Paul Adepoju

Ghana’s mixed track record with social media regulation

While Twitter intends to establish its Africa HQ in the country, internet freedom organisations remain concerned.

Guinea announces May deadline for subscriber identification

Access to networks and services will be cut off for unidentifiable subscriber lines.

Sonatel contracted to manage Benin's SBIN

Resolution reached at the end of a Council of Ministers’ meeting.

Madagascar’s Telma links up on METTIS cable to bolster broadband

Company says it took five years for it to join the €50-million fibre optic cable system.
Mar 22, 2021

SIM registration policy rattles Nigeria’s telecommunications

Three months into the policy, telcos and their merchants are becoming increasingly worried.
Mar 19, 2021

Egypt flexes its tech muscle

ICT Ministry announces changes to IT development agency to help sustain ICT growth.

Google secures backing for tech certification in Morocco, Nigeria

Agency for Digital Development and RootHub have confirmed collaboration.
Mar 17, 2021

Nigeria: Stakeholders settle differences over USSD-based banking regulation

MNOs, banks in Nigeria have reached an agreement with the NCC.
Mar 16, 2021

Nigerian telcos take on banks over USSD service fees

Operators determined to suspend service over claims of outstanding US$110m.
Mar 1, 2021

Mauritius’ first nanosatellite heads to space in May

First satellite images will be available one month after its launch.
Feb 25, 2021

Telecom Namibia confirms new tower installations

Company’s subsidiary PowerCom will proceed with the US$365,000-backed project.
Feb 18, 2021

Nigerian cyber fraudster gets 10 years in US

Obinwanne Okeke, aka Invictus Obi, has been sentenced by the Chief US District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith.