Business Continuity

Shopping rewards to retain loyal customers

Arch Retail Systems, a supplier of integrated retail management solutions in Southern Africa, offers a loyalty solution, integrated with Arch Retail (in-store solution).

Need for training, partnerships intensifies as cybercrime grips Africa

According to KnowBe4 Africa, as an example, in 2020, the personal details of more than 24,000,000 South Africans and nearly 800,000 businesses were exposed due to cybercrime.

MTN accelerates Middle East departure, exits Yemen

The Pan-African telecoms giant agrees to withdraw from its operations in Yemen, through a transfer of its shareholding to a minority shareholder.

Three foundations to creating a digital HQ

Collaborative technologies give teams the ability to connect and react quicker says Robin Fisher, Senior Area Vice President of Salesforce Emerging Markets.

Biden tightens screws on Huawei, ZTE

US president Joe Biden signs the Secure Equipment Act, a law that targets firms deemed to pose a national security threat to America.

Businesses must act now to arrest the talent tsunami

South Africa is hit especially hard with skills crisis because of the existing brain drain says Emma Durkin, Head of Human Capital at Altron Karabina.

DDoS attacks up by 300% in Africa since 2019

Continent experienced a similar spike in February 2020, coinciding with global COVID-19 related lockdowns, according to Seacom research.

Ethiopia’s telecommunications hit hard by conflict

Government criticised for its handling of the crisis, with potential investors delaying commitments.

A multi-tiered approach is critical in mitigating the risk of ransomware

The prevalence of ransomware is increasing exponentially, and it has become critical for organisations to plan for ‘when’ it happens, and not ‘if’ says Kate Mollett, Regional Director at Commvault Africa.
Oct 25, 2021

Internet is down in Sudan as coup attempt unfolds

Netblocks confirms that connectivity via mobile phones and fixed platforms has been disrupted.

eSwatini monarchy wages war on social media

Mobile network operators ordered to switch off access to social media sites.
Oct 19, 2021

Streaming services offer a lifeline to Zimbabwe’s struggling musicians

Services like Buddie Beatz and Gateway Music App offer revenue opportunity.
Oct 19, 2021

The future of work

With new technology such as AI support and smart cameras, the workplace of the future can be anywhere says Marilyn Moodley, Country Leader for South Africa and West, East, Central Africa at SoftwareONE.