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Why Gen Xers & Boomers are Embracing Cryptocurrency 

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MTN SA Rolls Out Green Energy Programme

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Absa Bank Kenya Partners with Huawei to Accelerate Digital Transformation

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Financial Phishing Cyberattacks Significantly Increase in Kenya and Nigeria in Q2 of 2022

Emad Haffar, Head of Technical Experts at Kaspersky. According to Kaspersky’s Financial Cyberthreats report, attacks in the financial sector are becoming increasingly corporate-oriented and shifting away from consumers. Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) Security Network data shows that the number of financial phishing attempts in the African regions increased significantly from Q1 to Q2 of 2022. Banks, payment systems, and e-commerce websites were attacked. Financial phishing is a deceptive way of stealing information and is gaining momentum in the region. Phishing is a type of online fraud where the scammer sends fake alerts from banks, e-pay systems and other organisations to trick consumers into sharing their financial details. The alerts sent by the scammer can be related to loss of data...

Mukuru & WeThinkCode Partner to Host Women-Only Hackathon: SheHacks

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Exclusive Networks – First Half 2022 Financial Results

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vivo V24 5G Kenyan Launch Date Revealed

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Vuma Survey Reveals SA Townships Are Embracing Fibre at Increased Rates

Image sourced from Newsweek. South African fibre internet provider Vuma’s 2021 Fibre Reach Survey indicates that considerably more homes are upgrading to fibre internet in township communities. In addition, more people are now streaming content and opting for a fixed internet fee in 2021 compared to the previous year. Vuma’s survey reveals that almost all surveyed township residents (96%) now understand the benefits of upgrading to uncapped high-speed fibre internet, contributing to this technology’s high uptake. In addition, most residents (90%) see the value they’re getting from their fibre internet as a much more affordable pre-paid internet option. “Our most recent survey shows that more people across South Africa’s township communities realise how this technology can revolutionise how...

Visa Appoints New Country Head for South Africa

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Ukheshe & Digital PayGo Partner to Drive Zambian Business Growth

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Capitec Bank Launches Prepaid Airtime & Data Offerings

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Microsoft Strengthens its Partnership with the African Development Bank

Image sourced from NS Energy. Microsoft is expanding its partnership with the African Development Bank to support Africa’s youth entrepreneurs under the bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB) Initiative. Through its African Transformation Office (ATO), Microsoft will work with the bank to develop youth entrepreneurship ecosystems, creating jobs and dramatically scaling impact in Africa through digital inclusion. Africa’s young population is expected to double in size by 2050, reaching 830 million. Though 10 to 12 million youth join the continent’s workforce every year, just over 3 million jobs are created, meaning large numbers of people remain unemployed.  Youth entrepreneurship will go a long way to solving the employment challenge, but lack of investment, affordable ...