Cyril Ramaphosa

Spanish tech firm targets Africa’s mines following Spain’s R35bn investment

Spanish technology company TORSA launches pan-African business hub in South Africa.
Christopher Tredger
Feb 18, 2022

Five African countries picked as early beneficiaries of mRNA tech transfer

World Health Organisation confirms recipients at a press conference on the sidelines of the AU-EU Summit.
Jan 26, 2022

Ramaphosa orders probe of Telkom’s Africa asset sale deals

The investigation will establish if asset sales were unlawful, irregular or unapproved, as well as the losses incurred by the state, which was majority shareholder at the time.
Dec 14, 2021

South Africa’s Cybercrimes Act – will it change how you use the internet?

South Africa has the third highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide, and it’s estimated that it costs us R2.2-billion a year says Matthew Campbell, Head of SME and Fibre to the home at SEACOM.

Is there a lack of urgency to address cybersecurity in the public sector in Africa?

Check Point Research shows global trend toward increasingly lucrative public sector targets.
Dec 6, 2021

MTN deepens interest in Côte d’Ivoire with 5G trial

Operator plans to construct new headquarters in the West African country.
Jul 13, 2021

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.
May 7, 2021

SA's telco industry warns government to release spectrum fairly

Authorities urged to open country’s spectrum to new completion, MNVOs and investment.
Jan 28, 2021

MTN pledges US$25m to support AU vaccination

Donation will help secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

SA in for nasty surprise if 'Internet Censorship Act’ is enacted

As the Films and Publications Amendment Act edges closer to being operative, legal bodies warn of legal action if its regulations are not amended.
Jul 20, 2020

Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.
Jun 19, 2020

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.