Information Regulator too lenient with POPIA transgressors
One year since SA’s data privacy law came into effect, not even a single entity has faced the full wrath of this “world-class legislation”.
SA crypto firm faces R27.8bn lawsuit in US
The US government files civil action against Mirror Trading International for fraud and registration violations.
Datatec to offload Analysys Mason unit for R4.2bn
The company will sell its Analysys Mason unit to Bridgepoint Development Capital for as much as $260 million.
MTN, Huawei power Southern Africa’s first 5G metal mine
The companies partner Nkwe Platinum and SA Zijin Platinum to build the region’s first 5G-enabled smart metal mine.
Third-party cyber breaches give local CISOs sleepless nights
Leading chief information security officers share their escalating worries, as more South African organisations fall victim to cyber attacks.
SARB eyes payments ecosystem regulation in SA
The central bank needs to regulate the payment ecosystem and ensure financial stability in a world of disruptive technology, says governor Lesetja Kganyago.
Andile Ngcaba’s inq. gets approval to acquire Syrex
The CompCom finds the transaction is unlikely to result in substantial prevention or lessening of competition.
Vivica to retain key brands like Vox as it regroups
The company looks to turn up the heat on the private sector in SA by bringing its brands into the same stable.
Frogfoot changes focus amid fibre overbuild in affluent areas
The fibre network operator is under pressure to service marginalised areas amid stiff competition in the local market.
South Africa takes driver’s seat in Africa’s 5G race
5G availability continues its upward trajectory across SA, from just 0.9% in Q1 2021, to 5.6% in Q1 2022, says broadband testing diagnostics company Ookla.
SAPS to deploy drones across SA to fight crime
The South African Police Service is purchasing drones to be used as part of policing, says minister Bheki Cele.