Zimbabwe telecos look to raise tariffs again

ZIM teleco
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Operators seek
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Wednesday, Jan 29th

First Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

First Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

Entrepreneurs, developers, VCs and investors invited to connect and collaborate.

MEA growth helps push up global smartphone sales

MEA growth helps push up global smartphone sales

Region registered 5% growth while the global market reflected 3% growth, according to Gartner.

Orange Egypt signs US$135-million 'smart city' deal

Orange Egypt signs US$135-million 'smart city' deal

Deal to build and operate the datacentre and cloud computing platform for country's New Administrative Capital project.

Cameroon FinTech start-up leads in MTN hackathon

Cameroon FinTech start-up leads in MTN hackathon

College Plan will now compete in final of the MoMo Developer challenge in Sweden.

MTN Zambia launches new 3G, 4G phones

MTN Zambia launches new 3G, 4G phones

'Dandy' and 'Rio' Android smartphones expected to add value to business environment and address digital divide.

African women empowered to lead in digital economy

African women empowered to lead in digital economy

SmartDigital Solution, African Management Institute and Black Management Forum collaborate to launch African Women in Digital Leadership Series.

Why CIOs should approach cloud differently in 2020

Why CIOs should approach cloud differently in 2020

Gartner advises a strategy that aligns individual cloud decisions with enterprise goals.

Malawi: 10, 000 public sites earmarked for connectivity

Malawi: 10, 000 public sites earmarked for connectivity

PPPC executive outlines the strategy.

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Telecoms

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Orange Egypt signs US$135-million 'smart city' deal

Orange Egypt signs US$135-million 'smart city' deal

28 January 2020

Deal to build and operate the datacentre and cloud computing platform for country's New Administrative Capital project.

Malawi: 10, 000 public sites earmarked for connectivity

Malawi: 10, 000 public sites earmarked for connectivity

27 January 2020

PPPC executive outlines the strategy.

Mobile

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MEA growth helps push up global smartphone sales

MEA growth helps push up global smartphone sales

28 January 2020

Region registered 5% growth while the global market reflected 3% growth, according to Gartner.

MTN Zambia launches new 3G, 4G phones

MTN Zambia launches new 3G, 4G phones

27 January 2020

'Dandy' and 'Rio' Android smartphones expected to add value to business environment and address digital divide.

MTN Cameroon's MoMo gets GSMA backing

MTN Cameroon's MoMo gets GSMA backing

06 January 2020

Company is the first mobile operator within CEMAC to secure the certification.

Networks

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Cable ship Leon Thevenin heads to Angola

Cable ship Leon Thevenin heads to Angola

23 January 2020

Openserve releases statement on latest developments.

Cable restoration vessel readies to depart Cape

Cable restoration vessel readies to depart Cape

22 January 2020

Openserve confirms process underway and all loading is expected to be complete by 22 January 2020.

Liquid Telecom debuts 5G wholesale roaming in SA

Liquid Telecom debuts 5G wholesale roaming in SA

20 January 2020

The company will use its 3.5GHz spectrum asset to build the 5G network and provide nationwide 5G wholesale services.

Security

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Nigeria's SureBet247 rubbishes claims of possible security breach

Nigeria's SureBet247 rubbishes claims of possible security breach

17 January 2020

Betting site claims it was actually the server provider that was targeted.

Is outsourcing the solution to SA's cybercrime scourge?

Is outsourcing the solution to SA's cybercrime scourge?

13 December 2019

Yes, according to risk management solution and services provider SearchInform.

Business Intelligence

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First Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

First Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

28 January 2020

Entrepreneurs, developers, VCs and investors invited to connect and collaborate.

AI set to overhaul manager's role – Gartner

AI set to overhaul manager's role – Gartner

24 January 2020

Company predicts that by 2024, AI and emerging technologies will replace almost 69% of the manager's workload.

Africa Data Centres confirms progress on Midrand facility

Africa Data Centres confirms progress on Midrand facility

22 January 2020

Datacentre facility is scheduled for completion in 2021.

Cloud

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Why CIOs should approach cloud differently in 2020

Why CIOs should approach cloud differently in 2020

27 January 2020

Gartner advises a strategy that aligns individual cloud decisions with enterprise goals.

Oracle talks up new SA data centres

Oracle talks up new SA data centres

15 January 2020

The US-based enterprise software giant says its new local cloud regions will deliver high performance and new experiences to local firms.

MainOne deepens interest in Ghana with new Accra expansion

MainOne deepens interest in Ghana with new Accra expansion

02 December 2019

Tier III 100-rack MDXi facility scheduled to be ready for service in Q4 2020.

ICT and Governance

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African women empowered to lead in digital economy

African women empowered to lead in digital economy

27 January 2020

SmartDigital Solution, African Management Institute and Black Management Forum collaborate to launch African Women in Digital Leadership Series.

Malawi pens US$72.4-million global connectivity contract

Malawi pens US$72.4-million global connectivity contract

24 January 2020

Contract part of government's Digital Malawi Project and valid for ten years.

Africa's chance to shine at UK-Africa Summit 2020

Africa's chance to shine at UK-Africa Summit 2020

23 January 2020

Twenty-one heads of state from the continent are expected at the investment-focused event on 20 January 2020.

Business Continuity

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YouTube appoints MD for emerging markets in EMEA

YouTube appoints MD for emerging markets in EMEA

21 January 2020

The video-sharing platform hires Alex Okosi as managing director of emerging markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

MTN Zambia appoints chief FinTech officer

MTN Zambia appoints chief FinTech officer

20 January 2020

Kombo Malukutila will step into the role as of 1 February 2020.

Fire destroys critical comms infrastructure in Malawi

Fire destroys critical comms infrastructure in Malawi

20 January 2020

Malawi Telecommunications Limited housed equipment on behalf of several telco and broadcasting firms.

Channel

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Liquid Telecom SA partners Qorus to strengthen channel partner pgm

Liquid Telecom SA partners Qorus to strengthen channel partner pgm

13 January 2020

Sales and marketing enablement platform to empower cloud channel partners.

Commvault appoints new EMEA lead to push growth

Commvault appoints new EMEA lead to push growth

08 January 2020

Marco Fanizzi appointed as VP Sales for the region.

First Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

First Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

28 January 2020

Entrepreneurs, developers, VCs and investors invited to connect and collaborate.

Unified Communications

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Why data siloes are detrimental to excellent customer experiences

Why data siloes are detrimental to excellent customer experiences

20 January 2020

Master Data Management has become a critical technology in ensuring organisations can deliver a consistent customer experience says Andrew Hoseck, Chief Operating Officer at In2IT Technologies.

Empowered workforces drive organisational success

Empowered workforces drive organisational success

10 January 2020

Kenya's largest telecom provider, Safaricom has improved task execution, bolstered security and spurred productivity with flexible ways of working.

Ride sharing platform launches in South Africa

Ride sharing platform launches in South Africa

23 December 2019

Idea behind Afri Ride is to make use of existing resources by offering the unoccupied seats in your car, or offering your car for rental.