Regulator rejects MTN Cameroon's tariff plan

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Angola seeks out new fourth mobile operator

Angola seeks out new fourth mobile operator

Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies ordered to formalise the opening of the tender process within 30-days.

Medical drone delivery company Zipline now in Ghana

Medical drone delivery company Zipline now in Ghana

West African country the company's third African market after Rwanda and Tanzania.

Kenya's government to use AI in allocation of affordable housing

Kenya's government to use AI in allocation of affordable housing

Data analysis will be applied to assist in evaluating credit worthiness of each applicant.

South Africa: severe weather hits Openserve's infrastructure

South Africa: severe weather hits Openserve's infrastructure

The bad weather hitting coastal KZN is wreaking havoc on Openserve infrastructure and causing a rising number of network faults.

Liquid Telecom on hand to help Mombasa's Aga Khan hospital

Liquid Telecom on hand to help Mombasa's Aga Khan hospital

Telco provides fibre network connectivity to support roll out of healthcare services to remote regions.

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Telecoms

Setting
Angola seeks out new fourth mobile operator

Angola seeks out new fourth mobile operator

24 April 2019

Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies ordered to formalise the opening of the tender process within 30-days.

Orange Cameroon continues to fight for mobile money dominance

Orange Cameroon continues to fight for mobile money dominance

17 April 2019

Operator has registered over 3 million active Orange Money subscribers.

Vodacom Tanzania settles charges against execs

Vodacom Tanzania settles charges against execs

12 April 2019

Tanzanian authorities release five Vodacom employees, including the managing director, after the operator pays a $2.3 million settlement.

Mobile

Setting
Africa's mobile phone accessories market to reach over US$4-billion by 2026

Africa's mobile phone accessories market to reach over US$4-billion by 2026

05 April 2019

Increasing disposable income, rapid urbanisation, internet usage and advent of m-commerce are driving factors, according to research by Future Market Insights.

Huawei has launched its P30 lite device in the South African market

Huawei has launched its P30 lite device in the South African market

03 April 2019

The new device, now at Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C stores, is the latest photography-focused triple-camera smartphone.

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

28 March 2019

ICT and telecoms regulator attributes increase to improved data networks, affordable data services.

Networks

Setting
Liquid Telecom on hand to help Mombasa's Aga Khan hospital

Liquid Telecom on hand to help Mombasa's Aga Khan hospital

24 April 2019

Telco provides fibre network connectivity to support roll out of healthcare services to remote regions.

Isocel expands fibre footprint in Benin

Isocel expands fibre footprint in Benin

23 April 2019

First phase of fibre optic project launched in Cotonou.

SA's City of Tshwane confirms TshWi-Fi network upgrade

SA's City of Tshwane confirms TshWi-Fi network upgrade

02 April 2019

Black-owned management consulting and ICT services company, Ulwembu Business Services supports drive.

Security

Setting
#SS19Hack Ideathon young developers aim to protect connected citizens

#SS19Hack Ideathon young developers aim to protect connected citizens

11 April 2019

ITWeb's SS19Hack Ideathon challenged participants to build cyber security skills and solutions.

Access control, security tech gives Africa chance to leapfrog

Access control, security tech gives Africa chance to leapfrog

11 April 2019

HID Global executive offers insight into the market and the opportunity before the continent.

Spike in mobile malware attacks in Kenya

Spike in mobile malware attacks in Kenya

01 April 2019

Consumers who transact over mobile devices are particularly vulnerable, according to industry regulator report.

Business Intelligence

Setting
Kenya's government to use AI in allocation of affordable housing

Kenya's government to use AI in allocation of affordable housing

24 April 2019

Data analysis will be applied to assist in evaluating credit worthiness of each applicant.

Google opens AI centre in Accra

Google opens AI centre in Accra

12 April 2019

Researchers will focus on various use case possibilities, including in education and healthcare.

Cloud

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Heightened interest in cloud strengthens Veeam's Africa business

Heightened interest in cloud strengthens Veeam's Africa business

18 April 2019

Multi-cloud strategies have become even more compelling for local organisations irrespective of size, according to the company.

Kenya carves out express route to Microsoft's SA-based datacentres

Kenya carves out express route to Microsoft's SA-based datacentres

15 March 2019

Seacom to facilitate connectivity between East African country and SA-based datacentres.

ICT and Governance

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Kenya's NIIMS system at the centre of controversy

Kenya's NIIMS system at the centre of controversy

23 April 2019

Regulator threatens to disconnect non-registered SIM cards, but later claims its DG was quoted out of context.

Global IT spending to grow 1.1% in 2019 says Gartner

Global IT spending to grow 1.1% in 2019 says Gartner

18 April 2019

IT spending projected to total US$3.79-trillion this year.

Regulator rejects MTN Cameroon's tariff plan

Regulator rejects MTN Cameroon's tariff plan

18 April 2019

Officials say proposed plan failed to take into account instructions from the country's Telecommunications Regulatory Board.

Business Continuity

Setting
South Africa: severe weather hits Openserve's infrastructure

South Africa: severe weather hits Openserve's infrastructure

24 April 2019

The bad weather hitting coastal KZN is wreaking havoc on Openserve infrastructure and causing a rising number of network faults.

US pushback no match for Huawei growth

US pushback no match for Huawei growth

23 April 2019

The Chinese networking equipment-maker sees a 39% increase in first-quarter revenue, despite Western pressure on its 5G business.

Cyclone Idai takes its toll on Mozambique's communications

Cyclone Idai takes its toll on Mozambique's communications

15 March 2019

Reports detail winds of over 60 km/hour as well as heavy rains measuring 200mm in the past 24 hours.

Channel

Setting
Westcon-Comstor to distribute Poly

Westcon-Comstor to distribute Poly

15 April 2019

Plantronics, Polycom merger lays foundation for rollout of joint solution brand Poly.

Huawei, Redington alliance to push East Africa tech

Huawei, Redington alliance to push East Africa tech

27 March 2019

Companies to host joint partner summit in Nairobi to outline the plan for the year ahead.

Ruckus Networks names new VP of EMEA Sales

Ruckus Networks names new VP of EMEA Sales

04 March 2019

Eric Law appointed to drive marketing, sales and operations throughout the region.

Unified Communications

Setting
How Google is using AI to solve African problems

How Google is using AI to solve African problems

12 April 2019

Google researchers at an artificial intelligence lab based in Ghana deploy the technology to address Afro-centric challenges.

France helps Africa leverage space tech

France helps Africa leverage space tech

05 April 2019

AU and countries including Ethiopia and Kenya stand to benefit from data exchange and access to tech resources.

South Africa: University of Pretoria opens Future Africa campus

South Africa: University of Pretoria opens Future Africa campus

01 April 2019

The research institute will bring together global researchers and leverage innovative technologies to address societal challenges in Africa.