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5 cybersecurity trends to look out for in 2019
MTN to pay just $53-million to end Nigeria dispute
Vanu launches VanuMaps to supply coverage to rural regions in Africa
South African team launches digital system to fix the planet
Ranked: The 10 best games of 2018
Should you ditch your car for Uber?
SpaceX caps record 2018 with launch of GPS satellite
Nasdaq ends the year in a bear market
World’s richest lost $511-billion in 2018
Entrepreneurs use these hacks to get the most out of 2019
Top 5 trends set to impact African telcos in 2019 and beyond
New IR sensor can eliminate one of the biggest potential fire hazards this Christmas
Kickstarting the future for the South African entrepreneur
Don’t let fraud naivety sink your digital business
Farming Simulator 19 sells one million copies worldwide
How to tell if you’ve been hacked
Photograph the bright lights of your city with these tips
Beware of cybercriminals who prey on holiday shoppers
Vodacom enforces restraints on ex-employees ‘poached’ by MTN partner
Liquid Telecom to build national 4G network in South Africa
Gaming battle ends but Tencent is still scarred
Tencent rallies as China resumes game approvals
Twitter gives users clearer option on feed chronology
Mars lander puts quake monitor on planet’s surface
Apple pulls iPhones from German stores in patent spat
5 ways to prevent data downtime as employees go on holiday
Naspers leads $1-billion funding round in Swiggy
Nasdaq on brink of first bear market in a decade
Demystifying Hyper Converged Infrastructure – understanding the benefits to business
Cell C now complies fully with new Icasa data rules
Bitcoin tops $4 000 as crypto rebound gathers pace
Facebook denies letting third parties read private user messages
Computicket, Shoprite face prosecution for ‘anticompetitive conduct’
How you can use technology to manage your company’s loss
Naspers leads $1-billion round in Swiggy
Electricity generation by farmers? ‘No,’ says state
Watch | Ex-Nasa engineer builds ‘glitter-bomb trap’ to shame package thieves
Facebook just can’t seem to learn from its mistakes
Load-shedding reprieve likely to be short-lived
Facebook Messenger rolls out new camera features
TalkCentral: Ep 245 – ‘The Best of Everything, 2018’
Facebook shares dip slightly on fresh privacy allegations
Facebook shares fall on fresh privacy allegations
Watch: Unboxing the Huawei Mate 20 Pro
The IT News Africa 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
Darksiders III Review
Argility joins Digital Retail Forum 2019 as Silver sponsor
Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event
Aurecon announces new Managing Director
Fixing crippled SOEs comes second to politics
Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn
Apple must take China iPhone ban seriously, Qualcomm warns
I took a ride in Elon Musk’s subterranean tunnel: a reportback
Trader who called the bitcoin top just covered his short
Yes, Russia abused Facebook, but did it work?
Pinnacle highlights compliance urgency around upgrading from Windows 2008
Naspers listing hands ‘big win’ to JSE rival A2X
10 Tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful
Call of Cthulhu Review
Ruckus Networks Access Points get Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage 2 Designation
Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics
Gwakwani gets access to sustainable energy and water
MTN appoints new executives
South Africa ranked fourth worldwide for spam calls
A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?
AI chip start-up Graphcore raises $200-million from BMW, Microsoft
MTN implements new data regulations
Naspers to list on A2X Markets
Early signs that the great crypto crash may be over
Silicon Valley falls in love with New York
Cybersecurity predictions for 2019 according to Panda Security Annual Report
Four commercial rockets headed into space on Tuesday
Backspace: ‘Santa’s late’
LG planning OLED TVs that roll up like posters
Nobel Prize laureate Arthur Ashkin speaks at Nokia Bell Labs
Pinnacle cautions: Windows Server 2008 support ends soon – fail to upgrade at your peril
South Africa:#SiemensFABRIC inspires business in Alexandra Township
Instagram introduces voice messaging feature
Buyer found for Bloodhound supersonic car project
As data rules deadline looms, MTN begins implementation
Cassava Smartech will list on ZSE on December 18
Are fitness wearables fit for purpose?
