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Free Wi-Fi for Kenyans won’t boost digital inclusion.Free Wi-Fi for Kenyans
But expert says it won't boost digital inclusion.

FNB apologises over bomb tweet.FNB apologises over bomb tweet
Twitter faux pas causes a social media storm.

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MTN partners with Jumia in Ivory Coast.

MTN partners with Jumia in Ivory Coast

Online customers can now pay using mobile money, says the e-commerce website.

Big screen Nokia Lumia 1320 available in SA.

Big screen Nokia Lumia 1320 available in SA

Device, which goes on sale in May, features a 6-inch screen and has a five megapixel camera.

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Vodacom, MTN slide on South African call rate cuts

Regulator ICASA plans to cut mobile termination rates to 10 cents by 2016 from 40 cents now.

2go is Nigeria’s biggest social network.

‘2go is Nigeria’s biggest social network’

Mobile instant messaging service has 13 million users in the West African country.

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South African parties tussle over road toll in Gauteng

The opposition party has erected banners with the slogan: "E-tolls. Proudly brought to you by the ANC". 

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city

A division of telecoms provider HKT is providing tech for Modderfontein’s Zendai development.

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Telcos top ad spending in Nigeria

Likes of mobile operator MTN spent more than $30 million in advertising in 2012.

FNB apologises over bomb tweet.

FNB apologises over bomb tweet

Twitter faux pas lands South African bank in hot water amid a social media ‘storm’.

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Nigeria’s Spark secures $2mn investment

Money for seed fund raised from international high net-worth individuals from across the globe.

East Africa’s Richard Sezibera is Twitter’s most interactive political leader.

East Africa’s Richard Sezibera is Twitter’s most interactive political leader

Secretary general of the East African Community (EAC) recognised as an active engager by public relations firm Burson-Marsteller.

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Investment to provide 1,500 megawatt boost for Nigeria

IFC plans to help expand country’s power grid, adding eight million households in 18 months.