Category archives for: Broadband

Liquid’s Mulikita Zambia’s first ICT boss

Susan Mulikita

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – SUSAN Mulikita has been appointed chief executive officer of Liquid Telecom Zambia, becoming the first female CEO in the country’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. She also is first female CEO to join the company’s regional executive leadership team. “This is an exciting time […]

Agriculture is ripe for a digitised future

Oranges

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE implementation of modern technologies is projected to address rising demands for food and tackle dry conditions, particularly in South Africa, ranked the world’s 30th driest country. Experts have identified such technologies as the Cloud and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to offer benefits to the agriculture industry […]

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 […]

Zimbabwe hurts own economy with internet shutdown

Zimbabwe internet unblocked

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean government appears to have shot itself in the foot with the shutdown of the internet following violent protests. This comes amid estimations that the already dire economy was losing over US$5 million daily (about R68.6 million) due to the interruptions. A coalition of human rights organisations […]

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