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Zimbabwe establishes national datacentre amid concern over data privacy
Despite criticism, authorities insist the resource will help digitalise departments and reinforce e-government strategy.
Zambia: Lungu threatens widespread arrests of social media abusers
Industry regulator ordered to stop irresponsible use of social media platforms.
Social media networks restored in Uganda…except Facebook
Minister of State for Information, Communication and Technology Peter Ogwang confirms latest development.
Mixed response, unease over Nigeria’s crypto crackdown
Directive from Central Bank of Nigeria leaves some wondering if authorities acted prematurely.
Cameroon govt says cryptocurrencies being used to fund terrorism
Ministry of Finance report highlights lack of a legal framework on the digital currency and anonymity of users as key risks.
Zambia’s cyber security stance worries civil rights groups
Government formally introduces Cyber Security and Cybercrimes Bills of 2021.
Regulations, expertise top cybersecurity challenges for 2021
The complexity of digitalisation means increased threats and more challenges says cybersecurity expert and J2 CEO John Mc Loughlin.
Poor data protection places Tunisia’s citizens at risk says report
AccessNow raises concerns, including the use of robots for surveillance.
Local firms fall victim as millions of IP addresses stolen
South African companies Sasol, Anglo American and Nedbank may have been compromised in the theft of over 4.1 million IP addresses in Africa.