Bataung Qhotsokoane

Bataung Qhotsokoane

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FinTech growth in Africa

An underdeveloped financial system has created a vacuum, necessitating alternative methods to access essential financial instruments like payment services, money transfers, credit, loans, etc.

Cyberattack targets South African Department of Justice

In a coordinated series of cyber attacks against key South African state agencies, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is the latest casualty of a targeted ransomware attack.

Nigeria Federal Government orders Internet Shutdown to fight Insurgency

The Nigerian Federal Government (FG) has instructed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to issue a directive to all mobile network operators in the northern state of Zamfara, to shut down mobile services for two weeks.

ICASA Recalls Radio Frequency Spectrum from Operators

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced the resolution to recall all temporary radio frequency spectrum, licensed to operators by 30 November 2021.

Ransomware-as-a-service, Cyber Attacks for Hire

The cyber threat landscape is increasing drastically as black hat hackers become more robust and innovative when deploying cyber attacks. Just over the period month of July 2021, the QV Research Team published 17 bulletins reporting 115 vulnerabilities for which exploits are actively available.

Retail Automation, A Gift, or a Curse?

The supermarket sector is the largest private-sector employer in South Africa. Renewed ambitions to use self-service technology in food stores have controversially upset retail unions and workers.

Egypt Approves First 4G VoLTE, Voice Call Technology

Egypt’s National Telecom Regulatory Authority has approved the first time use of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in its market. VoLTE is an IP medium-based data transmission technology that delivers both call and data services over a 4G network. VoLTE provides high-definition quality phone calls by using LTE networks instead