Michael Malakata

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.
Michael Malakata
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Airtel Uganda requests extension to listing deadline

Telco provides no reasons for application and fuels speculation as to what will happen next.
1:40
Friday

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).
1:40

Nigeria’s regulator downplays talk of mobile tariff increase

NCC said operators cannot independently or collectively adjust prices without regulatory approval.
1:40

Criminals target Zambia’s mobile money agents

Authorities have called for calm amid a spate of abductions.
2:00
21 Apr

Seychelles edges closer to digital economy

Island nation’s central bank announces fresh e-money regulation to be implemented in June.
1:50
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.
1:40
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.
2:00
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.
1:20
Apr 6, 2022

Namibia suspends awarding new telecommunications licences

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