Vine founder Colin Kroll found dead
Naspers leads R7.8-billion investment in India’s BYJU’s
Tunisia trains drone pilots for agricultural purposes
Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good
Tips on how to avoid Christmas scams
How artificial intelligence is starting to impact on your everyday life
Apple to build new campus in Austin worth $1 bn
Reflections on The Impact of AI on the workforce
How SD-WAN is disrupting the networking space
Facebook bug exposes photos of up to 6.8 million users
Western Union, TerraPay to expand payout options to mobile wallets across Africa
MTN hires new group CTO, other top executives
UPU announces new financial inclusion programme in Africa
Are we making ourselves more vulnerable to cyber-attacks in the workplace?
Virgin Galactic reaches for the stars
Battlefield V Review
Illegal crypto mining a huge threat in Africa
Promoting Pan-African growth and development with cryptocurrency
South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status
Farm Simulator 19 Review
Farming Simulator 19 Review
2019 cannot be worse for cryptocurrencies
Jacob Zuma joins Twitter
Huawei woes multiply as France risks becoming next challenge
Samsung upgrades Notebook 9 Pen
Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business
Bitcoin sinks to fresh 2018 lows as year draws to a close
AFGRI partners Synthesis to unlock agricultural innovation
Ramaphosa not keen on Eskom debt swap plan
Branson’s Virgin Galactic reaches space for the first time
Giphy introduces iOS compatible GIF keyboard extension
Top 10 consumer trends for 2019 according to Ericsson
Eskom is said to mull asset sales
Researchers believe your clothes could charge your next phone
South African blockchain startup partners with new ticketing app
BMW, Porsche boast 3-minute charging jolt for electric cars
Samsung Pay launches on Samsung wearables in South Africa
Apple to build new billion-dollar campus in Texas
Windows Server 2008 support ends soon in South Africa
Ecobank selects MFS Africa as digital partner
Skullcandy introduces first pair of wireless earbuds
Google rolls out Android features to iOS
5G to remain a niche technology for years: Deloitte
How to protect information with secure document printing – the year in review
Bank of Mozambique, Euronet partner on interbank electronic payment system
Eskom calls a halt to load shedding – for now
Free NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 DLC out now
STC rolls out IPv6 infrastructure and cloud services to clients
Trump can stop Huawei extradition, but not without consequences
Crypto users grew strongly in 2018, even as bitcoin crashed
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Operation Absolute Zero out now
Future business solutions will be smart
China may delay tech dominance plans
Podcasts, streaming rapidly displacing radio in cars
Here’s what South Africans searched for on Google in 2018
JonDeTech appoints new CFO
Interview: Exploring Huawei’s IT solutions, with Pinnacle
Huawei’s CFO granted bail in Canada
The Innovation Hub appoints new CEO in South Africa
Marriott’s data breach points to cybersecurity complacency
mmWave 5G could generate $565B in additional global GDP
WATCH: Google and Levi’s introduce smart jacket
TalkCentral: Ep 244 – ‘Bad polony’
Huawei MediaPad T5 review
The importance for South African SMEs to adopt technology
Google’s top trending searches in 2018 in South Africa
Trump prepared to intervene in Huawei case
Releasing mmWave 5G spectrum could add $565-billion to global economy
Liquid Telecom receives $180m investment to expand its high-speed broadband connectivity
Flat-screen TV sales soar in South Africa
Tsalano IoT system lands top spot at the NDP 2030 Hackathon
F5 releases first annual Application Protection Report
Libya space camp scholarship program open for entries
Virgin Galactic headed into space for the first time
Google’s digital dragnet exposed in US hearing
Dell to return to the stock market
Huawei CFO granted bail
Facebook plays down relevance of location prediction patent
Accenture, JCSE partner to help prepare South African youth for the future of work
South Africa: 6 students selected for supercomputing competition in Germany
Six South African students to take part in the supercomputing competition in Germany
Mauritius leads Africa in e-commerce readiness
