Category archives for: Cloud Computing

SMEs benefit from new finance management app

Anthon Muller, Vodacom Executive Head for Enterprise Mobility Service

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SMALL businesses in the continent have received a boost following the launch of what is heralded as a mobile-first financial and business management application. The app, a partnership between Vodacom Business and Fiskl, redesigns the way day-to-day finances are managed in a small business, the companies said. It […]

Zimbabwe defends condemned internet shutdown

Zimbabwe internet unblocked

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean government has justified a blackout in internet connectivity after days of violent protests by citizens over economic problems. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting argued the Interception of Communications Act provides for the issuing of a warrant to interfere with communications where […]

Huawei allocates $100 billion to research, development

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TELECOMMUNICATIONS equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, Huawei, will invest more than US$100 billion (about R1.4 billion) in research and development (R&D) over the next five years. Ren Zhengfei, Huawei founder, disclosed the investment during a media roundtable at the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China. “Public companies, however, are […]

French firm enlisted to halt SA cyber crooks

Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (WASPA) has enlisted the services of a global mobile security expert to fight cyber crime. France-headquartered Evina has been enlisted in the wake of fraudulent attacks on local mobile network operators and systems of mobile service providers in South […]

Web shutdowns as escalating government tactic

Gabon flag

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE restive Gabon and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are the latest African countries to shut down internet and broadcasting services to stifle dissent. Such trends make it impossible for journalists and humanitarians to carry out their work efficiently and safely. Last week, in the […]

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