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Digital health, wellbeing platforms debut on World Health Day

Digital platforms MyHealth360 and MyWell360 launch to bring health and wellness information to every South African citizen.


Facebook, WHO promote authoritative COVID-19 vaccines info

The social media giant and the World Health Organisation partner to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms.


ICASA condemns fake 5G-coronavirus theories

The regulator joins the list of voices to dispel claims that 5G is the cause of COVID-19.


SMS-based signature solution for parcels debuts

Contactless Verification Transaction launches to remove the hassle of pen and paper when signing for packages.

Aug 17, 2020

Govt to launch enhanced digital tracing tool, promises privacy

Government is scaling up digital tracing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, as lockdown regulations are lowered to level two.

Jun 19, 2020

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.

Jun 1, 2020

Digital financial fraud predicted to witness rise of up to 80%

Cyber criminals mostly target the telecoms, e-commerce and financial services sectors, with incidents expected to rise sharply, says TransUnion.

May 29, 2020

UN launches global initiative to protect cyber space

The United Nations says the world cannot cede virtual spaces to those who traffic in lies, fear and hate.

May 19, 2020

Facebook to address child sexual exploitation-encryption concerns

The social media giant’s shareholders will vote on public concerns raised about how end-to-end encryption could promote child abuse on the platform.


USSD, WhatsApp self-assessment launched to chart coronavirus

The Department of Health introduces HealthCheck, a digital tool for citizens to self-assess their COVID-19 risk.


Criminals exploit crucial COVID-19 SMSes to commit fraud

WASPA advises SA’s mobile users to exercise caution and their own common sense when receiving messages on their mobiles related to the virus.

Apr 14, 2020

Pick n Pay joins contactless payment community

The retail giant becomes the latest local company to introduce contactless payment solutions in its shops to mitigate against the coronavirus.

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