Uganda: mobile network operators given one year to list
Listing on Uganda Stock Exchange a prerequisite for operating licence renewal.
Ethiopian government launches tender for 40% stake in Ethio Telecom
Move is considered to be a bid by authorities to make the company more competitive.
Kenyatta urges Ethiopia to reconsider stance on mobile money services
Kenya’s President urges authorities to allow foreign service providers to bolster local market competition.
Uganda leverages US$200m fund to boost digital acceleration
Funds will contribute to the objectives of the Digital Uganda Vision and Digital Transformation Programme under the National Development Plan III.
Togo's President launches country's first datacentre
Project within the framework of the West African Regional Programme for the Development of Communications Infrastructure (WARCIP)
Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended
Country’s Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed accuses social network of double standards.
DRC secures renewable energy agreements to the value of US$100m
22-year concession agreements were signed on 3 June by Gridworks CEO Simon Hodson on behalf of the consortium and DRC’s minister of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity Mwenze Mukaleng.
Airtel Africa sells tower portfolio in Tanzania for US$175m
Company sells portfolio comprising 1,400 towers to JV.
Tanzania launches tender as it looks to cement smartphone assembly plant
Officials introduce tender to scout for potential investors in project.
Tanzania relies on UCSAF, policy to chase down connectivity target
Government announces that mobile phone coverage has reached 66% overall, but level in rural areas needs urgent attention.