Huawei launches budget friendly smartphone in Kenya
OnePlus unveils super-fast-charging 6T McLaren Edition
Bitcoin was a classic bubble. And it popped
Watch: PlayStation Classic unboxing
BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM
Google CEO defends privacy laws
Huawei clash shows deeper US-China battle for global influence
Interview: VALR.com CEO Farzam Ehsani
Global start-up launches innovation hub in Johannesburg
Liquid Telecom in R2.6-billion funding boost
Musk wants to open a Tesla dealership in South Africa
Alternative payment solutions vital for economic inclusion
No Chinese spy chips in our hardware, says Supermicro
New age consumerism and the consumer power-shift
Icasa’s mobile broadband inquiry hailed as ‘most important ever’
US attacks on Huawei are a dangerous escalation
Turning smart meters into water leak detectors
Snowden says Google should stay out of China
Here is what Kenyans searched for on Google in 2018
SE Litho still makes historic new impressions after 115 years in print
Insight 2019: South Africa’s digital prospects start to shine
Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac
Netflix unveils its first South African original series
Half the world is now online as Africa surges, ITU says
‘I want to be clear. I do not respect the SEC’: Elon Musk
Qualcomm claims China iPhone ban as war with Apple escalates
Mastercard partners DPO Group to boost Pan-African merchant payments
Liquid Telecom SA partners Western Cape Government to increase public access to Wi-Fi services
Uber launches 24/7 phone line for South African riders and driver
Uber launches 24/7 phone line for South African riders and drivers
Liquid Telecom to invest $400m in Egyptian network infrastructure
Collaboration is key to protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats
Meet the CEO: BitCo’s Jarryd Chatz
Utility management in East Africa
Backspace: ‘Christmas tech’
South African Gaming Awards to be launched at Comic Con Africa 2019
Google+ suffers another major data leak
How low will bitcoin go? History provides some clues
What’s causing today’s IT security gap?
SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019
Netflix unveils its first SA original series
Tech experts and policymakers discuss Nigeria’s digital future
Versatile Versant 3100 press powers up Lesedi 7 Group’s digital dynamics
Santander UK CIO to speak at Digital Retail Forum 2019
Half the world is now online, ITU says
Desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house
Liquid Telecom to invest R5.6-billion in Egypt expansion
Don’t start the New Year in debt
US has Huawei in cuffs; China has US in chains
FirstRand takes a leaf from Amazon’s book
Anthem VIP demo incoming
Voyager 2 becomes second spacecraft to reach interstellar space
Huawei set to move beyond connectivity in South Africa
China’s ire flares in US case against Huawei’s CFO
Uber is said to file confidentially for what could be a blockbuster IPO
The terabit era: get ready for bigger DDoS attacks
Vox launches fixed LTE-A packages from Cell C
Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT
What are the best practices to ensure an effective data backup strategy?
Sasol Energy invests in math labs for Manyano High School
Microsoft switches to Chromium for its Edge browser
SAP launches data-driven sports technology in South Africa
Huawei is said to plan $2-billion cybersecurity reboot
66 percent of sub-Saharan Africans are listed as “unbanked” – World Bank
Edge going Chromium could harm Firefox: Mozilla
GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal
Dragon Age 4 is on the horizon
Smollan announced as Gold sponsor of DRF2019
President accepts resignations of four SABC board members
Regulatory requirements for crypto assets: the springboard to mainstream adoption
Facebook poses potential threat to democracy: ex-GCHQ chief
Google unveils AI-driven audio news feed
Microsoft data centres to impact local insurance market
Microsoft unveils facial recognition principles
Eskom ‘should consider selling’ Medupi, Kusile
Far Cry New Dawn revealed
New Vodacom World brings latest technology trends to life
Gordhan cracks the whip at Eskom: ‘We have to serve SA better’
Five ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
What were Kenya’s most watched YouTube videos in 2018?
