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Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs

Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs

The CEO of SystemSpecs, the company behind the revenue-saving Nigerian Single Treasury Account (TSA) system, speaks to Biztechafrica. Read More

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Thursday 21 Apr

No deal with MTN on fine, says ComTech minister

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Communications Technology Minister says no concrete deal has been sealed in respect of the fine imposed on MTN.»
Wednesday 20 Apr

CA rejects misleading reports on Essar sale

KENYA
The Chairman of the Communications Authority of Kenya board of directors, Ngene Gituku, has refuted allegations of impropriety and unethical conduct around the sale of Essar Telecom Kenya Ltd.»
Wednesday 20 Apr

Smart Africa seeks One Africa Network

RWANDA
ICT Ministers and telecoms regulatory bodies meeting in Kigali have resolved to implement the new One Africa regional telecommunications framework initiative this year.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

Kenyan mobile operators fail on QoS targets

KENYA
The Communications Authority of Kenya says Kenya’s mobile operators have failed to meet Quality of Service standards for the third year running.»
Thursday 14 Apr

Glo Ghana sanctioned for call setup time delays

GHANA
The Ghana NCA says it has sanctioned Ghana’s sixth network operator, Glo, for failing in its Call Setup Time obligation within the Greater Accra region.»
Tuesday 12 Apr

Facebook post costs Kenyan $50000

KENYA
A social media user in Kenya has been fined Kshs 5million for allegedly defaming a member of parliament on social media; in a ruling that will set a precedent on any future internet cases in Kenya.»
Tuesday 12 Apr

BTCL lists on local bourse

BOTSWANA
A journey that began close to a decade ago has culminated in the first successful privatisation of a Botswana state entity – BTCL.»
Monday 11 Apr

Huawei appointed lead ICT consultant for Uganda

UGANDA
Huawei has been appointed as a lead ICT consultant in Uganda, and has named ten Ugandans to benefit from its Seeds for the Future development programme.»
Sunday 10 Apr

GSMA, others reject Nigerian electronic tax bill

NIGERIA
The GSMA, ALTON, ATCON and NATCOMS have rejected the Bill for the Establishment of a Tax on Electronic Communication Services in Nigeria.»
Saturday 9 Apr

Kenyan Blogger arrested for allegedly sending a bank out of business

KENYA
In a bid to tame social media negative impact on the financial sector, Kenyan Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet on Friday announced the arrest of blogger David Mukunzi Zawadi.»
Tuesday 5 Apr

Ghana’s e-Payment system boosts revenue generation

GHANA
Ghana’s government online payment transactions have witnessed a tremendous boost during the past year, the government reports.»
Tuesday 29 Mar

Afriwave Ghana capable of implementing full ICH classes of service in Ghana

GHANA
Afriwave Ghana says it is capable of implementing the full Interconnect Clearinghouse (ICH) classes of service in Ghana and that the entire country and sub-region would soon reap the benefits of the ICH.»
Saturday 26 Mar

Reps draw battle line with AGF over MTN fine

NIGERIA
The lower legislative chamber, the House of Representatives has drawn the battle line with Nigeria’s chief law officer, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami over the fine imposed on MTN by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).»
Wednesday 23 Mar

Danbatta to address NIPSS

NIGERIA
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, will address participants of 38th Senior Executive Course (SEC) of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPS) March 31.»
Tuesday 22 Mar

ICH gets legal backing from Ghana’s parliament

GHANA
The operation of the Interconnect Clearinghouse (ICH) in Ghana has finally received a parliamentary approval following the passing of the Electronic Communication (Amendment) Bill, 2016 into law. »
Saturday 19 Mar

MTN Nigeria formally withdraws suit against NCC

NIGERIA
MTN Nigeria this week said it had kept its promise to act in good faith and withdraw the court case it instituted against its regulator.»

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