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Cloud computing becoming the norm in SA, says Microsoft.'Cloud becoming
SA norm'

Demand driven by customers, says expert.

Proposed taxation of prepaid airtime in Kenya criticised.Tax on airtime criticised
Experts slam proposed Kenyan plan.

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Challenges that mHealth faces in Kenya.

Challenges that mHealth faces in Kenya

Africa has witnessed a rise in such services but experts question their sustainability.

Orange launches mobile phones recycling facility in Abidjan.

Orange launches mobile phone recycling plant in Abidjan

The recycling facility is the fifth to be launched in Africa by the telco.

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Mostly men use FNB’s banking app

First National Bank reveals that 60% of those who use its mobile application are male.

Apple revenues outshine GDP of almost 40 African nations.

Apple revenues outshine GDP of almost 40 African nations

Tech giant records revenues of $37.4bn: a figure bigger than many African economies.

Econet launches mHealth tips for Zimbabweans.

Econet launches mHealth service for Zimbabweans

Mobile network service plans to help manage stress and diseases like diabetes.

Proposed taxation of prepaid airtime in Kenya criticised.

Proposed taxation of prepaid airtime in Kenya criticised

Task force has called for levy to help fund free high school education in the country.

Ex-Tigo exec named MD for Airtel Uganda.

Ex-Tigo exec named MD for Airtel Uganda

Tom Gutjahr is Airtel Uganda’s new managing director as of 1 August.

Cell C suffers network outages in Western Cape.

Cell C suffers network outages in Western Cape

Company says it is in the process of repairing 34 sites as customer complaints rise on Twitter.

Zain suffers subscriber losses in Sudanese markets,

Zain suffers subscriber losses in Sudanese markets

Kuwaiti headquartered operator dragged down by its African units.

Samsung volunteers build homes in Malawi.

Samsung volunteers build homes in Malawi

Houses and facilities for families planned to be built in Lilongwe district this week.

Kenyan LTE subscriptions to hit one million by 2018.

‘Kenyan LTE subscriptions to hit one million by 2018’

Forecast provided by Pyramid Research ahead of an expected 2015 4G network launch.