Huawei CFO arrest: everything we know so far
ElegantFoil boasts incredible output, quality with Xerox Versant 3100
Angola Implements IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System
China state media calls Huawei arrest a ‘despicable rogue’ act
Bitcoin’s nightmare year gets even worse
Egypt: Youth and women to take centre stage at Africa 2018 Forum
Attackers exploit flaw in GDPR-themed WordPress plugin to hijack websites
Vodacom welcomes arrests after store trashed
Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips
Nigerian Communications Commission suspends frequency spectrum allocation
Reinventing the role of the CIO
Load-shedding expected for large parts of South Africa
Rwanda signs nuclear deal with Russia
E-mail cache doesn’t tell the whole story: Facebook
WATCH: Intel launches AI-powered wheelchair controlled by facial movements
MTN launches new music streaming service in South Africa
Skills development is key to Industry 4.0
Telkom said to be mulling second bid for Cell C
Chinese government lead suspect in Marriott hack: report
South African smaller merchants are cashing in online
MTN launches mass-market music streamer MusicTime
Vox launches fixed LTE-A packages from Cell C
Watch: Lenovo SA’s Country Manager discusses the company’s future plans
61 percent of consumers say social media sites pose greatest risk for exposing data
Huawei’s CFO arrested in Canada
South Africa gets digital asset trading platform
Inside the Eskom crisis – a critical analysis
Festive fraud: this time it’s personal
‘Shocking’ Huawei arrest threatens US-China trade truce
Bloated Eskom facing looming ‘death spiral’
Painting a brighter future with AkzoNobel
Farzam Ehsani reveals new crypto venture VALR
AirPods with wireless charging case expected to roll out in 2019
Huawei CFO arrested, sparking China outrage
Biometrics has a keen stake in the war on identity fraud
Microsoft to rebuild Edge with Chrome technology
BankservAfrica reveals Black Friday card sales
South African learners celebrated at National Youth Entrepreneurship Awards
Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle
Internet Solutions invests R500-million in new data centre
Internet Solutions to open Africa’s largest pre-fabricated data centre in South Africa
Pick up Just Cause 4 today
Backspace: ‘Vodacom and the EFF’
Huawei’s woes add up as BT pulls equipment
What SMMEs need to consider during the festive season
TechCentral’s top 5 podcasts in November: what did you miss?
South African cybercrime bill enters its final legislative cycle
Tom Cruise says a modern TV setting is ruining movies – how to switch it off
Why the human ear is still better at transcribing than Siri
Don’t believe the 5G hype
Bizarre ‘dark fluid’ with negative mass could dominate the universe
African countries drive towards integration
How you can keep your organisation safe from mobile threats during the holidays
What’s ahead for cybersecurity in 2019?
Xerox wins coveted 2019 document imaging software award
black launches One-Time-Pin verification for Android
Consumers can now sign up for black using their mobile number
Huawei said to debut 3D camera phone
Apple has been reduced to (gasp!) salesmanship
Entry level gamers, here’s what you need when starting out
Qualcomm unveils powerful Snapdragon 855
Eskom wants government to absorb R100-billion debt: report
How Eskom took SA to the precipice
The importance of a ‘declarative’ approach in scaling out data management systems
Why 2019 will be the year of the data-driven digital ecosystem
Cisco commits to training 1 million Africans
Getting to grips with ‘Silent Cyber’
Xiaomi overtakes Apple in wearables
The technologies that will shape the business landscape in 2019
Apple reassigns marketing staff to boost flagging iPhone sales
Could blockchain be the next big thing in gaming?
