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Safaricom launches youth campaign.Safaricom unveils youth campaign

25% of marketing budget funded new sub-brand.

AfDB considers pay-as-you-go solar.AfDB considers pay-as-you-go solar

Govts urged to partner with mobile operators.

Tuesday, May 31st

MTN Zambia keeps mum on data price hike

MTN Zambia keeps mum on data price hike

Mobile operator catches market unaware as it implements increase.

Zim's NetOne announces massive base station roll out

Zim's NetOne announces massive base station roll out

Mobile operator eager to expand network to meet consumer demand and improve market position.

Team Ghana wins MTN Entrepreneurship challenge

Team Ghana wins MTN Entrepreneurship challenge

Budding entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania go head-to-head for top honours.

Cable theft costs Telkom over R200-m

Cable theft costs Telkom over R200-m

Telecommunications services provider counts the cost of cable theft repair and related security.

Cyber threats in Africa: 'it's just the beginning' says expert

Cyber threats in Africa: 'it's just the beginning' says expert

A member of Deloitte's soon-to-be-launched Cyber Intelligence Centre says the worst is yet to come.

Off the grid - Africa's renewable energy challenge

Off the grid - Africa's renewable energy challenge

Key issues affecting electricity and energy supply include dependence on diesel power, erratic electricity grids and insufficient generation capacity.

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Telecoms

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Cable theft costs Telkom over R200-m

Cable theft costs Telkom over R200-m

30 May 2016

Telecommunications services provider counts the cost of cable theft repair and related security.

Mobile

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A solar boost for power-strapped mobile subscribers

A solar boost for power-strapped mobile subscribers

27 May 2016

Possibility of 'pay-as-you-go' approach for solar panels raised at African Development Bank meeting in Zambia.

Asian smartphone brands dominate in Africa

Asian smartphone brands dominate in Africa

26 May 2016

Analysis of mobile trends reveals that Asian brands are capitalising on rise in smartphone adoption across the continent.

MTN SA Chief HR officer resigns

MTN SA Chief HR officer resigns

24 May 2016

Mobile operator issues statement confirming latest HR development.

Enterprise Solutions

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Off the grid - Africa's renewable energy challenge

Off the grid - Africa's renewable energy challenge

30 May 2016

Key issues affecting electricity and energy supply include dependence on diesel power, erratic electricity grids and insufficient generation capacity.

Ericsson, Rwanda enter M-Commerce pact

Ericsson, Rwanda enter M-Commerce pact

16 May 2016

Company to launch interoperability switch to add to Rwanda's fintech ecosystem.

Networks

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Can high efficiency video coding make Africa's cities safer?

Can high efficiency video coding make Africa's cities safer?

27 May 2016

Insight into the increased investment by Africa in Chinese technology to rollout next-generation infrastructure in support of safe cities.

Tigo ploughs US$75-million into 4G expansion in Tanzania

Tigo ploughs US$75-million into 4G expansion in Tanzania

12 May 2016

Key industries, including tourism, set to benefit from network reinforcement.

Security

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Cyber threats in Africa: 'it's just the beginning' says expert

Cyber threats in Africa: 'it's just the beginning' says expert

30 May 2016

A member of Deloitte's soon-to-be-launched Cyber Intelligence Centre says the worst is yet to come.

Warning of cybercrime crisis in Botswana

Warning of cybercrime crisis in Botswana

26 April 2016

Public and private sector accused of apathy regarding cyber security, exacerbated by lack of adequate skills and resources.

Business Intelligence

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Team Ghana wins MTN Entrepreneurship challenge

Team Ghana wins MTN Entrepreneurship challenge

31 May 2016

Budding entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania go head-to-head for top honours.

Silicon Valley opens doors for SA techpreneurs

Silicon Valley opens doors for SA techpreneurs

16 May 2016

Twenty tech entrepreneurs from South Africa to attend Silicon Valley Open Doors Conference.

BBC collaborates with Nigeria's digital innovators

BBC collaborates with Nigeria's digital innovators

13 May 2016

Two teams from Lagos have been picked for a BBC digital pilot to help the broadcaster reach young African audiences.

Cloud

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MTN Business looks to empower Kenya's SME space

MTN Business looks to empower Kenya's SME space

26 May 2016

Mobile operator partners with SMEasy to launch cloud-based accounting and payroll solution.

SA payment firm announces a first for Africa

SA payment firm announces a first for Africa

25 May 2016

SME-focused Yoco confirms integration with New Zealand cloud accounting software.

Nigerian businesses look up to the cloud

Nigerian businesses look up to the cloud

09 May 2016

Increase in local adoption driven by digital transformation and the appeal of the 'pay-as-you-consume' model.

ICT and Governance

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Egypt launches

Egypt launches "Silicon Waha" IT park initiative

27 May 2016

Job creation, capacity at the heart of business model.

eLearning: 'Africa can't wait until 2063'

eLearning: 'Africa can't wait until 2063'

26 May 2016

Delegates at ICT in education conference have called for quicker implementation of transformation goals.

BCX looks to disrupt traditional ICT procurement in Namibia

BCX looks to disrupt traditional ICT procurement in Namibia

25 May 2016

Africa-focused IT services and solutions firm confirms MPSA Partner status, advocates Everything-as-a-Service.

Business Continuity

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Uber resistance takes SA by surprise

Uber resistance takes SA by surprise

24 May 2016

Expert says hostility from metered taxi operators unexpected despite flare-ups documented in other cities around the world.

Load-shedding leaves Zamtel gasping

Load-shedding leaves Zamtel gasping

23 May 2016

CEO says erratic power supply, economic instability to blame for company's poor performance.

MTN responds to market share loss in Africa

MTN responds to market share loss in Africa

17 May 2016

MTN Group COO Jyoti Desai speaks frankly about strategy to regain lost ground on the continent.

Channel

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Pinnacle Africa ready to distribute Dell Alienware

Pinnacle Africa ready to distribute Dell Alienware

03 May 2016

Game on in Channel as newly appointed sole distributor awaits shipment of notebooks, desktops and accessories.

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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Africa outstrips US, UK for political discussion on Twitter

Africa outstrips US, UK for political discussion on Twitter

06 April 2016

Politics takes centre stage on social network in 2015, according to industry-focused report.