Category archives for: Technology

Zimbabwe’s government run POSB goes digital

POSB Bank

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S largest bank by branch network, the government-owned Peoples Own Savings Bank (POSB), is embracing technology in line with global trends in the sector. As competition in the market intensifies with the advent of technology, POSB plans to launch an Omni Channel Digital Banking Solutions […]

Scammers drool over prospects of Valentine’s Day loot

KnowBe4 Africa Managing Director, Anna Collard. Photo by Dion Henrick, CAJ News Cape Town Bureau.

by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – CYBER security experts are wary of the likelihood of an increase in online attacks and scams ahead of Valentine’s Day, on the back of over 7 000 attacks around dating applications (apps) in 2019. Kaspersky Lab reported the attacks as well on 2 548 users detected, amid 1 […]

Africa’s digital freedom celebrated alongside Mandela

Former South African president, Nelson Mandela. File photo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South Africa Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating three years since the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) granted it the right to administer the .africa geographic top-level domain name (gTLD). Officials described this occasion, on February 11, 2017, a historic moment for the digital freedom […]

Safe internet use promoted in sub-Saharan Africa

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by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NUMBER of non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa have partnered to raise awareness about internet safety and security. Facebook has partnered the nine organisations to coincide with Safer Internet Day, celebrated on February 11. The partnership is under the theme, “Together for a better Internet.” Facebook’s […]

MTN drives inclusivity of deaf community through music

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, is driving acknowledgment and inclusivity of the deaf community with music tracks specifically for these disadvantaged members of the community. This is in realization of deafness as one of the largest prevailing disabilities in South Africa with more than 4 million people living with […]

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