No place for hate speech on Apple platforms: Tim Cook
Ndabeni-Abrahams foments a crisis at the SABC
South Africa emerges from recession
Lego Boost rolls out computer coding for kid
Huawei’s StorySign shows deaf kids the magic of storytime
When it comes to skills local is essential
Vodacom, EFF issue terse joint statement after store rampage
Cloud implementations growing but strategies lack security
Retailers have no choice but to chase customer experience
Australia to pass law to bypass WhatsApp, other encryption
88% of African Magento websites are at high risk from hackers
Quora network breach affects 100 million users
Parcelninja kills it on Black Friday
The tech companies killing print ads are buying print ads
Quora suffers data breach affecting 100 million users
Five tips to upgrade your photography style this Christmas
The inevitable convergence of physical and cybersecurity
A single, integrated EAM and ERP solution can power an asset-intensive business into the future
Vodacom uses tech to help government departments save costs
In photos: Vodacom World relaunched
Universal Banks pursue large scale digital transformation
HP commits to educate 100,000 learners across Africa
Bitcoin miner consolidation threatens more crypto mayhem
Transforming the African agribusiness sector with tech
What 2019 has in store for South Africa’s ICT space
Facebook commits to growing Africa’s technology start-up ecosystem
Vodacom shuts some stores after violent incidents
Vodacom shuts some stores after violent incident
Continuing on the path toward digital peace
Growth in Africa drives channel market says Westcon and Ruckus Networks
Spy agencies turning to quantum computing and AI
Android rivals to boast 5G long before Apple’s iPhone
DStv Now finally gets an Xbox app
These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019
Hacker hacks: unknown callers and self-Googling
Replace old computers for new equipment free of charge
Should you buy the iPhone XR?
Apple Music coming to Amazon’s Alexa
Q&A with Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk
How automation can create value for people without destroying jobs
What small businesses don’t know – They are a target
South Africa: New Solar Plant opens in Upington
Sustainable youth entrepreneurship in Africa is good for business
Eskom load shedding continues into new week
IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week
TalkCentral: Ep 243 – ‘Time to go off-grid?’
Eskom should forget about a bailout: Mboweni
Thugs target Vodacom store, assaulting three women
Employees’ cybersecurity habits worsen, survey finds
Nedbank’s MobiMoney halfway to 100k users
Watch | The great e-tolls debate: Duvenage vs Vermaak
Watch | The great e-tolls debate: Duvenage vs Vermaak (video)
Petrol price to plunge by R1.84/l
WATCH: Microsoft Office shows off newly redesigned icons since 2013
Eskom rescue plan to be launched only next year
Free data for Cell C clients after ‘unprecedented’ outage
South Africa gets a new mammography system and upgraded MRI
Naspers eyeing ‘significant’ acquisitions
Shared mobility and public transport ecosystems to converge
Interdependence the key to a vibrant telecommunications sector
Signal Alliance, Microsoft and Cisco to deliver Azure Stack
Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency
Naspers earnings rise as classifieds business turns first profit
MultiChoice reports strong subscriber growth
MultiChoice reports strong subscriber growth but premium segment suffers
Surveillance evolves as cameras get a brain
Interview: Monero’s Riccardo Spagni returns
Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards
SpaceX to launch cubesats to hunt pirates on the high seas
Back to blackouts: SA in the dark as Eskom stumbles
Google rolls out telecom service Fi to iPhones
IT incidents – where do they come from and what do they mean?
The opportunity cost of doing business for SMEs in Africa
IoT disrupts the cloud
Ndabeni-Abrahams wants to save SABC jobs
Russia shoots for the Moon
Microsoft Office gets new, modernised icons
Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future
Global guide for entrepreneurs and innovators launches in Johannesburg
EOH appoints new finance chief to replace John King
Brace for impact: Eskom cuts 2GW from the grid
African Healthcare Portal launches in South Africa
Huawei enters South African smart wearables market
Sandberg asked Facebook staff to probe Soros holdings
Should you buy the new iPad Pro?
