Vodafone announces M-Pesa service for HIV positive Basotho

Vodafone's M-Pesa HIV/Aids initiative

Lesotho is planning wider roll out of initiative.

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 Gambia goes on digital lockdown

Gambia goes on digital lockdown

Authorities swoop on internet connectivity, international calls and border control.

Link Africa, New Telco SA connect on fibre rollout

Link Africa, New Telco SA connect on fibre rollout

New network will form part of Link Africa's core metro ring around Gauteng.

Telekom Networks Malawi expects 20% growth in profits

Telekom Networks Malawi expects 20% growth in profits

Telco also announces 20% increase in network users.

NCC experiences major backlash on data tariff hikes

NCC experiences major backlash on data tariff hikes

Regulator halts process following widespread public reaction.

Trace Software lands major Ivory Coast energy deal

Trace Software lands major Ivory Coast energy deal

Company representatives met with Ivory Coast officials in Morocco to thresh out details.

GM Cisco Nigeria says ICT conditions have deteriorated

GM Cisco Nigeria says ICT conditions have deteriorated

Olakunle Oloruntimehin says addressing country's skills gap should be a policy priority.

Seacom out of the 'long grass' in Africa

Seacom out of the 'long grass' in Africa

Pan-African telecoms enabler says business is growing, industry smoke and mirrors are clearing and there are acquisition plans in the pipeline.

ZTE backs Egypt's US$10bn electronics industry plan

ZTE backs Egypt's US$10bn electronics industry plan

More companies have agreed to set up factories, with announcements made at Cairo ICT 2016.

Zim govt completes Telecel acquisition

Zim govt completes Telecel acquisition

Payment of US$40m for 60% controlling stake in telco confirmed.

Afrinic and Tunisia's ATI sign IPv6 deployment MOU

Afrinic and Tunisia's ATI sign IPv6 deployment MOU

ATI has officially committed to administer certification exams in Tunisia and surrounding North African economies.

MTN discusses share sale of Nigerian unit

MTN discusses share sale of Nigerian unit

The mobile operator met with Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission to discuss a possible initial public offering.