Samuel Mungadze

Africa urged to invest in science, tech to build a prosperous future

These observations were shared by African leaders, delegates, and experts during the beginning of a two-day science, tech, and Innovation forum.
Samuel Mungadze
3:10

Cisco redefines security for data centres, clouds with Hypershield

The company says Cisco Hypershield allows customers to put security wherever they need to - in the cloud, in the data center, on a factory floor, or a hospital imaging room.
3:00
Thursday

Sedna, Haivision partner to bring video solutions to African mines

Increasing demand for improved safety, monitoring, and operational excellence coincide with the African mining sector’s adoption of technologies to improve efficiency.
1:50
Wednesday

MTN Group, Huawei unveil innovation lab in South Africa

The R&D centre will focus on 5G, artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing, and digital financial services.
3:00

SEACOM launches LEO satellite service for enterprise clients

Satellite technology is gaining traction on the African continent, with telecom companies and authorities agreeing to use it to advance the continent's economic goals.
2:10
15 Apr

MTN MoMo increases remittance services to 10 new countries

MoMo users can now send money to more than 200 million wallets, across 24 African countries.
2:40

Canal+ raises its stake in MultiChoice as it seeks overall control

The JSE-listed MultiChoice informed shareholders today that the French media firm's stake has now increased to 40%.
2:30

African countries feature high on cyber criminals’ target list

The latest Check Point Global Threat Index reveals eight African are in the top 20 of countries most targeted by cyber criminals.
2:00

SA takes steps to tackle money laundering, terror funding

Proposed draft changes to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act's money laundering and terrorism financing control laws were presented for public comment this week.
3:00

MTN maintains top brand position in SA

Brand Finance named MTN as the country’s most valuable brand, followed by rival telco Vodacom.
2:30

Africa Data Centres, DPA SA construct solar farm in Free State

The solar facilities will provide renewable energy to Africa Data Centres facilities, beginning with its carrier-neutral data centre in Cape Town.
1:10

Prop-tech firm RE-TEC Solutions gets REdimension funding

The investment will enable the company to accelerate platform development and strengthen its expansion strategy in South Africa and selected global markets.
1:40

Botswana digitises stock market to drive financial inclusion

The simulation platform offers prospective investors a hands-on experience in stock trading, enabling them to learn key elements of trading, and stock selection.