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MTN Q1 performance muted on ongoing macroenvironment challenges
14th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed MTN on Tuesday posted a dip in service revenue and earnings during the first quarter of the year, amid ongoing high inflation and local currency devaluations in some of its key markets.... 


Weekend’s geomagnetic storm was the strongest to hit South Africa in over 20 years
13th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The solar storm which hit Earth on Friday and Saturday was the most severe to affect South and Southern Africa in 21 years, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has reported. The SANSA... 


Vodacom FY earnings dip on challenges, revenue up
13th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Vodacom Group on Monday posted double-digit increases in revenue, however, its earnings a share for the year ended March 31, 2024, declined. The group reported a 11.2% decrease in... 


61% of organisations report cloud security incidents, up from 24% a year ago
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies' ‘2024 Cloud Security Report’ shows a critical surge in cloud security incidents, with 61% of organisations reporting significant disruptions,... 


Personality affects susceptibility of people to cybercrime
8th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Personality type is a major factor in people’s vulnerability to cybercrime, a Stellenbosch University (SU) researcher has established. People with an “agreeable” personality were more vulnerable... 


Telecommunications to play a critical role in upcoming elections
8th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As South Africa approaches its 2024 national elections, scheduled for May 29, telecommunications infrastructure will play a key role in ensuring seamless communication among voters, electoral... 


New fellowship programme, to bring researchers into government policymaking, launched  
7th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The pilot phase of a joint programme of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the National Research Foundation (NRF), to bridge the gap between government and academia, was officially... 


MTN achieves record 98% network availability in Limpopo
7th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As telecommunications giant MTN South Africa accelerates its nationwide modernisation programme, the company has achieved a record 98.33% network availability daily in Limpopo. The 2024 resilience... 


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Telecommunications to play a critical role in upcoming elections
8th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As South Africa approaches its 2024 national elections, scheduled for May 29, telecommunications infrastructure will play a key role in ensuring seamless communication among voters, electoral... 


MTN achieves record 98% network availability in Limpopo
7th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As telecommunications giant MTN South Africa accelerates its nationwide modernisation programme, the company has achieved a record 98.33% network availability daily in Limpopo. The 2024 resilience... 


Telkom set to support 2024 elections
6th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group Telkom is preparing to support South Africa’s upcoming national elections as the information and communications technology partner to the Independent Electoral Commission... 


Ransomware payments increase 500% in past year, attack rate falls slightly
3rd May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The average payment for ransomware attacks has increased by 500% in the past year to $2-million, up from $400 000 in 2023, cybersecurity firm Sophos reports in its 'State of Ransomware 2024'... 


Access to farming equipment boosts mechanisation
3rd May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Agricultural technology company Hello Tractor, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, aims to improve small-scale farming practices through its app Hello Tractor, which facilitates increased... 


Outa demands information on Sanral, Ceta tenders
24th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Nonprofit watchdog the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has accused the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) and the Construction Education and Training Authority (Ceta) of... 


MTN South Africa, Investec, Electrum collaborate to introduce PayShap on MoMo
24th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology group MTN South Africa has partnered with Investec and Electrum to introduce the PayShap solution on its Mobile Money (MoMo) platform. The collaboration... 


Cisco launches AI-powered Hypershield service to protect modern data centres
23rd April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Networking and security multinational Cisco has launched its Hypershield service, which is a cloud-native, artificial intelligence- (AI-) powered approach to highly distributed security for... 


Cell C appoints chief data and analytics officer
23rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Communications group Cell C has appointed Bryan O'Donovan as chief data and analytics officer, effective May 2024. He will be responsible for spearheading the management of the organisation's data... 


Icasa officially appoints new chairperson
22nd April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has appointed Councillor Mothibi Ramusi as chairperson, effective May 2, for a five-year term. The official appointment of Ramusi... 


Science Technology

Scientists explore how to improve crop yields – on Mars
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

For future human bases or colonies on Mars to be self-sustaining, a reliable source of home-grown food will be a must. It simply would be too costly and risky to rely upon rocket deliveries to meet... 


