vodacom have signed a deal to use Loons balloon-powered internet solution to expand the Vodacom network in Mozambique.

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  • Mountain View, CA, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphabets Loon and Vodacom have signed a deal to use Loons balloon-powered internet solution to expand the Vodacom network in Mozambique.
  • Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub says Vodacoms partnership with Loon is a perfect example of how technological innovation can connect the most rural communities in Africa.
  • We are pleased to be part of this initiative in Mozambique, which is helping to bridge the digital divide.
  • Vodacom Mozambique is composed of a group of shareholders, including Vodacom International Limited and Local partners.

MiX Telematics Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Preliminary Fiscal Year End 2020 Conference Call and Webcast

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 11:05am

MiX Telematics Limited (NYSE: MIXT and JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced it will report its fourth quarter and preliminary fiscal year end 2020 results for the period ended March 31, 2020 before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, May 28, 2020.

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  • MiX Telematics Limited (NYSE: MIXT and JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced it will report its fourth quarter and preliminary fiscal year end 2020 results for the period ended March 31, 2020 before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, May 28, 2020.
  • MiX Telematics management will also host a conference call and audio webcast at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) and 2:00 p.m. (South African Time) on May 28, 2020 to discuss the Company's financial results and current business outlook.
  • The live webcast of the call will be available at the Investor Information page of the Companys website, http://investor.mixtelematics.com .
  • MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: MIX) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT).For more information visit www.mixtelematics.com .