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
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.
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.
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.
MTN deepens interest in Côte d’Ivoire with 5G trial
Operator plans to construct new headquarters in the West African country.
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.
SA's telco industry warns government to release spectrum fairly
Authorities urged to open country’s spectrum to new completion, MNVOs and investment.
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.
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.
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.