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NCC explains governance code.

NCC explains
governance code

Commission wants to
stabilise telecom sector.

Telkom Kenya adds to board members.

Telkom Kenya adds
to board members

New appointees have legal and accounting background.

Thursday, Aug 17th

Investing in digital gold - Africa's opportunity

Investing in digital gold - Africa's opportunity

Digital transformation offers up several opportunities, but mindset and agility are prerequisites to take advantage.

Angonix claims top three IXP position in Africa

Angonix claims top three IXP position in Africa

Internet infrastructure expected to grow exponentially in the next few years, data has to travel shorter distances to get to…

'Africa can be the staging ground of the future'

'Africa can be the staging ground of the future'

Delegates presented with food for thought at Frost & Sullivan's GIL Africa 2017.

Direct Pay Online Group's latest buy tips the scales

Direct Pay Online Group's latest buy tips the scales

Acquisition of Virtual Card Services South Africa signals the completion of DPO's purchase of the VCS Group.

Digital disruption across verticals tops GIL Summit agenda

Digital disruption across verticals tops GIL Summit agenda

Industry leaders representing healthcare, transportation, retail and manufacturing, among others, to discuss impact of digital transformation.

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Telecoms

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Vodacom Tanzania completes Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange IPO

Vodacom Tanzania completes Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange IPO

16 August 2017

Mobile operator has finalised its listing on the bourse with shares trading at 6% premium.

Namibian regulator shields consumers from

Namibian regulator shields consumers from "exploitative" MTC contracts

10 August 2017

Clause in telco's subscription agreements allowing for automatic renewal of postpaid contracts has been scrapped.

Mobile

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Millicom has new buyer for Tigo Senegal

Millicom has new buyer for Tigo Senegal

04 August 2017

New deal signed with consortium consisting of NJJ, Sofima and Teyliom Group.

Google to launch affordable smartphone for Nigeria market

Google to launch affordable smartphone for Nigeria market

02 August 2017

Google hopes the smartphone will count towards its efforts to empower Africans through the internet.

SSA's mobile device market readies to rocket

SSA's mobile device market readies to rocket

31 July 2017

Growth, innovation defines Sub-Saharan Africa's market, despite impact of slump in desktops, laptops according to Gartner.

Networks

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Angonix claims top three IXP position in Africa

Angonix claims top three IXP position in Africa

17 August 2017

Internet infrastructure expected to grow exponentially in the next few years, data has to travel shorter distances to get to users.

Nigerian varsities get free Wi-Fi

Nigerian varsities get free Wi-Fi

09 August 2017

Surfwella was launched this week to boost students' academic and research work.

Kenya: jitters over network coverage in election results relay

Kenya: jitters over network coverage in election results relay

07 August 2017

Locals take to social media to express concern over IEBC announcements.

Security

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Uber rolls out Real-Time ID check in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya

Uber rolls out Real-Time ID check in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya

30 July 2017

Feature introduced as a pilot to driver-partners in South Africa earlier this year.

ESET warns against alternative Android app stores

ESET warns against alternative Android app stores

28 July 2017

The company advised users to always download apps from official app stores and practice caution when downloading any internet content.

Business Intelligence

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Egypt taps into multimillion dollar IoT opportunity

Egypt taps into multimillion dollar IoT opportunity

15 August 2017

Innovation challenge set up to identify solutions to boost local economy.

Google announces Lagos on Street View, Launchpad Space

Google announces Lagos on Street View, Launchpad Space

28 July 2017

CEO Sundar Pichai makes one of several surprise announcements at 'Google for Nigeria' event.

Cloud

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SACS at critical phase of development

SACS at critical phase of development

10 August 2017

Project advances to installation of the cable on the Angolan shore.

Nigeria’s iConcepts launches mobile marketing app for start-ups

Nigeria’s iConcepts launches mobile marketing app for start-ups

09 August 2017

Regional media reports that the most prominent headache for start-ups is figuring out how to make customers believe in their services and offerings.

ICT and Governance

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Investing in digital gold - Africa's opportunity

Investing in digital gold - Africa's opportunity

17 August 2017

Digital transformation offers up several opportunities, but mindset and agility are prerequisites to take advantage.

Mauritius favours Swiss approach to ICT

Mauritius favours Swiss approach to ICT

14 August 2017

European country to serve as a blueprint for island nation's ICT future plans say officials.

Business Continuity

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Jhb, Nairobi make Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

Jhb, Nairobi make Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

14 August 2017

African cities commended for ability to attract and support female entrepreneurs.

Uber reviews cash payment option to ensure driver safety

Uber reviews cash payment option to ensure driver safety

11 August 2017

Attacks on driver partners in South Africa over the last few months have resulted in a preference for card payments.

Kenya: IEBC ICT official murdered say authorities

Kenya: IEBC ICT official murdered say authorities

01 August 2017

IEBC Chairperson has expresses concern over security after the body of Chris Musando was found hours before testing of ICT equipment for the forthcoming elections.

Channel

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Cisco Appoints new VP to bolster digital transformation in MEA

Cisco Appoints new VP to bolster digital transformation in MEA

31 July 2017

David Meads will ensure that the company maintains its momentum at the forefront of digital transformation efforts.

Seacom secures reseller partner buy-in on SA fibre rollout

Seacom secures reseller partner buy-in on SA fibre rollout

19 July 2017

Telecommunications services provider says it has six partners in place for phase one of Johannesburg south rollout.

Exclusive: Infinix Mobility exec Olamide Amosu on Nigeria's mobile device market

Exclusive: Infinix Mobility exec Olamide Amosu on Nigeria's mobile device market

05 July 2017

OEM's Communications Manager speaks frankly about the realities of doing business within Nigeria's mobile industry.

Unified Communications

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Tech the trump card in Kenya's elections

Tech the trump card in Kenya's elections

15 August 2017

Local ICT expert believes integration with blockchain should be the next step to streamline process and enhance transparency.

Start-up eyes Africa's workplace collaboration market

Start-up eyes Africa's workplace collaboration market

11 August 2017

Johannesburg-based Connect-2-Me taps into IBM technology Bluemix and Watson as it looks to disrupt the market.

Ghana spends millions to enhance digital address systems

Ghana spends millions to enhance digital address systems

26 July 2017

Service provider SnooCode launches system and says Africa needs to innovate for itself.