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UN Intervenes Again In Cameroon’s Internet Shutdown

For a long period –more than three months- Cameroon has been on the online countdown, which has led the United Nations to express its confidence that there will be restoration of internet activity in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon. READ MORE: 68 Days And Running: Internet Shutdown In Some Parts Of Cameroon This expression of confidence was issued last ... Read More »

Vodafone Zambia Lauds Operator License Announcement

Last week Friday, Zambia’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Brian Mushimba made an announcement that the cabinet had granted approval for a new telecommunications industry licensing framework. This news of the approval hit Vodafone Zambia on the good side and the company heaped praise on the ministry of Transport and Communication for the new development. READ MORE: MTN Pays ₦30 billion ... Read More »

Ghana Summoned To Act As Regional Cybercrime Fighting Hub

The issue of cybercrime and cybercrime related cases is a subject of international worry, with Africa being an area of intense worry. Africa is a centre of intense worry because facilities to be put in place for the cybercrimes to be eradicated are not common features in the continent. An international workshop on criminal justice statistics on cybercrime and electronic ... Read More »

New CEO Appointed For Virgin Mobile MEA Group

Mobile Telecoms giant Virgin Mobile has now deemed it fit to announce a new Group CEO for the Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA). The newly appointed Group CEO of the VMMEA is Alan Gow. DON’T MISS THIS: Huawei Looking To Top SA’s Smartphone Market Alan Gow is the co-founder of the original Virgin Mobile in the UK; the other ... Read More »

Applications For 2017 Telkom Innotech Programme Now Open

Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi)has opened the window for applications for the 2017 edition of Telkom FutureMakers Innotech Programme. CiTi is a South African based organization. DON’T MISS THIS: Instagram Direct Introduces Disappearing Photo/Video Feature The programme –Telkom FutureMakers Innotech Programme-which is an accelerator programme, started two years back and was targeted at improving software and mobile application entrepreneurs and ... Read More »

Huawei Looking To Top SA’s Smartphone Market

Setting and achieving goals means progress for every successful business right? Well, Huawei has now set a target of theirs and that is to reach the top two positions of the smartphone market in South Africa. Internationally, the company is on the number 3 spot, and in 2016, 139 million units of its consumer division were shipped. Also last year, ... Read More »

SA’s Takealot Gets Investment From Naspers

Takealot, a South African e-commerce startup has received a huge boost in finances as Naspers, a large entertainment company made an investment of R960 million ($69.4 million) to the startup. READ MORE: NetPlusDotCom Chosen To Partake In Mastercard’s Start Path Takealot whose base is in Cape Town is definitely utilizing the goodwill that comes with its name I have to say ... Read More »

Tigo Launches World Class Call Centre In Tanzania

Tanzania’s fastest growing telecom company, Tigo made an announcement about the launch of a world class Call Centre. The Call Centre is said to be the first of its kind in the nation. MUST READ:Nigeria’s PC Market Drops To Its Lowest Since 2008 Embedded data security is a feature of this Call Center. The embedded data security is to protect ... Read More »

SA’s Fintech Startup ‘Entersekt’ Wins Best Mobile Security Award

South Africa’s Fintech, Enterksekt for the second year running has emerged the winner of the category “Best Mobile Security Technology” at the 2017 Banker Africa South Africa Banking Awards. The award recognition is yearly and it’s not restricted to any financial institutions in the country. The award recognitions honour and appreciate exquisite performance and excellence in the financial services industry. ... Read More »

Somali Welcomes First On-Demand Taxi Hailing Service

Taxi apps, ride-hailing services, taxi-hailing services, you’re getting my gist, right? The rise of taxi apps has been astonishing. MUST READ: Oga Taxi Unveils New App; Gets Incorporated With Splyt Global Roaming API When we thought we’d have a short break from taxi apps and the accolade surrounding it, Somalia stepped up its game by launching its very first on-demand taxi ... Read More »