MTN SA invests millions in backup systems

Battery generator

Battery generator by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa spent more than R400 million ($27.7 million) last year on investments in battery backup systems and generators. Despite the spend, its mobile sites continue to face significant threats, due to Eskom’s ongoing stage three and stage four load shedding. Excluding the amount More...

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Mike Harris, Gartner Executive Vice President, Research
By On Monday, September 17th, 2018

SA must embrace technology to tackle socio-economic problems

Mike Harris, Gartner Executive Vice President, Research from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – STAKEHOLDERS must make the most of modern  technologies to overcome prevailing economic challenges More...

Businessman Frank Buyanga greets Zimbabwe deputy president Kembo Mohadi
By On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Buyanga speaks against youth entrepreneurs’ donor syndrome

Businessman Frank Buyanga greets Zimbabwe deputy president Kembo Mohadi Harare – ‎ SOUTH African-based businessman, Frank Buyanga, has challenged young entrepreneurs in the continent to devise creative More...

James Gordon Kwanya Rege, CBS,Chairman of Kenya Electricity Transmission
Co. Ltd., and Joe Zhou, Vice President of Huawei Transport Network Product
By On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Huawei unveils next universal transport solution for smart grids

James Gordon Kwanya Rege, CBS,Chairman of KenyaElectricity TransmissionCo. Ltd., and Joe Zhou, Vice President of Huawei Transport Network ProductLine NAIROBI – HUAWEI has released the next-generation Universal More...

digital economy
By On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Industry leaders converge to grow Africa’s digital economy

JOHANNESBURG – THE formation of the Africa Data Centre Association (ADCA) is anticipated to boost the continent’s digital economy. ADCA’s creation follows the realisation Africa would need to develop More...

Cyber security
By On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Data security non-negotiable to thwart cybercrime

JOHANNESBURG – AN expert has encouraged businesses of all sizes to put in place modern data security systems to prevent attacks by cybercriminals. The call by expert, Rich Preece, follows widely publicised More...

By On Friday, July 27th, 2018

Dell EMC lauds partners for Africa digital transformation

Brad Pulford, GM of Channel & Distribution at Dell EMC South Africa (far left) and Mohammed Amin, Senior VP of Dell EMC (middle right)present Regional Distributor of the Year awards to Brett Bygate, Business More...

Riaan Badenhorst - Kaspersky Lab
By On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Africa trails as hackers play the long game

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 More...

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...