African countries urged to ratify Malabo convention
Cyber crime is a barrier to Africa’s thriving digital economy, according to economists, technology professionals.
Tanzania joins East Africa’s One Network Area initiative
Following pressure from the East African regional bloc, Tanzania’s government confirms decision to join.
Cameroon advances in effort to address gender gap in IT
Several organisations, including ITU, collaborate to introduce Connected African Girls Coding Camp in Yaounde.
Consortium awarded Ethiopia’s new telecoms licence
Consortium will invest US$8.5-billion into their network over the next ten years, according to Bloomberg report.
MTN Group confirms bid for telecoms licence in Ethiopia
Deadline for submission of bids extended till 26 April 2021.
Digitalisation, COVID-19 dominates African Finance Ministers conference
Conference has opened in Addis Ababa under the theme “Africa’s sustainable industrialisation and diversification in the digital era in the context of COVID-19.”
Ethiopia: new operators to be unveiled in a matter of days
Industry regulator reserves frequencies, sets coverage targets for market entrants.
Blow to Ethiopia govt’s plan to privatise telecommunications
Reports have surfaced which suggest not all key players are on board.