Date archive forJune, 2019
data
By On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Africa’s progress on data privacy under the spotlight

Data security from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – AFRICAN governments must enact effective data privacy laws to enhance the continent’s mobile economy fulfill its potential to reach over More...

Huawei P30 Series
By On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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P30 powers Huawei to 100 million units sold

Huawei P30 Series by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – BESEIGED smartphone maker, Huawei, has sold 100 million units as of May 31, a senior official disclosed. Sales were powered by the P30 series, which sold More...

Internet blockade
By On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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ISPs accused of complicity in internet shutdowns

Internet blocked from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – A pro-democracy organisation believes internet service providers (ISPs) are complicit in the violation of human rights in the African continent More...

Angola oil production
By On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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New administration fails to inspire comatose Angola economy

Angola oil production from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – BALLOONING government debt, downward revision of the country’s economic growth as well as a plummeting oil industry, the Angolan economy More...

Nigeria , South Africa intensify economic co-operation
By On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Business builds bridges between Nigeria, South Africa

Nigeria , South Africa intensify economic co-operation by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa and Nigeria – the continent’s biggest economies and sometimes bitter enemies – have More...

Public outrage over MultiChoice's plans to retrench workers
By On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Digitilisation partly blamed for latest SA job losses

Public outrage over MultiChoice’s plans to retrench workers by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE loss of thousands of jobs, partly because of digitilisation, in South Africa in recent days, does More...

Cybercrime
By On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Tech crucial in future SA polls but cybercrooks lurk

Cybercrime by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – TECHNOLOGY offers the greatest promise of overcoming the challenges encountered in South Africa’s recent elections but cybercrime is a major risk to these More...

Participants at a Code like a Girl initiative
By On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Coding prepares girls for a digital future

Participants at a Code like a Girl initiative by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – MORE than 500 school-going female learners will in the coming days learn the language of coding as part of efforts to narrow More...

Oil and Gas Mozambique
By On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Equatorial Guinea entry to Portuguese bloc under spotlight

Oil and Gas Mozambique from JEAN OSCAR-PIERRE in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea MALABO – THE Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) is exploring the capacity of the oil and gas industry in Equatorial More...

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans
By On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Distrust deters South Africa adoption of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – A LACK of understanding and trust are hindering South Africans from using cryptocurrencies. This is according to a report by a global More...