Kenya to issue first exclusively mobile bond

Kenya to issue first exclusively mobile bond

Kenya's Treasury has announced plans to float the first-ever Government Bond that will be offered exclusively via mobile phone. Read More

ITU recognises African Presidents for ICT developmentITU recognises African Presidents for ICT development The Presidents of Rwanda, Gabon and Kenya were among nine international heads of state to be ...
BotswanaPost has new CEOBotswanaPost has new CEO Cornelius Ramatlhakwane has been duly apointed as the incoming Chief Executive Officer at BotswanaPost. 
 ‘E-government will end multiple charges by MDAs’ ‘E-government will end multiple charges by MDAs’ A practitioner in the information technology (IT) space and Managing Partner, Techsol Professional Service Ltd, Mobolaji ...


Friday 25 Sep

Northern Corridor looks to harmonised SIM reg frameworks

The NCIP states of Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda met in Nairobi to consider SIM card registration regulations and the harmonisation of regulations across the region.»
Monday 21 Sep

IBM makes recommendations on SMART Rwanda

A team of IBM experts has presented recommendations to Rwandan authorities to bolster the country's development.»
Friday 18 Sep

NBC denies spectrum sale to MTN Nigeria

Regulator of the broadcast sector, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has denied selling spectrum to MTN Nigeria as reported in a few platforms in the country a few days ago.»
Thursday 17 Sep

MTN launches e-Health service in Cameroon

A new MTN mobile health platform authorised by Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Health and exploited in partnership with the Cameroon National Medical Council is expected to improve access to health services in Cameroon.»
Sunday 13 Sep

NCS to Buhari: appoint IT professional as ComTech minister

Information technology (IT) professionals in Nigeria acting under the aegis of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint an IT professional as ComTech minister. »
Sunday 6 Sep

Malawi’s ICT sector reorganised

The Malawi Government is taking a new, collaborative approach to create order in the country’s ICT sector.»
Saturday 5 Sep

Ghana telecoms chamber CEO calls on new GIFEC Boss

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication Kwaku Sayi Addo has paid a courtesy call on the new Administrator for Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) Mr. Kwabena Acheampong. »
Thursday 3 Sep

SIM deactivation: NCC imposes fines on Etisalat, Glo

Two Nigerian carriers, Globacom and Etisalat, have been slammed with N14.4 million in fines for failing to disconnect unregistered SIMs on their networks.»
Tuesday 1 Sep

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.»
Wednesday 26 Aug

How NCC will tackle service quality: Prof Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta, says the Commission will take steps to address issues of such as multiple taxation, vandalism and others to ensure that the quality of service (QoS) headache becomes a thing of the past in the country.»
Monday 24 Aug

Tigo Cash first in line to accept e-Goverment payments through Irembo

Tigo Rwanda has announced its partnership with Rwanda Online Platform Ltd (ROPL) for e-Government service payments via the Irembo, e-government portal.»
Saturday 22 Aug

Danbatta constitutes service quality Task Force

Worried by the general outcry about declining Quality of Service (QoS), in the telecommunications sector, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the weekend set up a 9-member Task Force to proffer solutions to this problem.»
Thursday 20 Aug

Ghana govt commences digital migration

Ghana's Minister of Communication has disclosed that the government has commenced the process of migrating Ghana from analogue to DTT.»
Wednesday 19 Aug

SIM deactivation: NCC to sanction telcos over non-compliance

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), says it will impose sanctions on Nigeria carriers over partial and non-compliance with its directive to deactivate all SIMs that do not conform to laid down procedures.»
Sunday 16 Aug

Expert wants MDAs to embrace e-revenue collection

An electronic payment expert,  Deremi Atanda, has urged Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to embrace the use of technology, especially the electronic or e-payment platform to collect revenue.»
Friday 14 Aug

SADC lends weight to STI

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has put its weight behind the regional initiatives to boost Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). »


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Innovative designer takes e-waste to another levelInnovative designer takes e-waste to another level

Gladys Muyenzelwa is a Gaborone based artist and designer who has an eye for ethnic and contemporary design. But unlike other designers, Muyenzelwa has found a way of using e-waste to make her creations. 


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Luba Freeport streamlines its sea of paper with Sage X3

Luba Freeport has implemented the Finance and Distribution modules of the Sage X3 business management solution to automate its business processes across finance and operations.