Jun 18, 2019

MTN Nigeria server hit by suspected cyber criminals

MTN reportedly lost R28 million in just under two hours when suspected cyber criminals attacked its server on Saturday.

Sep 10, 2018

MTN 'to move past' Nigeria impasse

MTN chief Rob Shuter believes the company is going to be able to make its case to Nigerian authorities.

Sep 4, 2018

Nigeria says whistleblower triggered MTN $8.1bn probe

Nigeria's attorney general says a whistleblower prompted an investigation into alleged MTN infractions.


Africa's top IT markets experience cloud benefits differently

This was a key finding of the Cloud Africa 2018 report, which World Wide Worx conducted on behalf of F5 Networks.


Concern over cyber incidents tops risk barometer

These occurrences, which include cyber crime, IT failure and data breaches, are a major concern for businesses, says global report.

Dec 14, 2017

Truecaller identifies 40m spam numbers in 2017

The spam-blocking app's annual 'year in calling' statistics show the rise of spam calls throughout the year in different parts of the world.

Nov 23, 2017

Facebook to open Nigerian hub in African tech drive

The social media firm plans a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year, to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs.

Oct 24, 2017

Currency volatility hits MTN revenue

The telco's latest quarterly update shows a drop in group revenue and a decline in subscriber numbers.


Africa still grapples with barriers to Internet access

Affordability remains one of the primary barriers to Internet access and optimal Internet usage in SA, Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria.

Jul 31, 2017

Google commits $20m to African non-profits

The tech giant's charitable arm,, will invest $20 million over the next five years in non-profits working to improve lives across Africa.

Jun 21, 2017

Nigerian man pleads guilty in global e-mail scams case

The man pleads guilty to taking part in e-mail scams attempting to defraud thousands of victims around the world out of millions of dollars.

Jun 20, 2017

Downturn in Africa's mobile phone market

Challenging macro-economic conditions in Africa caused a drop in mobile phone shipments in Q1 2017.

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