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Botswana Ministry introduces e-nnovation

Botswana Ministry introduces e-nnovation

Botswana’s Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) is developing ways of getting the local youth to chart the technology waters by coming up with programmes that allow the them to be innovative for the benefit of the nation.    Read More

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Batswana dragging feet in digital migration Batswana dragging feet in digital migration More than a month after the deadline for the digital migration from analogue television, few people ...
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Ghana to build largest data centre in West AfricaGhana to build largest data centre in West Africa The Ghana government, through the Ministry of Communications, is currently constructing what it believes will be ...
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MNOs prefer paying fines to compliance, says NCCMNOs prefer paying fines to compliance, says NCC The NCC has expressed disgust at the attitude of mobile network operators (MNOs) in Nigeria when ...
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Wednesday 15 Jul

Kaspersky Lab, Gabonese Government to Cooperate on IT Security

GABON
Kaspersky Lab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Agency of Digital Infrastructures and Frequencies (ANINF) in Libreville, Gabon. »
Saturday 11 Jul

Communication Ministry saves Ghana USD 13m on DTT roll out

GHANA
Ghana’s contract with K-NET Limited for the roll out of the National DTT network solution has saved the nation a whopping USD $13 Million.»
Friday 10 Jul

‘Why NCC must intercept your phone calls’

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s telecom sector regulator, Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) said it is seeking legal backing to intercept the calls of subscribers to protect them and ensure the security of the nation.»
Thursday 9 Jul

Ugandans forced to embrace digital migration

UGANDA
A court in Kampala overturned an earlier interim order that had barred the UCC from migrating the country to digital television platforms.»
Wednesday 8 Jul

Ghana signs DTT deal with K-Net

GHANA
Ghana’s Ministry for Communications has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with K-Net Limited for the roll out of the country’s DTT network.»
Friday 3 Jul

Safaricom dominance under discussion in Parliament

KENYA
A bill aimed at levelling Kenya’s telecommunications sector by declaring leading operator, Safaricom, as dominant in the industry, is now in Kenya’s parliament.»
Thursday 2 Jul

KRA marks 2 millionth iTax registration

KENYA
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), has sealed a major milestone in its organisational transformation journey, with the registration of its 2millionth iTax client.»
Wednesday 1 Jul

CBN extends BVN enrolment

NIGERIA
The Central Bank of Nigeria has extended the timeline for the enrolment for the national Bank Verification Number (BVN).  »
Tuesday 30 Jun

NITA gets a new boss

GHANA
Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama has appointed a 35 year old computer scientist, George Atta-Boateng, as Acting Director General of the National Information and Technology Agency.»
Tuesday 30 Jun

VP commissions Huawei Seeds for the Future programme

GHANA
Ghana’s Vice President, H.E Paa Kwasi Amissah Arthur, has officially commissioned the Huawei Seeds for the Future Programme in Accra. »
Monday 29 Jun

Nigeria BVN deadline looms

NIGERIA
Bank customers in Nigeria are reported to be rushing to register for their biometric banking ID as the deadline for the BVNs looms.»
Thursday 25 Jun

No contract with StarTimes: govt

GHANA
The Deputy Minister of Communication, Ato Sarpong, says the government does not have any official contract with StarTimes for the rolling out of the DTT in Ghana.»
Wednesday 24 Jun

Young entrepreneurs in Rwanda told to be more creative

RWANDA
The latest YouthKonnekt Hangout hosted by Rwanda’s Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT) in partnership with UNDP, ADMA, Tigo, and HeHe Labs, has urged young entrepreneurs to be innovative.»
Wednesday 24 Jun

Jumia gets visit from Côte d’Ivoire Minister

IVORY COAST
Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technology, Bruno Kone, has paid a visit to the offices of e-commerce firm Jumia.»
Wednesday 24 Jun

African heads of state to participate in TGAIS

Five heads of state have already confirmed their participation in the 2015 Global African Investment Summit. »
Tuesday 23 Jun

Francis Wangusi reappointed CAK DG

KENYA
The Board of the Communications Authority of Kenya has announced the appointment of Francis Wangusi as the Director General for a term of four years, effective 22 August 2015.»

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