Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

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 […]

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 […]

Huawei launches Y9s targeting young consumers

Huawei unleashes new smartphone - Y9s

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has launched the Y9s, a smartphone the company says boasts some of the most impressive features for smartphones in its price range. The smartphone is priced at R6 399 (US$432). The Chinese maker stated the phone caters to the demands of young and trendy consumers, with its advanced […]

MTN discontinues physical airtime vouchers in Rwanda

MTN airtime vouchers

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda Bureau KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda is phasing out the sale and distribution of physical airtime vouchers, in support of the East African country’s digital agenda and green growth. As of February 15, airtime will only be purchased and loaded through MTN’s digital Electronic Recharge Service (ERS) […]

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