Michael Malakata
1:30

Airtel Zambia backs ITU, Cisco-led training initiative

Partnership with Smart Zambia Institute to provide STEM-focused training to school girls across the country.
1:30

Tanzania state-owned telco to drive new broadband penetration project

Project to extend national fibre network to at least 4,449km and connect ten regions.
1:40

Rwanda tightens up on SIM card registration

Authorities look to address rapid increase in mobile fraud.
1:30

Zambia’s Zamtel targets a subscriber base of seven million by 2023

Company’s CEO says it remains on a growth trajectory and has invested in core network infrastructure capacity.
1:40

TNM, Airtel Malawi urge govt to help combat mobile money fraud

Companies argue that the use of mobile devices in prisons is a likely source.
1:20

Uganda to introduce tough new social media law

New Bill to be drafted and tabled in parliament before the end of this year.
1:40

Airtel Niger launches US$5.7m fibre project

Project to construct a datacentre and a 123km fibre optic link at Maimoudjia
1:30

Lack of connectivity is costing Malawi

Study by country’s industry regulator finds that telecommunications could generate an additional US$13m in revenue annually.
1:20

Zambia’s new President vows to attract investment in telecoms

Newly elected Hakainde Hichilema said his administration will formulate respective policies, and look to SADC and Africa first for investment.
1:50

Uganda: COVID-19 deals decisive blow to Smart Telecom

Company is understood to have already negotiated exit strategy.