Data Management

Cameroon inks deal to fully digitise passport control

Ten-year Build-Operate-And Transfer (BOT) contract secured with German-Portuguese consortium AUGENTIC-INCM.

Africa facing ‘millions of cyber attacks’ in 2020 – and the year isn’t over

Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa bear the brunt of malware and potentially unwanted applications, according to Kaspersky research.
21 Sep

Zimbabwe pins hope on telecommunications growth

56.2% growth in mobile internet and data in Q2, 2020, according to latest figures from regulator.
16 Sep

IOT, cloud computing used to roll out e-water services

Service is present in 30 villages across Gambia, Tanzania and Ghana.

The migration to the cloud and what really happens once you get there

Never mind post-COVID, the question that begs to be asked is, ‘what will post cloud look like?’
10 Sep

POPI is here – Step-up IT security for compliance

With uSecure – a new managed service offering from Securicom – companies can help drive secure employee behaviour through up to date.
3 Sep

Zindi launches data science recruitment platform was introduced in response to a clear need from organisations operating in Africa.

Rack Centre announces US$100m datacentre expansion plan

Funding will come from a US$250-million pan-African data centre platform established by Actis and Convergence Partners.
Aug 28, 2020

Ericsson, UNICEF in alliance to map school connectivity

Three-year initiative to identify connectivity gaps in 35 countries, including South Africa.
Aug 27, 2020

MTN, Unacast team up on data to help combat COVID-19

Turbine Location Processing Engine turns raw location data from mobile networks to privacy-safe, anonymised, and aggregated human mobility insights.
Aug 25, 2020

COVID-19 accelerating Africa’s digital transformation agenda

Technology stakeholders have brought their digital transformation plans forward, according to IDC.

Virtual ITWeb Security Summit: Seven keynotes to look out for

A thousand delegates have registered to attend the virtual ITWeb Security Summit 2020, starting tomorrow until 28 August.