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African Union launches Swaziland IXP.

African Union launches Swaziland IXP

Facility expected to help boost routing of intra-country internet traffic.

Kenya plans digital registration amid al Shabaab threat.

Kenya plans digital registration amid al Shabaab threat

Country’s deputy president William Ruto plans wants to curb terrorist attacks.

Zambian govt seeks strangling online media.

Zambia seeks strangling online media

Government starts drafting policy in a move that threatens free speech in the country.

Kenyan digital distributors ordered to stop broadcasting channels.

Kenyan digital distributors ordered to stop broadcasting channels

Likes of MultiChoice’s GOtv may no longer broadcast Citizen TV and Kenya Television Network.

Botswana seeks curbing telecom overcharging.

Botswana seeks curbing telecom overcharging

Government to audit whether or not phone companies are charging for unanswered calls.

Nairobi city turns to e-payments to cut long queues.

Nairobi city turns to e-payments to cut long queues

Online payment gateway JamboPay wins its biggest contract yet.

Africa’s e-learning equipment must be exempt from tax.

‘Africa’s e-learning equipment must be exempt from tax’

Call made by high level politicians and leaders at the fifth EU-Africa Business Forum.

Zambia’s President Michael Sata rejects online media freedoms.

Zambia’s President Michael Sata rejects online media freedom

Draft constitution, which has clauses to protect media, fails to be adopted.

Kenya’s improving tech skills attract top tech labs.

Kenya’s 'improving tech skills' attract top tech labs

East African nation is fast becoming a main African hub for research and development centres.

Zambian state broadcaster ‘ready’ for digital migration.

Zambian state broadcaster ‘ready’ for digital migration

But the country has not awarded a tender on the matter while policy is up in the air.

Botswana's Telecoms Corporation sees strong financial growth from data services.

Botswana's Telecoms Corporation data services unit boosts growth

The BTCL's data unit recorded a 12% increase for the previous financial year.