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3:30

African countries urged to ratify Malabo convention

Cyber crime is a barrier to Africa’s thriving digital economy, according to economists, technology professionals.
1:50
Jul 16, 2021

Tanzania joins East Africa’s One Network Area initiative

Following pressure from the East African regional bloc, Tanzania’s government confirms decision to join.
2:30
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.
2:00
May 23, 2021

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.
1:30
Apr 29, 2021

Ethiopia: MTN, Vodacom bids confirmed

Communications Authority has closed the bidding process.
1:30
Apr 26, 2021

MTN Group confirms bid for telecoms licence in Ethiopia

Deadline for submission of bids extended till 26 April 2021.
6:20

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.”
1:50
Nov 4, 2020

Ethiopia: new operators to be unveiled in a matter of days

Industry regulator reserves frequencies, sets coverage targets for market entrants.
2:50
Sep 17, 2020

Blow to Ethiopia govt’s plan to privatise telecommunications

Reports have surfaced which suggest not all key players are on board.
2:30
Jun 24, 2020

Orange reaffirms interest in Ethiopia

French telecommunications firm looks to capitalise on what is considered to be the last major market globally to open up.
1:40
May 27, 2020

Ethiopia opens up for Safaricom

State puts 40% stake in Ethio Telecom up for sale.