Nigeria secures US$6m satellite deal.Nigeria secures
US$6m satellite bid

15-year deal for Belarus' in-orbit testing.

Thursday, May 05th

Governance

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Is parastatal privatisation working for Botswana?

Government secures 212-m from BTCL listing, the first public entity to be privatised.

Regulator moves to reform Nigeria's US$200-m VAS space.

Regulator moves to reform Nigeria's US$200-m VAS space

Nigerian Communications Commission meets with local providers, invites interest in 3.5G spectrum.

What is challenging Africa's digital transformation capability?

What is challenging Africa's digital transformation capability?

CIOs discuss the challenges to more widespread and faster digital transformation among businesses on continent.

Tax takes toll on Zambia's mobile operators.

Tax takes toll on Zambia's mobile operators

Govt urged to provide tax relief to support network expansion to rural areas and help reduce cost of communication.

More spectrum up for grabs in Nigeria.

More spectrum up for grabs in Nigeria

Government says spectrum auctions will open up broadband services market and denies the primary objective is to generate funds.

Settle .africa domain name struggle the African way – AfICTA chair.

Settle .africa domain name struggle the African way – AfICTA chair

Debate continues over who will control administration of domain name.

Zim govt considers cybersecurity-centric ICT Bill.

Zim govt considers cybersecurity-centric ICT Bill

National bill covers cybersecurity, data protection and e-commerce, and is up for discussion in parliament in May.

'It's impossible to fully localise Nigeria's tech ecosystem'

'It's impossible to fully localise Nigeria's tech ecosystem'

While officials and industry regulators believe this approach is best, some tech professionals say the country is far from ready.

Nigeria: data centre operators urged to up capacity.

Nigeria: data centre operators urged to up capacity

Communications minister vows to host all data locally once he is assured of increased capability of centres.

Zambia: calls for tax-free importation of smartphones.

Zambia - calls for tax-free importation of smartphones

Industry stakeholders urge authorities to zero-rate devices in order to reduce purchase costs and improve country's internet penetration.

Internet not slow or expensive says Botswana's Comms authority.

Internet not slow or expensive says Botswana's Comms authority

Regulator bemoans negative perception, attributes this to global reports.