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More African countries exposed to mobile malware

Check Point Software Technologies has revealed the most common malware families used to attack organisations' networks and mobile devices...

Why it's worthwile to invest in Electronic Prepaid Distribution

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are feeling distribution margin squeeze because of the economic slowdown and they are challenged to maintain profitability...

By Philip Stander

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

Ugandans get 4G connections

MTN said last week it had launched its long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G network in Uganda, making it the first mobile operator in that country to do so.

By Thabiso Mochiko

BlackBerry wants SA app developers

BlackBerry is investigating opportunities to support local mobile software applications (apps) developers in Africa, in a bid to attract more customers and claw back market share, the local company claims.

Mobile cash services bank on growth

The growth of mobile money will continue at a rapid rate this year‚ global mobile industry body GSMA said in a recently released report entitled The Economy of Mobile 2013.

By Thabiso Mochiko

Africa's growth driven by SA

Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.

By Schalk Mouton

Hackers pose threat to Africa's governments

Hackers have claimed the scalp of the South African Ministry of State Security's Twitter account, underlining concerns that Africa may be the soft underbelly of global cyber security.