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Yesterday

POPIA - SA’s hot potato

Research by Iron Mountain shows numerous challenges being faced by companies in complying with the Protection of Personal Information Act.
3:30

African countries urged to ratify Malabo convention

Cyber crime is a barrier to Africa’s thriving digital economy, according to economists, technology professionals.
1:40
9 Sep

Rwanda tightens up on SIM card registration

Authorities look to address rapid increase in mobile fraud.
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Regulator slammed for telecoms service shutdown in northern Nigeria

NCC cites “pervading security situation” to justify directive to shutdown services in Zamfara state.
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MTN Cameroon in drive to boost network ahead of AFCON 2021

Operator is focused on extending network coverage in rural areas and looks to cement market position with subscriber analysis tool.
2:30

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.
5:30

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.
1:40
2 Sep

TNM, Airtel Malawi urge govt to help combat mobile money fraud

Companies argue that the use of mobile devices in prisons is a likely source.
2:30

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.
1:40
31 Aug

Cameroon: Labour union lobbies government for better data protection

Cameroon Employers’ Union bemoans lack of an independent authority or regulator to oversee the protection of information.
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GSMA’s anti-fraud system looks to combat “robo-calling”

Cape-based PBX over GSM provider Trabel believes the system adds another layer of protection against VoIP-related fraud.