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Latest poll postponement inflames DRC tensions

Latest poll postponement inflames DRC tensions

KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has plunged further into mayhem after the postponement of elections in some regions, expulsion of a European diplomat and the att ...

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Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG  - WHILE a majority of people in South Africa are aware of financial cyberthreats, more than half have had their financial  credentials fall into ...

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BREAKING: Technology key to credible polls in DRC

BREAKING: Technology key to credible polls in DRC

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA - THE use of voting machines is anticipated to curtail anomalies in the crucial elections set for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR ...

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Hackers lurking as festive season nears

Hackers lurking as festive season nears

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - BUSINESSES and homeowners have been urged to secure their information and communications technology (ICT) networks in order to thwart hackers during ...

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Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This repres ...

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Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

by  AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOME perennial favourites are shortlisted for the annual AfricaCom Awards set for Cape Town later this month. Among the multiple nominees are Econe ...

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Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - ACADEMICS must be careful when online following the detection of multiple cyber attacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, incl ...

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Wireless regulator offers tips for mobile protection

Wireless regulator offers tips for mobile protection

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s self-regulating mobile content and applications industry body is urging subscribers to scan, monitor and their subscriptions at least ...

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Cybercrime a major challenge for Kenya businesses

Cybercrime a major challenge for Kenya businesses

CYBER-SECURITY is still a major issue for business in East Africa’s biggest economy. In fact, according to Africa's Cybersecurity report, the cost of cyber-attacks in Kenya is app ...

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Refined SA wireless code tackles malware, ransomware

Refined SA wireless code tackles malware, ransomware

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) has updated its Code of Conduct to address potential challenges posed by malware and ...

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