COVID-19 fast-tracked digitalisation exposes banks vulnerability

Botswana’s Reserve Bank’s Banking Supervision report states that the instituted risk management measures are considered to be unsatisfactory.
Andrew Maramwidze
May 24, 2022

€2m SADC-driven truck transport system prepped for rollout

Stakeholders believe the system will strengthen inter-regional trade and COVID-19 compliance across Africa.
Jul 21, 2021

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.
May 31, 2021

EU confirms support for Botswana’s SmartBots strategy

Organisation said it will fund two projects via its Africa RISE initiative.
Aug 27, 2020

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.
Feb 4, 2019

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.
Jan 15, 2019

Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration

 Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.
May 9, 2018

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.
Jan 12, 2018

Regulatory pressure could hurt African telecoms market

Strand Consult predicts political and regulatory pressure will adversely affect African telcos in 2018.
Jan 4, 2018

Central African Republic looks to end digital isolation

AfDB and EU to finance fibre backbone project.
Nov 18, 2016

Africa needs more relevant legislation for data protection

Calls for more collaboration to ensure a common approach to cybersecurity.