Date archive forSeptember, 2019
Nigeria's romance scammers, file photo
By On Monday, September 30th, 2019

Nigeria convicts Facebook hackers for fraud

Nigeria’s romance scammers, file photo from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIAN authorities have sentenced six individuals to one year imprisonment each for internet fraud via the More...

Gartner senior research director Ranjit Atwal. File photo
By On Friday, September 27th, 2019

5G projected to spur smartphone sales revival

Gartner senior research director Ranjit Atwal. File photo MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE advent of the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) is projected, from next year, to curb the decline in global More...

Huawei Cloud
By On Friday, September 27th, 2019

North Africa building a vibrant digital economy

Huawei Cloud SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – GOVERNMENT and the private sector are promoting the digital economy and the building of an efficient technological ecosystem in North Africa. This has been the principal More...

Checkers Sandton ribbon cutting
By On Friday, September 27th, 2019

Checkers Hyper opens landmark enviro-friendly outlet

Checkers Sandton ribbon cutting AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – CHECKERS Hyper, the retailer, has unveiled its first facility fully complying with guidelines to preserve wilderness and reduce human impact on the More...

Maize silos
By On Thursday, September 26th, 2019

COMMODITIES: Private traders scuttle SADC maize reserves procurement

Maize silos MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare / TINTSWALO BALOYI in Johannesburg HARARE – FOOD reserve agencies in some Southern African countries might fail to procure their targeted volumes of the staple maize More...

Fibre optic
By On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Bloemfontein receives momentous broadband connectivity

Fibre optic by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa’s sixth largest city, is to receive a broadband connectivity solution following a partnership between Africa’s prime cable systems company More...

Engen Garage
By On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Foreign fuel firms must support Africa industrialisation

Engen Garage SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – OIL and gas industry executives believe foreign companies operating in Africa must contribute towards building infrastructure in their host countries and eventually More...

Banco Espírito Santo Angola (BESA)
By On Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Global accounting scandal sucks in Angola governing party

Banco Espírito Santo Angola (BESA) from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – THE ongoing debacle around a multinational firm caught up in a global multibillion-dollar accounting scandal and the coinciding More...

Botswana cattle
By On Friday, September 20th, 2019

SA butchers have beef over Botswana cattle exports

Botswana cattle by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THERE are mixed reactions in South Africa following the decision by Botswana to export live cattle to the neighbouring country as a way of mitigating the impact More...

Shoprite Nigeria
By On Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Nigerians urged to shun South African companies

Shoprite Nigeria from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – CALLS are intensifying for the boycott of South African companies in Nigeria following the recurrence of xenophobic attacks in the Southern More...