Zimbabwe offline as govt moves to control communication

Zim's online
crackdown

Internet shut down as
protests continue.

Tuesday, Jan 22nd

Crypto-mining malware uninstalls cloud security software

Crypto-mining malware uninstalls cloud security software

The malware uninstalls cloud security protection and monitoring products from compromised servers.

Africa's tech start-ups urge access to funding

Africa's tech start-ups urge access to funding

Continent has right approach to innovation, but funding is critical say business leaders.

facHow Facebook can become a better public forum

How Facebook can become a better public forum

Researchers from the University of Oxford and Stanford University argue Facebook should make changes to aid democracy and free speech.

African tech start-ups get nod for aerospace accelerator

African tech start-ups get nod for aerospace accelerator

Airbus Bizlab Africa4Future selects 10 African finalists to participate in its six-month skills development programme.

Africa offline... 2019 has civil rights groups worried

Africa offline... 2019 has civil rights groups worried

Organisations bemoan ongoing shutdowns in Zimbabwe, Sudan, DRC and Gabon.

SAP Africa Code Week exceeds target, trains 2.3m

SAP Africa Code Week exceeds target, trains 2.3m

The skills development initiative empowered millions of youth with basic coding skills, almost doubling the previous year's numbers.

Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration

Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration

 

Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.

Questions over cryptocurrency use for cross-border payments

Questions over cryptocurrency use for cross-border payments

African exchangers differ on why central banks don't report the use of Bitcoin, for example, for cross-border payments.

Worldwide PC shipments decline 4.3%

Worldwide PC shipments decline 4.3%

Just when demand in the PC market started seeing positive results, a shortage of CPUs created supply chain issues, says Gartner.

Drive Control Corporation launches professional services division

Drive Control Corporation launches professional services division

Newly established silo to support reseller base, add value to product distribution says exec.

FinTech, 5G key to continued FDI in Africa

FinTech, 5G key to continued FDI in Africa

These markets are expected to generate more investment in an otherwise slower year expected for the continent, say analysts.