Airbus announces its next generation of Earth observation satellites
29th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Airbus Defence and Space, part of the Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus, has announced that it is to augment its in-house Earth observation (EO) satellite constellation capability... 


Rand Refinery donates R2m to seven Gauteng schools
29th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As part of its commitment to education, precious metals refiner Rand Refinery has donated R2-million to seven primary and secondary schools in Gauteng. The company says this donation will be... 


Defy launches solar-powered off-grid range
24th April 2024

Amid the compounding effects of loadshedding in South Africa and increasing concerns about climate change, appliance manufacturer Defy has launched its Solar Off-Grid fridge and freezer range to... 


UK innovation agency highlights quality of the emerging African space sector
22nd April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Innovate UK, Britain’s national innovation agency, has, in a new report, highlighted that Africa is becoming a hub for globally competitive space technology, development and research. In... 


L’Oréal, Unesco launch the 2024 South Africa Women in Science Young Talent Search
22nd April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Foundation L’Oréal announced on Monday that the sixth edition of the Women in Science Young Talent Search had been launched in South Africa. This initiative is a partnership between the... 


NRF to participate in significant African-European scientific collaboration forum
17th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The National Research Foundation (NRF) will participate in the fourth AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Forum, which will be hosted by the South African Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, next... 


MTN, Huawei launch joint technology innovation lab
17th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Group and information and communication technology group Huawei have jointly launched Technology Innovation Lab to accelerate digital transformation and sustainable... 


Cape Town technology enterprise incubator celebrates birthday with launch of new products
16th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Cape Town-based ‘techpreneur’ incubation hub The Creative Lab has announced that it would mark its first anniversary with the launch of a diverse array of cutting-edge products, developed by a... 


Stellenbosch space company winning international orders
16th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African specialist microsatellite high-speed communication systems company Cubecom, part of the Alphawave Group, has announced that it has secured “substantial orders from multiple... 


Telecoms

Mauritius Telecom in talks for subsea cable to link Africa, Asia
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mauritius’ top telecommunications company is in talks with operators including Reliance Jio Infocomm and Orange for a new undersea cable linking Africa, Indian Ocean islands and Asia, improving... 


MTN SA launches Made4U career portal Skillsbox to empower job seekers
29th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN South Africa has launched a new portal to assist unemployed South Africans on their job seeking journeys. The new Made4U career portal Skillsbox offers a comprehensive... 


Paratus Botswana completes Botswana Kalahari fibre route
25th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications and network services provider Paratus Botswana has completed the last leg of the new 840 km Botswana Kalahari Fibre (BKF) route between the Namibian border and Lobatse. The new... 


MTN South Africa, Investec, Electrum collaborate to introduce PayShap on MoMo
24th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology group MTN South Africa has partnered with Investec and Electrum to introduce the PayShap solution on its Mobile Money (MoMo) platform. The collaboration... 


Cell C appoints chief data and analytics officer
23rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Communications group Cell C has appointed Bryan O'Donovan as chief data and analytics officer, effective May 2024. He will be responsible for spearheading the management of the organisation's data... 


Icasa officially appoints new chairperson
22nd April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has appointed Councillor Mothibi Ramusi as chairperson, effective May 2, for a five-year term. The official appointment of Ramusi... 


MTN, Huawei launch joint technology innovation lab
17th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Group and information and communication technology group Huawei have jointly launched Technology Innovation Lab to accelerate digital transformation and sustainable... 


Seacom launches LEO satellite service for enterprise clients
15th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications and managed services provider Seacom has launched its low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite service for its enterprise clients after a two-year process of consultation with industry... 


Paratus express route from Johannesburg to Europe goes live
15th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Pan-African telecommunications group Paratus Group has launched the fastest fibre express route from Johannesburg to Europe. Using Infinera FlexILS and GX Series DWDM equipment, latency on the new... 


Reunert to merge IQbusiness, +OneX subsidiaries
10th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed electrical and electronic engineering group Reunert Group plans to merge its technology management and consulting firm IQbusiness and digital services firm +OneX subsidiaries into a... 


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