Convergence Partners and 4Di Capital acquire a stake in ESET Southern Africa

Convergence Partners together with 4Di Capital have announced the acquisition of a stake in ESET Southern Africa. The announcement was made during the recently held AfricaCom 2017. ESET Southern Africa is the local distributor and brand operator for leading global internet and endpoint security software vendor ESET, for the Southern…

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Nigeria is looking to review its Cybercrime Act

Nigeria's Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime is looking to review the West Afrikan country's Cybercrime Act. The aim is to have it on par with similar laws in developed countries. This statement by the Senate Committee comes after earlier in September 2017 Nigeria's National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) announced…

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Malawi puts more focus on protecting children on the Internet

Malawi is putting more emphasis on protecting children on the Internet through the development of a national Child Online Protection (COP) framework. This was announced on 6 November 2017. The development of Malawi's COP framework is a 3-way partnership between government, Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and the International Telecommunications…

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