Opinion and Analysis

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No one is safe from the data breach epidemic

Here are some strategies to help you reduce the probability of getting hacked. No one is 100% safe, but this is a great start to keeping your information private.

Some African countries are impeding the African Union’s quest for financial autonomy

Given the current challenges, the African Union will have to change its approach in at least one of three regards: budget size, donor dependency, and culture of consensus.

Government processes in Kenya have inefficiencies that aid corruption

Why are government processes in Kenya so complicated and why are they equally poor even when they are digitized?

Challenges in trying to implement digital technologies in rural Kenya

Rural areas in Kenya face several unique development challenges that affect the use of digital technologies. In this article, we look at 3 of those challenges.

Many of South Africa’s live music workers are quitting the industry

Relief funding was designed to cover cancellations in the first quarter – but most musicians in South Africa hadn’t confirmed all their bookings by then. And from April onwards, during the lockdown, there have been minimal earnings.

Crypto, the year in review

This year’s Bitcoin rally differs from the previous bull run in 2017 in that the first one was largely driven by retail investors’ fear of missing out. This time, sophisticated investors are taking up long positions.

What's causing electricity load-shedding in South Africa?

Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, has a litany of financial and operational problems. South Africans should brace themselves for steeper electricity price increases.