Paul Adepoju

Orange to implement new governing structure by January 2022

French telecommunications firm confirms resignation of Stéphane Richard.
Paul Adepoju
Nov 29, 2021

Nigeria eager to spend on 5G

Industry regulator confirms US$500,000 earmarked for R&D, and preparations underway for spectrum auction.

Africa backs global solar grid initiative

One Sun One World One Grid global solar grid initiative launched by the UK and India.
Oct 7, 2021

HP announces new exec appointments to bolster Africa business

Company announces new country manager for Nigeria and new head of HP Central Africa.
Sep 23, 2021

MTN Nigeria earmarks US$1.45bn to expand broadband and latch on to 5G opportunity

Company eager to participate in the country’s licencing process.
Sep 7, 2021

Regulator slammed for telecoms service shutdown in northern Nigeria

NCC cites “pervading security situation” to justify directive to shutdown services in Zamfara state.
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.