Business Continuity

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Intelsat keeps its signal alive

Satellite and terrestrial network operator gets backing from key creditor groups regarding a comprehensive financial restructuring.

Uganda: COVID-19 deals decisive blow to Smart Telecom

Company is understood to have already negotiated exit strategy.
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.
Aug 11, 2021

Zambia backtracks on response to internet shutdown rumours

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

Botswana warns over increase in cybercrime targeting virtual assets

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