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MTN, Huawei IoT solution to curb stock theft, poaching

Left to right: Dean Yu, President of Huawei Southern Africa Carrier Business Group, Wanda Matandela, CEO of MTN SA’s Enterprise Business Unit and Brian Xu, Huawei Cloud Core Sales and Marketing VP at the launch of
the Connected Animal IoT solution in Cape Town

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa and Huawei Technologies have partnered to launch the Connected Animal solution, an Internet of Things (IoT) innovation aimed at solving the rampant problems of stock theft and rhino poaching. Launched in Cape Town at AfricaCom, the continent’s largest telecommunications, media and […]

Opinion piece: The ethics of AI: Tool, partner or master?

Sorin Cheran: Technology Strategist at Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise

by SORIN CHERAN HOWEVER, if you live in a modern, connected society, chances are your life is already touched by AI in some way. Whether it be your GPS determines the best route to take home, music app suggesting playlists based on your listening habits, or receiving targeted adverts on social media, AI sits behind […]

Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

Global Information Technology (IT) spending

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This represents an increase of 2 percent from the estimated spending of $954 billion (R13.68 trillion) in 2018. This is according to projections by Gartner, the […]

Debt-distressed African countries again look to IMF

International Monetary Fund

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BY the International Monetary Fund (IMF’s) own admission, there are circumstances where African governments’ debt levels are so high they become unsustainable, such that the scheduled debt service exceeds the capacity of the member to service it. This rings true for a number of countries in the Sub-Saharan […]

Zimbabwe dithers on economic breakthrough offer

Customers buying basic commodities

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEANS outside the country have urged the government to accept an offer from a South African-based company to help resolve shortages of some basic commodities in the economically-struggling country. African Medallion Group (AMG), owned by Zimbabwean entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Buyanga, who is based in South Africa, recently made an offer […]

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