Gambia’s government issues fifth mobile operator licence

Giraffe Telecom to compete with Africell, Qcell, Gamcel and Comium Mobile for market share.
Michael Malakata
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6:00

Metaverse among disruptive tech to shape 2022

GlobalData’s “Tech, Media & Telecom Predictions: 2022” report identifies the top 30 themes impacting the tech, media and telecoms (TMT) industry.
2:40

Emboldened Morocco launches MoroccoTech to further its digital hub ambition

North African country looks to position itself as the best digital hub and techshoring destination on the continent.
3:00

‘A gross violation of the people’s rights’ – Paradigm Initiative hits out at Nigerian authorities

Online rights groups vows to monitor ongoing cases against the government and telecommunication stakeholders.
1:30

Twitter users to tweet again in Nigeria

Reuters reports on agreement reached between authorities and social network, including the opening of a local Twitter office in the West African country.
1:40

Business, tech lobbies Malawi’s govt to relax tax

Officials received requests to review taxation policies on ICT services.
2:10
Wednesday

Big things expected from eNaira in 2022

Fintechs expected offer more support platforms and modalities.
1:20

Botswana preps new legislation to regulate virtual assets

Financial Action Task Force and anti-money laundering group push for amendments to the Financial Intelligence Act.
Editor's choice

What will online privacy and security look like in 2022?

From privacy becoming increasingly mainstream to safely dumping data, Andrew Bourne, Regional Manager - Africa, Zoho Corporation delves into issues influencing the IT security landscape for this year.

Tuesday

The rise of a new analytics hero in 2022

There’s actually something much more interesting happening in the analytics world: the rise of a new hero, the software developer says David Wang, Vice President, Product Marketing, Imply.

Thursday

Innovations that will reshape business in Kenya

Global spending on digital transformation is projected to reach US$1.78-trillion in 2022 says James Bayhack, Director: Sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com

Monday
Business Wire
LightCON Opens Global Pre-Registration for the New Game, Rise of Stars (ROS)
ROS is the first 4x blockchain game to be released on the WEMIX platform.
Mary Kay Continues Its Commitment to Skin Science
Mary Kay Presents Research At Two Prestigious Conferences: At The 19th Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC) And At The European Society For Dermatological Research (ESDR)
EH Group Raises Over CHF5m to Advance Its Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Technology
Hydrogen fuel cells are increasingly being viewed as an attractive technology to decarbonise large parts of industry, particularly heavy-duty transport.
CAN 2021: the 100% Web Media Sport News Africa Launches the First Fully Pan-african Fantasy League
African Fantasy Stars works on the same principle as a classic Fantasy League.
MultiPay Group Chooses Percona for Database Management
Global payment provider selects Percona to provide Managed Services for its critical open source database implementation
Altum Technologies and Nippon Steel Engineering Announce Release of Their Smart Cleaning Service, in Addition Altum Technologies Has Secured Next Stage Growth Funding
This new service will allow process manufacturers to clean and prevent fouling from industrial equipment and piping by using software-guided ultrasonic technology.
Yarra Valley Water Enhances Customer Experience and Fuels Digital Transformation Journey by Moving Oracle Software Portfolio to Rimini Street
Largest water utility in Melbourne, Australia receives higher quality support from Rimini Street, redirects savings to innovation, while keeping customer costs down
PCI-SIG® Releases PCIe® 6.0 Specification Delivering Record Performance to Power Big Data Applications
PCIe 6.0 specification reaches 64 GT/s transfer speeds, doubling the PCIe 5.0 specification data rate
New UltimusPlus-NX Fluid Dispensers Improve Operational Efficiency by Allowing Remote Programming Directly from a PLC
This network capable fluid dispenser provides Ethernet control with TCP/IP protocol for Smart Factory integration
i2c Appoints Serena Smith as Chief Client Officer
Payments industry veteran to spearhead customer-centric initiatives of global financial services enabler
Synergis Adept Ranked #1 in Usability, Setup, Support, and Relationship in G2 Winter 2022 Reports
Independently validated customer reviews rank the engineering document management software #1 in 30 rankings.
1E doubles down for massive growth in DEX category with leadership transformation focused on Customer Success, Product, Technology and Sales
New roles further position 1E to win in the exploding DEX market as more than 70 percent of IT leaders are planning a DEX project in the next two years.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Launches Online Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme for Women Around the World
Developed by ITC SheTrades and powered by Mary Kay in support of WEA, the guided Certificate Programme includes 27 interactive modules enriched with over 200 videos covering seven key stages of business development
BAI Communications Partners With Mavenir to Deliver Sunderland’s Smart City Project
Powering a 5G network with Mavenir’s Open RAN and Packet Core