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Ghana’s ‘big bang’ approach tackles data penetration

Ghana’s ‘big bang’ approach tackles data penetration

With 110% voice penetration, full data penetration is the next big target in Ghana, says the NCA. Read More

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Virtualisation ‘frees up innovation budget’Virtualisation ‘frees up innovation budget’ Virtualisation allows for the ICT budget to shift its focus from maintenance to innovation – a benefit ...
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Benin’s internet cafés become headquarters for cybercrimeBenin’s internet cafés become headquarters for cybercrime Internet cafés in the West African nation of Benin appear to be fast becoming ‘command ...
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XDSL signs agreement with DFA, Conduct for more fibre XDSL signs agreement with DFA, Conduct for more fibre Internet Service Provider XDSL has entered into an agreement with Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and Conduct ...
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Monday 14 Apr

Botswana passes electronic transaction, communications bill

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Parliament has passed the Electronic Communications and Transactions Bill, which gives legal recognition to electronic transactions.»
Friday 11 Apr

Orange devolves broadband to Kenya counties

KENYA
ICT services provider Orange Telkom is targeting Kenya’s devolved governments with its high speed broadband offering.»
Thursday 10 Apr

Kenyan Deputy President takes to Twitter

KENYA
Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto took to Twitter today, to interact with Kenyans on the platform for the first time.»
Thursday 10 Apr

Heartbleed a ‘severe vulnerability’

Today will be a memorable one in cybersecurity history, thanks to the end of Windows XP support and the coming to light of the Heartbleed Open SSL vulnerability, says Lucas Zaichkowsky, Enterprise Defense Architect at AccessData.»
Thursday 10 Apr

Cloud gains traction in Kenya

KENYA
Kenyan enterprises are increasingly seeing the implementation of cloud or expansion of existing cloud infrastructure as a key priority, says IDC.»
Wednesday 9 Apr

YooMee Côte d’Ivoire launches TD-LTE

IVORY COAST
After becoming the market leader of broadband Internet in Cameroon, YooMee Africa continues its expansion by deploying its network in Côte d’Ivoire.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

Safaricom revamps site for the visually impaired

KENYA
Safaricom has launched a revamped corporate website that will be fully accessible to Visually Impaired Persons.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

SEACOM partners with Akamai Technologies

SEACOM has announced a new partnership with cloud service provider Akamai Technologies, and is deploying Akamai content clusters and caching nodes on its Pan-African IP network footprint.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

Connected Africa winners recognised

KENYA
Google has presented awards to the five top entrants in its Connected Africa competition. »
Monday 7 Apr

Online nutrition calculator aims to boost kids’ health

KENYA
Nestlé Kenya, through its MILO brand, has unveiled a web based nutrition calculator to help foster healthy nutrition among kids.»
Monday 7 Apr

tn mobile 3G now in Tsumeb

NAMIBIA
Telecom Namibia’s mobile business, tn mobile, has extended its 3G+ and 4G (LTE) based mobile network to Tsumeb in the Oshikoto region.»
Friday 4 Apr

Kaspersky Lab Launches worldwide interactive cyberthreat map

Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. »
Thursday 3 Apr

SEACOM to enhance IP/MPLS network

SEACOM announced today that it has chosen Juniper and Cisco to provide their latest technology for a complete upgrade of the SEACOM global IP & MPLS network.  »
Thursday 3 Apr

Rwanda seeks device financing models

RWANDA
Rwanda’s MYICT says it is engaging with stakeholders on financing models that enable Rwandan citizens to buy internet access devices.»
Wednesday 2 Apr

Mozambique joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

MOZAMBIQUE
Mozambique has become the first SADC country to join A4AI, and the third developing country to sign an MOU with the Alliance, joining Nigeria and Ghana. »
Wednesday 2 Apr

Kaspersky Lab study: about one third of all phishing attacks aimed at stealing money

Cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts, says a new study by Kaspersky Lab.»

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