Category archives for: Technology

Safaricom offer apology over network outage

SAFARICOM Chief Executive Officer, Bob Collymore

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA’S SAFARICOM has apologised to its clients following a system outage affecting a number of core services on its network on Monday. This outage affected voice, data, SMS, M-PESA and enterprise services. The company said its engineers identified the root cause of the outage, which […]

Tennis ace Kerber named SAP ambassador

Angelique Kerber

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP has welcomed, Angelique Kerber, until recently the highest-ranked female tennis player, as brand ambassador for the company. The announcement precedes the renewal of a partnership with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). The renewal will be formalized on Thursday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. […]

Russia’s Kaspersky expands partner programme to Africa

Riaan Badenhorst, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab Africa

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KASPERSKY Lab, the Russian multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, has launched a new partner programme in Africa, aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) offering security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio. The programme is envisaged to help MSPs to address the growing demand […]

Trust issues hindering e-commerce adoption

e commerce

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – INTERNET users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy with almost half say lack of trust is their main reason for not shopping online. This is according to a new global survey conducted by Ipsos and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), in collaboration with the United […]

Nex-gen Mastercard biometric card on trial

Mastercard

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is the first market to test the next generation biometric card combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify cardholders’ identity for in-store purchases. Mastercard, the technology company in the global payments industry, has unveiled the technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with […]

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