Michael Malakata
2:20
21 Jul

Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
2:00

MTN Uganda given two-year ultimatum to list

Uganda Communications Commission underlines condition stipulated in licence agreement.
1:30

Botswana, Nigeria, Seychelles to reach affordable broadband target

ITU report claims countries will meet UN target of less than 2% GNI by 2023.
1:40

Malawi: citizens demand reduced mobile, internet fees

Civil rights groups lobby authorities to remove taxes, costs on ICT, telecommunications.
1:30

Uganda blocks SIM card registration for businesses, govt

Telecommunications regulator launches investigation into allegations of fraud.
1:50

Seychelles operator CWS launches 5G network

Cable and Wireless Seychelles has officially launched 5G network in partnership with Huawei.
1:50

Malawi’s president tears into industry regulator, national broadcaster

Lazarus Chakwera says action is to address anomalies and malpractices within MACRA, MBC.
1:40
Jun 26, 2020

Zambia records 126% growth of mobile money payments

Central Bank governor outlines situation at launch of the Zambia digital economic diagnostic report.
1:50
Jun 25, 2020

COVID-19 hits Malawi’s remittance market hard

Reserve Bank of Malawi cites economic crisis brought about by COVID-19.
1:50

Zambia cancels Uzi’s licence

Authorities have invited fresh bids from prospective service providers to establish country’s fourth mobile phone network.
1:30
Jun 15, 2020

Tanzania has a way to negotiate e-commerce hurdle

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development assesses country’s potential and challenges.