Paul Adepoju
Jun 3, 2021

MTN justifies low bid for Ethiopia’s telecoms licence

Group President and CEO emphasises absence of reference to Mobile Money in agreement conditions.
May 31, 2021

Angolan government looks to sell majority stake in Net One

The Angolan Institute of Assets and Participations of the State (IGAPE) has officially opened a tender.
May 26, 2021

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.
May 10, 2021

SpaceX confirms interest in Nigeria market

Delegation met with NCC to detail plans, objectives.
Apr 23, 2021

MTN, Audiomack fine-tune Nigeria’s music streaming opportunity

High cost of data in the country is preventing Nigeria from fully unlocking the potentials of music streaming says service.

Conditional return of SIM card sales in Nigeria

Government lifts ban but warns new registrations have to link with National Identification Number.

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.
Mar 30, 2021

Sonatel contracted to manage Benin's SBIN

Resolution reached at the end of a Council of Ministers’ meeting.
Mar 23, 2021

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.