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NIMC postpones mandatory use of NIN

NIMC postpones mandatory use of NIN

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has postponed the date for the commencement of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN), from September 1, this year to January 9, next year. Read more
Airtel, Wari expand financial inclusion in NigeriaAirtel, Wari expand financial inclusion in Nigeria Airtel Nigeria has collaborated with payment solution provider Wari, to provide an innovative payment platform for Nigerians.
BOFINET concludes Sekoma-Tsabong optic fibre projectBOFINET concludes Sekoma-Tsabong optic fibre project Botswana Fibre Networks has successfully concluded its 360km Sekoma-Tsabong route optical fibre project.
MTN, Liquid Telecom partner in AfricaMTN, Liquid Telecom partner in Africa MTN Group and Liquid Telecom have partnered to jointly offer customers access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint across the continent.
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iWayAfrica re-launches Ka-band service with exclusive no equipment contractsiWayAfrica re-launches Ka-band service with exclusive no equipment contracts
Dandemutande Investments (Private) Limited, a licensed Internet Access Provider operating the AfricaOnline, iWayAfrica, Utande and uMAX brands in Zimbabwe, has announced the re-launch of its iWayAfrica Ka-band VSAT service with a new nationwide campaign targeting households and businesses. 

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East African soccer fans fume over DSTV increases

Wednesday 2 Sep
BROADCASTING
Many soccer fans in East Africa have lashed out at DSTV for increasing subscription fees by up to 25 percent.»

Payporte lures customers with free internet access

Wednesday 2 Sep
INTERNET
Nigeria’s leading online shopping portal, Payporte, is giving away free internet to hundreds of thousands of Nigerians on the Airtel network.»

TransUnion launches Nipashe credit checking solution for Kenya

Wednesday 2 Sep
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
TransUnion has launched an innovative new SMS short code solution that enables consumers in Kenya to easily access their credit information. »

Orange Money Botswana tops 300,000 subscribers

Tuesday 1 Sep
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
Orange Money Botswana has announced that its customer numbers have reached the 300, 000 mark.»

The nine top trends in CEM today

Tuesday 1 Sep
BUSINESS
Customer experience management that genuinely enhances customer ‘stickiness’ depends on new strategies and now mindsets, says Frost & Sullivan.»

MTN, former ATCON chief disagree over naira devaluation

Tuesday 1 Sep
BUSINESS
MTN Nigeria and a former president, Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) have disagreed over further devaluation of the naira.»

Cyber security gets topical during ICT pitso

Monday 31 Aug
SECURITY
Delegates at Botswana's annual ICT Pitso in Gaborone have agreed there is a need to develop Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Strategies, create cybersecurity awareness and build capacity to address cybercrime.»

Only two weeks left to enter the Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2015

Monday 31 Aug
APP DEVELOPMENT
Mobile, tech ventures and leading women in Africa have just two weeks left to submit their entries for the Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2015 to be held in Cape Town on November 16th.  »

Lenovo reduces smartphone prices, unveils YOGA series laptops

Monday 31 Aug
MOBILE
Lenovo has reduced the prices of its P70 and A5000 smartphones in Nigeria, in a drive to deliver rich mobile experiences and superior smartphone technology to more Nigerians. »

Frost & Sullivan honours DERMALOG with biometrics prize

Sunday 30 Aug
SECURITY
Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and its customized solutions and products for Africa with the 2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award.»

Airtel beneficiary wins best practices award

Saturday 29 Aug
DEVELOPMENT
Food for All Ghana Campaign, a food wastage and food recovery project by Chefs for Change Ghana Foundation in partnership with SAVE FOOD, (an FAO Global Initiative for the reduction of food loss and wastage) has been recognized with an award for “Best Practices” by the Government of Dubai. »

iWayAfrica re-launches Ka-band service with exclusive no equipment contracts

Friday 28 Aug
INTERNET
Dandemutande Investments (Private) Limited, a licensed Internet Access Provider operating the AfricaOnline, iWayAfrica, Utande and uMAX brands in Zimbabwe, has announced the re-launch of its iWayAfrica Ka-band VSAT service with a new nationwide campaign targeting households and businesses. »

Airtel funded biogas plant wins regional award

Friday 28 Aug
DEVELOPMENT
Airtel has received regional recognition for the CSR Initiative of the year nearly a year after the company commissioned the Immanuel Afrika’s (I-Afrika) biogas project in Kikuyu, Kenya.»

Glo Xchange agents roll out operations on mobile money

Friday 28 Aug
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
Globacom has announced its readiness to roll out the first set of market-ready agents for its mobile money service, Glo Xchange.»

BotswanaPost releases app for electricity purchasing

Thursday 27 Aug
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
BotswanaPost has officially released a smartphone app allows users to users to purchase prepaid electricity using mobile phones.»

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High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.