Statistics Botswana (SB) has embarked on the first-ever nationwide Botswana Information & Communication Technology (ICT) survey, targeting 2,440 households.
Tigo Ghana has announced the installation of a world-class IVR (Interactive Voice Response) that will give both its pre-paid and post-paid customers the opportunity to access all its product through a unified short code, 555.
Kirusa acquires Ghana’s Saya Mobile
Tigo CEO encourages more girls to study ICT
Stakeholders meet over Ghana mobile money
GCB Bank Ghana to go live with mobile commerce platform
MTN Ghana resolved to encourage effective cashless society
Samsung Electronics launches first Solar Powered Internet School in Ghana
Tigo Ghana names new Corporate Communications exec
Bharti Airtel and VeriFone Mobile Money have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across Airtel’s 17 operating countries in Africa.
COFEK supports Matiangi over impeachment calls
Umati Capital secures $10m finance line from ApexPeak
m:lab East Africa, SoftLayer partner on Mobile Impact Ventures Programme
Safaricom cuts fees on low and medium value M-PESA transfers
Onfon, Safaricom launch Name Tunes
Animation Generation comes to Kenya
Kenyan High Court annuls ICT Authority appointments
TNM will on August 26 splash out over K100 million in its Ufulu@50 Promotion, the biggest payout in a single day in the history of promotions in Malawi.
Nigeria’s broadcast regulatory body says the June 2015 deadline set by the ITU for its member states to migrate to digital terrestrial television remains unshaken.
Security professionals slam govt, banks over security
NITDA seeks creation of state-level SITDAs
We don’t patronise fake OEMs, says Glo
Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’
Osun partners Chams on biometric identification, smart ID card
Etisalat commissions flagship Experience Centre in Abuja
Glo offers subscribers 3-in-1 recharge option
The Government of Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited have kicked off the first phase of the Rwanda Online platform, set to establish an integrated public service platform for Government to Business and Government to Citizen services.
Rwandan incubator receives over 100 applications
Minister Nsengimana urges youth to spread peace messages using ICT
East Africa Exchange formally launched
More than 2.5m Rwandans now using mobile payments
Kirusa, MTN launch Celeb Connect and Sports Connect in Rwanda
UNSG special representative in Rwanda to launch Decade of Sustainable Energy for All
StarTimes Group names President Kagame “Number One in ICT”
Bharti Airtel has announced the introduction of a service that will allow customers send and receive between Airtel’s mobile money service and that of Tigo in Tanzania.
M-Pawa hits over Tsh1 billion in savings
SEACOM partners with global content delivery network CDNetworks
Tigo, Airtel, Zantel enable cross-network mobile money
African game changers for growth
Sage HR Africa launches Partner Payroll in Tanzania
Gilat Satcom gets new PoP in Tanzania
Vodacom, CBA launch mobile banking platform
The Liquid Telecom Group and Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC have announced the appointment of Andrew Kapula as Managing Director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia.
Huawei equips Mulungushi University with ICTs
Zambia, IBM improve access to life-saving drugs
Master Power Technologies commits to Zambia
Huawei unveils ‘Connected Possibilities’ roadshow in Zambia
IHS completes MTN tower acquisitions
ICANN DNSSEC roadshow in Zambia
Huawei rolls out new base stations in Zambia
US Secretary of State John Kerry has given special recognition to a young Econet Wireless Zimbabwe official who works for the company's mobile money service, EcoCash.
Streamed services to push digital music sales to $14bn by 2019
VALUE ADDED SERVICESA new report from Juniper Research found that the digital music industry will experience slow growth in revenue over the next 5 years, from $12.3bn this year to $13.9bn in 2019. »
SSA telecoms growing faster than any other region
TELECOMSThe African telecoms market is set to be one of the main growth success stories for the telecoms sector in the next 5 years, according to a new report.»
Statistics Botswana conducts ICT survey
GOVERNMENTStatistics Botswana (SB) has embarked on the first-ever nationwide Botswana Information & Communication Technology (ICT) survey, targeting 2,440 households. »
E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm
INTERNETDespite its recent ICT gains, DRC is still lagging on the e-commerce front, reports Issa Sikiti da Silva.»
Airtel, Tigo launch cross-network money transfer service in Tanzania
VALUE ADDED SERVICESBharti Airtel has announced the introduction of a service that will allow customers send and receive between Airtel’s mobile money service and that of Tigo in Tanzania.»
MTN Cameroon launches youth development programme
MOBILEMTN Cameroon has announced the launch of the YEP programme to develop Cameroonian youths. »
Tigo introduces unified short code for products and services
TELECOMSTigo Ghana has announced the installation of a world-class IVR (Interactive Voice Response) that will give both its pre-paid and post-paid customers the opportunity to access all its product through a unified short code, 555. »
Rwanda Online platform officially takes off
GOVERNMENTThe Government of Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited have kicked off the first phase of the Rwanda Online platform, set to establish an integrated public service platform for Government to Business and Government to Citizen services. »
Stock Exchange launches news service
BUSINESSA news service by the name of X-News has become the latest product coming from the local bourse, the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) recently.»
Telkom forays into Botswana through acquisition
BUSINESSSouth African telecommunications giant Telkom is making inroads into the Botswana market through the acquisition of an ICT company, Business Connexion (BCX). »
Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon customs go hi-tech
GOVERNMENTCongo-Brazzaville and Cameroon have agreed to seek the help of ICTs to computerise their customs services.»
Intelsat celebrates 50 years
INTERNETIntelsat today commemorates its 50th anniversary of providing critical telecommunications and video content distribution infrastructure for businesses, organizations and governments around the world. »
Ruckus Wireless expands presence in Africa
INTERNETRuckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the newest member of its growing distributor network as part of the company’s continued expansion into Africa. »
Airtel, VeriFone Mobile Money speed up merchant enablement
VALUE ADDED SERVICESBharti Airtel and VeriFone Mobile Money have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across Airtel’s 17 operating countries in Africa. »
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- MTN App of the Year: Zapper zaps Best Microsoft app, wins Consumer Choice Award
- Retailer spend on technology for efficiency and customer satisfaction is up
- Mota-Engil Africa uses Integr8 for infrastructure deployment project
- Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals 9.0 adds mobile app support and HDAnalytics
FEATURED STORYNigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’
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