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Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

April 23, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and where their riches come from – often at very low risk to the perpetrators. Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle...

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Tomi Ahonen, recently chosen by Forbes Magazine as The most influential Mobile Expert on the planet. (image credit:itgdigital.com)

World’s most influential mobile expert in Nigeria next month

April 23, 2014 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Tomi Ahonen, the man measured by Forbes as the world’s most influential expert in mobile, will be taking to the stage and sharing his esteemed vision of the future of mobile at the Mobile West Africa 2014 conference, taking place in Lagos on 13-16 May at...

Sergey Novikov, Deputy Director of GReAT (image: supplied)

Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

April 23, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Witnessing cyberthreats expanding and becoming more complicated each year, Kaspersky Lab pays special attention to sharing expertise. On April 20-24 within Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa held in Budapest, Hungary,...

PCCW Global has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Shanghai Zendai (image: Wikimedia)

PCCW Global partners with Zendai for SA smart city

April 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

PCCW Global, the Hong Kong-headquartered international operating division of HKT, has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Shanghai Zendai, an urban complex developer specializing in commercial real estate from mainland China, to provide...

Sifiso Dabengwa, MTN Group President and CEO (image: file)

Ivory Coast: MTN signs payment deal with Jumia

April 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Africa Internet Holding (AIH), the largest internet incubator on the continent, today announced the start of its partnership with mobile service provider MTN. To kick off proceedings, MTN and shopping retail destination Jumia are teaming up to offer a...

Gondwana International Networks will deploy both broadband and VOIP services to thousands of consumer and enterprise customers (image: Shutterstock)

Africa needs accessible high quality solutions

April 23, 2014 • Satellite Comms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.  According to CEO, Mathew Welthagen, Africa...

The Western Cape government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project was announced in March this year (image: Wandermelon.com)

10 African cities with free Wi-Fi

April 22, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

If Internet use proliferates in Africa at the rate mobile phones did in the early 2000s, the continent stands to add as much as $300 billion to its economic growth by 2025, a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute has found. While most internet...

Vice President Dr Guy Scott at Matanda in Luapula Province (image: Huawei)

Huawei connects rural Zambia

April 22, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Chinese communications equipment giant Huawei Technologies has launched the first of a series of 169 base stations that will connect rural communities in Zambia to the mobile phone network. The development will bring the latest mobile voice and data...

Microsoft recognises the world’s most innovative educators, with schools and teachers from Africa being honoured (image: Mobile News Daily)

Microsoft concludes Nokia Devices and Services transaction

April 22, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology giant Microsoft has concluded the purchase of Nokia’s Devices and Services business – which will now be fully part of the Microsoft environment. “We have completed the steps necessary to finalize Microsoft’s acquisition of the Nokia Devices...

Tanzania needs to focus ICT on underserved (image: http://alliyaandmalyia.blogspot.com/

Tanzania needs to focus ICT on underserved

April 22, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

As Chinese technology giant Huawei starts rolling out mobile services to rural areas in Zambia, Tanzania’s Minister for Communication, Science and Technology, Prof Makame Mbarawa, has asked Tanzania’s mobile operators to roll out mobile communication...