EU: Africa Hackathon looking for participants and partners to jumpstart cross-continent innovation

“Cooperation between African and European scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs can make a decisive contribution, not only to defeat the pandemic, but crucially also to accelerate economic recovery. This hackathon will make an important contribution to enable such partnerships and it is, thus, an initiative, South Africa is delighted to support.”Dr. Blade Nzimande, SA Minister Higher Education, Science and Innovation

Nigerian Army Launches Cyber Warfare Exercise

The Nigerian Army announced the commencement of a cyber warfare exercise from the 20th of October to the 31st of December. Recently, reports of cyber attacks on state institutions revealing personal information of some government employees including those of the now defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS were leaked and made available online. The Army statement […]

Emirates Airlines cancel flights to South Africa

The United Arab Emirate national carrier Emirates Airlines flying out of the business and leisure city of Dubai cancelled all flights to South Africa. Reports from an online source reveals that this cancellation takes immediate effect due to protest against government regulation that requires crew members to be subjected to the same protocol as international […]