Botswana climbs on ITU’s security index

Country’s industry regulator attributes progress to national cyber security strategy launched in 2020.
Jun 21, 2021

Cameroon advances in effort to address gender gap in IT

Several organisations, including ITU, collaborate to introduce Connected African Girls Coding Camp in Yaounde.
May 24, 2021

ITU study lifts the lid on ICT adoption in Africa

Albeit slow, the African region witnesses signs of growth in terms of ICT infrastructure, reveals an International Telecommunication Union study.
May 17, 2021

SA domain space gains traction as world marks Telecoms Day

South Africa’s flagship internet domain from March 2020 to February 2021 experienced net growth of 73 000 domain names, according to ZACR.

Cameroon centres ‘Vision 2035’ plan on ICT development

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications said the number of internet and mobile users represents “non-negligible potential.”

Tanzania joins East Africa’s One Network Area

East African Community initiative established to eliminate high roaming costs.
Dec 4, 2020

Fresh approach to broadband pays off for Africa

A4AI report identifies better spectrum management, improved policy frameworks and investment.

Lesotho telecom regulator needs compliance monitoring system to avoid further conflict with Vodacom

With technological advancements that have also seen soaring rates of cybercrime, strict regulation and enforcement are now more crucial than ever says technology writer and communication specialist Suzette Plantema.
Sep 14, 2020

ITU Connect2Recover to boost Africa’s post-COVID connectivity

The International Telecommunication Union’s Connect2Recover initiative aims to expand access to affordable and reliable connectivity in Africa.
Aug 28, 2020

Ericsson, UNICEF in alliance to map school connectivity

Three-year initiative to identify connectivity gaps in 35 countries, including South Africa.