SITA 'not institutionally ready' for IoT

SITA ready
for IOT?

SA State IT Agency
outlines strategy.

Thursday, Dec 13th

SA FinTech JUMO pushes up funding to US$103-million

SA FinTech JUMO pushes up funding to US$103-million

Latest funding round will be used to expand business across Africa, Asia.

SA's AMA.ZING calls it quits on Zimbabwe

SA's AMA.ZING calls it quits on Zimbabwe

Citing unsustainable operating conditions, AMA.ZING has announced its decision to withdraw from Zimbabwe.

Togo initiates US$21-milllion 'Carrier Hotel' project

Togo initiates US$21-milllion 'Carrier Hotel' project

The country's first datacentre will be located in the capital city Lome.

MTN, Nigeria central bank case postponed

MTN, Nigeria central bank case postponed

A court has adjourned the case between MTN and the Nigerian central bank to 22 January 2019.

WorldRemit, Zim's BancABC partner on transfer service

WorldRemit, Zim's BancABC partner on transfer service

Over 3 million expats living abroad who can access mobile money transfer service, says exec.

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Telecoms

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Togo initiates US$21-milllion 'Carrier Hotel' project

Togo initiates US$21-milllion 'Carrier Hotel' project

13 December 2018

The country's first datacentre will be located in the capital city Lome.

Mozambique expects to raise over US$83-million from spectrum auction

Mozambique expects to raise over US$83-million from spectrum auction

12 December 2018

Only three operators participated in the auction.

Africa sees strong Internet growth

Africa sees strong Internet growth

11 December 2018

For the first time, more than half of the world's population is now using the Internet, but only a quarter of those in Africa.

Mobile

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MTN launches music streaming service MusicTime

MTN launches music streaming service MusicTime

06 December 2018

The telco has launched MusicTime, a fully inclusive time-based music streaming service.

Taxify expands to four SA coastal towns

Taxify expands to four SA coastal towns

22 November 2018

The ride-hailing service expands its operations to four South African coastal towns after receiving a funding boost from Daimler AG.

Surge in demand for high speed mobile internet in Zambia

Surge in demand for high speed mobile internet in Zambia

22 November 2018

Regulator's latest statistics confirms significant increase in users.

Networks

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Security

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Safaricom says collaboration helped it reduce mobile money fraud

Safaricom says collaboration helped it reduce mobile money fraud

12 December 2018

Telco exec says this year it reduced losses from KES90-million to KES 20-million.

Cloud growth a factor in data breaches

Cloud growth a factor in data breaches

06 December 2018

Increased use of cloud platforms and influence of application logic bugs must be kept in mind, according to Check Point executive.

Cyber security Bills have Zambia's govt stumped

Cyber security Bills have Zambia's govt stumped

21 November 2018

Legal framework under development says Justice Ministry, but questions remain over possible impact on freedom of expression, speech.

Business Intelligence

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Taxing robots is a bad idea

Taxing robots is a bad idea

05 December 2018

Imposing a tax on robots will not offset the social costs implied by automation, according to the Department of Science and Technology.

AI will remain at the core of digital business – Gartner

AI will remain at the core of digital business – Gartner

05 December 2018

Global research and analysis firm outlines top ten trends expected to significantly impact infrastructure and operations in 2019.

MTN SA, Huawei launch connected animal solution AfricaCom 2018

MTN SA, Huawei launch connected animal solution AfricaCom 2018

13 November 2018

Solution is being trialed by local livestock farmer Ntuthuko Shezi, founder and CEO of Livestock Wealth.

Cloud

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Huawei to launch Africa public cloud datacentre in Johannesburg

Huawei to launch Africa public cloud datacentre in Johannesburg

06 November 2018

Multinational ICT firm plans to roll out cloud services to all Sub-Saharan countries.

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

17 October 2018

Development described as "milestone" to help facilitate group's digital transformation strategy.

ICT and Governance

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MTN, Nigeria central bank case postponed

MTN, Nigeria central bank case postponed

13 December 2018

A court has adjourned the case between MTN and the Nigerian central bank to 22 January 2019.

Benin intros new tariff rules on voice, data and SMS

Benin intros new tariff rules on voice, data and SMS

11 December 2018

Regulator sets framework for future price adjustment and implementation.

Business Continuity

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Huawei CFO out on bail; Trump might intervene

Huawei CFO out on bail; Trump might intervene

12 December 2018

Canadian court grants Meng Wanzhou bail; but president Donald Trump says he might intervene in arrest of the Chinese executive.

Govt takes Safaricom to task over M-Pesa outage

Govt takes Safaricom to task over M-Pesa outage

10 December 2018

ICT Cabinet Secretary orders a probe to investigate the matter.

Channel

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SA's channel space to shrink in 2019 say experts

SA's channel space to shrink in 2019 say experts

03 December 2018

Opposite is true for other regions in Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius and Uganda.

Imminent Azure arrival a boon for MS SA partners

Imminent Azure arrival a boon for MS SA partners

30 November 2018

A strong cloud focus by Microsoft and its channel partners made for a good financial year.

jp.ik, Portuguese company, leads pioneering journey in technology for education

jp.ik, Portuguese company, leads pioneering journey in technology for education

29 November 2018

jp.ik is behind more than 20 large-scale ICT education projects implemented.

Unified Communications

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Kwesé changes tact and launches VoD product in Kenya

Kwesé changes tact and launches VoD product in Kenya

07 December 2018

Company relying on extensive reach of FTTH in Kenya.

Namibia's MTC looks to lead country's cloud services space

Namibia's MTC looks to lead country's cloud services space

15 November 2018

Telco has made significant investment in Huawei Cloud platform to meet increasing demand from enterprises.

Huawei underlines enterprise, carrier business at AfricaCom 2018

Huawei underlines enterprise, carrier business at AfricaCom 2018

13 November 2018

Company details its contribution to-and focus on cloud, IOT, and smart city development.