Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams to lead a Cybersecurity Awareness Outreach Programme in Sakhela, Mthatha

The outreach is part of the department’s ongoing programme of educating citizens around threats and vulnerabilities that exist in cyberspace The Minister of Communications, Ms...

Tech giants urge states to respect data privacy

By Cristina Gallardo - SciDev.Net Eight of the world’s leading technology firms have urged governments to stop tracking their citizens’ online personal data following recent...

Silicon Valley serves host to Nigerian communications technology minister

Nigerian Communications Technology Minister Omobola Johnson will speak with Silicon Valley venture capitalists, bankers, entrepreneurs, and incubators on Oct. 14 in the world’s tech...

Solar Impulse Returns Safely from Africa

By: Mathias Aarre Mæhlum - AfricanBrains Solar Impulse, Switzerland’s solar-powered aircraft landed safely in Madrid, Spain, last week after it flew back from the Moroccan...

Nigeria: Airtel Wins Triple at Industry Awards

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria (http://www.airtel.com) on Saturday night clinched three industry Awards at the prestigious 8th edition of the Nigerian Telecoms Awards. The...

Ericsson calls for young African App developers

Ericsson has announced the launch of this year’s edition of the Ericsson Application Awards (EAA), an annual competition for application developers worldwide organized by...

Africa’s mollusc stocks at risk from ocean acidification

Fishermen in Haiti and some African countries could lose their livelihoods as ocean acidification causes a decline in mollusc populations, a study has...

SA: IEC releases mobile phone apps

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has released three mobile phone applications (apps) to enhance voter education and information ahead next Wednesday’s general elections. The mobile...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Launch World’s First Virtual Card on Mobile...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide announced the launch of the world's first virtual card that operates off a wallet...

WPP agrees to acquire digital marketing agency Quirk in South Africa

WPP announces that it has agreed to acquire Quirk, Africa’s largest independently owned digital marketing agency, subject to regulatory approval. Founded in 1999 in...

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