Rhino poaching

Surveillance drones to be deployed along SA, Zimbabwe border

The SA government will fly surveillance drones along the Beitbridge border post, to address security challenges posed by border-jumpers and smugglers.


Connected Conservation Foundation launches

Local conservation partners, supported by Dimension Data, NTT and Cisco, to combat poaching in the wake of COVID-19.

Jul 27, 2020

Gunshot tech helps Kruger Park reduce rhino poaching

The ShotSpotter solution has helped authorities reduce rhino poaching killings by 60% inside the park’s Intensified Protection Zone.

May 27, 2020

Machine learning helps protect Africa’s wildlife

Conservationists use machine learning algorithms to protect endangered species in Africa.

Feb 5, 2020

Tech deployment sees rhino poaching decline in SA

Improved capabilities to react to poaching incidents and deployment of technology are among the reasons rhino poaching is decreasing in SA.


Drones, cameras to boost safety patrols on Table Mountain

The Department of Tourism introduces a number of safety measures, including drones, to ensure greater safety on Table Mountain.

Mar 15, 2019

Mobile tech tracks lions on the loose

The University of Pretoria-led pilot study utilises cellphone-based technology to improve human-lion co-existence in rural African communities.

Nov 26, 2018

Quintus Moolman: The art of the possible

Quintus Moolman, regional manager for sales & solutions at Dimension Data Eastern Cape, was a finalist for IITPSA's IT Personality of the Year 2018 award.


Fake news too hot to handle for Cyber Crimes Bill

The section that makes fake news a crime has been removed from the final version of the Cyber Crimes Bill.

Sep 19, 2018

Alibaba Cloud to Work with Kenyan Ministry to Protect Wildlife

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud-computing arm of Alibaba Group, and the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife of the Republic of Kenya today agreed to explore a strategic collaboration to deploy Alibaba Cloud's technology to support the Kenya Wildlife Protection Project.

Sep 11, 2018

White paper: Using the power of technology to change the world

Through the Connected Conservation programme, Dimension Data is harnessing the power of technology to protect endangered species.

Aug 31, 2018

ITWeb journo wins MTN excellence award

The mobile operator announces the winners of its Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards.