Samuel Mungadze
3:00
Jan 20, 2021

Mastercard study predicts massive Fintech disruption in Africa

The Mastercard Economics Institute says the opportunity for fintech disruption is high in Africa, with digitisation enabling financial inclusion in emerging markets.
2:30
Jan 18, 2021

MTN debunks 5G link to COVID-19

The telco says 5G mobile tech has undergone extensive research, with numerous studies finding it has no negative impact on the environment or people.
2:10

Nigeria’s NCC threaten telcos with licence withdrawal over SIM cards

The Nigerian regulator says urgent drastic measures have now become inevitable to improve the integrity and transparency of the SIM registration process.
3:10

Ericsson signs key deals to connect Sub-Saharan Africa

The company signs a series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, which it says highlights its growing footprint in the region.
4:20
Nov 16, 2020

Data boom carries Vodacom in half-year results

The telco posts blowout half-year results, buoyed by double-digit data usage growth and higher customer demand for smart devices due to the lockdown.
3:20
Nov 13, 2020

MultiChoice picks up R1.3bn stake in Nigeria's BetKing

The company acquires a 20% stake in the Nigerian online sports betting company, with the potential for a further R500 million investment.
2:20
Oct 28, 2020

Fintech anchors MTN post-COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria

The telco sees a significant increase in subscribers, with the addition of 3.9 million customers in the third quarter, bringing total subscribers to 75 million.
2:40

MTN ceases hostilities with Ghana regulator

The company says the decision to engage the regulator amicably out of the courts is in the interest of its customers.
2:10
Oct 7, 2020

Surveillance drones to be deployed along SA, Zimbabwe border

The SA government will fly surveillance drones along the Beitbridge border post, to address security challenges posed by border-jumpers and smugglers.
4:10
Sep 28, 2020

New report says measured spectrum allocation key to digital economy

The allocation of spectrum is an opportunity to utilise communications tech for economic development for the country as a whole, says a World Wide Worx study
3:10

MTN takes Ghanaian regulator to Supreme Court

The operator launches another bid seeking a review of the National Communications Authority’s decision to designate it as a significant market power.
2:10

MTN accepts Ghana high court ruling on dominant market status

The company acknowledges the duty and powers of the regulators to promote fair competition amongst licensed operators.