Category archives for: Governance

Alliance gives start-ups intellectual property control

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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African startups now have greater control over their intellectual property following a ground-breaking collaboration between some stakeholders. The partnership makes it possible to register a new company and its equivalent domain name simultaneously. The Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) and the […]

Ex-NetOne boss nabbed for alleged corruption

Ex NetOne CEO Reward Kangai

  from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S anti-corruption agency has arrested a former chief executive officer at the state-owned mobile network operator for alleged criminal abuse of office. The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is probing Reward Kangai, formerly an executive with NetOne, the country’s second largest mobile network. Kangai’s arrest […]

Space-age technology to save drought-stricken SA

South African dams almost empty

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s water-based car washes have been encouraged to switch to water-less polymer-based vehicle cleaning to ease the impact of drought afflicting the country. Waterless carwash products distributor PearlSA made the call through its ‘Be A Hero’ campaign. By joining the initiative, companies across […]

Tech savvy Kenya drives innovation, financial inclusion

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from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – AN expert has lauded Kenya’s fairly developed infrastructure and communication sector and a young educated tech savvy population as helping position the country as Africa’s financial hub. Agnes Gitau, the International Trade and Investment adviser with GBS Africa, said these attributes also provides a great […]

Spectrum deadlock hindering 5G deployment in SA

MTN and Ericsson executives at the historic trial of 5G at MTN headquarters on Monday. Picture, Savious Kwinika, CAJ News.

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA and MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A historic fifth generation (5G) technology and applications trial has been conducted in Africa but concerns remain over the failure by the South African government to allocate extra spectrum. MTN and the Sweden-headquartered Ericsson launched the trial at the former’s headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday, […]

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