ICT and Governance

Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
Stanley Karombo

Digital Earth Africa pivotal to continent’s efforts to harness info resources

The Programme has started paving a new way to build a robust data infrastructure said Economic Commission for Africa Director.

Africa’s software development skills remain in short supply

East African country to roll out coding curriculum after deal concluded with Kodris Africa.

The Russian-Ukraine war impact on crypto

Rather than crumble as feared, cryptocurrency has become a tool to support the injured in the war and fight for human rights writes Favour Jolaoso from Yellow Card.

It’s a go for MTN’s MoMo in Nigeria

Operator poised to leverage 166,000-strong agent network.

Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.

Regulatory gaps can heighten risk in cryptocurrency trade says IMF

Financial organisation calls for establishing international collaborative arrangements for supervision of crypto assets.

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.

Ways IT companies can grow in Africa

Securing meaningful, sustainable growth in Africa requires a precise skillset with an airtight strategy says Marilyn Moodley, Country Leader for South Africa and West, East, Central Africa at SoftwareONE.

African Tech Voices: Reimagining network economics with Open RAN-led automation

While the MNOs have to constantly invest in upgrading networks to meet user expectations, the return on investment is not in proportion to the investment writes Ramin Attari, Regional VP Sales, Middle East and Africa, Parallel Wireless.

Zambia’s President agrees to reconsider cyber security laws

Controversy still hovers over Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Law.

Airtel Uganda requests extension to listing deadline

Telco provides no reasons for application and fuels speculation as to what will happen next.

Public sector security has to remain a priority

Public sector municipalities can build a culture of security with the right tools, training and technology.