Africa trails as hackers play the long game

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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – AN executive has raised concern at the continent lagging behind in putting in place necessary plans to respond to rising cyber attacks. According to African respondents in Control Risks’ latest “Cyber Security Landscape” report, 62 percent of firms in Africa do not have any cyber crisis management plans More...

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By On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

MTN volunteers empower civilians enduring strife

MTN KIGALI– MTN staff operating in trying conditions rose to the challenge to make a difference to people’s lives at the just-ended 21 Days of Y’ello Care, the company’s annual employee volunteerism programme. Staff More...

By On Friday, June 1st, 2018

BRICS academics proffer solutions to bloc’s pressing issues

JOHANNESBURG – ACADEMICS from the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) bloc have proposed innovative solutions to the developing world’s most pressing problems. The academics met at the More...

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By On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

SA tech startups positioned for global impact

SAP Press Logo JOHANNESBURG  – FOLLOWING the local conclusion of a globally- prominent boot camp, some South African start-up companies are set to see their initiatives catapulted to the global scene and ultimately More...

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By On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Zimbabwe joins Africa Finance Corporation

Andrew Alli, President and Chief Executive Officer and President of AFC LAGOS – ZIMBABWE has become the 19th member state of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure More...

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By On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Tomorrow’s smart cities will need equally smart utilities

SAP Press Logo By HANNES VENTER  SUSTAINABLE energy consumption and ‘green’ energy production at home is becoming a new lifestyle. Today’s hyperconnected consumer expects a reduced environmental More...

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By On Friday, April 13th, 2018

GSMA launches global mobile money certification project

ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – THE Mobile Special Group Association has launched a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and resilient financial services to millions of mobile money More...

By On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Liquid Telecom appoints new CEO for SA

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LIQUID Telecom, the pan-African telecommunications group, has appointed Reshaad Sha as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for South Africa. The appointment of the local executive is More...

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By On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

AI should empower and enable human prosperity, not impede it

SAP Press Logo By PAIGE DOS SANTOS  “A fundamental risk to the existence of human civilisation,” says Elon Musk. “Potentially the worst event in the history of our civilisation,” says Stephen More...

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By On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Liquid Telecom enhances voice services expansion

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PAN-African telecommunications group, Liquid Telecom, is expanding extensive voice services across six countries in the continent. Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, More...