Nigeria completes 5G trial as conspiracy theories increase

Regulator issues a statement clarifying the country’s stance.
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Telecommunications services restored in Ethiopia’s Oromo region

Government acts on appeal by UN human rights organisation.
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Africa Data Centres to acquire Standard Bank datacentre

Management says the facility will be operate on a fully carrier-and cloud-neutral basis.
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Helios Towers halts African expansion

CEO Kash Pandya said the current environment does not favour acquisition operations.
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Jack Ma Foundation seeks more of Africa’s Business Heroes

The Jack Ma Foundation kick-starts its second annual search for “Africa’s Business Heroes”, with a prize pool of $1.5 million.
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SA’s HOSTAFRICA acquires Divine Online Solutions

Host Africa claims fourth acquisition in seven months.
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Zambian government shuts down Prime TV

Private station blocked after allegedly refusing to broadcast free COVID-19 messages.
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Huawei’s African operations weather US pushback

Despite the ban in the US, Huawei says its local operations continue to grow from strength to strength.
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Vodacom, Safaricom M-Pesa focused JV completed

Partners prep to bolster M-Pesa brand, with ambitions to accelerate financial services on the continent.
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Ingram Micro Cloud Providing Microsoft Resellers New Support with Office 365 Rebranding
Ingram Micro Cloud releases information and programs to assist resellers and customers to navigate the rebranding of Microsoft Office 365 SMB subscriptions.
Games Industry Unites to Promote World Health Organization Messages Against COVID-19; Launch #PlayApartTogether Campaign
Global Games Industry Encourages Players to Follow Health and Safety Guidelines for COVID-19; Provides Information and Social Connection
Mary Kay Manufactures, Donates Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic
Mary Kay will dedicate part of its global supply chain and manufacturing capabilities to producing much-needed hand sanitizer.
Syncordis Partners With International Bank for Temenos-Based Transformation
The win underscores strength of unique combination of Syncordis’ Temenos expertise along with LTI’s global system integration capabilities
amnimo Inc. Starts Development of High-performance, Robust LTE Gateway (Edge Gateway) for Industrial Use
amnimo develops an industrial-use LTE gateway, “Edge Gateway,” which is equipped with rich computing resources and a high level of robustness.
Neustar: DDoS Attacks Increase 180% in 2019 Compared To 2018
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Multi-Lingual Support From the Global MediXchange of Combating COVID-19 (GMCC) Programme to Further Enable Sharing Among Medical Personnel Worldwide
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