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MTN Group execs meet in Nigeria amid concern over the troubled market

Insecurity and insurgency has impacted on telecommunications services in the country.
1:50

Security issues threaten Nigeria’s tech progress

MTN Nigeria among the first to acknowledge possible disruption to services.
3:20

Rise in cyberattacks tests the mettle of SA IT security teams

Sophos survey underlined that the overall experience of 2020 enabled 84% of IT teams to build their cybersecurity skills and knowledge.
2:00

Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended

Country’s Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed accuses social network of double standards.
1:50

Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter

Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
3:20

Africa cannot be the weak link in the security value-chain

AU cyber security expert details challenges facing the continent in protecting people and resources.
3:00

Combating cyber warfare is all down to preparation

Red Goat Cyber Security's Lisa Forte emphasised preparation, facts and redundancy in crisis management.
2:30

Security Summit: Zero trust approach non-negotiable

Cisco executive Fady Younes delivers keynote at ITWeb Security Summit 2021.
3:30

French mobile firm Crosscall scouts for security tender opportunity in Africa

Company formed part of delegation that accompanied French President Emmanuel Macron on first state visit to South Africa.
3:20

Dark Web marketplace Hydra rakes in $1.37bn in crypto

The notorious platform sees growth in annual transaction volumes, marking a 624% year-over-year jump over a three-year period from 2018 to 2020.
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26 May

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.
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Zambia moves to allay fears of internet shutdown

Civil society organisations, opposition political parties and foreign diplomats have expressed concern.