Jumia cornered in COMESA region over platform terms

After a 16 months probe, anti-trust authorities concluded Jumia’s current terms and conditions “appeared to amount to false and misleading representation."
Samuel Mungadze

Zambia: no tax on imported telecoms equipment

One of several measures announced by officials as country’s gov’t looks to woo investors.
Sep 16, 2022

COMESA urges governments to subsidise telecoms infrastructure

Regional bloc expresses concern over high cost of mobile phone services, including data, and emphasises infrastructure sharing as a solution.
Sep 30, 2021

Comesa gives the go-ahead on Helios tower deal

Organisation receives payment for fine imposed in September.
Sep 16, 2021

Tower companies feel the wrath of Comesa

Organisation’s Competition Commission fines three companies over failure to communicate details of acquisition.
Feb 20, 2019

Telecel Zimbabwe reluctant to activate roaming

Telco cites the impact of continued forex shortage.
Oct 12, 2017

Comesa members agree to remove roaming charges

15 of the 19 member states have resolved to initiate the action in a bid to make communication more affordable.
Jun 6, 2017

Comesa seeks to revive dormant US$30m Comtel project

Business model under review as stakeholders look to regroup.

Malawi Mobile Limited loses US$66.8m case

Mobile phone operator fails in bid to secure compensation from country's government following license cancellation.
Aug 11, 2016

Rwanda pushes to close digital skills gap

Digital transformation tops agenda at Global African Investment Summit COMESA 2016, scheduled for September in Kigali.
Nov 4, 2015

Greater access to IT, more skills for 19 African countries

COMESA, Microsoft sign MoU dealing with, amongst others, ICT skills, innovation, trade and access to technology.
Apr 10, 2013

Comesa zone launches innovation council

Eastern and Southern Africa bloc plans to boost member states’ adoption of technology.