Zimbabwe changes tax regulation on data, smartphones

Government looks to generate more revenue from employees that work from home.
Tawanda Karombo
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Unesco member states adopt global artificial intelligence ethics

The global agreement, adopted by Unesco’s 193 member states, which includes SA, addresses the increased gender and ethnic bias posed by AI.

Paratus launches broadband service in Angola’s largest province

Service offered through Internet Technologies Angola, part of the Paratus Group.

MTN Zambia partners restaurant chain to serve up MoMo

MTN Mobile Money launches digital payment partnership with Hungry Lion Zambia.

New pan-African datacentre firm announces US$500m-plus investment

Newly established WIOCC Group company Open Access Data Centres charts growth course, beginning with Nigeria, South Africa and Somalia.

South African telcos ponder profit vs need conundrum

Country’s government plans to roll out connectivity to every home by 2024 as part of strategy to entrench digital economy.

Botswana intensifies SmartBots digitisation strategy

Country’s digital innovation driver the Botswana Innovation Hub relaunched.

Nigeria, SA help Africa attract US$8.5bn in FDI

Market research shows telecommunications attracted the second highest number of FDI projects last year, after business services.
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Stay safe while transacting online this Black Friday

Anupam Pahuja, VP, India, SEA, Middle East, and Africa at Paypal shares tips on how consumers can keep themselves safe this festive season.


Crunch time for retailers as holiday shopping days approach

Research shows that people’s expectation of digital services has changed forever and they won’t tolerate poor performance anymore says Conrad Steyn, CTO at Cisco SA.


It’s only a matter of time until everyone is forced to choose environmentally friendlier options

The need for back-up must be measured against environmental cost; the alternative is just burying heads in the sand says Lance Dickerson, MD at Revov.

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