Category archives for: Technology

Distrust deters South Africa adoption of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoins trading not trusted by Africans

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LACK of understanding and trust are hindering South Africans from using cryptocurrencies. This is according to a report by a global cybersecurity company that reveals that while 34 percent of South Africans have some knowledge of cryptocurrencies, and there is a demand among many to use the technology, […]

SA mining sector needs defence against cyber threats

Cullinan mine

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African mining companies risk crippling shutdowns and threats to human safety if they fail to adequately protect their infrastructure against cyber-attacks. The warning by a technology executive comes as mining operations are set to embrace next-generation automation and industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems to slash costs […]

MTN Rwanda pays millions to mobile money clients

MTN-Rwanda

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has started paying out Frw93 million (US$102 762) interest to its 2,7 million Mobile Money customers for the first quarter of 2019. Payment of interest is in accordance with the E-money regulations set by the Central Bank of Rwanda to give Mobile Money […]

The current state of South Africa’s analytics market

Artificial Intelligence

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS have urged decision makers to make the most of opportunities made possible through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics, among other modern technology trends. This was the prevailing sentiment at the recent AI Roadshow held by analytics leader, SAS. Business leaders, media and civil stakeholders attended the annual […]

Sudan joins infamous countries ordering internet shutdowns

Zimbabwe internet unblocked

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE Sudanese military government is the latest beleaguered administration to cut off internet access during times of political sensitivity and crisis. Disruptions to access have escalated over the past week and the country is now almost entirely cut off from the internet, after forces violently […]

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