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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.

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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.

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ICASA condemns fake 5G-coronavirus theories

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

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SMS-based signature solution for parcels debuts

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

3:20

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.

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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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