Orange launches in Sierra Leone.

Orange launches in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invetsed US$33M in its network.

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Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

Zimbabwe government's latest effort to curb 'cyber mischief' has media and legal groups concerned.

Zimbabwe announces new cyber security ministry

Zimbabwe announces new cyber security ministry

Government follows up on controversial Computer and Cyber Crimes Bill.

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

In correspondence to the French government, Raila Odinga and the NASA coalition have accused OT-Morpho of allowing unauthorised access to its servers.

Financial gain remains main motivation for cybercriminals in Africa

Financial gain remains main motivation for cybercriminals in Africa

Expert says Global Threat Impact Index shows rise in tenacity and sophistication of malicious hackers to extort money.

Kenya: technology failed during general election

Kenya: technology failed during general election

Internal memo from IEBC raises questions over several tech-related issues.

Africa's internet freedom faces political siege

Africa's internet freedom faces political siege

Authorities in various countries are evaluating several methods to control the rapidly developing civic space facilitated by the internet.

Nigeria military monitors social media

Nigeria military monitors social media

Digital rights group reacts to announcement by Director of Nigerian Army's Defence Information.

Zim reads riot act to social media users as economy implodes

Zim reads riot act to social media users as economy implodes

Authorities vow to 'take decisive action' against those spreading 'alarm and despondency'.

Kenya's election results nullified – inconsistency in tech systems

Kenya's election results nullified – inconsistency in tech systems

Decision based on results of audit into IEBC's Kenya Integrated Election Management System.

Zimbabwe looks to banish 'ghost voters'

Zimbabwe looks to banish 'ghost voters'

Country implements biometric voter registration system to streamline processes ahead of 2018 elections.

Africa also up against ransomworms

Africa also up against ransomworms

Poor security hygiene and risky applications leaving businesses more vulnerable to hybrid threats claim cyber security experts.