Matshelane Mamabolo

African governments accused of keeping citizens offline

Internet advocacy group concerned over growing trend of official taxes on popular internet applications and services.
Matshelane Mamabolo
Sep 21, 2018

MTN Uganda secures renewal of operating licence

The country's cabinet called for new stringent terms in its approval of plans to extend the telco's operations by ten years.

Kenya's SIM card laws flouted

According to the outcomes of an audit carried out by the country's Communication Authority.
Sep 12, 2018

Orange adds to Yoco's US$23 million raised

Telco's venture capital investment fund for Africa has added to its interest in the South African FinTech company.
Sep 11, 2018

Ramaphosa undeterred by SA's low uptake of ICTs

South Africa's President has detailed how the govt plans to reverse glaring challenges in ICT.

Kagame lauds agritech's fledgling entrepreneurs

Rwandan leader believes the technology available today means there has never been a better time to tap into opportunities in agricultural sector.
Sep 4, 2018

New electronic trading platform for SA govt bonds

Senior representatives of the South African bourse say newly implemented technology solution has exceeded expectations.
Aug 31, 2018

Comstor, NetApp launch US$100 000-a-year channel support

Comstor Imagine Programme targeted at Sub-Saharan Africa to uplift struggling reseller partners.
Aug 29, 2018

Mixed response to Nigeria's broadband penetration success

Internet Society's regional representative believes industry regulator should prioritise user experience above penetration targets.
Aug 28, 2018

Egypt's tech parks target country's 34.4% youth unemployment

Newly appointed ICT Minister visited flagship Borg Al-Arab Technology Park and affirmed the support the resource can offer the country's youth.

Digital rights groups round on Mali govt over internet disruptions

Organisations say downtime experienced during elections was not an anomaly and should no longer continue.