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Yesterday

Zambia readies new cyber security policy but pundits not convinced

Blogger organisation concerned policy could be manipulated by government.
1:50

Gender inequality and access to smart mobility, Fintech across Africa

Research shows low-end phones and lack of payment interoperability exclude more women than men in terms of access to finance systems.
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PIN condemns Uganda internet shutdown

Digital rights group violation of regional and international standards on freedom of expression and access to information.
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Thursday

Seacom appoints new group Chief Digital Officer

Change announced after company’s current CTO Claes Segelberg resigns.
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Thursday

Lesotho, Zimbabwe invest in data analytics to combat network fraud

Global Voice Group (GVG) will provide data analytics platform for telecommunications traffic monitoring and revenue assurance.
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The fourth wave of cloud is imminent

The massive rush to the cloud never really materialised says Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist, Office of the CTO at F5.
1:20

Ethiopia imposes restrictions on electronic money transfers

In May 2020 a similar directive was issued to banks limiting cash withdrawal per person per week.
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Uganda takes swipe at social media

Despite appeals, pressure from the public, officials have ordered shut down of various applications and platforms ahead of election.
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First Distribution and InteleX Vision agree to distribution partnership for Africa

Agreement with InteleX Vision Ltd to distribute its iSentry video surveillance analytics suite of software.
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Uganda’s President urged to protect digital communication

Over 54 organisations write to Museveni over possible internet shutdown.
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Cloud: cluttered, confusing and in need of compliance

Choosing cloud is no longer an option – it's an inevitability if your business wants to participate in the modern economy, writes Zaheer Ebrahim, Presales Engineer at from Trend Micro South Africa.
2:20

Nigerian govt accused of extortion with USSD service fees

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said charges have since been suspended.