Archive for April, 2019

SA industrial facilities at risk of cyber attacks

April 26, 2019 5:24 am2 comments
From left, Thuli Mgwebile, business development agent at GECI South Africa and Mike Bergen, GECI representative in South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – AN international cyber-security specialist has warned South African stakeholders to step up their efforts to mitigate risk posed by online attacks, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities. GECI has issued the warning as it launches its portfolio of cyber-security solutions in South Africa. South Africa is […]

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Buoyed by technology, Malawi on cusp of ending HIV/AIDS

April 25, 2019 9:58 am22 comments
Malawi flag

from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE – AFTER battling the scourge for more than 30 years, Malawi is on the verge of an HIV/AIDS miracle. The country is on course to end the epidemic by 2030. A largely impoverished nation of more than 18 million people, Malawi has been making steady progress against […]

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Africa celebrates Girls in ICT Day

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African girls join the world to commemorate the Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA – THE international community is celebrating the Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day, marked annually on the fourth Thursday in April. More than 170 countries will commemorate the day initiated by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The main ITU event in the continent […]

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