Spotlight | Angola, South Africa
Russian cybersecurity firms shunned by West target southern Africa

In Moscow on 16 June 2023.
In Moscow on 16 June 2023. © Sefa Karacan/Anadolu via AFP
These companies, considered undesirable in Europe since Russia's invasion of Ukraine two years ago, are now looking to drum up new business in southern Africa. Foremost among them is Kaspersky. [...]
Published on 04.04.2024 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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As mobile payment continues to develop rapidly in Africa, one of the groups best positioned to take advantage of the boom is a little known company operating out of Switzerland, Dubai and Russia. BPC Banking Technologies is one of the pearls of Russian technology like anti-virus producer Kaspersky and, although it is officially private, it has the backing of Russia's leading state-owned bank.

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