Admire Moyo

SA’s mobile operators count losses after massive looting

As the running battles between law enforcement and looters continue, the telcos resort to closing shops to ensure the safety of employees and customers.

Lawsuit demands MTN Eswatini to ‘immediately’ restore network

The suit follows a directive from the Eswatini Communications Commission to MTN Eswatini and other operators to suspend access to social media and online platforms.
Jun 23, 2021

Tech sector millennial billionaires rake in $254bn

The richest millennial billionaire in the world is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with a sizeable net worth of $97 billion.
Jun 18, 2021

Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021

Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.
Jun 17, 2021

Vodacom Business to connect Africa with Carrier Ethernet

The company is pushing its Carrier Ethernet and Managed Dedicated Internet Access solution to connect African countries.
May 28, 2021

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.
Apr 16, 2021

IT personality, visionary CIOs of 2020 revealed

Livestock Wealth’s Ntuthuko Shezi, Assupol’s Nomthi Nelwamondo and Wits University's Stanley Mpofu scooped the top accolades at the 2020 IITPSA President's Awards.
Apr 6, 2021

After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java

The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.
Mar 25, 2021

Monthly mobile money remittances breach $1bn mark

For the first time, more than $1 billion was sent and received in the form of remittances globally every month via mobile money, says the GSM Association.
Mar 23, 2021

Crypto exchange iCE3X probes Bitcoin, Litecoin discrepancies

The company suspends Bitcoin and Litecoin withdrawals with immediate effect, pending the outcome of a full investigation and reconciliation.
Feb 9, 2021

Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown

SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
Jan 19, 2021

Eswatini becomes Africa’s first to join Trump’s ‘Clean Network’

The US and the kingdom commit to safeguarding each country’s national security by excluding high-risk digital equipment suppliers.