Malawi: ISPs, telcos under pressure to reduce costs for internet services
Minister of Information engages country’s regulator to address prices.
Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
Botswana, Nigeria, Seychelles to reach affordable broadband target
ITU report claims countries will meet UN target of less than 2% GNI by 2023.
Malawi: citizens demand reduced mobile, internet fees
Civil rights groups lobby authorities to remove taxes, costs on ICT, telecommunications.
Uganda blocks SIM card registration for businesses, govt
Telecommunications regulator launches investigation into allegations of fraud.
Malawi’s president tears into industry regulator, national broadcaster
Lazarus Chakwera says action is to address anomalies and malpractices within MACRA, MBC.
Zambia records 126% growth of mobile money payments
Central Bank governor outlines situation at launch of the Zambia digital economic diagnostic report.