Andrew Makanya
2:20
Jul 21, 2020

Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
2:00

Seychelles preps new telecommunications legislation

Proposed Broadcasting and Telecommunications Act expected to be enforced by the beginning of 2021.
1:30

Ethiopia delays telco licensing process

Government says current schedule is too aggressive and new process only likely to take place after March 2020.
1:50
Jan 23, 2020

Tanzania, Uganda criticised for SIM card registration policies

A Comparitech report reflects the ranking of the countries based on 'harsh' regulation practices.
1:50
Oct 25, 2019

Seychelles' Intelvision invests US$25-million in 5G

Network to be rolled out in June 2020 with the help of China's Huawei Technologies.
1:30
Aug 30, 2019

Gambia: telcos fined for SIM card irregulation

Industry regulator slaps Africell, Gamcel and Qcell with fines for non-compliance.
1:50

Lack of regulation impedes Malawi's financial inclusion strategy

Country records increase in mobile money users and agents, but there is no regulation to extend reach to rural regions.
1:30
Jul 15, 2019

Zim govt wants minimum US$300-million for NetOne, TelOne

Authorities look to wrap up sale of majority shareholding in companies by year-end.
1:30
Jul 3, 2019

Malawi bemoans low number of rural mobile money agents

Consumer Association says the situation challenges the country's financial inclusion agenda.
1:40
Jun 24, 2019

Zain Sudan ordered to restore internet services

Local court issues order for telco to immediately address country's prolonged internet blackout.
1:40
Jun 21, 2019

Seacom to explore fibre opportunity in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda

US trade agency awards company grant to evaluate East Africa market.