Category archives for: Gadgets & Reviews

Nigeria’s ‘Yahoo boys’ arraigned for fraud

EFCC-operatives arrest Nigeria's notorious Yahoo Boys

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOME 24 Nigerian university students have appeared in court for alleged involvement in cyber crime. This follows their recent arrest for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence through fraudelent emails to unsuspecting victims, mostly in the United States of America, and engaging in romance scam […]

Multimillion-rand support for young innovators

Patrick Krappie, Executive Manager for Strategic Engagement and Corporate Relations at the Technology Innovation Agency. File picture

from CHIEDZA CHOKERA in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga NELSPRUIT – SOUTH Africa has set aside R600 million to support young researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs contributing to economic development, a senior government official has disclosed. Patrick Krappie, Executive Manager for Strategic Engagement and Corporate Relations at the Technology Innovation Agency, announced the allocation, disclosing the agency was partnering with some 25 […]

Huawei predicts video market to reach $400 billion

Huawei video services

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has projected the video services market to be worth US$400 billion over the next five years. Senior officials made the projections at a major continental information and communications technology (ICT) summit held in Cape Town, where carriers were encouraged to focus on the […]

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 […]

Econet Media reviews business towards a digital future

Kwese TV

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ECONET Media has reviewed its business strategy and service offerings to align them to changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector. The move, also in line with growth in access to mobile and fixed broadband on the continent, is in order to maintain its position as a leader in broadcasting innovation […]

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