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  • Rwanda signs nuclear deal with Russia

    December 6, 2018 • East Africa, Mining & EnergyComments (0)

    Russia and Rwanda have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. It was signed on Wednesday, 5 October 2018 in Moscow by Alexey Likhachov, director general of Russian state nuclear corporation...

  • Research shows BRICS has established itself as a global brand

    Research shows BRICS has established itself as a global brand

    July 25, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Research shows BRICS has established itself as a global brand

    The political alliance of BRICS nations has become a distinct global brand in its own right; research conducted by Brand South Africa – a marketing agency of the government of South Africa – shows. Said Dr Petrus de Kock, General Manager for...

  • BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

    BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

    July 24, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on BRICS business leaders to gather in Sandton

    More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 July 2018 for the BRICS Business Forum which will takes place as part of the 10th BRICS...

  • For a lot of football teams taking part in the 21st edition of the World Cup, cybersecurity has become a real worry for their travelling parties.

    World Cup squads briefed on cybersecurity best practices

    June 28, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on World Cup squads briefed on cybersecurity best practices

    The FIFA World Cup in Russia has passed without much incident so far. Indeed, the only controversial moments have involved the use of the video assistant referee (VAR) for the first time in World Cup history. The doom and gloom prophecies that accompany the...

  • No more nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia

    No more nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia

    June 5, 2018 • Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on No more nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia

    South Africa’s Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe, confirmed that the country no longer has a nuclear deal with Russia. This announcement follows Deputy President David Mabuza’s official visit to the Russian Federation in May and the BRICS Summit taking...

  • Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia

    March 15, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia

    According to a report by the BBC, US tech giants, Apple, have today been found guilty of price-fixing by Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). The company has reportedly been arranging for retailers to co-ordinate their prices of the Iphone 5 and...

  • Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking South African users, finds Kaspersky Lab

    Malicious Android apps hits 10 million

    February 13, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Malicious Android apps hits 10 million

    By late January 2014, Kaspersky Lab had accumulated about 200,000 unique samples of mobile malware, up 34% from November 2013 – two months earlier over 148,000 samples had been recorded. Cyber-scammers are continuing to focus their attention on Android...

  • Obad.a Trojan adopts new technique to spread

    September 20, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Obad.a Trojan adopts new technique to spread

    Over the last three months Kaspersky analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a Trojan, a malicious app for Android, is distributed. It transpires that the criminals behind the Trojan have adopted a new technique to spread their malware. For the first...

  • Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2014 season kicks off

    September 17, 2013 • EnterpriseComments Off on Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2014 season kicks off

    Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, where students from around the world, including Africa, compete for prizes for their best innovations using Microsoft products and technology, concluded with the worldwide finals in July in St. Peterburg, Russia. The company is...

  • Uganda wins for Africa at Imagine Cup

    July 12, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Microsoft last night announced the winners of the 11th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs to create innovative projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market....

  • In Pictures: Africa at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    July 10, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: Africa at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    On the third day of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia, competitor offerings will be scrutinised by judges who will physically test each submission. Yesterday saw the individual teams presenting their games, apps and programs to judges –...

  • Microsoft’s Imagine Cup by numbers

    July 9, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    With Microsoft’s Imagine Cup world finals in full swing in St. Petersburg, Russia, a few interesting statistics about the annual competition have been revealed. While there are over 10 African teams competing for the grand prize, over 70 countries in...

  • Africa well represented at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    July 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Africa well represented at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    Competing nations have started to arrive in St. Petersburg, Russia, as Microsoft’s bi-annual Imagine Cup officially kicks off today. The competition sees teams from different nations compete against each other in app development, program development and...

  • Meet Africa’s Innovation Competition Imagine Cup finalists

    June 27, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup has been gaining a lot of momentum over the last couple of months and it is almost time for the worldwide finals. This year, the event is scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and there are a number of African...

  • Social media opens doors for UJ students

    April 19, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Social media opens doors for UJ students

    An innovative tool that allows businesses to see what people are saying about them on social media platforms has won three University of Johannesburg computer science students and their supervisor a place in the final of a global technology competition in...

  • Angola aiming for telecommunications satellite in 2014

    November 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Satellite CommunicationsComments Off on Angola aiming for telecommunications satellite in 2014

    Angola’s government has announced it is currently looking to launch the first Angolan telecommunications satellite, or Angosat, by as early as 2014. The announcement was made surprisingly by Russia’s ambassador to Angola, Serguey Nenachev, who added that...