Proposed superhighway set to drive Digital SADC

Fibre optic

Fibre optic by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) superhighway, a proposed fibre project for the region, is poised to enhance competition in local economies and drastically reduce the cost of telecommunications. It will particularly be beneficial to the bloc’s landlocked countries, which are More...

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By On Friday, June 28th, 2019

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 US$200 More...

Huawei P30 Series
By On Friday, June 28th, 2019

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

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...

Public outrage over MultiChoice's plans to retrench workers
By On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

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...

By On Monday, June 24th, 2019

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

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...

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans
By On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

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...

Cullinan mine
By On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

SA mining sector needs defence against cyber threats

Cullinan mine by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African mining companies risk crippling shutdowns and threats to human safety if they fail to adequately protect their infrastructure against cyber-attacks. The More...

By On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

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...