Business Continuity

When data backup goes wrong

It is imperative to perform readiness checks before backups run, have active monitoring in place during backups, and post-backup reviews says Hemant Harie, MD at Gabsten Technologies.

Civil unrest threatens to choke M&A-linked investment in South Africa

Baker McKenzie’s latest analysis of Refinitiv data reflects on the challenge before SA, the positive start to the year for Nigeria and the work that lies ahead for Kenya.
14 Jul

Computer chip shortage driving demand for refurbished devices in Africa

Crisis has affected production of new laptops, desktops and tablets says Qrent, a subsidiary within the InnoVent Group.
13 Jul

SA’s mobile operators count losses after massive looting

As the running battles between law enforcement and looters continue, the telcos resort to closing shops to ensure the safety of employees and customers.

MultiChoice refutes claims as it looks to avoid Nigeria crisis

Fallout from a directive issued by the country’s Federal Inland Revenue Service to freeze company’s accounts.

New GM of HR at NEC XON emphasises talent as key organisation focus

Reorganises to strategically align with market requirements and NEC’s global employee strategy.

Cybercrime is an existential threat to West Africa's economic growth

Business leaders, their security teams and their technology partners need to urgently implement new controls says Titilayo Adewumi, Regional Sales Director: West Africa at SAP.

More than survival … SA business managers wake up to reality of change management

During these trying times, upskilling our leaders can help us navigate the inevitable changes our organisations will face says Tom Marsicano, CEO of ‘and Change’ a global advisory and change management consultancy.

Arch Retail Systems now accredited Angolan POS service provider

Arch Retail embarked on the Angolan Compliance Project to ensure Angolan stores running on the Arch suite of products are compliant.

Lawsuit demands MTN Eswatini to ‘immediately’ restore network

The suit follows a directive from the Eswatini Communications Commission to MTN Eswatini and other operators to suspend access to social media and online platforms.
Jun 30, 2021

MTN confirms disruption to services in eSwatini

Operator issues a statement confirming disruption, says it is monitoring situation.