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GOtv, StarTimes could face another Kenyan lawsuit.

GOtv, StarTimes could face another Kenyan lawsuit

Consumer Federation of Kenya (Cofek) says TV viewers are not getting what they paid for.

Somalia awards e-passport, national ID card contracts.

Somalia awards e-passport, national ID card contracts

Initiative set to help return “law and order” to the country, says company awarded with contract.

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.

African Union launches Swaziland IXP.

African Union launches Swaziland IXP

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

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.

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.