Data backups need to be accessible at anytime
Interview: Hello Group CEO Nadir Khamissa
Nasa turns to private sector for next moon mission
Liquid Telecom to expand free Wi-Fi in W Cape
PIC raises its stake in MTN to 26%
Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed on YouTube
Samsung combines medical imaging and AI for radiologists
Watch | Huawei’s Mohamed Madkour on mobile connectivity in Africa
Facebook ‘considered charging for access to user data’
McLaren partners with OnePlus for a special edition partnership
Eskom once again imposes load shedding
What it takes to make Instagram a full-time career
Nato in cyber wargames on Russian doorstep
Rand heads for best November in three decades
SimbaPay establishes digital link between Kenya and China
Amazon Web Services launches AWS Ground Station
Google South Africa announces winners of first Impact Challenge Africa
Econet Wireless approves demerger of Cassava Zimbabwe
5G set to be adopted faster than any previous generation
After a nail-biting landing, what’s next for Mars InSight
Watch: Liquid Telecom CEO discusses the company’s future plans
Startup challenges facing young entrepreneurs
Too early to call the bottom for bitcoin
Eskom is broke, and you’re going to pay the price
Huawei 5G rollout banned from New Zealand
Review: BlackBerry Key2
MTN becomes the first African telco to join IoT World Alliance
Nokia collaborates with AIS Fibre to launch mesh Wi-Fi solution
Watch: Just Cause 4 “One Man did All This?” Trailer
The chip upstart beating Intel at its own game
The rise of multi-cloud brings challenges and benefits
How organisations can unlock the commercial value of open source software
Eskom interim profit plunges 89%
Eskom in ‘severe difficulty’ as interim profit plunges 89%
Telecoms bill runs into parliamentary hurdle
Why SMEs are especially vulnerable to cyber incidents
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade Trailer Revealed
Safaricom market share falls
The importance of choosing the right accounting software partner for your practice
Cwele leaves behind a policy mess at telecoms
Google can now directly answer questions without search results
Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps challenge traditional architecture
Amazon’s AWS to offer clients on-premise servers
Top mobile tips for the Festive Season
Cisco predicts more IP traffic in the next five years
Nigeria: Pinnacle Communications to launch video-on-demand service
Global IP traffic to triple in five years: Cisco
Amazon unveils own server chips for AWS
FNB launches ‘Tap and Pin’ at ATMs
KnowBe4 recognised at the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant
Frogfoot embarks on an aggressive FTTH expansion programme
MTN pillories ‘draconian and irrational’ telecoms bill
‘Intrusive and onerous’: Vodacom slams telecoms bill
Mimecast launches IBM QRadar app
Service providers need to embrace digital business touch points – Gartner
How to play it safe when it comes to your kids’ gaming
Herman Singh said to be leaving MTN
IBM joins Apple in blasting Silicon Valley for ‘trust crisis’
Average value per transaction on Black Friday declined compared to last year
FNB brings tap functionality to ATMs
MTN open to ‘commercially agreeable’ MVNO deals
MTN now covers 90% of South Africa with high speed LTE coverage
How will the interest rate hike impact SME owners?
Visa partners Vivo Energy to enhance digital payments across 15 African markets
MTN achieves 90% 4G coverage in South Africa
Driving business success through intelligent automation
Bitcoin slump looks like a real currency crisis
Nokia rolls out 200G optical service on Telecom Egypt’s Delta Network
Protecting your firm amidst the first GDPR summons being issued
Always On partners pass
iPhones could get hit with 10% Trump tariff
NASA’s InSight stuck the #MarsLanding
Musk defends 80-hour work week
Business continuity and disaster recovery – what businesses need to know
Microsoft tops Apple as world’s most valuable company
How to watch NASA’s InSight lander touch down on Mars
VAT on electronic services: what you need to know
Interview: What3words country manager Lyndsey Duff
Publiseer expands to South Africa
Telkom beats rivals to implement Icasa data rules
Battered bitcoin miners are calling it quits
FNB targets townships with fintech deal
59 percent of corporate IoT attacks target office devices, finds Trend Micro
Backspace: ‘How to make money from bitcoin’
Mobile is no longer inferior to Wifi, study reveals
Smartcall invests R10 mln into SA gaming and esports industry
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review
Microsoft launches phone usage tracker
Watch | Nasa InSight probe live Mars landing
Nigeria: Smile offers customers all-in-one SIM
Why ‘fair use’ is so important for SA copyright law
Don’t forget about physical security in the digital age of banking
Over 500,000 Android users accidentally downloaded malware
China’s Big Dipper challenges dominance of GPS
AfricaCom 2018 shows us that technology really is the key to African growth
China’s tech giants are looking weaker than ever
Bitcoin crash testing the faith of key players
Rwanda gets first centralised telephone booking system for taxis
East Africa to integrate ICT sector to attract foreign investment
Increased repo rate bad news for deeply indebted South African consumers