GOVERNMENT

How NCC will tackle service quality: Prof Danbatta

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. Read More

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Tigo Cash first in line to accept e-Goverment payments through IremboTigo 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 ...
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Danbatta constitutes service quality Task Force Danbatta constitutes service quality Task Force Worried by the general outcry about declining Quality of Service (QoS), in the telecommunications sector, the ...
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Ghana govt commences digital migration Ghana govt commences digital migration Ghana's Minister of Communication has disclosed that the government has commenced the process of migrating ...
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Wednesday 19 Aug

SIM deactivation: NCC to sanction telcos over non-compliance

NIGERIA
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

NIGERIA
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

BOTSWANA
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has put its weight behind the regional initiatives to boost Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). »
Thursday 13 Aug

CAK issues first post-digital migration licenses

KENYA
The Communications Authority of Kenya has issued the first TV licenses following the successful digital migration process.»
Saturday 8 Aug

Service quality my priority at NCC, says Prof Danbatta

NIGERIA
The newly Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umaru Damabatta has identified the issue of low service quality as one of his immediate priorities.»
Friday 7 Aug

NCA to auction Infrastructure License

GHANA
Ghana’s National Communication Authority will soon be auctioning its Infrastructure License to the public.»
Thursday 6 Aug

Telcos get 7-day SIM ultimatum

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Communications Commission has handed down a seven-day ultimatum to network providers to deactivate all pre-registered SIM cards or face sanctions.»
Wednesday 5 Aug

Prof Danbatta named NCC chief

NIGERIA
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof Umar Garba Danbatta as the new Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the NCC.»
Tuesday 4 Aug

CEO of BOCRA to open SAPOA AGM

BOTSWANA
Thari Pheko, The Botswana Communications and Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) Chief Executive Officer will be the guest of honour at the 14th southern Africa Postal Operators Association annual general meeting.»
Monday 3 Aug

Prof Quaynor calls for greater partnerships within Ghana’s ICT sector

GHANA
The Board Chairman of Ghana’s National Information Technology Agency (NITA) Professor Nii Narku Quaynor, has called for a much greater collaboration and partnership within the country’s Information and Communication Technology sector.»
Saturday 1 Aug

August is Science, Technology and Innovation Month

BOTSWANA
Botswana’s Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), Hon. Nonofo Molefhi will officially launch the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) month on Tuesday.  »
Friday 31 Jul

US President hails Kenya for leading innovation in the region

KENYA
The US government has hailed Kenya for setting good example on how technology can change way of doing business. »
Thursday 30 Jul

Ghana’s Vice President opens MOBEX15 in Accra

GHANA
The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has officially opened the first Africa Mobile and ICT Expo dubbed #MOBEX15 in Accra. »
Thursday 30 Jul

Experts seek e-governance to check graft

NIGERIA
ICT experts have urged the adoption of electronic or e-government at all levels to prevent the stealing of public funds.»
Wednesday 29 Jul

Khama points to ICT for drop in tourist numbers

BOTSWANA
Botswana’s Minister of Environment and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama, said the tourist numbers into the country continue to plummet largely because of poor ICT development in that sector as well as unreliable air service. »
Wednesday 29 Jul

Ghana commences DTT publicity campaign

GHANA
Ghana's Ministry of Communications, in collaboration the Digital Broadcasting Migration Committee (DBMC), has launched the Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT) Publicity Campaign in Accra. »

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