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.
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.
Comesa gives the go-ahead on Helios tower deal
Organisation receives payment for fine imposed in September.
Tower companies feel the wrath of Comesa
Organisation’s Competition Commission fines three companies over failure to communicate details of acquisition.
Telecel Zimbabwe reluctant to activate roaming
Telco cites the impact of continued forex shortage.
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.
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.
Rwanda pushes to close digital skills gap
Digital transformation tops agenda at Global African Investment Summit COMESA 2016, scheduled for September in Kigali.
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.
Comesa zone launches innovation council
Eastern and Southern Africa bloc plans to boost member states’ adoption of technology.