Admire Moyo

Ukraine hit by cyber attacks amid Russian invasion

Security firm ESET finds destructive malware circulating in Ukraine as Russia invades the Eastern European country.
Admire Moyo
Feb 22, 2022

Google to train 100 000 African software developers this year

emand for African developers peaked in 2021 against the backdrop of the global economic crisis and impact of the pandemic, says Google.
Feb 1, 2022

R4.3bn windfall for MTN in Nigeria after share sale

The mobile operator announces the successful completion of its Series 1 offer for sale of 575 million MTN Nigeria shares.
Jan 31, 2022

Crypto-currency thrives in Africa amid regulatory quagmire

Africans aren't being left behind in the global crypto trend, with traders finding unique use cases for digital currencies.

African firms fail to make world’s most valuable brands list

There are still no African brands in the Brand Finance Global 500 2022 ranking, as global brands continue to dominate on the continent.
Dec 24, 2021

Video streaming boom in Africa

Globally, streaming increased yet again Q3 2021, up 21% over this time last year, led predominately by Africa, which saw a massive 273% increase, says Conviva.

Biden tightens screws on Huawei, ZTE

US president Joe Biden signs the Secure Equipment Act, a law that targets firms deemed to pose a national security threat to America.
Nov 2, 2021

Luno eyes US expansion as parent firm DCG gets R10.8bn windfall

After Digital Currency Group raised $700 million, Luno says this means access to the capital needed to fuel continued expansion.
Oct 28, 2021

Local Fintech firm Stitch raises R30m, expands to Nigeria

The company will initially offer a tokenised pay-by-bank product to help businesses and Fintech firms in Nigeria improve user experience and eliminate fraud.
Oct 26, 2021

MTN’s credit rating upgraded amid debt reduction efforts

S&P Global Ratings upgrades the mobile operator’s standalone credit rating to investment grade after it made progress in reducing its borrowings.

Seacom bumps up IP network to 100Gbps

The upgrade comes as more submarine cables are expected to land on the African continent to boost connectivity.
Oct 13, 2021

Naspers propels M&A activity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Boosted by the $44.1 billion Naspers-Prosus share swap, the value of M&A transactions in the region reached $78.3 billion during the first nine months of 2021.
Oct 5, 2021

It’s all systems go as Microsoft rolls out Windows 11

The company will use a measured and phased process in offering Windows 11, as it has done with Windows 10 feature updates.