European Union sets up fund for African innovations
African researchers and innovators to tap into multibillion-rand funding programme, after the European Union unveils a fund dedicated to their innovations.Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
EU confirms support for Botswana’s SmartBots strategy
Organisation said it will fund two projects via its Africa RISE initiative.
Governments must collaborate with allies to fight cyber threats
Government intelligence agencies are shielded from retaliation and prosecution to a certain extent, as attribution is difficult.
Africa must not follow EU's misguided telecoms regulation
Asia, Africa and Latin America should learn from Europe's telecoms regulation mistakes, says Strand Consult.
Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration
Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.
NEC XON gets ISO27001 cyber security certification
NEC XON has obtained ISO 27001 certification for its Cyber Defence Operations Centre (CDOC) and Network Operations Centre (NOC).
Central African Republic's €33.3m fibre network project underway
President Faustin-Archange Touadéra oversees official launch ceremony.
Regulatory pressure could hurt African telecoms market
Strand Consult predicts political and regulatory pressure will adversely affect African telcos in 2018.
Central African Republic looks to end digital isolation
AfDB and EU to finance fibre backbone project.
Africa needs more relevant legislation for data protection
Calls for more collaboration to ensure a common approach to cybersecurity.
Europol identifies Nigeria as a cybercrime hotspot
West African country third most frequently identified for criminal suspects and/or infrastructure, according to EU law enforcement agency report.
Brexit 'likely to slow down large-scale IT projects'
Experts warn businesses in Africa to avoid over-reaction and communicate effectively to employees, customers.