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Smart tech combats poaching at Gona reZhou

A game ranger looking at the Data Analysis System (DAS) checking on the movement of game rangers. Photo, Kumbulani Tauranda, Lowveld Post (Pvt) Ltd

from KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – SECURITY at Gonarezhou National Park has been boosted by the use of new and innovative Spartial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) technology. The innovation is used to fight wildlife poaching in the sanctuary which has 11 000 elephants and many other animal species. Gonarezhou Area […]

Huawei launches first developer programme in South Africa

Huawei Consumer Business Group Vice President for Middle East and Africa, Likun Zhao

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African application developers, currently struggling to market their offerings and secure investments, are poised to benefit from the US$1 billion (R14,7 billion) facility Huawei has invested to support developers across global markets. Following the investment, the Chinese-based technology firm is launching its local […]

Zimbabwe’s EcoCash system crashes


from WALTER MAFEKING in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – MOBILE telecommunications giant Econet Wireless has botched up a weekend system upgrade, seriously inconveniencing its subscribers. The company announced a 24-hour EcoCash system maintenance that was supposed to be confined to the off-peak weekend hours but up until Monday (today) subscribers are battling to get […]

SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

South Africa Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. File photo.

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has been awarded an inaugural industry accolade to honour a government representative whose work in digital transformation and technology has a positive impact on the lives of people in Africa. The self-styled Commander of the Fourth Industrial […]

Africa’s female innovator of the year shortlist out

AfricaCom 2019

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE shortlist for the inaugural Female Innovator of the Year award, an accolade that recognises the contribution made by women in the telecommunications and technology in the industry, has been released. Twelve women are contesting the award. They are Amanda Louw Bester (Founder and […]

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