South Africa

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How false health-related advertisements mislead South Africans

In South Africa, regulations about labeling don’t allow advertisers to use pictures that are likely to create a false impression of the product. But advertisers still continue to make dubious claims.

Luno, South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, acquired

New York's Digital Currency Group has acquired South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Luno, for an undisclosed amount of cash. Luno has 5 million customers and a presence in 40 countries.

Suspect in Experian Data Breach saga denies receiving any data

The Experian Data Breach story is sounding stranger than fiction with each new piece of information that is discovered. This time, it turns out the alleged fraudster has done business in 2017 with a business Experian acquired in 2019.

Do South Africa's digital inequalities affect music artists' lockdown live streams?

If South Africa’s digital inequalities persist, the results could be more exclusionary, for both music makers and music consumers.

Streamlining the funding process for small businesses in South Africa

South African Fintech startup SMEgo has built a web-based platform that it says will radically simplify and streamline the SMME funding application process for both SMMEs and funders.

Africa's first-ever Virtual Reality market

The VR Market is the first of its kind in Africa and La Maison Des Arts will be connecting people while making real-life shopping and social experiences a possibility from their homes, all via the usage of Virtual Reality.

Information Regulator of South Africa shares information on Experian data breach

To get to the bottom of the events leading up to the public disclosure of the Experian South Africa data breach, iAfrikan spoke to the Office of the Information Regulator of South Africa.