Ransom discussion not even a consideration says Bank of Zambia

Central Bank’s ICT Director confirms core systems are protected, only some test data was lost in recent cyber attack.
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Power firms announce timely partnership as loadshedding grips SA

Distributed Power Africa and Électricité de France unite to develop hybrid energy solutions for South African businesses.
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Uganda pens deal with Airtel, Huawei to cultivate tech talent

MoU in place to provide adequate skills, training and certification courses, such as 5G, AI, cloud, security, and data communications.
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Botswana’s govt ups the digital stakes

Ministry of Communications, Knowledge and Technology announces a series of measures to be implemented to bolster connectivity and digital equity.
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Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
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Digital Earth Africa pivotal to continent’s efforts to harness info resources

The Programme has started paving a new way to build a robust data infrastructure said Economic Commission for Africa Director.
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Africa’s software development skills remain in short supply

East African country to roll out coding curriculum after deal concluded with Kodris Africa.
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It’s a go for MTN’s MoMo in Nigeria

Operator poised to leverage 166,000-strong agent network.
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Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.
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OPay partners Mastercard to ‘open up e-commerce to millions’ in Africa

Merchants and consumers from Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa have an alternative payment option.
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Regulatory gaps can heighten risk in cryptocurrency trade says IMF

Financial organisation calls for establishing international collaborative arrangements for supervision of crypto assets.
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Africa’s Fintech space jam-packed but there’s room for more

CTO of Nigeria-based payment platform Nomba offers his perspective.
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The Russian-Ukraine war impact on crypto

Rather than crumble as feared, cryptocurrency has become a tool to support the injured in the war and fight for human rights writes Favour Jolaoso from Yellow Card.

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Data visualisation a vital tool for policing in South Africa

Just as with any organisation, the police force must be able to make sense of the overwhelming amount of unstructured data available to it says Zoe Meyer, Software Engineer at TechSoft International.

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It’s time to get to the very fibre of real digital inclusion

There is no space for arrogance in telling a community what it needs. One cannot be tone deaf when attempting to expand the pie says Mohammed Manjra, CEO, Zoom Fibre.

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