Paul Adepoju
2:10

Confusion, fear and frustration over Nigeria’s National ID number registration

Integration with SIM registration records beset with complication, including reports of disconnection of lines because of policy.
1:40

Safaricom affirms focus on 4G over commercial 5G rollout

CEO says company will still discuss 5G modality issues with government.
1:50

Maroc Telecoms rebrands subsidiaries as Moov Africa

Initiative will apply to the company’s entire footprint on the continent, encompassing eleven countries.
1:50
Dec 17, 2020

Ethiopia has high hopes for remote sensing satellite

After months of testing and data capture, China has officially handed control of the ETRSS-1 satellite to Ethiopia.
2:10

New force to tackle COVID-related fake news in Africa

World Health Organisation, Facebook announce separate but similar initiatives.
2:50

Nigeria’s SIM card sellers determined to trade

Competition for business is fierce say some sellers who have mixed feelings about recent government ban.
1:30
Dec 10, 2020

COVID-19 delays CAR-Cameroon fibre interconnection

Central African Republic’s government offers assurance that July 2021 deadline will be met.
1:50
Dec 9, 2020

Senegal’s Sonatel moves ahead on 5G

Telecommunications operator announces alliance with Huawei to introduce the service.
2:10
Dec 9, 2020

Nigeria: ENDSARS campaign tests relations in telecommunications

Twitter, NCC, operators weigh in on recent developments and roles played.
1:50
Dec 3, 2020

Chad and Niger tap into €28.7m fibre project

Project encompasses pilot datacentres, electronic administration platforms, an integrated population data management system.
2:10

Liberia taps Kenya’s TRACOM to digitise tax collection

Government expects to boost revenue collection and stimulate job creation.
2:00

Togocel in hot water over mobile money service disruption

Industry regulator ARCEP confirms operator will face sanctions.