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2:00
Wednesday

Africell secures tax exemptions in Angola

Exemptions will enable Africell to have sufficient capital to purchase telecommunications equipment to enable rapid expansion across the country.
1:40
Wednesday

Nigeria again extends NIN/SIM registration deadline

New October deadline follows request from stakeholders to consider remote regions.
3:30

Orange Mali, German Cooperation inaugurate telco’s fourth digital centre in Africa

Centre dedicated to digital skills development and youth-focused training.
4:30
Tuesday

Sophos’ Braintrace acquisition to bolster NDR tech in Africa

Network Detection and Response is critical to successful threat hunting say companies.
2:00

Kampala International University, Huawei partner to establish ICT Academy

CSR initiative will cover entire Huawei ICT talent development process.
3:30

Technology needs to be harnessed to aid Africa’s economic recovery

Mobile technologies, it appears, could well be the levers that accelerate economic growth on the continent says Julien Fouriot, Sales Director for Africa, Crosscall.
1:50
Monday

IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure

Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.
4:30

When data backup goes wrong

It is imperative to perform readiness checks before backups run, have active monitoring in place during backups, and post-backup reviews says Hemant Harie, MD at Gabsten Technologies.
2:40
26 Jul

Ghana preps CBDC pilot

Country claims to be the first in Africa to have begun work on the Fintech advancement.
2:20

Ecobank, Microsoft to support Africa’s COVID-19 stricken SMEs

Companies, together with LinkedIn and GitHub, to launch digital-focused training initiative.
2:50

Africa’s tech ecosystem calls for consensus on spectrum management

Achieving consensus on spectrum management will play a major role in addressing shortfalls.