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Tesh Durvasula

Cassava Technologies appoints Tesh Durvasula as CEO for Africa Data Centres

Cassava Technologies has announced the appointment of Tesh Durvasula as its new Chief Executive Officer of Africa Data Centres effective 7 February 2022. Durvasula will be responsible for driving growth, innovation and strategy of Cassava Technologies’ data centres to meet Africa’s accelerating demand for data and digital infrastructure. He is an experienced technology and real […]
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Africa has to look to emerging technologies like AI to fuel its economic recovery in 2022

Africa has to look to emerging technologies like AI to fuel its economic recovery in 2022

Over the past 2 years since the Covid-19 pandemic started, Africa’s economy has contracted by 2.1% and regional growth is expected to be muted in 2022 compared to 2021. Economic recovery and growth are top of mind for countries and many are now realising that accelerated digital transformation is at the heart of achieving this.   Forward-thinking leaders, policymakers and organisations are […]
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Crypto scams drops against rising global illicit financial transactions

Crypto scams drops against rising global illicit financial transactions

Reported fraud across the financial services industry in Africa has spiked however, Eva Crouwel, head of financial crime at Luno, says that while financial crime is on the rise, there has been a decline in illicit crypto transactions according to the foremost blockchain analysis company Chainalysis. “The 2020 UN Report on Trade and Development, estimates […]
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