Educate yourself: phishing is real!

The more you know about phishing scams, the better equipped you will be to spot them and avoid them. Phishing emails and websites can be very sophisticated and convincing, but there are some common red flags to look out for, such as: Emails from unknown senders Emails with misspelt or grammatical errors Emails that ask […]

Our story: Nodin and Zibuyile celebrate 30 days at Bokang!

30 July 2023 marked 30 days since our two graduates, Nodin and Zibuyile, joined the Bokang family. We all know starting a new job may be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Everything and everyone is new, and you are probably asking yourself many questions, like, what will my co-workers be like, what is the company culture […]

Graduate program experience: the first 30 days!

12 March 2021 marked exactly 30 days since our four graduates joined our tribe! While there is a lot to celebrate our graduates still have another 2 months to go before the big day! Unlike other graduate programs, our program is segmented into two parts. All four graduates will go through 3 months of intensive […]

Graduate Program Experience: An interview with Yvonne Chinyanga

Yvonne Chinyanga was part of the 2019 Graduate Training Programme and was selected from a long list of applicants. This is what she has to say about her experience: “As an alumnus of the Bokang Africa Graduate Trainee Programme, I often find myself thinking about how much a massive career investment it was!” According to […]

What to do if your child is a victim of cyber crime

As the lockdown finish-line seems further away for some, South African children in grades 7 and 12 will be returning to school as of 01 June 2020. While several mixed emotions are surrounding this decision, many parents have declared that their children will stay at home and repeat the school year while others have dumped […]

The talk to have with your children during lock down

The lack of clarity around when schools will re-open is not very comforting, this is because we were suddenly thrust into several roles – working from home, mother, father, friend, hairstylist, resident chef, makeshift IT guy, spiritual guide, gardener, teacher (should we continue!). Now we need to add cyber police to that list! This is […]

Sudden surge of cyber crime in South Africa

While we are still grappling with the sheer impact of the pandemic on life as we know it, South Africans now also have to deal with the sudden surge of cybercrime. Shortly after the first case of the Corona-virus was reported on 5 March 2020, we have noticed a sharp increase in different cybercrimes such […]

All we need is one emergency number

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) harmonised and mandated for COVID-19 national emergency services number ‘111’ on 15 April 2020. This despite South Africa having at least four exclusive national emergency numbers, namely 10111, 10177, 112 and 107 and according to my calculation, at least 600 different ten-digit local emergency numbers, which link […]