Africa bears the brunt of internet shutdowns

Research by Surfshark and Netblocks raises stat that eight out of ten Africans have been impacted by internet and social media censorship.
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Kagiso Khaole takes driver’s seat at Uber SSA

Khaole will serve as new General Manager and take over from Frans Hiemstra.
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Cameroon to fully digitise payment in public hospitals as fraud cases rise

Ministry of Public Health reacts to report released by Ministry of Finance.
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MTN recruits ICASA’s Willington Ngwepe

Operator appoints Ngwepe to serve in newly created position as Chief of Staff in Group CEO’s office.
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Zimbabwe’s InnBucks makes a comeback

Suspended in April by regulators, the mobile money application has now confirmed to customers it is fully registered to operate.
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New alliance looks to overtake competition in Cameroon’s ride-hailing market

Yango and Bee Group enter into shared infrastructure agreement in Douala.
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Egypt: Telecom, Orange map mobile path with fresh roaming deal

Telcos pen deal to bolster mobile services provision in the country.
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New innovation trumpets Africa’s growing interest in Metaverse

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Malawi telcos dealt heavy blow with Kwacha devaluation

Telekom Networks Malawi and Airtel Malawi both project subdued results for half-year ended 30 June.
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