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Zim mobile data prices third highest in Africa

Zim mobile data prices third highest in Africa

Industry experts react to contents of Research ICT Africa report.

African developers prepare for battle

African developers prepare for battle

64 top developers have registered for TADHack 2016, according to host MTN.

Zambia's US$75m datacentre commercialisation project confirmed

Zambia's US$75m datacentre commercialisation project confirmed

ICT firm Huawei Technologies details contribution to 'Smart Zambia' initiative.

Europol identifies Nigeria as a cybercrime hotspot

Europol identifies Nigeria as a cybercrime hotspot

West African country third most frequently identified for criminal suspects and/or infrastructure, according to EU law enforcement agency report.

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Telecoms

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Zambia's US$75m datacentre commercialisation project confirmed

Zambia's US$75m datacentre commercialisation project confirmed

30 September 2016

ICT firm Huawei Technologies details contribution to 'Smart Zambia' initiative.

SA Minister points telecoms regulator to Rwanda's example

SA Minister points telecoms regulator to Rwanda's example

28 September 2016

Siyabonga Cwele has lauded spectrum sharing in Rwanda in relation to court action by his department against ICASA.

Mobile

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Analysts forecast multiple challenges to mobile management

Analysts forecast multiple challenges to mobile management

27 September 2016

One example raised at Gartner Symposium 2016 - by 2018, 25% of new mobile apps will talk to IoT devices.

SA telecoms Minister vows to slash data prices

SA telecoms Minister vows to slash data prices

20 September 2016

Regulatory intervention initiated by the government into the pricing of data packages looks to be on the cards in South Africa.

Enterprise Solutions

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Zimbabwe: The humble SMS reinvented

Zimbabwe: The humble SMS reinvented

13 September 2016

 

Five local towns invest in SMS-based tech to enhance service delivery.

Togolese operators support digital farming project

Togolese operators support digital farming project

08 September 2016

The African Development Bank, backed by MNOs Moov and Togocel, is rolling out tech solutions for farmers in Togo.

Networks

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Nigeria dealing with threats to broadband plan

Nigeria dealing with threats to broadband plan

29 September 2016

Issues including penetration, access and quality continue to impact on progress.

Digital migration inspired Eutelsat's MultiChoice Africa deal

Digital migration inspired Eutelsat's MultiChoice Africa deal

28 September 2016

Nine-year satellite capacity lease is in anticipation of a rise in the need for digital broadcasting services in Africa.

Security

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Europol identifies Nigeria as a cybercrime hotspot

Europol identifies Nigeria as a cybercrime hotspot

30 September 2016

West African country third most frequently identified for criminal suspects and/or infrastructure, according to EU law enforcement agency report.

Cameroon tackles identity fraud with eID

Cameroon tackles identity fraud with eID

08 September 2016

Deployment of Sealys Colour in PC for polycarbonate eID cards a first for region, claims digital security firm Gemalto.

Business Intelligence

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Zuckerberg inspiration for Nigeria's startups

Zuckerberg inspiration for Nigeria's startups

01 September 2016

Facebook founder engages with local entrepreneurs, developers during visit to Sub-Saharan Africa.

Cloud

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SAP announces €2bn IoT investment

SAP announces €2bn IoT investment

29 September 2016

Company is confident Africa will benefit from the plan, backed by new solutions and acquisitions.

Social media on the front-line of Zim unrest

Social media on the front-line of Zim unrest

31 August 2016

Authorities refute claims social media would be shut down amid increasing tension over country's controversial cybercrime bill.

Seacom looks to entrench corporate offering in East

Seacom looks to entrench corporate offering in East

30 August 2016

Company details plans to attract more partners to support its drive into SME space.

ICT and Governance

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Egyptian IT ministry launches women in tech portal

Egyptian IT ministry launches women in tech portal

28 September 2016

Initiative dedicated to empowering women and encouraging more participation in ICT.

SA govt announces R15m partnership with Global Innovation Fund

SA govt announces R15m partnership with Global Innovation Fund

26 September 2016

Funds have been set aside for scaling up social innovations over the next three years.

Business Continuity

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Rise of the digital giants

Rise of the digital giants

27 September 2016

Digital disruption to markets is inevitable and the question posed at Gartner Symposium 2016 is how will CEOs and CIOs respond?

Nigeria: Samsung postpones official Galaxy Note 7 launch

Nigeria: Samsung postpones official Galaxy Note 7 launch

20 September 2016

Decision the latest development in ongoing engagement between company and country's Consumer Protection Council.

Union in Telkom case faces contempt judgement

Union in Telkom case faces contempt judgement

05 September 2016

Labour Court will hear from Union members as to why they should be not be sanctioned for being in contempt.

Channel

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Telecel Zim ups presence in the country

Telecel Zim ups presence in the country

09 July 2015

The Zimbabwean telco plans to revamp its distribution network.

Unified Communications

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SA's Kathea announces Huawei partnership

SA's Kathea announces Huawei partnership

27 September 2016

UC and VC specialist halts 20-year vendor strategy and lines up additional brands.

Court frees Zimbabwe's #Thisflag pastor

Court frees Zimbabwe's #Thisflag pastor

14 July 2016

Legal team successful in dealing with a late, fresh charge of subversion laid by the state against social media campaigner.