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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.