Michael Malakata

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.
Michael Malakata

Airtel Uganda requests extension to listing deadline

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

Malawi losing MWK120m monthly to mobile fraud

Malawi is losing approximately MWK120-million monthly to mobile money fraud, according to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).

Nigeria’s regulator downplays talk of mobile tariff increase

NCC said operators cannot independently or collectively adjust prices without regulatory approval.

Criminals target Zambia’s mobile money agents

Authorities have called for calm amid a spate of abductions.
21 Apr

Seychelles edges closer to digital economy

Island nation’s central bank announces fresh e-money regulation to be implemented in June.
Apr 12, 2022

Africell invests US$150m into network rollout in Angola

MNO Africell has officially launched commercial mobile phone and data services in Angola.
Apr 11, 2022

EG-IX expected to bolster Egypt’s tech hub ambitions

Telecom Egypt and AMS-IX announce that the EG-IX is now available to customers.
Apr 7, 2022

Togolese govt looks to spearhead fibre optic deployment with €300m investment

Officials say if the private sector alone controls project, they would require ROI and therefore internet prices would increase.
Apr 6, 2022

Namibia suspends awarding new telecommunications licences

Industry regulator confirms suspension from 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2023.
Apr 4, 2022

Telecom Egypt secures €150m loan to expand network

Operator intends to expand 4G broadband network, enhance competition and make services more affordable.