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Attacks On DDoS Fast Rising

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are certainly on the rise. Arbor’s 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report showed that 33 percent of surveyed...

Twice as much: The shift towards an active-active architecture

Being proactive in business has always yielded much more generous results than being passive. The same can be said for an organisation’s network. So,...
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South Africa welcomes R&I rating

South African treasury on Monday welcomed R&I's ratings on the country's long term foreign currency debt at 'BBB' and local currency debt at 'BBB+'. This...
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Storage Area Networks: critical to the data centre of the future

The concept of software defined storage (SDS) is an integral facet of a modern software defined data centre. As a critical part of this...
The annual volume of cargo handled at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China’s Zhejiang province surpassed 1 billion tons on Dec. 27, 2017. The port became the first one in the world to exceed that volume. For nine years in a row it has topped the list of global ports with the largest cargo handling capacity. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Investment in ports could trigger economic growth in Africa – PwC

A report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Thursday show 25 percent improvement in ports performance could increase gross domestic product by 2 percent in...
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AfDB Signs Facility Agreement With Export Trading Group

The African Development Bank has signed a loan agreement for a soft commodity finance facility (SCFF) with the Export Trading Group (ETC). This Facility...
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Countries discuss sustainable use of ocean economy in South Africa

Many countries on Tuesday recommitted to balance the economic growth of the ocean economy and the environmental sustainability. This was said by speakers at a...
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S. African stocks close firmer Tuesday

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed firmer on Tuesday after the Asian markets rallied as China pledged to open up more. President Xi Jinping's speech...
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South Africa appoints BRICS development bank head

South Africa's national treasury on Tuesday appointed head of the New Development Bank (NDB) for the African Regional Center. The deputy director general of Treasury's...
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JSE closes weaker as Capitec sell-off continues

Share prices on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed slightly weaker on Wednesday as rand hedges and miners came under pressure while retailers and...
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South African central bank defends Capitec Bank as solvent and capitalized

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Tuesday disagreed with the U.S. based company, Viceroy Research, about Capitec bank, the second largest retail bank...
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South Africa holds summit on counter drug-trafficking

South Africa's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) this week held an inaugural African Multilateral Drug Enforcement summit in Pretoria to combat drug trafficking...

South African stocks end higher

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed marginally higher on Thursday as rand tests new resistance of 11.90 to the U.S. dollar after breaking below...
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South African social instability concerns CEOs – PwC

A new report by international auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) show only 22 percent of South Africa's chief executive officers (CEOs) are "very confident" of...
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South African stocks close firmer as rand strengthens

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange closes higher for the second consecutive day, as the south Africa's rand strengthened to R11.9 to the greenback on Wednesday,...
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S. Africa’s ruling party keen to take country forward

South Africa's ruling party, African National Congress (ANC), on Saturday said they resolved to build a bond between government, business and the people to...
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South African government moves to stabilize power utility Eskom

The South African Presidency on Saturday put in place measures to stabilize the country's power utility, Eskom which is facing governance challenges. The Presidency issued...
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Experts predict South African economy to grow in 2018

The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) on Monday said the South African's economy will grow this year because of favorable domestic and international factors. "We...
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S. Africa’s JSE closes higher as local currency weakens

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed higher on Monday as the South Africa's rand weakened against the U.S. dollar. The all-share closed 0.54 percent higher...
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South Africa’s Zuma highlights inclusive growth in 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said in his new year message that the country will strive to achieve inclusive growth in 2018. Zuma...
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S. African stocks inch up ahead of holiday

Share prices on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed marginally firmer on Friday ahead of the holiday weekend, assisted by a weaker rand. The South...
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S. Africa’s Reserve Bank opposes nationalization

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has warned in a statement that nationalizing it could put South Africa at economic risk. The statement, released on Thursday...
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S. Africa needs more investment

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC)'s head of policy on Wednesday said more investment was needed to boost the economy. Jeff Radebe, speaking on...
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S. African ruling party to regain lost municipals

South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) is likely to recover all the constituencies it lost in the past elections, a party...
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South African official says structural reforms needed to grow economy

The African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has called for structural changes to realize the much needed growth for South Africa. He made...
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S. Africa’s ruling party president says ready to be led

President of South Africa's ruling party, Jacob Zuma, on Saturday said he is ready to be led as he bowed out as party leader. Zuma,...
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S. African ruling party to revise policies to benefit the majority

The African National Congress has proposed to revise the party's strategy and tactics to fasten radical socioeconomic transformation to improve the lives of South...
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S. Africa’s ruling party wants ICT to drive the country’s growth

The African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday said they want technology and innovation to be integrated into the entire South African society despite a...

S. Africa’s JSE closes lower, pulled by industrial, resources stocks

Share prices on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed lower on Monday, pulled down by big industrial stocks and resources. The JSE's all share index...
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4,776 delegates to vote in South African ruling ANC conference

South African ruling party African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday said they had finished credentials presentation and verification and 4,776 people would vote for...

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