MTN Nigeria prepares for listing

MTN Nigeria prepares for listing

MTN Nigeria is preparing to list its shares on The Nigerian Stock Exchange as part of a settlement arrangement with the Federal Government of Nigeria. Read more
NITDA’s Taraba Smart City project receives global recognitionNITDA’s Taraba Smart City project receives global recognition The Jalingo City’s Smart IDP Tracking and Monitoring project, designed and implemented under the NITDA Nigeria Smart City Initiative, has won global recognition.
UBA, Mastercard in pan-African partnershipUBA, Mastercard in pan-African partnership UBA and Mastercard have announced a five year deal across 19 markets focused on driving financial inclusion in Africa.
NCC pays N1.4 tr into Federation Account, says DambattaNCC pays N1.4 tr into Federation Account, says Dambatta The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has paid over N1.4 trillion to the Federation Account, the CEO of the regulatory body, Prof Garba Dambatta has said.
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Innovative app takes on order management and payment pains in Nigerian restaurants

Friday 29 Jul
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An innovative app called EasyPOS Restaurant has been introduced into the Nigerian market to solve current pain-points in order management and payments in restaurants. »

Francistown Barclays gets cardless

Thursday 28 Jul
BUSINESS
Cardless cash deposits have been launched in Francistown.»

NCA cushions consumers from future interconnection hikes

Thursday 28 Jul
GOVERNMENT
The Ghana National Communication Authority (NCA) has revealed that in order to safeguard consumers from interconnection price hikes, it has enforced that operators maintain their current rates from now until January 2018 in spite of operations of the Interconnect Clearing House (ICH) in Ghana.»

Huawei in school tablet donation

Wednesday 27 Jul
DEVELOPMENT
Huawei has donated 30 tablets to Moshupa Senior Secondary School in Botswana.»

Cisco report predicts next generation of ransomware

Wednesday 27 Jul
SECURITY
Cisco’s 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report predicts the next generation of ransomware and new tactics emerging to maximise profit. »

Microsoft, Johannesburg to train a million on digital literacy

Wednesday 27 Jul
GOVERNMENT
Johannesburg, South Africa, has become the first African city to close a workforce development deal of to train a million disadvantaged residents on digital literacy skills that include Microsoft Office.»

African mobile subscriber numbers pass half a billion

Tuesday 26 Jul
MOBILE
More than half a billion people across Africa are now subscribed to mobile services as the continent continues to migrate rapidly to mobile broadband networks, reveals a new GSMA study. »

AMOTEL, WTL rural network now up and running

Tuesday 26 Jul
TELECOMS
World Telecom Labs (WTL) and AMOTEL have announced that the network they have built in rural Tanzania is now live with residents in three remote villages able to make calls and use the internet for the first time. »

Vodacom Tanzania deploys PeerApp content-delivery solution

Monday 25 Jul
MOBILE
PeerApp, the leading provider of local content-delivery solutions for mobile, telco and cable operators, has announced the sale of its UltraBand content-caching solution to Vodacom Tanzania, the largest wireless telecommunications network, by subscribers, in Tanzania. Vodacom »

Fives alive! ZADotCities achieving key registration numbers

Monday 25 Jul
INTERNET
South Africa's ZAdotCities domains of .capetown, .joburg and .durban have notched up impressive totals of over 4 500, 3 500 and 2 500 domain name registrations, respectively. »

Hurricane Electric marks first expansion into Africa with new POP

Sunday 24 Jul
INTERNET
Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has continued its global expansion with the opening of its most recent Point of Presence (PoP) in South Africa.»

Intelsat 33e readies for August 24th launch

Saturday 23 Jul
BROADCASTING
Intelsat 33e, the second of the Intelsat Epic series of high throughput satellites, will be the first Multi Spot Beam, Ku-Band High Throughput Satellite to Serve Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.»

TEAMS maintenance downtime expected

Friday 22 Jul
INTERNET
The East African Marine Systems (TEAMS) cable operators have issued an alert that users may experience downtime from 20th – 28th July .»

Aquila's first flight: A milestone toward connecting billions of people

Friday 22 Jul
INNOVATIONS
Facebook’s Connectivity Lab has reached a major milestone with the first full-scale test flight of Aquila, an unmanned solar-powered airplane that can be used to bring affordable internet to hundreds of millions of people in the hardest-to-reach places.»

Business incubator to boost 200 Zimbabwean entrepreneurs

Thursday 21 Jul
BUSINESS
200 would-be Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from business training and support, thanks to a business development programme to be launched by business incubation specialist KBA Africa.  »

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