Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19
ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
Gambia beats digital migration clock
Government confirms switchover will support objectives of the West African country’s National Development Plan.
Aurelie Adam Soule
Oct 22, 2019
Africa's digital gender gap is widening
Stakeholders urge a shift in thinking and stress the need to focus on women and youth in continents connectivity plan.
Sep 13, 2019
Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa
The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.
Mar 25, 2019
Vodafone, MTN advance on 4G in Ghana
Companies launch 4G LTE and 4G+ respectively as market considers country's readiness on 4IR and 5G network adoption.
Jan 31, 2019
Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks
Finance institution targets four African markets in first quarter of 2019.
Jan 22, 2019
Africa's unbanked to dominate discussion at FIGI 2019
FinTech, data security and mobile also top the agenda at ITU event in Egypt.
Jan 15, 2019
Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration
Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.
Jan 14, 2019
Mauritania: operators fined US$1.5-million over service failure
Companies will have to provide an official response, according to Regulator's directive.
Dec 11, 2018
Africa sees strong Internet growth
For the first time, more than half of the world's population is now using the Internet, but only a quarter of those in Africa.
Nov 7, 2018
Thirteen African countries reelected to ITU council
Ghana, Rwanda among the group representing the continent.
Oct 18, 2018
Mauritania preps for 4G and fourth operator
Tender notice issued by country's regulatory authority.
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