Category archives for: Governance

SA COVID-19 tracking gets tech boost

South Africa health minister, Dr Zweli Mkihize (2nd from right), receives equipment donated by Samsung and Telkom for the fight against COVID-19.

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African government’s efforts to track and trace cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have received a major boost following a provider of communication services and a technology firm partnered to assist authorities with the exercise. Telkom and Samsung announced the partnership. Samsung has donated 1 500 handsets […]

Digital transactions take over Zimbabwe COVID-19 fight

Steward Bank

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – SOME banks and a mobile network operator have shut their branches as digital transactions take centre stage in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe. The move, which discourages the use of cash transactions, also complements an ongoing 21-day lockdown enforced by government to […]

New agreement enhances SA access to communication

Cell C head office

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE finalisation of discussions between Cell C and the Competition Commission over the mobile operator’s voluntary offer to enhance digital participation and connection is the latest breakthrough towards lowering the cost of data in South Africa. Cell C announced the conclusion of the “constructive” discussions with the commission […]

Huawei global revenues up in ‘extraordinary’ 2019

Huawei braves the storm as Europe, Middle East and Africa remains the Chinese technology giant's biggest market outside of Beijing.

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has reported a 19,1 percent increase in global sales revenue to CNY858,8 billion (US$120,98 billion) in 2019. Its net profit reached CNY62,7 billion and cash flow from operating activities topped CNY91,4 billion, up 22,4 percent year-on-year. Among other highlights, Huawei invested 15,3 percent of its 2019 revenue – […]

5G earmarked to fight coronavirus pandemic

Huawei 5G

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LEADING global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices believes the fifth generation of wireless communications technologies (5G) can enhance the effectiveness of pandemic prevention and treatment as well as drive the digital transformation of healthcare systems in response to major public emergencies. According […]

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