Tech crucial in future SA polls but cybercrooks lurk

Cybercrime

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 prospects. This is according to the chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa, Glen Mashini, as factors such More...

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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...

MTN-Rwanda
By On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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MTN Rwanda pays millions to mobile money clients

MTN-Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda  KIGALI – MTN Rwanda has started paying out Frw93 million (US$102 762) interest to its 2,7 million Mobile Money customers for the first quarter of 2019. Payment More...

African Development Bank
By On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Africa raises $17 million to confront food shortage, diseases

African Development Bank from JEAN OSCAR-PIERRE in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea MALABO – SOME six African countries have helped raise US$17 million (R250 million) aimed at tackling issues such as hunger and More...

Pat Maqetuka, Nedbank
By On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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SA’s Maqetuka honoured for pioneering AI adoption

Pat Maqetuka, Nedbank by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African technology executive, Pat Maqetuka, has received global recognition among women leaders and pioneers of artificial intelligence (AI) More...

Africa's richest woman, Ms Isabel dos Santos of Angola in her recent visit to Russia
By On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Vast prospects to deepen Russia’s trade with Africa

Africa’s richest woman, Ms Isabel dos Santos of Angola in her recent visit to Russia from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – AFRICA’S richest businesswoman, Isabel dos Santos, is confident More...

Madagascar rice farmers
By On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Madagascar farmers request aid to produce more food

Madagascar rice farmers from MARIO RAJOMAZANDRY in Antananarivo, Madagascar ANTANANARIVO – SMALL scale farmers in Madagascar have appealed to government and the private sector to help them diversify from rice More...

Smart city of Johannesburg, South Africa
By On Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Foreign concepts derail Africa’s journey to smart cities

Smart city of Johannesburg, South Africa by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – AFRICAN governments and the private sector must adopt relevant, homegrown solutions as well as keep abreast with modern technology More...

Aliko Dangote, Nigeria
By On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Dismay after foreign labels dominate African brands

Aliko Dangote, Nigeria JOHANNESBURG – IN SPITE of its lively entrepreneurial environment, Africa is not creating new competitive brands to meet the needs of its expanding consumer market. This is according More...