ICT and Governance

Niger launches digital platform to bolster trade

Webb Fontaine and the Niger Chamber of Commerce and Industry launch Niger National Single Window (NNSW) platform.
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Vodafone Ghana’s Telecel deal hangs in the balance

Country’s National Communications Authority puts the breaks on, but denies it is blocking the planned acquisition.

EXCLUSIVE: African Tech Voices: Future proofing IT environments with intelligent data management solutions

For organisations to make decisions and deliver microservices and respond to market changes based on what the data tells them, they need to ensure their data is flawless says Kate Mollett, Senior Regional Director at Commvault, Africa South & East.

Kenya’s election dogged by social media-infused inaccuracy

Civil- and human rights organisations sound alarm over misinformation and misleading reports.

Malawi’s corruption watchdog halts planned purchase of revenue assurance system

Anti-Corruption Bureau has issued a restriction notice to stop industry regulator’s planned procurement of Revenue Assurance System.

Kenya reaches consensus on call termination rates

The interim MTR and FTR will apply for 12 months with effect from 1 August 2022, according to the Communications Authority.

The under of representation

Female representation in the technology sector is dropping; how can the world reverse this trend to gain the immense value that women bring to the digital table asks Mandisa Ntloko-Petersen, CMO at BCX.

Kenya’s voter regulator assures its systems are checked and ready

IEBC says its Integrated Database Management System has been fully audited and all voter registration issues addressed.

African Tech Voices: Digital trade key to unlocking Africa’s economic potential

The digital transformation of customs and borders in Africa could improve efficiencies in processes and yield trade gains on the continent of US$20-billion a year says Ope Babalola, Managing Director of Webb Fontaine.

Kenya’s Copyright Board weighs in on monetising memes

KECOBO issues warning with clarification that the use of memes without owner’s permission is copyright infringement.
5 Aug

Teachers place premium on digital literacy, innovative business skills

HP study sheds light on teachers’ skillsets and how learning experiences for students can be improved in South Africa and Nigeria.
4 Aug

EU, US urge restoration of telecommunications in Tigray

Special envoy en route to Mekelle underline the importance of ICT to the war-torn region.
4 Aug

Uganda to disconnect six million fake mobile devices

Industry regulator UCC details plans to tackle illegal devices being used on different networks.