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  • According to a PWC report, a large percentage of CEOs across Africa plan to invest in technology in 2014. (image credit: accountancyage.com)

    87% of CEOs in Africa to take on technology this year – PwC survey

    January 14, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on 87% of CEOs in Africa to take on technology this year – PwC survey

    Almost 90% of CEOs in Africa plan to increase investment in technology in 2014 and position technology amongst the top three considerations, claim media reports covering research by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). PwC’s 16th Annual Global CEO Survey reveals...

  • The ISPA has called on ICASA to take swift action on high mobile broadband costs. (Image source: networking via Shutterstock.com)

    South Africa: ISPA wants action on high mobile broadband costs

    July 3, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: ISPA wants action on high mobile broadband costs

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) has called for the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to act decisively to increase short-term broadband penetration by promoting greater competition within the mobile data...

  • Fraud risk governance needed to combat fraud – PwC

    November 12, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Fraud risk governance needed to combat fraud – PwC

    Companies need to place fraud risk governance high on the board agenda to mitigate the risk of fraud and other forms of financial crime, says professional services firm PwC. “The recent economic uncertainty has placed the pressure on more employees,...

  • Digital activities now becoming the new normal – PwC

    September 11, 2012 • OnlineComments Off on Digital activities now becoming the new normal – PwC

    South Africa’s entertainment and media companies have reached the ‘end of the digital beginning’, with digital activities now becoming the ‘new normal’ for traditional media companies, according to a report issued today by professional services firm...

  • Online gamers set to quadruple by 2015

    February 8, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Online gamers set to quadruple by 2015

    Sony PlayStation, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and other gaming consoles have introduced a new level of gaming to the South African market, leading to an evolution of next-generation console games. Adding downloadable digital content to games, developers seek to...

  • Companies might not comply with Protection of Personal Information Bill

    November 25, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Companies might not comply with Protection of Personal Information Bill

    As the Parliamentary Technical Committee continues to deliberate the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Bill in preparation for its likely enactment in 2012, there are challenges that organisations are likely to face when complying with the...

  • PWC acquires South African tech law firm

    August 2, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on PWC acquires South African tech law firm

    Legal liability attached to advances in technology are increasingly becoming topical risks on the corporate agenda. Together with the introduction of various new technology laws that regulate access and activity on the web, social media and smart devices,...

  • PoPI, achieving customer trust and performing business across borders

    February 23, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on PoPI, achieving customer trust and performing business across borders

    The Protection of Personal Information Bill, or PoPI, has been in discussion for years and will become a law which deals with a critical part of global society today – the increasing ability to store and process personal information. However, protecting...

  • PwC executive appointed MTN VP

    October 6, 2010 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on PwC executive appointed MTN VP

    MTN Group has announces the appointment of Ignatius Sehoole as Vice President for the South and East Africa (SEA) Region. He will take over from Mr Tim Lowry whose contract with MTN ended in June this year. Sehoole comes to the MTN Group from...