Olusegun Ogundeji
Aug 16, 2021

Bank of Ghana plans e-cedi rollout in September

Central bank partners Giesecke+Devrient to manage digital currency.

Security issues threaten Nigeria’s tech progress

MTN Nigeria among the first to acknowledge possible disruption to services.

Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter

Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
Mar 8, 2021

Telecom Egypt plans HARP subsea system launch

System expected to bolster cloud services in Africa and connect the continent with Europe.
Feb 24, 2021

Mauritius looks to lock-in Fintech regulation with new framework

Industry insiders say the move is a step in the right direction.
Feb 24, 2021

Spotify in Nigeria to ignite price war among providers

West African country is known for the Afrobeat genre, which has no official chart or certification system in place.
Feb 17, 2021

Ghana edges closer to unified licensing to lower mobile data costs

Country’s Communication and Digitalisation Ministry clarifies proposal to break away from spectrum-specific policy.
Feb 9, 2021

Mixed response, unease over Nigeria’s crypto crackdown

Directive from Central Bank of Nigeria leaves some wondering if authorities acted prematurely.
Feb 8, 2021

China’s CBDC could be trade currency of choice in AfCFTA

The digital yuan could serve as a valuable intermediary currency says Fintech and China expert Richard Turrin.

Nigeria digs in heels over social media regulation

Officials express government’s stance as Facebook removes account belonging to indigenous tribal leader Nnamdi Kanu.
Feb 3, 2021

Nigeria: Telcos look to capitalise on NIN SIM integration

Revenue generation opportunity lies in the latest deadline extension.