Category archives for: Governance

Public transport cashless payment scheme launched in Rwanda


from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – A NEW public transport cashless payment solution has been launched in Rwanda following a partnership between two technology companies. The South African-listed Altron, through its Rest of Africa (ROA) operations, has partnered with Rwanda’s Pascal Technologies to provide the seamless and integrated payment system for […]

Telcos react to prosecution threat over data prices


by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s leading mobile network operators have expressed disquiet at the order by the country’s Competition Commission on service providers reduce the price of data or face prosecution. The commission gave the order on Monday, arguing data prices were excessive. MTN and Vodacom dominate the market. In a […]

Rain launches 5G transport network

Huawei 5G

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – RAIN, the South African mobile data network operator, has launched its fifth generation cellular network technology (5G) network in partnership with Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Transport networks are described as “neural networks” that connect core networks to services. […]

Huawei unveils flagship store in South Africa

Likun Zhao, Vice President of Huawei Consumer Business Group (Middle East and Africa)

by TINTWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has launched its first flagship store in South Africa. The facility has been opened at the Menlyn Shopping Centre in Pretoria. “Our first global flagship store in South Africa is part of Huawei’s commitment to our consumers to give them the best experience with our 360-degree service […]

Smart cities concept must extend to rural areas

Schneider Electric Vice President of Power Systems for Southern Africa, Mr. Taru Madangombe

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE concept of smart cities must go beyond the conventional urban centres but to rural areas where millions do not access some basic services. This is the view of a senior administrator in the energy sector as municipalities embrace the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) to enhance service delivery. […]

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