Personal information of more than half of South Africa's population has been compromised in what has been described as the largest cyber hacking scandal the country has seen. On Wednesday a file dated April 2015 with more than 30 million records and 2.2 million e-mails was found published to a publicly accessible web server by Troy Hunt, an Australian web security expert and Microsoft regional director.
“There's no question that this is a bittersweet tour,” says Johnny Clegg, who will give what is likely to be his final Montreal performance on Thursday, Oct. 19. Johnny Clegg is one of the most dynamic and charismatic musicians on the planet. Anyone in this city who has caught him in concert, particularly his ground-shaking performances at the jazz fest, will surely attest to that.
Dimension Data, a Johannesburg, South Africa-based company, has been deploying IoT solutions globally – from connecting bikes to share rider information on the Tour De France to a Connected Conservation project in Africa enabling landowners to prevent rhino poaching. Ocean Township, N.J.-based Encon Mechanical, meanwhile, has been focusing its IoT efforts in the smart building space, looking to connect facilities so that facility managers and tenants can use that information for productivity and efficiency.
What do Hugh Masekela, Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Robert de Niro, Ben Stiller and David Lucas, an 'ordinary guy' from Johannesburg have in common? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in South African men, with more than 4000 men diagnosed annually. When detected early, prostate cancer survival rates are better than 98%.
Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts , forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week. Weylandts began as a modest furniture retail store opened by Chris's father Edgar Weylandt in Windhoek, Namibia in 1964.
Lucky Philip Dube was a South African reggae musician and Rastafarian. He recorded 22 albums in Zulu, English and Afrikaans in a 25-year period and was South Africa's biggest-selling reggae artist.
This file photo taken on October 09, 2006, shows South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela attending the launch of his new book Mandela: The Authorised Portrait, in Johannesburg. AFP / ALEXANDER JOE Johannesburg: The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography “Long Walk to Freedom” will be released on Thursday after his unfinished draft was completed by a South African writer, his foundation announced.
In just two days, on Thursday, 19 October, the winners of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards will be announced at The Venue Greenpark also known as Johannesburg World Trade Centre in Sandton, Gauteng. The day of the Awards marks exactly 40 years after the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza.
South African President Jacob Zuma's decision to fire communist party leader Blade Nzimande from his cabinet is widening a rift with two of the African National Congress's closest allies before a key leadership conference in December. In dismissing Nzimande as higher education minister Tuesday, Zuma, 75, targeted the communist party, which along with the main labor confederation, Cosatu, has said the president must step down because of a series of scandals that has rocked his eight-year-old administration.
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