By Leonard Wakoli Blockchain technology was originally developed as the accounting method for crypto currency (the virtual currency Bitcoin). This technology is also referred to as the as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and it allows for fast, secure and transparent peer-to-peer transfer of digital goods including money and intellectual property. A...
In the past few years, Kenya has witnessed a tremendous paradigm shift towards digital payment, thanks to the emergence of FinTechs. However, a big gap loomed on the way to a completely cashless reality, lack of interoperability. This informed the formation of PayConnect in 2016. “Digital channels are not new...
In South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, APT groups are exploiting the current uncertainty around COVID-19 to steal sensitive information Despite research showing an overall decrease in certain malware families and types in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in H1 2020 (36% decrease in South Africa, 26%...
By Mehmood Khan, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa Chief Operating Officers (COOs) and supply chain management are feeling the brunt of accelerating business environment further complicated by increasing customer demands for efficiency, personalization, and convenience. Slow manual processes based on inconsistent information across functional areas spell death for modern...
Since COVID-19 outbreak started in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, we have seen the world focus on little else. Coronavirus is putting a strain on governments globally, with deaths arising from the virus infections rising every day as the pandemic spreads to every corner...
An Overview of Section 124b of the General Tax Code Over the last decade, information technologies (IT) have revolutionized the way people and businesses carry out their daily activities worldwide. There is abundant evidence that the upsurge of technology has been a major contributor...
By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s too early to tell how exactly the confluence of rapid change and exponential technological advances will play out. But...
Cloud computing’s security is an area of concern for researchers and professionals in today’s increasingly remote world. Many surveys in the research field point out that some of these security problems present as data breaches while others deal with access control. Whatever the issue, it concerns decision...
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying Cairo International, the second busiest airport in Africa, with automated document readers that will enable faster border crossings for millions of travellers, whilst ensuring rigorous security checking of passports and other identity credentials.Cairo International Airport currently welcomes 15 million passengers...
New service enables operators to accelerate growth in international roaming ARPUs by participating in the USD 676 billion generated by online travel services. Syntonic, a mobile platform and services provider, has announced the commercial launch of its international Freeway Roaming Service for mobile carriers. Syntonic's Freeway Roaming Service enables mobile carriers...