Archive for June, 2019

Africa’s progress on data privacy under the spotlight

June 28, 2019 4:36 am0 comments
securing data

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – AFRICAN governments must enact effective data privacy laws to enhance the continent’s mobile economy fulfill its potential to reach over US$200 billion by next year. This is according to experts as more than 1 000 industry specialists met in Ghana to address the issue of data […]

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P30 powers Huawei to 100 million units sold

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Huawei P30 Series

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Africa JOHANNESBURG – BESEIGED smartphone maker, Huawei, has sold 100 million units as of May 31, a senior official disclosed. Sales were powered by the P30 series, which sold 10 million 85 days after its launch. It was unveiled on March 26. According to Kevin Ho, President of […]

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ISPs accused of complicity in internet shutdowns

June 27, 2019 8:24 am0 comments
Internet blockade

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – A pro-democracy organisation believes internet service providers (ISPs) are complicit in the violation of human rights in the African continent by beleaguered governments that are shutting down or disrupting the internet and social media platforms. The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) made the allegation as […]

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