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NIG warns NCC against national frequency allocation

NIG warns NCC against national frequency allocation

The Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) has warned the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) against allocating national frequencies to operators. Read More

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Africell DRC to launch 3G services end-2014Africell DRC to launch 3G services end-2014 Africell DRC is set to launch its 3G services at the end of the year, a ...
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DRC capital’s online media audiences increaseDRC capital’s online media audiences increase The internet media’s audiences in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC ...
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Shop Soko connects Kenyan artisans to lucrative international marketsShop Soko connects Kenyan artisans to lucrative international markets A new e-commerce platform, Shop Soko, is helping Kenyans access a lucrative international market.
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Wednesday 27 Aug

Myth-busting the cloud for SMEs

There are still a few myths that prevail about the risks and benefits of cloud computing, says Ivan Epstein, co-founder of Softline and CEO of Sage AAMEA.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

IoT and the channel: good news and bad news

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to create new business opportunities by making business processes more efficient while at the same time making channel business a bit more difficult, says Rectron.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

Minister warns about social media

BOTSWANA
A junior minister has advised Batswana to be very cautious of the now popular social media, saying it has become a scourge and harbinger of many criminal acts including terrorism. »
Tuesday 26 Aug

Ghana IT gets a boost with Surfline 4G LTE

GHANA
Ghana’s internet growth is about is about to witness another massive boost as Surfline Communications Limited makes inroads into the ICT sector with the official introduction of its 4G Long-Term Evolution network in Accra.»
Tuesday 26 Aug

Which African president has the best website?

TOGO
The presidency of Togo, a tiny West African nation of six million people, has the best presidential website in Africa out of the 40 countries surveyed by Jeune Afrique magazine.»
Tuesday 26 Aug

Jumia launches in Cameroon

CAMEROON
Pan-African e-commerce site Jumia has launched in Cameroon, taking to nine the number of countries where it is active.»
Friday 22 Aug

E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Despite its recent ICT gains, DRC is still lagging on the e-commerce front, reports Issa Sikiti da Silva.»
Friday 22 Aug

Rwanda Online platform officially takes off

RWANDA
The Government of Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited have kicked off the first phase of the Rwanda Online platform, set to establish an integrated public service platform for Government to Business and Government to Citizen services. »
Thursday 21 Aug

Stock Exchange launches news service

BOTSWANA
A news service by the name of X-News has become the latest product coming from the local bourse, the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) recently.»
Thursday 21 Aug

Intelsat celebrates 50 years

Intelsat today commemorates its 50th anniversary of providing critical telecommunications and video content distribution infrastructure for businesses, organizations and governments around the world. »
Thursday 21 Aug

Ruckus Wireless expands presence in Africa

Ruckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the newest member of its growing distributor network as part of the company’s continued expansion into Africa. »
Wednesday 20 Aug

Candidates decry lack of internet in villages

BOTSWANA
Aspiring parliamentary candidates have decried lack of technology in the villages bordering the urban spaces and beyond. »
Wednesday 20 Aug

MACRA calls for SADC frequency harmonisation

MALAWI
MACRA has called on SADC member states to harmonise their activities in the region.»
Monday 18 Aug

Zoom Wireless takes cheaper high speed internet to northern Uganda

UGANDA
Internet users in Gulu are enjoying lower internet costs after Zoom Wireless, a part of SINFA Uganda LTD, began offering a range of corporate and small business and residential grade fixed wireless services in the region.»
Friday 15 Aug

DRC capital’s online media audience increases

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Internet media audiences in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have grown by 7% in 2014 to reach 35%.»
Tuesday 12 Aug

Samsung Electronics launches first Solar Powered Internet School in Ghana

GHANA
Children in the deprived community of Dago in the Akuapem South District of Ghana’s Eastern Region have received their first Solar Powered Internet School.»

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Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’

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Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.

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