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Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development

Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063 according to the 2019…

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Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud…

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa. The mandate…

Mobile malware: Nigeria climbs to third in 2018

Kaspersky Lab researchers have seen the number of attacks using malicious mobile software nearly double in just a year. In 2018 there were 116.5 million attacks, compared to 66.4 million in 2017, with a significant…

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S21sec y el proyecto ODSI

S21sec, primer proveedor Pure Player de servicios de ciberseguridad en España, ha anunciado la conclusión de su participación en el Proyecto ODSI, tras la validación de su desarrollo por parte de la máxima autoridad europea,…

How FB is preparing for elections across Africa

Ms. Akua Gyekye, Public Policy Manager, Africa Elections, wants to share an update on their work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent. Their work across…

Robots, drones + virtual reality concepts aimed at…

 DEAL 2019 in Dubai •Newgame changers to bring further engaging and immersive experience in African Family Entertainment Centers (FEC)s and indoor theme parks The entertainment concepts are evolving and have taken a completely new avatar with…

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Fighting against crime with biometric ID systems

These biometric solutions enable the police force to better solve crimes through the electronic collection, storage and processing of fingerprints, palm prints and facial captures New solution enables rapid capture of suspects' biometric data –…

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Ingenico Group supports the Zambian government

Ingenico Group supports the Zambian government in deploying an innovative fraud-less subsidy program in rural areas This program allowed the distribution of 22 million dollars subsidies in rural Zambia within 3 months Ingenico Group, the…

Mara X, an Android One phone

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Spain, March 1, 2018/ -- In partnership with Google, Mara Corporation Limited (MC) (https://Mara.com) is set to release the Mara X for the African market in the second quarter of 2018. The…

Last year: 360,000 new malicious files daily

The number of new malicious files processed by Kaspersky Lab’s in-lab detection technologies (www.Kaspersky.co.za) reached 360,000 a day in 2017, which is 11.5% more than the previous year. After a slight decrease in 2015, the…

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Top five business risks for Southern Africa

Political uncertainty through transitions and instability are among the key risks for businesses in Southern Africa in 2018, says specialist global risk consultancy Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com) in its annual political and security risk forecast RiskMap.…

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CyberXchange: Protecting Communication Infrastructures

In a bid to further the global drive for improved cyber security, CyberXchange Conference  (www.CyberXchange.com), West Africa’s premier information security conference held at the Landmark Event Centre, Lekki Lagos Nigeria, from November 2nd through 3rd,…