President of the Republic of South Africa – Cyril Ramaphosa officially opens the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World conference hosted by South Africa “The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World provides a guide and compass to the future, as it enables us to navigate a new bright and brave world that many countries are traversing.
Parktown Boys water polo coach would choke us and touch our genitals, witnesses tell court Schools are high risk areas for sexual abuse - Shabangu
A home-grown anonymous reporting app – the brainchild of a former child protection unit police officer – is helping keep children safer at schools by breaking down the traditional "code of silence".
Love watching videos on YouTube but hate how it chows your data?
Well if you need more pimple-popping, movie-reviewing, beauty-vlogging videos in your life then this is good news for you. Google launched YouTube Go in South Africa on Thursday, an app designed to be lighter and more data-friendly.
Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.
"During the period of the World Cup, almost 25 million cyber-attacks and other criminal acts on the information structures in Russia, linked in one way or another to the World Cup, were neutralised," Putin said during a meeting on Sunday with security services.
Politicians, clerics, feminists and others have formed a broad coalition of Ugandans calling on Tuesday for an end to a social media tax the government hopes will raise revenue and silence "gossip".
On Sunday Uganda's communications regulator blocked access to social media including WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter, as well as dating sites Tinder and Grindr, unless users pay a Shs200 ($0.05) daily tax.
South Africa (SA) is faced with multiple social challenges, which include economic inequality and unemployment. It is generally accepted that access to quality education at school level is likely to address the many social challenges, including the ones mentioned above. SA’s education system currently finds itself at the bottom of the list when ranked with other countries, mathematics and science competency is even worse.
Sensitive personal information about nearly one million people who pay traffic fines online in South Africa has been leaked publicly.
The data leak of 934,000 records contains identity numbers‚ e-mail addresses‚ full names and passwords.
Inspired by South African data protests, Namibian mobile operator Paratus has cut its data prices by a massive 80%.
The operator announced in a statement that it reduced the cost per gigabyte from N$85 (R85) to N$15 (R15).
"According to statistics from Research ICT Solutions (2018), Namibia rates 29th out of 52 African countries with regards to the cheapest 1 Gigabyte mobile prepaid rates per month for 2018 in USD, with a rate of US$7.35," the Paratus statement reads.
WhatsApp is giving users 2 new features, the ability to add a description to group chats and allows users to switch between the voice and video call feature, according to reports.
WhatsApp rolled out the group description feature for the beta version of Android last month.
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Breaking more than four days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.
Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook page on Wednesday that Facebook has a "responsibility" to protect its users' data.
"If we can't then we don't deserve to serve you," he wrote.