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African Bank adds tech heavyweight as new CIO

The bank appoints Unathi Mtya as group chief information officer, who also joins the group executive committee.
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10 Sep

Botswana Telecommunications triggers DX strategy to streamline operations

Telco absorbs COVID-19 pressure to record double digit growth, maintains resilient posture to continue trajectory.
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Africell confirms Uganda exit amid stiff competition from MTN and Airtel

Company will permanently end all mobile network services in the country by 7 October.
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WhatsApp slapped with second-largest GDPR fine of €225m

This is the largest fine ever from the Irish Data Protection Commission, and the second-highest under EU GDPR rules.
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Africa’s threat landscape has changed … and it’s getting more serious

Criminals are taking advantage of widespread remote working and people’s vulnerability during COVID-19, according to Liquid Intelligence Technologies research.
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Email, data breaches top the list of cyber threats to African businesses

According to Liquid Intelligent Technologies market research focused on Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
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Tackling misconceptions around reskilling

G20 countries could miss out on US$11.5-trillion of cumulative GDP growth if the growing digital skills gap is not addressed, according to Accenture, says Robin Fisher, Senior Area Vice President, Salesforce Emerging Markets.
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Intelsat keeps its signal alive

Satellite and terrestrial network operator gets backing from key creditor groups regarding a comprehensive financial restructuring.
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Uganda: COVID-19 deals decisive blow to Smart Telecom

Company is understood to have already negotiated exit strategy.
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19 Aug

POPI could get businesses to shift gears re cybersecurity

Legislation could be the catalyst to set businesses on the right path toward becoming truly cyber-resilient, claims PSG Insure.
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Aug 11, 2021

Zambia backtracks on response to internet shutdown rumours

After initially dismissing claims, authorities have now warned of the possibility.
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Aug 6, 2021

Botswana warns over increase in cybercrime targeting virtual assets

Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) notes increase in crime targeting cryptocurrency.