West African states cement free roaming agreement

ECOWAS Roaming Initiative will take effect from January 2020.
Paul Adepoju

Data prices fall in Africa but it's not enough says A4AI

Organisation says despite lower broadband costs and mobile data prices, African governments still have big task ahead.

Benin implements West Africa free roaming

West African nation has joined seven others within the ECOWAS by applying the Abidjan protocol on free roaming from 1 March.
Dec 14, 2017

Ghana to train ECOWAS neighbours in cybercrime and e-evidence

Training programs designed for judges, magistrates and prosecutors are in place.

ECOWAS ICT ministers reinforce digital access goals

Regional policy on good practices and digital access scheduled for formal approval by year-end.
Jun 27, 2016

e-Passport for Africa a reality

Relevant access control technology being implemented as AU pushes common passport agenda.
Jun 1, 2016

West Africa edges towards harmonised roaming services

Regional representative organisations hold talks, initiate market research towards an action plan to set up free roaming.
Apr 25, 2016

Africa urges support for improved regulation of e-commerce

Call made by continent for unified approach to legislation to better protect data and capitalise on e-commerce opportunities.
Feb 12, 2016

Nigeria, others lag behind in e-commerce legislation

Industry expert confirms volume of e-transactions in Nigeria has risen by 43.4% as of December 2015.